New American Standard Bible
Until I find a place for the LORD, A dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob."
King James Bible
Until I find out a place for the LORD, an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.
Darby Bible Translation
Until I find out a place for Jehovah, habitations for the Mighty One of Jacob. ...
World English Bible
until I find out a place for Yahweh, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob."
Young's Literal Translation
Till I do find a place for Jehovah, Tabernacles for the Mighty One of Jacob.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Until I find out a place for the Lord - A place for the ark of God; a place where it may constantly and safely remain. The symbol of the divine presence rested on the mercy-seat, the cover of the ark, and hence, this was represented as the seat or the house of God.
An habitation for the mighty God of Jacob - Hebrew, "For the mighty One of Jacob." The reference is to a permanent dwelling-place for the ark. It had been moved from place to place. There was no house appropriated to it, or reared expressly for it, and David resolved to provide such a house - at first, a tent or tabernacle on Mount Zion - and then, a more spacious and magnificent structure, the temple. The latter he was not permitted to build, though the purpose was in his heart.
LibraryPromises and Threatenings
'And it came to pass, when Solomon had finished the building of the house of the Lord, and the king's house, and all Solomon's desire which he was pleased to do. 2. That the Lord appeared to Solomon the second time, as He had appeared unto him at Gibeon. 3. And the Lord said unto him, I have heard thy prayer and thy supplication, that thou hast made before Me: I have hallowed this house, which thou hast built, to put My name there for ever; and Mine eyes and Mine heart shall be there perpetually, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Manner of Covenanting.
"David found favor in God's sight, and asked that he might find a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.
But his bow remained firm, And his arms were agile, From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob (From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),
1 Kings 8:17
"Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
1 Chronicles 22:7
David said to Solomon, "My son, I had intended to build a house to the name of the LORD my God.
O LORD, I love the habitation of Your house And the place where Your glory dwells.
For the choir director; on the Gittith. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. How lovely are Your dwelling places, O LORD of hosts!
How he swore to the LORD And vowed to the Mighty One of Jacob,
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