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 [the One infinitely exalted above humanity] does not dwell in houses made by human hands; as the prophet [Isaiah] 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.

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:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Acts 7:48

Devotionals containing Acts 7:48

References

Images Acts 7:48

Prayers for Acts 7:48

Context Readings

God's Real Tabernacle

47 But Solomon built him a house. 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 my footstool; what house will ye build me? saith the Lord, or what is the place of my rest?



Cross References

1 Kings 8:27

But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heavens, the heavens of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house that I have built?

Deuteronomy 32:8

when the most High caused the Gentiles to be inherited, when he separated the sons of men, he set the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the sons of Israel.

2 Chronicles 2:5-6

And the house which I must build is great, for great is our God above all gods.

2 Chronicles 6:18

Is it true that God is to dwell with men on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain thee, how much less this house which I have built!

Psalm 7:17

I will praise 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, the streams of which shall make glad the city of God, the sanctuary of the tents of the most High.

Psalm 91:1

He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 91:9

Because thou hast made the LORD, who is my hope, even the most High, thy habitation,

Psalm 92:8

But thou, O LORD, art most high for evermore.

Isaiah 66:1-2

Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where shall remain this house that ye built unto me? and where shall remain this place of my rest?

Daniel 4:17

By sentence of the watchmen is the matter resolved, and the case by the word of the holy ones to the intent that the living may know that the most High takes rule over the kingdom of men and gives it to whoever he will and sets up over it the man who is the lowest.

Daniel 4:24-25

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

Daniel 4:34

But at the end of the time I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up my eyes unto heaven, and my understanding was returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and glorified him that lives for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is through all ages:

Hosea 7:16

They returned, but not to the most High; they were like a deceitful bow; their princes fell by the sword for the arrogance of their tongue; this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.

Acts 17:24-25

The God that made the world and all the things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands;

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