Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet,
The most high
When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, when he divided up humankind, he set the boundaries of the peoples, according to the number of the heavenly assembly.
I will thank the Lord for his justice; I will sing praises to the sovereign Lord!
The river's channels bring joy to the city of God, the special, holy dwelling place of the sovereign One.
As for you, the one who lives in the shelter of the sovereign One, and resides in the protective shadow of the mighty king --
But you, O Lord, reign forever!
This announcement is by the decree of the sentinels; this decision is by the pronouncement of the holy ones, so that those who are alive may understand that the Most High has authority over human kingdoms, and he bestows them on whomever he wishes. He establishes over them even the lowliest of human beings.'
They turn to Baal; they are like an unreliable bow. Their leaders will fall by the sword because their prayers to Baal have made me angry. So people will disdain them in the land of Egypt.
The God who made the world and everything in it, who is Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by human hands,
1 Kings 8:27
"God does not really live on the earth! Look, if the sky and the highest heaven cannot contain you, how much less this temple I have built!
2 Chronicles 2:5
I will build a great temple, for our God is greater than all gods.
2 Chronicles 6:18
"God does not really live with humankind on the earth! Look, if the sky and the highest heaven cannot contain you, how much less this temple I have built!
This is what the Lord says: "The heavens are my throne and the earth is my footstool. Where then is the house you will build for me? Where is the place where I will rest?