New Living Translation
Now I have built a glorious Temple for you, a place where you can live forever!"
King James Bible
But I have built an house of habitation for thee, and a place for thy dwelling for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
But I have built a house of habitation for thee, even a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
World English Bible
But I have built you a house of habitation, and a place for you to dwell in forever."
Young's Literal Translation
and I -- I have built a house of habitation for Thee, and a fixed place for Thy dwelling to the ages.'
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Prominent among the primary causes that led Solomon into extravagance and oppression was his failure to maintain and foster the spirit of self-sacrifice. When, at the foot of Sinai, Moses told the people of the divine command, "Let them make Me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them," the response of the Israelites was accompanied by the appropriate gifts. "They came, everyone whose heart stirred him up, and everyone whom his spirit made willing," and brought offerings. Exodus 25:8; 35:21. For …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
The Temple and Its Dedication
2 Chronicles 1:4
David had already moved the Ark of God from Kiriath-jearim to the tent he had prepared for it in Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 6:1
Then Solomon prayed, "O LORD, you have said that you would live in a thick cloud of darkness.
2 Chronicles 6:3
Then the king turned around to the entire community of Israel standing before him and gave this blessing:
We also commission you to take with you silver and gold, which we are freely presenting as an offering to the God of Israel who lives in Jerusalem.
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