Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth? behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house which I have built!

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Bible References

But will

Exodus 29:45
And I will dwell in the midst of the children of Israel, and will be their God.
1 Kings 8:27
But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heavens, and the heaven of heavens, cannot contain thee; how much less this house which I have built!
Psalm 68:18
Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts in Man, and even for the rebellious, for the dwelling there of Jah Elohim.
Psalm 113:5
Who is like unto Jehovah our God, who hath placed his dwelling on high;
Isaiah 57:15
For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, and whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, and with him that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
Isaiah 66:1
Thus saith Jehovah: The heavens are my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what is the house that ye will build unto me? and what is the place of my rest?
Acts 7:48
But the Most High dwells not in places made with hands; as says the prophet,
Acts 17:24
The God who has made the world and all things which are in it, he, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands,


2 Chronicles 2:6
But who is able to build him a house, seeing the heavens and the heaven of heavens cannot contain him? And who am I that I should build him a house, except to burn sacrifice before him?
Psalm 139:7
Whither shall I go from thy Spirit? and whither flee from thy presence?
Jeremiah 23:24
Can any hide himself in secret places, that I shall not see him? saith Jehovah. Do not I fill the heavens and the earth? saith Jehovah.
2 Corinthians 12:2
I know a man in Christ, fourteen years ago, (whether in the body I know not, or out of the body I know not, God knows;) such a one caught up to the third heaven.

How much

2 Chronicles 32:15
And now, let not Hezekiah deceive you, nor persuade you in this manner, neither yet believe him; for no +god of any nation or kingdom was able to deliver his people out of my hand, nor out of the hand of my fathers: how much less shall your God deliver you out of my hand?
Job 4:19
How much more them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed as the moth!
Job 9:14
How much less shall I answer him, choose out my words to strive with him?
Job 25:4
And how should man be just with God? Or how should he be clean that is born of a woman?
Matthew 7:11
If therefore ye, being wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much rather shall your Father who is in the heavens give good things to them that ask of him?

General references

Matthew 12:6
But I say unto you, that there is here what is greater than the temple.