Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Samuel 5:9
So David lived in the fortress and called it the City of David. David built all around it, from the terrace inwards.
2 Samuel 13:7
So David sent Tamar to the house saying, "Please go to the house of Amnon your brother and prepare some food for him."
2 Samuel 14:24
But the king said, "Let him go over to his own house. He may not see my face." So Absalom went over to his own house; he did not see the king's face.
1 Chronicles 15:3
David assembled all Israel at Jerusalem to bring the ark of the Lord up to the place he had prepared for it.
1 Chronicles 16:1
They brought the ark of God and put it in the middle of the tent David had pitched for it. Then they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before God.
1 Chronicles 17:1
When David had settled into his palace, he said to Nathan the prophet, "Look, I am living in a palace made from cedar, while the ark of the Lord's covenant is under a tent."
until I find a place for the Lord, a fine dwelling place for the powerful ruler of Jacob."
He found favor with God and asked that he could find a dwelling place for the house of Jacob.