1 Chronicles 17:4
Good News Translation
"Go and tell my servant David that I say to him, 'You are not the one to build a temple for me to live in.

Contemporary English Version
to go to David and tell him: David, you are my servant, so listen carefully: You are not the one to build a temple for me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Go, and speak to David my servant: Thus saith the Lord: Thou shalt not build me a house to dwell in.

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Go, and speak to David my servant: Thus saith the Lord: Thou shalt not build me a house to dwell in.

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Isaiah 55:8,9 For my thoughts are not your thoughts: nor your ways my ways, saith the Lord. . . .

Romans 11:33,34 O the depth of the riches of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How incomprehensible are his judgments, and how unsearchable his ways! . . .

Thou shalt not

1 Chronicles 22:7,8 And David said to Solomon: My son, it was my desire to have built a house to the name of the Lord my God. . . .

1 Chronicles 28:2,3 And the king rising up, and standing said: Hear me, my brethren and my people: I had a thought to have built a house, in which the ark of the Lord, and the footstool of our God might rest: and prepared all things for the building. . . .

2 Samuel 7:4,5 But it came to pass that night, that the word of the Lord came to Nathan, saying: . . .

1 Kings 8:19 Nevertheless, thou shalt not build me a house, but thy son, that shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build a house to my name.

2 Chronicles 6:8,9 The Lord said to him: Forasmuch as it was thy will to build a house to my name, thou hast done well indeed in having such a will: . . .

Context
God's Covenant with David
3Now that night the word of God came to Nathan, saying: 4Go, and speak to David my servant: Thus saith the Lord: Thou shalt not build me a house to dwell in.5For I have not remained in a house from the time that I brought up Israel, to this day: but I have been always changing places in a tabernacle, and in a tent,…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 17:3
Now that night the word of God came to Nathan, saying:

1 Chronicles 28:2
And the king rising up, and standing said: Hear me, my brethren and my people: I had a thought to have built a house, in which the ark of the Lord, and the footstool of our God might rest: and prepared all things for the building.

1 Chronicles 28:3
And God said to me: Thou shalt not build a house to my name: because thou art a man of war, and hast shed blood.

Additional Translations
“Go and tell My servant David that this is what the LORD says: You are not the one to build a house for Me to dwell in.Go and tell David my servant, Thus said the LORD, You shall not build me an house to dwell in:

Go and tell David my servant, Thus saith Jehovah, Thou shalt not build me a house to dwell in:

Go and say to David my servant, Thus said the Lord, Thou shalt not build me a house for me to dwell in it.

Go and say to David my servant, Thus saith Jehovah: Thou shalt not build me a house to dwell in;

Go and tell David my servant, Thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not build me an house to dwell in:

Go and tell David my servant, Thus saith the LORD, Thou shalt not build me a house to dwell in:

"Go and tell David my servant, 'Thus says Yahweh, "You shall not build me a house to dwell in;

'Go, and thou hast said unto David My servant, Thus said Jehovah, Thou dost not build for Me the house to dwell in:
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