1 Chronicles 28:2

Then David the king stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and my people: As for me, I had 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 ready for the building:
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Rising up from his bed, on which he lay, on account of his great age and weakness, while he addressed himself to his son; (3 Kings i. 47.; Calmet) or he rose from his throne, to honor this grand assembly. Hebrew, "stood upon his feet. "(Haydock) Thought. Hebrew, "I, with my heart, thought to "(Calmet) And, or which is the footstool. (Haydock) The ark is often so called, because God was considered as sitting upon the wings of the cherubim, over it, Psalm xcviii. 1. Building. No doubt what David left would have been sufficient. Yet Solomon thought that he could make something still more magnificent.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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