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Since the day that I brought forth my people out of the land of Egypt, I chose no city among all the tribes of Israel to build a house in, that my name might be there; neither did I choose any man to be a prince 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.

Now it was in the heart of David, my father, to build a house unto the name of the LORD God of Israel.

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