The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
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
burnt offerings and peace offerings, and called upon the LORD; and he
answered him from heaven by fire upon the altar of burnt offering.
CH1 21:27 And the LORD commanded the angel; and he put up his sword
again into the sheath thereof.
CH1 21:28 At that time when David saw that the LORD had answered him in
King James Bible