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1 Chronicles 28:2

2 Then King David rose to his feet and said, “Listen to me, my brethren and my people; I ahad 1intended to build a 2permanent home for the ark of the covenant of the Lord and for bthe footstool of our God. So I had made preparations to build it.

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1 Chronicles 28:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

King David rose to his feet and said: “Listen to me, my fellow Israelites, my people. I had it in my heart to build a house as a place of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord, for the footstool of our God, and I made plans to build it.

1 Chronicles 28:2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Then King David rose to his feet and said: “Hear me, my brothers and my people. I had it in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord and for the footstool of our God, and I made preparations for building.

1 Chronicles 28:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: As for me, I had in mine heart to build an house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and for the footstool of our God, and had made ready for the building:

1 Chronicles 28:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

David rose to his feet and said: “My brothers and my people! It was my desire to build a Temple where the Ark of the Lord’s Covenant, God’s footstool, could rest permanently. I made the necessary preparations for building it,

1 Chronicles 28:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Then King David rose to his feet and said, “Hear me, my brethren and my people: I had it in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and for the footstool of our God, and had made preparations to build it.

1 Chronicles 28:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

King David stood up and said, “Listen to me, my relatives and my people. I wanted to build a place to keep the Ark of the Agreement with the Lord. I wanted it to be God’s footstool. So I made plans to build a temple.

1 Chronicles 28:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: as for me, it was in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and for the footstool of our God; and I had made ready for the building.

1 Chronicles 28:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And king David stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren and my people! I had in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Jehovah and for the footstool of our God, and I have prepared to build.

1 Chronicles 28:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

David stood in front of them and said, “Listen to me, my relatives and subjects. I had my heart set on building the temple where the ark of the Lord’s promise could be placed. This temple would be a stool for our God’s feet, and I have made preparations to build it.

1 Chronicles 28:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Then King David rose to his feet and said, “Listen to me, my brothers and my people. It was in my heart to build a house as a resting place for the ark of the Lord’s covenant and as a footstool for our God. I had made preparations to build,

1 Chronicles 28:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then King David rose to his feet and said: “Hear me, my brothers and my people. I had planned to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord, for the footstool of our God; and I made preparations for building.

1 Chronicles 28:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And King David rose to his feet and said, “Listen to me, my brothers and my people. I myself wanted to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Yahweh and the footstool of our God, and I prepared to build.

1 Chronicles 28:2 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

King David stood up. He said, “All of you, listen to me. With all my heart I wanted to build a house for the Lord. I wanted it to be a place of peace and rest for the ark of the covenant of the Lord. The ark is the stool for our God’s feet. I made plans to build the Lord’s house.