Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Instead, you must seek to enter only the place that the LORD your God will choose among your tribes. There he will establish his name and live.

New American Standard Bible

"But you shall seek the LORD at the place which the LORD your God will choose from all your tribes, to establish His name there for His dwelling, and there you shall come.

King James Version

But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:

Holman Bible

Instead, you must turn to the place Yahweh your God chooses from all your tribes to put His name for His dwelling and go there.

A Conservative Version

But to the place which LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, even to his habitation ye shall seek, and there thou shall come.

American Standard Version

But unto the place which Jehovah your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come;

Amplified

But you shall seek the place which the Lord your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put His Name and make His dwelling place, and there shall you come;

Bible in Basic English

But let your hearts be turned to the place which will be marked out by the Lord your God, among your tribes, to put his name there;

Darby Translation

but unto the place which Jehovah your God will choose out of all your tribes to set his name there, his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But ye shall seek the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there for his habitation, and thou shalt go there.

Julia Smith Translation

But the place which Jehovah your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, to his dwelling shall ye seek, and there do thou come:

King James 2000

But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his dwelling place shall you seek, and there you shall come:

Lexham Expanded Bible

{But only} to the place that Yahweh your God will choose from all [of] your tribes to place his name there as his dwelling shall you seek, and there you shall go.

Modern King James verseion

But you shall seek to the place which Jehovah your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put His name there, even to His dwelling place you shall seek, and there you shall come.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but ye shall enquire the place which the LORD your God shall have chosen out of all your tribes to put his name there and there to dwell.

NET Bible

But you must seek only the place he chooses from all your tribes to establish his name as his place of residence, and you must go there.

New Heart English Bible

But to the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, even to his habitation you shall seek, and there you shall come;

The Emphasized Bible

but, unto the place which Yahweh your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, - as his habitation, shall ye ask your way, and come in thither;

Webster

But the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:

World English Bible

But to the place which Yahweh your God shall choose out of all your tribes, to put his name there, even to his habitation you shall seek, and there you shall come;

Youngs Literal Translation

but unto the place which Jehovah your God doth choose out of all your tribes to put His name there, to His tabernacle ye seek, and thou hast entered thither,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But unto the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

which the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

to put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

שׁכן 
Sheken 
Usage: 1

shall ye seek
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

4 "You must not act like this with respect to the LORD your God. 5 Instead, you must seek to enter only the place that the LORD your God will choose among your tribes. There he will establish his name and live. 6 Bring your burnt offerings there, along with your sacrifices, your tithes, your hand-carried gifts, your offerings in fulfillment of promises, your freely given offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 7:12

Later, the LORD appeared to Solomon during the night and told him:

Deuteronomy 12:11

then bring to the place that the LORD your God will choose as a dwelling place where he will establish his name everything that I'm commanding you: your burnt offerings, your sacrifices, your tithes, your hand-carried gifts, and all your best offerings in fulfillment of promises that you pledged to the LORD.

Deuteronomy 16:2

Then sacrifice sheep and cattle for the Passover to the LORD your God at the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.

Deuteronomy 26:2

Gather all the first produce of the ground that you harvest from your land that the LORD your God is about to give you, place it in a basket, and bring it to the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.

Joshua 18:1

After this, the entire assembly of the Israelis gathered together at Shiloh and set up the Tent of Meeting there, where the land lay conquered before them.

1 Kings 8:29

Let your eyes always look toward this Temple night and day, toward the location where you have said "My name will reside there.' Listen to the prayer that your servant prays in this direction.

Psalm 78:68

But he chose the tribe of Judah, the mountain of Zion, which he loves.

Exodus 15:2

The LORD is my strength and song, and he has become my salvation. This is my God and I'll praise him, the God of my father and I'll exalt him.

Exodus 25:22

I'll meet with you there, and I'll tell you all my commandments for the Israelis from above the Mercy Seat, from between the two cherubim that are on the Ark of the Testimony."

Numbers 7:89

When Moses entered the Tent of Meeting to speak with the L ORD, he heard a voice speaking to him above the Mercy Seat over the Ark of the Testimony. He spoke to him from between the two cherubim.

Deuteronomy 12:13

Be careful not to offer burnt offerings at any location you happen to see

Joshua 9:27

However, on that very day Joshua made them become wood cutters and water carriers for the congregation and for the LORD's altar in the place that he should choose, and this tradition continues to this day.

1 Kings 8:16

"From the day I brought out my people Israel from Egypt I never chose a city from all the tribes of Israel to build a temple where my name might reside. I have chosen David to be over my people Israel.'

1 Kings 8:20

"The LORD has brought to fulfillment what he promised, and now here I stand, having succeeded my father David to sit on the throne of Israel, as the LORD promised. I have built the Temple for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

1 Kings 8:27

and yet, will God truly reside on earth? Look! Neither the sky nor the highest heaven can contain you! How much less this Temple that I have built!

1 Kings 14:21

Meanwhile, Solomon's son Rehoboam reigned in Judah. Rehoboam was 41 years old when he became king, and he reigned for seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city where the Lord had chosen from all the tribes of Israel to place his Name. His mother was an Ammonite named Naamah.

1 Kings 14:21

Meanwhile, Solomon's son Rehoboam reigned in Judah. Rehoboam was 41 years old when he became king, and he reigned for seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city where the Lord had chosen from all the tribes of Israel to place his Name. His mother was an Ammonite named Naamah.

Psalm 87:2-3

The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than the dwellings of Jacob.

Psalm 132:13-14

For the LORD has chosen Zion, desiring it as his dwelling place.

Isaiah 66:1-2

This is what the LORD says: "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is the house that you would build for me, and where will my resting place be?

John 4:20-22

Our ancestors worshipped on this mountain. But you Jews say that the place where people should worship is in Jerusalem."

Acts 7:48-50

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

Ephesians 2:20-22

having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, the Messiah Jesus himself being the cornerstone.

Colossians 2:9

because all the essence of deity inhabits him in bodily form.

Hebrews 12:22

Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, to the heavenly Jerusalem, to tens of thousands of angels joyfully gathered together,

Revelation 14:1

Then I looked, and there was the lamb, standing on Mount Zion! With him were 144,000 people who had his name and his Father's name written on their foreheads.

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