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Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith the LORD, Shalt thou build me an house for me to dwell in?

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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 8:16
He told David, 'Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city from all the tribes of Israel to build a temple in which to live. But I have chosen David to lead my people Israel.'
1 Chronicles 17:4
"Go, tell my servant David: 'This is what the Lord says: "You must not build me a house in which to live.
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 23:3
The Levites who were thirty years old and up were counted; there were 38,000 men.

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1 Kings 8:19
But you will not build the temple; your very own son will build the temple for my honor.'

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