1 Then David said, “The house of the LORD God is to be here, and also the altar of burnt offering for Israel.”

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Preparations for the Temple

2 So David gave orders to assemble the foreigners residing in Israel, and from among them he appointed stonecutters to prepare dressed stone for building the house of God.

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3 He provided a large amount of iron to make nails for the doors of the gateways and for the fittings, and more bronze than could be weighed.

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4 He also provided more cedar logs than could be counted, for the Sidonians and Tyrians had brought large numbers of them to David.

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5 David said, “My son Solomon is young and inexperienced, and the house to be built for the LORD should be of great magnificence and fame and splendor in the sight of all the nations. Therefore I will make preparations for it.” So David made extensive preparations before his death.

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6 Then he called for his son Solomon and charged him to build a house for the LORD, the God of Israel.

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7 David said to Solomon: “My son, I had it in my heart to build a house for the Name of the LORD my God.

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8 But this word of the LORD came to me: ‘You have shed much blood and have fought many wars. You are not to build a house for my Name, because you have shed much blood on the earth in my sight.

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9 But you will have a son who will be a man of peace and rest, and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side. His name will be Solomon,a and I will grant Israel peace and quiet during his reign.

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    • Ê 22:9 - "Solomon" sounds like and may be derived from the Hebrew for "peace."
      10 He is the one who will build a house for my Name. He will be my son, and I will be his father. And I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel forever.’

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      11 “Now, my son, the LORD be with you, and may you have success and build the house of the LORD your God, as he said you would.

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