Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

that my name
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

Verse Info

Context Readings

God's Charge To Solomon

15 Now mine eyes shall be open, and mine ears attentive to the prayer made in this place; 16 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. 17 And as for thee, if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, and wilt keep my statutes and mine ordinances;



Cross References

2 Chronicles 7:12

Then Jehovah appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him: I have heard thy prayer, and I have chosen for myself this place for a house of sacrifice.

Deuteronomy 12:21

If the place which Jehovah thy God will choose to set his name there be too far from thee, then thou shalt slay of thy kine and of thy sheep which Jehovah hath given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou shalt eat in thy gates according to all the desire of thy soul.

Deuteronomy 16:11

and thou shalt rejoice before Jehovah thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy bondman, and thy handmaid, and the Levite that is in thy gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow that are in thy midst in the place that Jehovah thy God will choose to cause his name to dwell there.

1 Kings 8:16

Since the day that I brought forth my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build a house in, that my name might be there; but I have chosen 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 thee; if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, because thou hast afflicted them;

1 Kings 8:44

If thy people go out to battle against their enemy, by the way that thou shalt send them, and they pray to Jehovah toward the city that thou hast chosen, and the house that I have built unto thy name;

1 Kings 8:48

and if they return unto thee with all their heart and with all their soul, in the land of their enemies who led them away captive, and pray unto thee toward their land which thou gavest unto their fathers, the city that thou hast chosen, and the house that I have built unto thy name;

1 Kings 9:3

And Jehovah said to him, I have heard thy prayer and thy supplication which thou hast made before me: I have hallowed this house, which thou hast built, to put my name there for ever; and mine eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

2 Kings 21:4

And he built altars in the house of Jehovah, of which Jehovah had said, In Jerusalem will I put my name.

2 Kings 21:7-8

And he set the graven image of the Asherah that he had made, in the house of which Jehovah had said to David and to Solomon his son, In this house, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, will I put my name for ever;

2 Chronicles 6:5-6

Since the day that I brought forth my people out of the land of Egypt I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel to build a house in, that my name might be there; neither chose I any man to be prince over my people Israel:

2 Chronicles 6:20

that thine eyes may be open upon this house day and night, upon the place in which thou hast said thou wouldest put thy name: to hearken unto the prayer which thy servant prayeth toward this place.

2 Chronicles 7:15

Now mine eyes shall be open, and mine ears attentive to the prayer made in this place;

2 Chronicles 33:4-7

And he built altars in the house of Jehovah, of which Jehovah had said, In Jerusalem shall my name be for ever.

Psalm 132:14

This is my rest for ever; here will I dwell, for I have desired it.

Zechariah 3:2

And Jehovah said unto Satan, Jehovah rebuke thee, O Satan! Yea, Jehovah that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke thee! Is not this a brand plucked out of the fire?

Matthew 3:17

and behold, a voice out of the heavens saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I have found my delight.

John 2:19-21

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

Colossians 2:9

For in him dwells all the fulness of the Godhead bodily;

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