New International Version
"Go and tell my servant David, 'This is what the LORD says: Are you the one to build me a house to dwell in?
King James Bible
Go and tell my servant David, Thus saith the LORD, Shalt thou build me an house for me to dwell in?
Darby Bible Translation
Go and say to my servant, to David, Thus saith Jehovah: Wilt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?
World English Bible
"Go and tell my servant David, 'Thus says Yahweh, "Shall you build me a house for me to dwell in?
Young's Literal Translation
'Go, and thou hast said unto My servant, unto David, Thus said Jehovah, Dost thou build for Me a house for My dwelling in?
2 Samuel 7:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shalt thou build me a house - That is, Thou shalt not: this is the force of the interrogative in such a case.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
my servant David. [heb] to my servant, to David
'Then went king David in, and sat before the Lord, and he said, Who am I, O Lord God? and what is my house, that Thou hast brought me hitherto? 19. And this was yet a small thing in Thy sight, O Lord God; but Thou hast spoken also of Thy servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, O Lord God? 20. And what can David say more unto Thee? for Thou, Lord God, knowest Thy servant. 21. For Thy word's sake, and according to Thine own heart, hast Thou done all these great things, …
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2 Samuel 7:4
But that night the word of the LORD came to Nathan, saying:
1 Kings 5:3
"You know that because of the wars waged against my father David from all sides, he could not build a temple for the Name of the LORD his God until the LORD put his enemies under his feet.
1 Kings 5:4
But now the LORD my God has given me rest on every side, and there is no adversary or disaster.
1 Kings 6:12
"As for this temple you are building, if you follow my decrees, observe my laws and keep all my commands and obey them, I will fulfill through you the promise I gave to David your father.
1 Kings 8:16
Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel to have a temple built so that my Name might be there, but I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.'
1 Kings 8:19
Nevertheless, you are not the one to build the temple, but your son, your own flesh and blood--he is the one who will build the temple for my Name.'
This is what the LORD says: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is the house you will build for me? Where will my resting place be?
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