1 Chronicles 29:3

3 Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my God, I have of mine own proper good, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,

1 Chronicles 29:3 Meaning and Commentary

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my
God
Had a good will to it, and was earnestly desirous of having it built, and that in a grand manner:

I have of my own proper good;
which he had treasured up for his own use:

of gold and silver, [even that] I have given to the house of my God;
to build or ornament it, or make vessels for it:

over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house;
for the building of the temple, which is made mention of in the preceding chapter.

1 Chronicles 29:3 In-Context

1 Furthermore David the king said unto all the congregation, Solomon my son, whom alone God hath chosen, is yet young and tender, and the work is great: for the palace is not for man, but for the LORD God.
2 Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the brass for things of brass, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.
3 Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my God, I have of mine own proper good, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,
4 Even three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and seven thousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the houses withal:
5 The gold for things of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and for all manner of work to be made by the hands of artificers. And who then is willing to consecrate his service this day unto the LORD?