Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Samuel 7:2
The king said to Nathan the prophet, "Look! I am living in a palace made from cedar, while the ark of God sits in the middle of a tent."
1 Kings 5:3
"You know that my father David was unable to build a temple to honor the Lord his God, for he was busy fighting battles on all fronts while the Lord subdued his enemies.
1 Kings 8:17
Now my father David had a strong desire to build a temple to honor the Lord God of Israel.
1 Chronicles 17:1
When David had settled into his palace, he said to Nathan the prophet, "Look, I am living in a palace made from cedar, while the ark of the Lord's covenant is under a tent."
1 Chronicles 22:7
David said to Solomon: "My son, I really wanted to build a temple to honor the Lord my God.
1 Chronicles 28:2
King David rose to his feet and said: "Listen to me, my brothers and my people. I wanted to build a temple where the ark of the Lord's covenant could be placed as a footstool for our God. I have made the preparations for building it.