1 David constructed buildings for himself in the City of David. Then he prepared a place for God’s Ark and pitched a tent for it.
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9 David lived in the fortress and called it the City of David. He built the city of Jerusalem around it from the stronghold (citadel) to the palace.
24 The king said: »Absalom should return to his own house. Do not let him see me.« So Absalom returned to his house. He did not see the king.
3 David called together all Israel at Jerusalem to bring Jehovah’s Ark to the place he had prepared for it.
1 The men carrying the ark set it inside the tent David had put up for it. They presented burnt offerings and fellowship offerings in God’s presence.
1 David settled in his palace. He said to Nathan the prophet: »Here I am, living in a palace of cedar, while the Ark of the Covenant of Jehovah is under a tent.« 2 Nathan replied to David: »Do what you have in mind, for God is with you.« 3 That night God spoke to Nathan. He said: 4 »Go tell my servant David, This is what Jehovah says: ‘You are not the one to build me a house to dwell in. 5 »I have not dwelt in a house from the day I brought Israel up out of Egypt to this day. I have moved from one tent site to another, from one dwelling place to another.
5 until I find a place for Jehovah, a dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob.«
46 »Who found favor before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.