Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But God said unto me, Thou shalt not build an house for my name, because thou hast been a man of war, and hast shed blood.

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Thou shalt

1 Chronicles 17:4
Go and tell David my servant, Thus says LORD, Thou shall not build for me a house to dwell in.
1 Chronicles 22:8
But the word of LORD came to me, saying, Thou have shed blood abundantly, and have made great wars. Thou shall not build a house to my name because thou have shed much blood upon the earth in my sight.
2 Samuel 7:5
Go and tell my servant David, Thus says LORD, Shall thou build a house for me to dwell in?
1 Kings 5:3
Thou know how that David my father could not build a house for the name of LORD his God for the wars which were about him on every side, until LORD put them under the soles of his feet.
2 Chronicles 6:8
But LORD said to David my father, Whereas it was in thy heart to build a house for my name, thou did well that it was in thy heart.

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2 Chronicles 6:7
Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of LORD, the God of Israel.