Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build an house unto my name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.

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Bible References

Thou hast shed

1 Chronicles 28:3
But God said to me, Thou shalt not build a house unto my name, for thou art a man of war, and hast shed blood.
Numbers 31:20
And every garment, and every vessel of skin, and all work of goat's hair, and every utensil of wood shall ye purify.
1 Kings 5:3
Thou knowest that David my father could not build a house unto the name of Jehovah his God, because of the wars which were about him on every side, until Jehovah put them under the soles of his feet.

Thou shalt not

1 Chronicles 17:4
Go and say to David my servant, Thus saith Jehovah: Thou shalt not build me a house to dwell in;
2 Samuel 7:5
Go and say to my servant, to David, Thus saith Jehovah: Wilt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?

General references

1 Kings 8:19
nevertheless thou shalt not build the house; but thy son that shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build the house unto my name.