Acts 7:46
Good News Translation
He won God's favor and asked God to allow him to provide a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.

Contemporary English Version
He pleased God and asked him if he could build a house of worship for the people of Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who found grace before God and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

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Who found grace before God and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

found.

Acts 13:22 And when he had removed him, he raised them up David to be king: to whom giving testimony, he said: I have found David, the son of Jesse, a man according to my own heart, who shall do all my wills.

1 Samuel 15:28 And Samuel said to him: The Lord hath rent the kingdom of Israel from thee this day, and hath given it to thy neighbour who is better than thee.

1 Samuel 16:1,11-13 And the Lord said to Samuel: How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, whom I have rejected from reigning over Israel? fill thy horn with oil, and come, that I may send thee to Isai, the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons. . . .

2 Samuel 6:21 And David said to Michol: Before the Lord, who chose me rather than thy father, and than all his house, and commanded me to be ruler over the people of the Lord in Israel,

2 Samuel 7:1,8,18,19 And it came to pass when the king sat in his house, and the Lord had given him rest on every side from all his enemies, . . .

1 Chronicles 28:4,5 But the Lord God of Israel chose me of all the house of my father, to be king over Israel for ever: for of Juda he chose the princes: and of the house of Juda, my father's house: and among the sons of my father, it pleased him to choose me king over all Israel. . . .

Psalm 78:68-72 But he chose the tribe of Juda, mount Sion which he loved. . . .

Psalm 89:19-37 Then thou spokest in a vision to thy saints, and saidst: I have laid help upon one that is mighty, and have exalted one chosen out of my people. . . .

Psalm 132:11 The Lord hath sworn truth to David, and he will not make it void: of the fruit of thy womb I will set upon thy throne.

and desired.

2 Samuel 7:1-5 And it came to pass when the king sat in his house, and the Lord had given him rest on every side from all his enemies, . . .

1 Kings 8:17-19 And David, my father, would have built a house to the name of the Lord, the God of Israel: . . .

1 Chronicles 17:1-4 Now when David was dwelling in his house, he said to Nathan the prophet: Behold I dwell in a house of cedar: and the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under skins. . . .

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. . . .

1 Chronicles 29:2,3 And I with all my ability have prepared the expenses for the house of my God. Gold for vessels of gold, and silver for vessels of silver, brass for things of brass, iron for things of iron, wood for things of wood: and onyx stones, and stones like alabaster, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble of Paros in great abundance. . . .

Psalm 132:1-5 A gradual canticle. O Lord, remember David, and all his meekness. . . .

Context
Stephen's Address to the Sanhedrin
45Which also our fathers receiving, brought in with Jesus, into the possession of the Gentiles: whom God drove out before the face of our fathers, unto the days of David, 46Who found grace before God and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob. 47But Solomon built him a house,…
Cross References
1 Samuel 13:14
But thy kingdom shall not continue. The Lord hath sought him a man according to his own heart: and him hath the Lord commanded to be prince over his people, because thou hast not observed that which the Lord commanded.

2 Samuel 7:1
And it came to pass when the king sat in his house, and the Lord had given him rest on every side from all his enemies,

2 Samuel 7:8
And now thus shalt thou speak to my servant David: Thus saith the Lord of hosts: I took thee out of the pastures from following the sheep to be ruler over my people Israel:

1 Chronicles 17:1
Now when David was dwelling in his house, he said to Nathan the prophet: Behold I dwell in a house of cedar: and the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under skins.

Psalm 132:1
A gradual canticle. O Lord, remember David, and all his meekness.

Psalm 132:5
Or rest to my temples: until I find out a place for the Lord, a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

Acts 13:22
And when he had removed him, he raised them up David to be king: to whom giving testimony, he said: I have found David, the son of Jesse, a man according to my own heart, who shall do all my wills.

Additional Translations
who found favor in the sight of God and asked to provide a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.

who found favor before God and asked to find a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.

Who found favor before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

who found favor in the sight of God, and asked to find a habitation for the God of Jacob.

who found favour before God, and asked to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob;

who found favour in the sight of God, and asked to find a habitation for the God of Jacob.

Who found favor before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

David obtained favour with God, and asked leave to provide a dwelling-place for the God of Jacob.

who found favor in the sight of God, and asked to find a habitation for the God of Jacob.

who found favour before God, and requested to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob;
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