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Summary

But will God indeed dwell on the earth? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house that I have builded?

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But will

2 Chronicles 6:18
"God does not really live with humankind on the earth! Look, if the sky and the highest heaven cannot contain you, how much less this temple I have built!
Isaiah 66:1
This is what the Lord says: "The heavens are my throne and the earth is my footstool. Where then is the house you will build for me? Where is the place where I will rest?
John 1:14
Now the Word became flesh and took up residence among us. We saw his glory -- the glory of the one and only, full of grace and truth, who came from the Father.
Acts 7:48
Yet the Most High does not live in houses made by human hands, as the prophet says,
Acts 17:24
The God who made the world and everything in it, who is Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by human hands,
2 Corinthians 6:16
And what mutual agreement does the temple of God have with idols? For we are the temple of the living God, just as God said, "I will live in them and will walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be my people."
1 John 3:1
(See what sort of love the Father has given to us: that we should be called God's children -- and indeed we are! For this reason the world does not know us: because it did not know him.

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Psalm 33:14
From the place where he lives he looks carefully at all the earth's inhabitants.

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