Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

King James Version

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Holman Bible

For we know that if our earthly house, a tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

International Standard Version

We know that if the earthly tent we live in is torn down, we have a building in heaven that comes from God, an eternal house not built by human hands.

A Conservative Version

For we know that if the earthly house of our tent were destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made by hands, eternal in the heavens.

American Standard Version

For we know that if the earthly house of our tabernacle be dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Amplified

For we know that if the tent which is our earthly home is destroyed (dissolved), we have from God a building, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

An Understandable Version

For we know that if our earthly "house" [i.e., our physical body] which is like a tent, is torn down, we have [the promise of] a building from God, a never ending "house" in heaven that is not made by human hands.

Anderson New Testament

For we know that if our earthly house, which is but a tent, should be destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Bible in Basic English

For we are conscious that if this our tent of flesh is taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in heaven.

Common New Testament

For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Daniel Mace New Testament

For I know, that if my body, which is but a tent for my sojourning upon earth, were dissolved, I have what is not fram'd by human art, but by the divine architect, a mansion eternal in the heavens.

Darby Translation

For we know that if our earthly tabernacle house be destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Godbey New Testament

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle may be taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Goodspeed New Testament

For I know that if this earthly tent that I live in is taken down, God will provide me a building in heaven to live in, not built by human hands but eternal.

John Wesley New Testament

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle be dissolved, we have a building from God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For we know that if the earthly house of this our habitation were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

For we know that if our earthly house of the tent were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

King James 2000

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For we know that if our earthly house, the tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made by hands, eternal in the heavens.

Modern King James verseion

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We know surely if our earthy mansion wherein we now dwell were destroyed, that we have a building ordained of God, a habitation not made with hands, but eternal in heaven:

Moffatt New Testament

I know that if this earthly tent of mine is taken down, I get a home from God, made by no human hands, eternal in the heavens.

Montgomery New Testament

For I know, if this earthly tent of mine were struck, I have a mansion built by God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

NET Bible

For we know that if our earthly house, the tent we live in, is dismantled, we have a building from God, a house not built by human hands, that is eternal in the heavens.

New Heart English Bible

For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Noyes New Testament

For we know that, if our earthly tenthabitation be destroyed, we have a building provided by God, a house not made with hands, everlasting, in the heavens.

Sawyer New Testament

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle was destroyed, we have an edifice from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

The Emphasized Bible

For we know that - -if, our earthly tent-dwelling, should be taken down, we have, a building of God, a dwelling not made by hand, age-abiding in the heavens.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

FOR we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle should be taken down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For we know that if our tent--that earthly body which is now our home--is taken down, we have a house of God's building, a home not made by hands, imperishable, in Heaven.

Webster

For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Weymouth New Testament

For we know that if this poor tent, our earthly house, is taken down, we have in Heaven a building which God has provided, a house not built by human hands, but eternal.

Williams New Testament

For I know that if this earthly tent in which I live is taken down, I have a building in heaven which comes from God, a house not built by human hands but eternal.

World English Bible

For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Worrell New Testament

For we know that, if the earthly house of our tabernacle be dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Worsley New Testament

For we know that if our earthly house, which is but as a tent, were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Youngs Literal Translation

For we have known that if our earthly house of the tabernacle may be thrown down, a building from God we have, an house not made with hands -- age-during -- in the heavens,

Themes

Affliction, Consolation Under » In prospect of death

Body » Called House

Body » Mortality of

Building » Figurative

Certainties » Comforting » Divine Love

Death » Of the righteous

Death, Natural » Is described as » The earthly house of this tabernacle being dissolved

Future, the » HEAVENLY HOME the final dwelling place of the Saints » Built by the Hand of God

Heaven » Everlasting

Heaven » HEAVENLY HOME the final dwelling place of the Saints » Contains a Register of the Saints

Heaven » The future dwelling place of the righteous » Unclassified scriptures relating to

Heavenly » Home » HEAVENLY HOME the final dwelling place of the Saints » Built by the Hand of God

Home » Heavenly » Built by the Hand of God

House » Figurative

Houses » Illustrative » Of saints' inheritance

Houses » Illustrative » Of the body

Immortality » General References to

Knowledge » Seven Great Verities that May be Known by the Believer

Knowledge » Seven Great Verities that May be Known by the Believer

Life » Everlasting » General references

Life, Eternal » Saints » May have assurance of

Man » Immortality of

Man's » Immortality » General References to

Mortality » Of man » General References to

Resurrection, the » Saints should look forward to

Reward of Saints, the » Described as » A house eternal in the heavens

Reward of Saints, the » Saints may feel confident of

Seven » Certainties, seven that encourage the believer » Assured Immortality

Tabernacle » Illustrative » Of the body

Testimony » Religious: » Religious, exemplified

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

we know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

ἐπίγειος 
Epigeios 
Usage: 6

οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

σκῆνος 
Skenos 
Usage: 2

καταλύω 
Kataluo 
Usage: 12

we have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

an house
οἰκία 
Oikia 
Usage: 46

not made with hands
ἀχειροποίητος 
Acheiropoietos 
Usage: 3

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Context Readings

Absent From The Body And At Home With The Lord

1 For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. 2 For indeed in this house we groan, longing to be clothed with our dwelling from heaven,



Cross References

2 Corinthians 4:7

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves;

2 Peter 1:13-14

I consider it right, as long as I am in this earthly dwelling, to stir you up by way of reminder,

Job 4:19

'How much more those who dwell in houses of clay, Whose foundation is in the dust, Who are crushed before the moth!

Hebrews 9:11

But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things to come, He entered through the greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this creation;

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ did not enter a holy place made with hands, a mere copy of the true one, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us;

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your face You will eat bread, Till you return to the ground, Because from it you were taken; For you are dust, And to dust you shall return."

Job 19:25-26

"As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth.

Job 30:22

"You lift me up to the wind and cause me to ride; And You dissolve me in a storm.

Psalm 56:9

Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call; This I know, that God is for me.

Mark 14:58

"We heard Him say, 'I will destroy this temple made with hands, and in three days I will build another made without hands.'"

John 14:2-3

"In My Father's house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you.

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.

1 Corinthians 15:46-48

However, the spiritual is not first, but the natural; then the spiritual.

2 Corinthians 5:4

For indeed while we are in this tent, we groan, being burdened, because we do not want to be unclothed but to be clothed, so that what is mortal will be swallowed up by life.

Colossians 2:11

and in Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, in the removal of the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ;

2 Timothy 1:12

For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.

Hebrews 11:10

for he was looking for the city which has foundations, whose architect and builder is God.

1 Peter 1:4

to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you,

2 Peter 3:11

Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness,

1 John 3:2

Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is.

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.

1 John 3:19

We will know by this that we are of the truth, and will assure our heart before Him

1 John 5:19-20

We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.



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