Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house of cedars, but the ark of the covenant of the LORD remaineth under curtains.
2 Samuel 7:1
The king settled into his palace, for the Lord gave him relief from all his enemies on all sides.
2 Chronicles 6:7
Now my father David had a strong desire to build a temple to honor the Lord God of Israel.
I, Nebuchadnezzar, was relaxing in my home, living luxuriously in my palace.
1 Chronicles 29:29
King David's accomplishments, from start to finish, are recorded in the Annals of Samuel the prophet, the Annals of Nathan the prophet, and the Annals of Gad the prophet.
2 Samuel 12:1
So the Lord sent Nathan to David. When he came to David, Nathan said, "There were two men in a certain city, one rich and the other poor.
1 Kings 1:8
But Zadok the priest, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, Nathan the prophet, Shimei, Rei, and David's elite warriors did not ally themselves with Adonijah.
1 Chronicles 14:1
King Hiram of Tyre sent messengers to David, along with cedar logs, stonemasons, and carpenters to build a palace for him.
Does it make you any more of a king that you outstrip everyone else in building with cedar? Just think about your father. He was content that he had food and drink. He did what was just and right. So things went well with him.
"Is it right for you to live in richly paneled houses while my temple is in ruins?
1 Chronicles 17:5
For I have not lived in a house from the time I brought Israel up from Egypt to the present day. I have lived in a tent that has been in various places.
1 Chronicles 15:1
David constructed buildings in the City of David; he then prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent 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.
Then he spread the tent over the tabernacle and put the covering of the tent over it, as the Lord had commanded Moses.
2 Samuel 6:17
They brought the ark of the Lord and put it in its place in the middle of the tent that David had pitched for it. Then David offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before the Lord.
2 Chronicles 1:4
(Now David had brought up the ark of God from Kiriath Jearim to the place he had prepared for it, for he had pitched a tent for it in Jerusalem.