17 (A)Now 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.

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David said to Solomon, “My son, (A)I had it in my heart to build a house to the name of the Lord my God.

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

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46 (A)who found favor in the sight of God and (B)asked to find a dwelling place for (C)the God of Jacob.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 7:46 Some manuscripts for the house of Jacob

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