At that time, when David saw that the Lord responded to him at the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite, he sacrificed there.
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.”
So the Lord’s messenger told Gad to instruct David to go up and build 1 an altar for the Lord on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.
When the Canaanites who lived in the land saw them mourning at the threshing floor of Atad, they said, “This is a very sad occasion 1 for the Egyptians.” That is why its name was called 2 Abel Mizraim, 3 which is beyond the Jordan.
Look, I am putting a wool fleece on the threshing floor. If there is dew only on the fleece, and the ground around it 1 is dry, then I will be sure 2 that you will use me to deliver Israel, 3 as you promised.”
Now the king of Israel and King Jehoshaphat of Judah were sitting on their respective thrones, 1 dressed in their robes, at the threshing floor at the entrance of the gate of Samaria. 2 All the prophets were prophesying before them.
Solomon began building the Lord’s temple in Jerusalem 1 on Mount Moriah, where the Lord had appeared to his father David. This was the place that David prepared at the threshing floor of Ornan 2 the Jebusite.
Now the king of Israel and King Jehoshaphat of Judah were sitting on their respective thrones, dressed in their royal robes, at the threshing floor at 1 the entrance of the gate of Samaria. All the prophets were prophesying before them.