the house of the LORD
2 Chronicles 8:1
8:1 the house of the LORD. An artifact with the inscription “dedicated to the house of Yahweh” has been recently excavated in Israel. This is said to be the first specific archaeological reference to Solomon’s temple that has been found. This phrase, “the house of the LORD [that is, “the house of Jehovah—or Yahweh] occurs over two hundred times in the Old Testament, nearly always referring to the temple where the Lord was to be worshipped.