"And Soloman determined to build a house for the name of the Lord, and a house for his kingdom. And the house which I build is great: For great is our God above all gods."
2 Chronicles 2:1, 5
"Then Solomon began to build the house of the Lord at Jerusalem in Mount Moriah where the Lord appeared unto David his father, in the place that David had prepared i nthe threshing place of Ornam the Jebusite."
2 Chronicles 3:1
"And he began to build in the second day of the second month, in the fourth year of his reign. And he garnished the house with precious stones for beauty."
2 Chronicles 3:2, 6