“You know that (A)David my father was unable to build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of the wars which surrounded him, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet. But now (B)the Lord my God has given me rest on every side; there is neither adversary nor [a]misfortune.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 5:4 Lit evil occurrence

“You know that because of the wars(A) waged against my father David from all sides, he could not build(B) a temple for the Name of the Lord his God until the Lord put his enemies under his feet.(C) But now the Lord my God has given me rest(D) on every side, and there is no adversary(E) or disaster.

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19 (A)Nevertheless you shall not build the house, but your son who [a]will be born to you, he will build the house for My name.’

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 8:19 Lit will come forth from your loins

19 Nevertheless, you(A) 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.’(B)

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