The Lord is in His holy temple; the Lord’s throne is in heaven; His eyes behold, His eyelids test the sons of men.
In my distress I called upon the Lord, And cried to my God for help; He heard my voice out of His temple, And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.
The Lord has established His throne in the heavens, And His sovereignty rules over all.
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?
“But the Lord is in His holy temple. Let all the earth be silent before Him.”
But I say to you, make no oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God,
He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord scoffs at them.
The Lord looks from heaven; He sees all the sons of men;
‘ Heaven is My throne, And earth is the footstool of My feet; What kind of house will you build for Me?’ says the Lord, ‘ Or what place is there for My repose?
Immediately I was in the Spirit; and behold, a throne was standing in heaven, and One sitting on the throne.
Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle.
for I have not dwelt in a house since the day that I brought up Israel to this day, but I have gone from tent to tent and from one dwelling place to another.
For the eyes of the Lord move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His. You have acted foolishly in this. Indeed, from now on you will surely have wars.”
Sing praises to the Lord, who dwells in Zion; Declare among the peoples His deeds.
The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.
Would not God find this out? For He knows the secrets of the heart.
He rules by His might forever; His eyes keep watch on the nations; Let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.
The eyes of the Lord are in every place, Watching the evil and the good.
“I, the Lord, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.
“Can a man hide himself in hiding places So I do not see him?” declares the Lord. “ Do I not fill the heavens and the earth?” declares the Lord.
Hear, O peoples, all of you; Listen, O earth and all it contains, And let the Lord God be a witness against you, The Lord from His holy temple.
“ Be silent, all flesh, before the Lord; for He is aroused from His holy habitation.”
And whoever swears by the temple, swears both by the temple and by Him who dwells within it.
who opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, displaying himself as being God.
And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.