Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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 Lord at the place which the Lord your God will choose out of all your tribes to establish His Name there for His dwelling [place], and there you shall come [to worship Him].

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;

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.

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 worship the Lord your God the way they worship. 5 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. 6 And there you must take your burnt offerings, your sacrifices, your tithes, the personal offerings you have prepared, your votive offerings, your freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 7:12

the Lord appeared to Solomon at night and said to him: "I have answered your prayer and chosen this place to be my temple where sacrifices are to be made.

Deuteronomy 12:11

Then you must come to the place the Lord your God chooses for his name to reside, bringing everything I am commanding you -- your burnt offerings, sacrifices, tithes, the personal offerings you have prepared, and all your choice votive offerings which you devote to him.

Deuteronomy 16:2

You must sacrifice the Passover animal (from the flock or the herd) to the Lord your God in the place where he chooses to locate his name.

Deuteronomy 26:2

you must take the first of all the ground's produce you harvest from the land the Lord your God is giving you, place it in a basket, and go to the place where he chooses to locate his name.

Joshua 18:1

The entire Israelite community assembled at Shiloh and there they set up the tent of meeting. Though they had subdued the land,

1 Kings 8:29

Night and day may you watch over this temple, the place where you promised you would live. May you answer your servant's prayer for this place.

Psalm 78:68

He chose the tribe of Judah, and Mount Zion, which he loves.

Exodus 15:2

The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation. This is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.

Exodus 25:22

I will meet with you there, and from above the atonement lid, from between the two cherubim that are over the ark of the testimony, I will speak with you about all that I will command you for the Israelites.

Numbers 7:89

Now when Moses went into the tent of meeting to speak with the Lord, he heard the voice speaking to him from above the atonement lid that was on the ark of the testimony, from between the two cherubim. Thus he spoke to him.

Deuteronomy 12:13

Make sure you do not offer burnt offerings in any place you wish,

Joshua 9:27

and that day made them woodcutters and water carriers for the community and for the altar of the Lord at the divinely chosen site. (They continue in that capacity to this very day.)

1 Kings 8:16

He told David, 'Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city from all the tribes of Israel to build a temple in which to live. But I have chosen David to lead my people Israel.'

1 Kings 8:20

The Lord has kept the promise he made. I have taken my father David's place and have occupied the throne of Israel, as the Lord promised. I have built this temple for the honor of the Lord God of Israel

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!

1 Kings 14:21

Now Rehoboam son of Solomon ruled in Judah. He was forty-one years old when he became king and he ruled for seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city the Lord chose from all the tribes of Israel to be his home. His mother was an Ammonite woman named Naamah.

1 Chronicles 22:1

David then said, "This is the place where the temple of the Lord God will be, along with the altar for burnt sacrifices for Israel."

Psalm 87:2-3

The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob.

Psalm 132:13-14

Certainly the Lord has chosen Zion; he decided to make it his home.

Isaiah 66:1-2

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?

John 4:20-22

Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, and you people say that the place where people must worship is in Jerusalem."

Acts 7:48-50

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

Ephesians 2:20-22

because you have been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the cornerstone.

Colossians 2:9

For in him all the fullness of deity lives in bodily form,

Hebrews 12:22

But you have come to Mount Zion, the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels, to the assembly

Revelation 14:1

Then I looked, and here was the Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with him were one hundred and forty-four thousand, who had his name and his Father's name written on their foreheads.

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