18 But the LORD said to my father David, ‘You did well to have it in your heart to build a temple for my Name.

Read 1 Kings 8:18 Using Other Translations

And the LORD said unto David my father, Whereas it was in thine heart to build an house unto my name, thou didst well that it was in thine heart.
But the LORD said to David my father, 'Whereas it was in your heart to build a house for my name, you did well that it was in your heart.
But the LORD told him, ‘You wanted to build the Temple to honor my name. Your intention is good,