Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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?

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

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Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Proper Worship

1 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? 2 All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came into being," declares the LORD. "But this is the one to whom I will look favorably: to the one who is humble and contrite in spirit, and who trembles at my message.


Cross References

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!

Matthew 5:34-35

But I tell you not to swear at all, neither by heaven, because it is God's throne,

John 4:20-21

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

Acts 17:24

The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth. He doesn't live in shrines made by human hands,

2 Samuel 7:5-7

"Go tell my servant David, "This is what the LORD says:

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in his holy Temple; the LORD's throne is in the heavens. His eyes see, his glance examines humanity.

Acts 7:48-50

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

1 Chronicles 28:2

King David rose to his feet and said, "My fellow citizens, may I have your attention. I intended to build a house of rest for the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, for a footstool of our God, so I began preparations for its construction.

2 Chronicles 6:18

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

Psalm 99:9

Exalt the LORD our God and worship at his holy mountain, for the LORD our God is holy! A psalm of thanksgiving

Psalm 132:7

Let's go to his dwelling place and worship at his footstool.

Jeremiah 7:4-11

"Change your ways and your deeds, and I'll let you live in this place. Don't trust deceptive words like these, and say, "The Temple of the LORD, the Temple of the LORD, the Temple of the LORD,'

Malachi 1:11

Even so, from where the sun rises to where it sets my name will be great among the Gentiles. Incense will be brought to me everywhere, along with pure offerings, because my name will be great among the Gentiles," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Matthew 23:21-22

The one who swears an oath by the sanctuary swears by it and by the one who lives there.

Matthew 24:2

But he told them, "You see all these things, don't you? I tell all of you with certainty, there isn't a single stone here that will be left standing on top of another. They will all be torn down."

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