In all the places in which I have moved about with all the children of Israel spoke I a word with any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded to shepherd my people Israel, saying, Why build you not me a house of cedar?
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George Leo Haydock
Tribes. 1 Paralipomenon xvii. 6, by the substitution of p for b, reads Shophete, "judges "which seems more natural. Some farther information is there given and we learn that the reason why David was denied the privilege of building a temple, was because he had been so much engaged in war. (Calmet)