6 Wherever I have moved with all the Israelites, did I ever say to any of their leadersa whom I commanded to shepherd my people, “Why have you not built me a house of cedar?” ’

Read 1 Chronicles 17:6 Using Other Translations

Wheresoever I have walked with all Israel, spake I a word to any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people, saying, Why have ye not built me an house of cedars?
In all places where I have moved with all Israel, did I speak a word with any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to shepherd my people, saying, "Why have you not built me a house of cedar?"'
Yet no matter where I have gone with the Israelites, I have never once complained to Israel’s leaders, the shepherds of my people. I have never asked them, “Why haven’t you built me a beautiful cedar house?”’