Acts 7:48 "However, the Most High does not dwell in houses made by human hands; as the prophet says:


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"However, the Most High does not dwell in houses made by human hands; as the prophet says:

King James Version

Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet,

Holman Bible

However, the Most High does not dwell in sanctuaries made with hands, as the prophet says:

International Standard Version

However, the Most High does not live in buildings made by human hands. As the prophet says,

A Conservative Version

However the Most High does not dwell in man-made temples, just as the prophet says,

American Standard Version

Howbeit the Most High dwelleth not in houses made with hands; as saith the prophet,

Amplified

However, the Most High does not dwell in houses and temples made with hands; as the prophet says,

An Understandable Version

However, the Highest [i.e., God] does not live in a house made by human beings, as the prophet said [Isaiah 66:1ff],

Anderson New Testament

Yet the Most High dwells not in temples made with hands, as says the prophet:

Bible in Basic English

But still, the Most High has not his resting-place in houses made with hands, as the prophet says,

Common New Testament

However, the Most High does not dwell in houses made by human hands; as the prophet says:

Daniel Mace New Testament

altho' the most high does not dwell in temples made with hands; as the prophet said, "heaven is my throne,

Darby Translation

But the Most High dwells not in places made with hands; as says the prophet,

Godbey New Testament

But the Most High dwelleth not in houses built with hands, as the prophet says,

Goodspeed New Testament

But the Most High does not live in buildings made by human hands. As the prophet says,

John Wesley New Testament

Yet the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands, as saith the prophet, Heaven is my throne, and earth my footstool.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Howbeit the most High does not dwell in temples made with hands, as saith the prophet,

Julia Smith Translation

But the Highest dwells not in temples made by hands; as says the prophet,

King James 2000

Yet the most High dwells not in temples made with hands; as says the prophet,

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the Most High does not live in [houses] made by human hands, just as the prophet says,

Modern King James verseion

But, the Most High does not dwell in temples made with hands, as the prophet says,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Howbeit, he that is highest of all dwelleth not in temples made with hands, as saith the prophet,

Moffatt New Testament

And yet the most High does not dwell in houses made by hands. As the prophet says,

Montgomery New Testament

"Yet the Most High does not dwell in houses made with hands; as said the prophet.

NET Bible

Yet the Most High does not live in houses made by human hands, as the prophet says,

New Heart English Bible

However, the Most High does not dwell in temples made with hands, as the prophet says,

Noyes New Testament

Yet the Most High dwelleth not in [temples] made with hands; as saith the prophet,

Sawyer New Testament

But the Most High dwells not in [temples] made with hands, as the prophet says;

The Emphasized Bible

Although indeed, the Most High, not in hand-made places, dwelleth; just as, the prophet, saith -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Though the Most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as the prophet saith,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yet it is not in buildings made by hands that the Most High dwells. As the Prophet says--

Webster

Yet, the Most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands, as saith the prophet,

Weymouth New Testament

Yet the Most High does not dwell in buildings erected by men's hands. But, as the Prophet declares,

Williams New Testament

But the Most High does not live in buildings built by human hands. As the prophet says:

World English Bible

However, the Most High doesn't dwell in temples made with hands, as the prophet says,

Worrell New Testament

Yet the Most High dwelleth not in houses made with hands; as says the prophet,

Worsley New Testament

Though the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands, as the prophet saith,

Youngs Literal Translation

'But the Most High in sanctuaries made with hands doth not dwell, according as the prophet saith:

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

the most High
ὕψιστος 
Hupsistos 
Usage: 12

κατοικέω 
Katoikeo 
Usage: 40

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

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

ναός 
Naos 
Usage: 39

made with hands
χειροποίητος 
Cheiropoietos 
made with hands, made by hands
Usage: 6

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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Context Readings

God's Real Tabernacle

47 "But it was Solomon who built a house for Him. 48 "However, the Most High does not dwell in houses made by human hands; as the prophet says: 49 'HEAVEN IS MY THRONE, AND EARTH IS THE FOOTSTOOL OF MY FEET; WHAT KIND OF HOUSE WILL YOU BUILD FOR ME?' says the Lord, 'OR WHAT PLACE IS THERE FOR MY REPOSE?



Cross References

1 Kings 8:27

"But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain You, how much less this house which I have built!

Deuteronomy 32:8

"When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, When He separated the sons of man, He set the boundaries of the peoples According to the number of the sons of Israel.

2 Chronicles 2:5-6

"The house which I am about to build will be great, for greater is our God than all the gods.

2 Chronicles 6:18

"But will God indeed dwell with mankind on the earth? Behold, heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain You; how much less this house which I have built.

Psalm 7:17

I will give thanks to the LORD according to His righteousness And will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.

Psalm 46:4

There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, The holy dwelling places of the Most High.

Psalm 91:1

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 91:9

For you have made the LORD, my refuge, Even the Most High, your dwelling place.

Psalm 92:8

But You, O LORD, are on high forever.

Isaiah 66:1-2

Thus says the LORD, "Heaven is My throne and the earth is My footstool Where then is a house you could build for Me? And where is a place that I may rest?

Daniel 4:17

"This sentence is by the decree of the angelic watchers And the decision is a command of the holy ones, In order that the living may know That the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind, And bestows it on whom He wishes And sets over it the lowliest of men."

Daniel 4:24-25

this is the interpretation, O king, and this is the decree of the Most High, which has come upon my lord the king:

Daniel 4:34

"But at the end of that period, I, Nebuchadnezzar, raised my eyes toward heaven and my reason returned to me, and I blessed the Most High and praised and honored Him who lives forever; For His dominion is an everlasting dominion, And His kingdom endures from generation to generation.

Hosea 7:16

They turn, but not upward, They are like a deceitful bow; Their princes will fall by the sword Because of the insolence of their tongue This will be their derision in the land of Egypt.

Acts 17:24-25

"The God who made the world and all things in it, since He is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands;



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