Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:
Then you must come to the place the Lord your God chooses for his name to reside, bringing everything I am commanding you -- your burnt offerings, sacrifices, tithes, the personal offerings you have prepared, and all your choice votive offerings which you devote to him.
You must sacrifice the Passover animal (from the flock or the herd) to the Lord your God in the place where he chooses to locate his name.
you must take the first of all the ground's produce you harvest from the land the Lord your God is giving you, place it in a basket, and go to the place where he chooses to locate his name.
and that day made them woodcutters and water carriers for the community and for the altar of the Lord at the divinely chosen site. (They continue in that capacity to this very day.)
The entire Israelite community assembled at Shiloh and there they set up the tent of meeting. Though they had subdued the land,
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 Kings 14:21
Now Rehoboam son of Solomon ruled in Judah. He was forty-one years old when he became king and he ruled for seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city the Lord chose from all the tribes of Israel to be his home. His mother was an Ammonite woman named Naamah.
1 Chronicles 22:1
David then said, "This is the place where the temple of the Lord God will be, along with the altar for burnt sacrifices for Israel."
2 Chronicles 7:12
the Lord appeared to Solomon at night and said to him: "I have answered your prayer and chosen this place to be my temple where sacrifices are to be made.
He chose the tribe of Judah, and Mount Zion, which he loves.
The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.
Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, and you people say that the place where people must worship is in Jerusalem."
But you have come to Mount Zion, the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels, to the assembly
Then I looked, and here was the Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with him were one hundred and forty-four thousand, who had his name and his Father's name written on their foreheads.
At three times in the year all your males will appear before the Lord God.
"'Any tithe of the land, from the grain of the land or from the fruit of the trees, belongs to the Lord; it is holy to the Lord.
for you may do so only in the place the Lord chooses in one of your tribal areas -- there you may do everything I am commanding you.
You and your household must eat them annually before the Lord your God in the place he chooses.