Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Thus saith Jehovah: The heavens are my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what is the house that ye will build unto me? and what is the place of my rest?

New American Standard Bible

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?

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

This is what the Lord says:Heaven is My throne,
and earth is My footstool.
What house could you possibly build for Me?
And what place could be My home?

International Standard Version

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?

A Conservative Version

Thus says LORD, Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. What manner of house will ye build to me, and what place shall be my rest?

American Standard Version

Thus saith Jehovah, Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what manner of house will ye build unto me? and what place shall be my rest?

Amplified

Thus says the Lord: Heaven is My throne, and the earth is My footstool. What kind of house would you build for Me? And what kind can be My resting-place?

Bible in Basic English

The Lord says, Heaven is the seat of my power, and earth is the resting-place for my feet: what sort of house will you make for me, and what place will be my resting-place?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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?

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said Jehovah, The heavens my throne, and the earth the footstool of my feet: where this house which ye will build to me? and where this place of my rest?

King James 2000

Thus says the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that you build unto me? and where is the place of my rest?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus says Yahweh: "Heaven [is] my throne, and the earth [is] the footstool for my feet. Where [is] this house that you would build for me? And where [is] this resting place for me?

Modern King James verseion

So says Jehovah, Heaven is My throne, and earth My footstool. Where, then, is the house that you build for Me? And where is the place of My rest?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thus sayeth the LORD: Heaven is my seat, and the earth is my footstool. Where shall now the house stand, that ye build unto me? And where shall be the place, that I will dwell in?

NET Bible

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?

New Heart English Bible

Thus says the LORD, "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what kind of house will you build to me? And what place shall be my rest?

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, saith Yahweh, The, heavens, are my throne, and The earth, is my footstool: Where then is the house which ye can build me? Or where is my place of rest?

Webster

Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build to me? and where is the place of my rest?

World English Bible

Thus says Yahweh, "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what kind of house will you build to me? and what place shall be my rest?

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus said Jehovah: The heavens are My throne, And the earth My footstool, Where is this -- the house that ye build for Me? And where is this -- the place -- My rest?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

is my throne
כּסּה כּסּא 
Kicce' 
Usage: 135

and the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

is my footstool
רגל 
Regel 
Usage: 247

where is the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

that ye build
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

unto me and where is the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Proper Worship

1 Thus saith Jehovah: The heavens are my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what is the house that ye will build unto me? and what is the place of my rest? 2 Even all these things hath my hand made, and all these things have been, saith Jehovah. But to this man will I look: to the afflicted and contrite in spirit, and who trembleth at my word.


Cross References

1 Kings 8:27

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

Matthew 5:34-35

But I say unto you, Do not swear at all; neither by the heaven, because it is the throne of God;

John 4:20-21

Our fathers worshipped in this mountain, and ye say that in Jerusalem is the place where one must worship.

Acts 17:24

The God who has made the world and all things which are in it, he, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands,

2 Samuel 7:5-7

Go and say to my servant, to David, Thus saith Jehovah: Wilt thou build me a house for me to dwell in?

Psalm 11:4

Jehovah is in the temple of his holiness; Jehovah, his throne is in the heavens: his eyes behold, his eyelids try the children of men.

Acts 7:48-50

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

1 Chronicles 28:2

And king David stood up upon his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren and my people! I had in my heart to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Jehovah and for the footstool of our God, and I have prepared to build.

2 Chronicles 6:18

But will God indeed dwell with man on the earth? behold, the heavens and the heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house which I have built!

Psalm 99:9

Exalt Jehovah our God, and worship at the hill of his holiness; for holy is Jehovah our God.

Psalm 132:7

Let us go into his habitations, let us worship at his footstool.

Jeremiah 7:4-11

Confide ye not in words of falsehood, saying, Jehovah's temple, Jehovah's temple, Jehovah's temple is this.

Malachi 1:11

For from the rising of the sun even unto its setting my name shall be great among the nations; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure oblation: for my name shall be great among the nations, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Matthew 23:21-22

And he that swears by the temple swears by it and by him that dwells in it.

Matthew 24:2

And he answering said to them, Do ye not see all these things? Verily I say to you, Not a stone shall be left here upon a stone which shall not be thrown down.

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