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1 Chronicles 17:1-3

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God Makes a Promise to David

17:1 When David had settled into his palace, 1  he 2  said to Nathan the prophet, “Look, I am living in a palace 3  made from cedar, while the ark of the Lord’s covenant is under a tent.” 4  17:2 Nathan said to David, “You should do whatever you have in mind, 5  for God is with you.”

17:3 That night God told Nathan the prophet, 6 

1 tn Heb “house.”

2 tn Heb “David.” The pronoun “he” has been used in the translation here to avoid redundancy in keeping with contemporary English style.

3 tn Heb “house.”

4 tn Heb “tent curtains.”

5 tn Heb “all which is in your heart.”

6 tn Heb “the word of God was [i.e., came] to Nathan the prophet.”



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