1 Chronicles 17:1
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New International Version
After David was settled in his palace, he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of the covenant of the LORD is under a tent."

King James Bible
Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Lo, I dwell in an house of cedars, but the ark of the covenant of the LORD remaineth under curtains.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass as David dwelt in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, Behold, I dwell in a house of cedars, and the ark of the covenant of Jehovah under curtains.

World English Bible
It happened, when David lived in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, "Behold, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of Yahweh is under curtains."

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass as David sat in his house, that David saith unto Nathan the prophet, 'Lo, I am dwelling in a house of cedars, and the ark of the covenant of Jehovah is under curtains;'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Now it came to pass - See every thing recorded in this chapter amply detailed in the notes on 2 Samuel 7:1 (note), etc.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

as David

2 Samuel 7:1,2 And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house, and the LORD had given him rest round about from all his enemies...

2 Chronicles 6:7-9 Now it was in the heart of David my father to build an house for the name of the LORD God of Israel...

Daniel 4:4,29,30 I Nebuchadnezzar was at rest in my house, and flourishing in my palace...

Nathan

1 Chronicles 29:29 Now the acts of David the king, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of Samuel the seer...

2 Samuel 12:1,25 And the LORD sent Nathan to David. And he came to him, and said to him, There were two men in one city; the one rich...

1 Kings 1:8,23,44 But Zadok the priest, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and Nathan the prophet, and Shimei, and Rei...

I dwell

1 Chronicles 14:1 Now Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and timber of cedars, with masons and carpenters, to build him an house.

Jeremiah 22:15 Shall you reign, because you close yourself in cedar? did not your father eat and drink, and do judgment and justice...

Haggai 1:4,9 Is it time for you, O you, to dwell in your paneled houses, and this house lie waste...

the ark

Psalm 132:5 Until I find out a place for the LORD, an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.

Acts 7:46 Who found favor before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.

under curtains

1 Chronicles 17:5 For I have not dwelled in an house since the day that I brought up Israel to this day; but have gone from tent to tent...

1 Chronicles 15:1 And David made him houses in the city of David, and prepared a place for the ark of God, and pitched for it a tent.

1 Chronicles 16:1 So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the middle of the tent that David had pitched for it...

Exodus 40:19-21 And he spread abroad the tent over the tabernacle, and put the covering of the tent above on it; as the LORD commanded Moses...

2 Samuel 6:17 And they brought in the ark of the LORD, and set it in his place, in the middle of the tabernacle that David had pitched for it...

2 Chronicles 1:4 But the ark of God had David brought up from Kirjathjearim to the place which David had prepared for it...

Library
Amasiah
'Amasiah, the son of Zichri, who willingly offered himself unto the Lord.'--1 CHRON. xvii, 16. This is a scrap from the catalogue of Jehoshaphat's 'mighty men of valour'; and is Amasiah's sole record. We see him for a moment and hear his eulogium and then oblivion swallows him up. We do not know what it was that he did to earn it. But what a fate, to live to all generations by that one sentence! I. Cheerful self-surrender the secret of all religion. The words of our text contain a metaphor naturally
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Divine Jesus.
Jehovah-Jesus: John 1:1-18. the intimacy of John, John 13:23. 19:26. 20:2. 21:7, 20. "with Jesus," John 18:15.--John writes of Jesus--- when he wrote--getting the range--his literary style--the beginning--the Word--this was Jesus--the tragic tone. God's Spokesman: the Creator was Jehovah--- Jehovah is Jesus--the Spokesman--Old Testament revelations, Adam, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, the elders of Israel, Isaiah, Ezekiel,--Whom these saw--various ways of speaking--John's Gospel
S. D. Gordon—Quiet Talks about Jesus

Cross References
Acts 7:46
who enjoyed God's favor and asked that he might provide a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.

2 Samuel 7:1
After the king was settled in his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all his enemies around him,

1 Kings 8:17
"My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel.

1 Chronicles 15:1
After David had constructed buildings for himself in the City of David, he prepared a place for the ark of God and pitched a tent for it.

1 Chronicles 17:2
Nathan replied to David, "Whatever you have in mind, do it, for God is with you."

1 Chronicles 22:7
David said to Solomon: "My son, I had it in my heart to build a house for the Name of the LORD my God.

1 Chronicles 28:2
King David rose to his feet and said: "Listen to me, my fellow Israelites, my people. I had it in my heart to build a house as a place of rest for the ark of the covenant of the LORD, for the footstool of our God, and I made plans to build it.

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