“Since the day I brought my people Israel
out of the land of Egypt,(A)
I have not chosen a city to build a temple in
among any of the tribes of Israel,
so that my name would be there,
and I have not chosen a man
to be ruler over my people Israel.
But I have chosen Jerusalem
so that my name will be there,(B)
and I have chosen David
to be over my people Israel.”(C)
My father David had his heart set
on building a temple for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.(D)

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