Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou knowest how that David my father could not build an 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.

General references

Bible References

Could not

2 Samuel 7:5
“Go and say to My servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord, “Are you the one who should build Me a house to dwell in?
1 Chronicles 22:4
and timbers of cedar logs beyond number, for the Sidonians and Tyrians brought large quantities of cedar timber to David.
2 Chronicles 6:6
but I have chosen Jerusalem that My name might be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel.’

The wars

1 Chronicles 22:8
But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, ‘You have shed much blood and have waged great wars; you shall not build a house to My name, because you have shed so much blood on the earth before Me.
1 Chronicles 28:3
But God said to me, ‘You shall not build a house for My name because you are a man of war and have shed blood.’

Put

Joshua 10:24
When they brought these kings out to Joshua, Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said to the chiefs of the men of war who had gone with him, “Come near, put your feet on the necks of these kings.” So they came near and put their feet on their necks.
Psalm 8:6
You make him to rule over the works of Your hands;
You have put all things under his feet,
Psalm 110:1
A Psalm of David.
The Lord says to my Lord:
Sit at My right hand
Until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet.”
Malachi 4:3
You will tread down the wicked, for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet on the day which I am preparing,” says the Lord of hosts.
1 Corinthians 15:25
For He must reign until He has put all His enemies under His feet.
Ephesians 1:22
And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church,

General references

1 Kings 8:19
Nevertheless you shall not build the house, but your son who will be born to you, he will build the house for My name.’
2 Chronicles 6:7
Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.