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.

General references

Bible References

Thou hast shed

1 Chronicles 28:3
But God said unto me, You shall not build a house for my name, because you have been a man of war, and have shed blood.
Numbers 31:20
And purify all your clothing, and all that is made of skins, and all work of goats' hair, and all things made of wood.
1 Kings 5:3
You know how that David my father could not build a house unto the name of the LORD his God for the wars which were about him on every side, until the LORD put them under the soles of his feet.

Thou shalt not

1 Chronicles 17:4
Go and tell David my servant, Thus says the LORD, You shall not build me a house to dwell in:
2 Samuel 7:5
Go and tell my servant David, Thus says the LORD, Shall you build me a house for me to dwell in?

General references

1 Kings 8:19
Nevertheless you shall not build the house; but your son that shall be born of your body, he shall build the house unto my name.