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

King James Bible
And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the LORD my God:

Darby Bible Translation
And David said to Solomon, As for me, my son, I was minded to build a house unto the name of Jehovah my God.

World English Bible
David said to Solomon his son, "As for me, it was in my heart to build a house to the name of Yahweh my God.

Young's Literal Translation
and David saith to Solomon his son, 'As for me, it hath been with my heart to build a house to the name of Jehovah my God,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Solomon - is young and tender - He is as yet without complete knowledge and due experience; and it is necessary that I should make as much preparation for the work as I possibly can; especially as the house is to be exceedingly magnificent.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

it was in

1 Chronicles 17:1 Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to Nathan the prophet, See, I dwell in an house of cedars...

1 Chronicles 28:2 Then David the king stood up on his feet, and said, Hear me, my brothers, and my people: As for me...

1 Chronicles 29:3 Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my God, I have of my own proper good, of gold and silver...

2 Samuel 7:2 That the king said to Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in an house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within curtains.

1 Kings 8:17-19 And it was in the heart of David my father to build an house for the name of the LORD God of Israel...

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...

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

unto the name

Deuteronomy 12:5,11,21 But to the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there...

1 Kings 8:16,20,29 Since the day that I brought forth my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build an house...

1 Kings 9:3 And the LORD said to him, I have heard your prayer and your supplication, that you have made before me: I have hallowed this house...

2 Chronicles 2:4 Behold, I build an house to the name of the LORD my God, to dedicate it to him, and to burn before him sweet incense...

Ezra 6:12 And the God that has caused his name to dwell there destroy all kings and people...

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David's Prohibited Desire and Permitted Service
'Then he called for Solomon his son, and charged him to build an house for the Lord God of Israel. 7. And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the Lord my God: 8. But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build an house unto My name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in My sight. 9. Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest; and
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Promise in 2 Samuel, Chap. vii.
The Messianic prophecy, as we have seen, began at a time long anterior to that of David. Even in Genesis, we perceived [Pg 131] it, increasing more and more in distinctness. There is at first only the general promise that the seed of the woman should obtain the victory over the kingdom of the evil one;--then, that the salvation should come through the descendants of Shem;--then, from among them Abraham is marked out,--of his sons, Isaac,--from among his sons, Jacob,--and from among the twelve sons
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:2
he said to Nathan the prophet, "Here I am, living in a house of cedar, while the ark of God remains in a tent."

2 Samuel 7:3
Nathan replied to the king, "Whatever you have in mind, go ahead and do it, for the LORD is with you."

1 Chronicles 17:1
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."

1 Chronicles 22:19
Now devote your heart and soul to seeking the LORD your God. Begin to build the sanctuary of the LORD God, so that you may bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD and the sacred articles belonging to God into the temple that will be built for the Name of the LORD."

Psalm 132:5
till I find a place for the LORD, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob."

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