1 Kings 8:17–18; 1 Chronicles 22:7; 1 Chronicles 28:2; Acts 7:46

17 iNow it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel. 18 But the Lord said to David my father, Whereas it was in your heart to build a house for my name, you did well that it was in your heart.


David said to Solomon, My son, yI had it in my heart to build a house to the name of the Lord my God.


Then King David rose to his feet and said: Hear me, my brothers and my people. nI had it in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord and for the ofootstool of our God, and I made preparations for building.


46 vwho found favor in the sight of God and wasked to find a dwelling place for xthe God of Jacob.1