2 Samuel 7:2
The king said to Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within curtains.
1 Chronicles 17:1
As David sat in his house, he said to Nathan the prophet, Behold, I dwell in a house of cedars, but the ark of the covenant of the Lord remains under tent curtains.
Until I have found a place for the Lord, a habitation for the Mighty One of Jacob.
Who found grace (favor and spiritual blessing) in the sight of God and prayed that he might be allowed to find a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.
2 Samuel 7:5
Go and tell My servant David, Thus says the Lord: Shall you build Me a house in which to dwell?
1 Chronicles 17:4
Go and tell David My servant, Thus says the Lord: You shall not build Me a house to dwell in,
1 Chronicles 22:1
Then David said, Here shall be the house of the Lord God, and here the altar of the burnt offering for Israel.
2 Samuel 7:13
He shall build a house for My Name [and My Presence], and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.
1 Chronicles 22:10
He shall build a house for My Name and [the symbol of My] Presence. He shall be My son, and I will be his father; and I will establish his royal throne over Israel forever.
But it was Solomon who built a house for Him.
Arise, O Lord, to Your resting-place, You and the ark [the symbol] of Your strength.
1 Kings 8:48
If they repent and turn to You with all their mind and with all their heart in the land of their enemies who took them captive, and pray to You toward their land which You gave to their fathers, the city which You have chosen, and the house which I have built for Your Name;
However, the Most High does not dwell in houses and temples made with hands; as the prophet says,
The God Who produced and formed the world and all things in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in handmade shrines.