2 Chronicles 2:6; Isaiah 66:1; Jeremiah 23:24; Acts 7:49; Acts 17:24

hBut who is able to build him a house, since hheaven, even highest heaven, cannot contain him? Who am I to build a house for him, except as a place to make offerings before him?


The Humble and Contrite in Spirit

66  aThus says the Lord:

bHeaven is my throne,

and the earth is my footstool;

what is the house that you would build for me,

and what is the place of my rest?


24 qCan a man hide himself in secret places so that I cannot see him? declares the Lord. rDo I not fill heaven and earth? declares the Lord.


49  bHeaven is my throne,

cand the earth is my footstool.

What kind of house will you build for me, says the Lord,

or what is the place of my rest?


24 rThe God who made the world and everything in it, being sLord of heaven and earth, tdoes not live in temples made by man,1