2 Chronicles 7:12

7:12 the Lord appeared to Solomon at night and said to him: “I have answered your prayer and chosen this place to be my temple where sacrifices are to be made.

2 Chronicles 7:16

7:16 Now I have chosen and consecrated this temple by making it my permanent home; I will be constantly present there.

2 Chronicles 7:20

7:20 then I will remove you from my land I have given you, I will abandon this temple I have consecrated with my presence, and I will make you an object of mockery and ridicule among all the nations.