Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For now I have chosen and consecrated this house that My name may be there forever, and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually.

King James Version

For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.

Holman Bible

And I have now chosen and consecrated this temple so that My name may be there forever; My eyes and My heart will be there at all times.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, I have chosen and have set apart for myself this Temple, intending my name to reside there forever. My eyes and my heart will reside there every day.

A Conservative Version

For now I have chosen and hallowed this house, that my name may be there forever, and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

American Standard Version

For now have I chosen and hallowed this house, that my name may be there for ever; and mine eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

Amplified

For I have chosen and sanctified (set apart for holy use) this house, that My Name may be here forever, and My eyes and My heart will be here perpetually.

Bible in Basic English

For I have taken this house for myself and made it holy, so that my name may be there for ever; and my eyes and my heart will be there at all times.

Darby Translation

for I have now chosen and hallowed this house, that my name may be there for ever; and mine eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

so that now I have chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be in her for ever; and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

Julia Smith Translation

And now I chose and I consecrated this house for my name to be there even to forever: and mine eyes and my heart were there all the days.

King James 2000

For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there forever: and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And now I have chosen and consecrated this house for my name to be there forever. My eyes and my heart will be there {for all time}.

Modern King James verseion

For now I have chosen and sanctified this house, so that My name may be there forever. And My eyes and My heart shall be there forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And finally I have chosen and sanctified this house, that my name be there forever, and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.

NET Bible

Now I have chosen and consecrated this temple by making it my permanent home; I will be constantly present there.

New Heart English Bible

For now have I chosen and made this house holy, that my name may be there forever; and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, have I chosen and hallowed this house, that my Name may be there, unto times age-abiding, - and mine eyes and my heart shall he there, all the days.

Webster

For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

World English Bible

For now have I chosen and made this house holy, that my name may be there forever; and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

Youngs Literal Translation

and now, I have chosen and sanctified this house for My name being there unto the age; yea, Mine eyes and My heart have been there all the days.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קדשׁ 
Qadash 
Usage: 171

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

עד 
`ad 
by, as long, hitherto, when, how long, as yet
Usage: 784

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

and mine eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

Context Readings

God's Charge To Solomon

15 "Now My eyes will be open and My ears attentive to the prayer offered in this place. 16 "For now I have chosen and consecrated this house that My name may be there forever, and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually. 17 "As for you, if you walk before Me as your father David walked, even to do according to all that I have commanded you, and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,



Cross References

2 Chronicles 7:12

Then the LORD appeared to Solomon at night and said to him, "I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for Myself as a house of sacrifice.

Deuteronomy 12:21

"If the place which the LORD your God chooses to put His name is too far from you, then you may slaughter of your herd and flock which the LORD has given you, as I have commanded you; and you may eat within your gates whatever you desire.

Deuteronomy 16:11

and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you and your son and your daughter and your male and female servants and the Levite who is in your town, and the stranger and the orphan and the widow who are in your midst, in the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish His name.

1 Kings 8:16

'Since the day that I brought My people Israel from Egypt, I did not choose a city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house that My name might be there, but I chose David to be over My people Israel.'

1 Kings 8:35

"When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain, because they have sinned against You, and they pray toward this place and confess Your name and turn from their sin when You afflict them,

1 Kings 8:44

"When Your people go out to battle against their enemy, by whatever way You shall send them, and they pray to the LORD toward the city which You have chosen and the house which I have built for Your name,

1 Kings 8:48

if they return to You with all their heart and with all their soul in the land of their enemies who have taken them captive, and pray to You toward their land which You have given to their fathers, the city which You have chosen, and the house which I have built for Your name;

1 Kings 9:3

The LORD said to him, "I have heard your prayer and your supplication, which you have made before Me; I have consecrated this house which you have built by putting My name there forever, and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually.

2 Kings 21:4

He built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, "In Jerusalem I will put My name."

2 Kings 21:7-8

Then he set the carved image of Asherah that he had made, in the house of which the LORD said to David and to his son Solomon, "In this house and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen from all the tribes of Israel, I will put My name forever.

2 Chronicles 6:5-6

'Since the day that I brought My people from the land of Egypt, I did not choose a city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house that My name might be there, nor did I choose any man for a leader over My people Israel;

2 Chronicles 6:20

that Your eye may be open toward this house day and night, toward the place of which You have said that You would put Your name there, to listen to the prayer which Your servant shall pray toward this place.

2 Chronicles 7:15

"Now My eyes will be open and My ears attentive to the prayer offered in this place.

2 Chronicles 33:4-7

He built altars in the house of the LORD of which the LORD had said, "My name shall be in Jerusalem forever."

Psalm 132:14

"This is My resting place forever; Here I will dwell, for I have desired it.

Zechariah 3:2

The LORD said to Satan, "The LORD rebuke you, Satan! Indeed, the LORD who has chosen Jerusalem rebuke you! Is this not a brand plucked from the fire?"

Matthew 3:17

and behold, a voice out of the heavens said, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased."

John 2:19-21

Jesus answered them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."

Colossians 2:9

For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,



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