When Araunah looked out and saw the king and his servants approaching him, he
I, the servant of my lord
So Gad went to David that day and told him, “Go up and build an altar for the Lord on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.”
Araunah told David, “My lord the king may take whatever he wishes
Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?” David replied, “To buy from you the threshing floor so I can build an altar for the Lord, so that the plague may be removed from the people.”
When the angel
So David bought the place from Ornan for 600 pieces of gold.
But the king said to Araunah, “No, I insist on buying it from you! I will not offer to the Lord my God burnt sacrifices that cost me nothing.” So David bought the threshing floor and the oxen for fifty pieces of silver.
When David came to Ornan, Ornan looked and saw David; he came out from the threshing floor and bowed to David with his face
At that time, when David saw that the Lord responded to him at the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite, he sacrificed there.
Solomon began building the Lord’s temple in Jerusalem
So the Lord’s messenger told Gad to instruct David to go up and build
While Ornan was threshing wheat, he turned and saw the messenger, and he and his four sons hid themselves.
King David replied to Ornan, “No, I insist on buying it for top price.
God sent an angel
Ornan told David, “You can have it!
David said to Ornan, “Sell me the threshing floor