New Living Translation
"David found favor with God and asked for the privilege of building a permanent Temple for the God of Jacob.
King James Bible
Who found favour before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.
Darby Bible Translation
who found favour before God, and asked to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob;
World English Bible
who found favor in the sight of God, and asked to find a habitation for the God of Jacob.
Young's Literal Translation
who found favour before God, and requested to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:46 Who petitioned to find a habitation for the God of Jacob - But he did not obtain his petition: for God remained without any temple till Solomon built him a house. Observe how wisely the word is chosen with respect to what follows.
LibrarySt. Stephen's Day and Stephen, Full of Faith and Power, did Great Wonders and Miracles among the People. . . . Then they Stirred up the People. . . . And Caught Him, and Set up False Witnesses against Him.
And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people. . . . Then they stirred up the people. . . . and caught him, and set up false witnesses against him. Verzage nicht du Haüflein klein Altenburg Gustavus Adolphus' Battle-song. 1631. trans. by Catherine Winkworth, 1855 Fear not, O little flock, the foe Who madly seeks your overthrow, Dread not his rage and power: What though your courage sometimes faints, His seeming triumph o'er God's saints Lasts but …
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Whether in Christ There was the Gift of Prophecy?
Whether those who are not Practiced in Keeping the Commandments Should Enter Religion?
1 Samuel 13:14
But now your kingdom must end, for the LORD has sought out a man after his own heart. The LORD has already appointed him to be the leader of his people, because you have not kept the LORD's command."
2 Samuel 7:1
When King David was settled in his palace and the LORD had given him rest from all the surrounding enemies,
2 Samuel 7:8
"Now go and say to my servant David, 'This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies has declared: I took you from tending sheep in the pasture and selected you to be the leader of my people Israel.
1 Chronicles 17:1
When David was settled in his palace, he summoned Nathan the prophet. "Look," David said, "I am living in a beautiful cedar palace, but the Ark of the LORD's Covenant is out there under a tent!"
A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. LORD, remember David and all that he suffered.
until I find a place to build a house for the LORD, a sanctuary for the Mighty One of Israel."
But God removed Saul and replaced him with David, a man about whom God said, 'I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart. He will do everything I want him to do.'
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