Since the day that I brought my people out of the land of Egypt, I chose no city of all the tribes of Israel to build an [a]house, that my Name might be there, neither chose I any man to be a ruler over my people Israel:

But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my Name might be there, and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

(A)And it was in the heart of David my father to build an house unto the Name of the Lord God of Israel.

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  1. 2 Chronicles 6:5 Or, Temple.

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