The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
CH1 21:23 And Ornan said unto David, Take it to thee, and let my lord
the king do that which is good in his eyes: lo, I give thee the oxen
also for burnt offerings, and the threshing instruments for wood, and
the wheat for the meat offering; I give it all.
CH1 21:24 And king David said to Ornan, Nay; but I will verily buy it
for the full price: for I will not take that which is thine for the
LORD, nor offer burnt offerings without cost.
CH1 21:25 So David gave to Ornan for the place six hundred shekels of
gold by weight.
CH1 21:26 And David built there an altar unto the LORD, and offered
King James Bible