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2 Chronicles 2:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the house which I build is great; for great is our God above all gods.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the house which I build [is] great: for great [is] our God above all gods.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “The house which I am about to build [will be] great, for greater is our God than all the gods.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the house which I build [is] great: for great [is] our God above all gods.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the house that I will build is great; for great is our God above all gods.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the house which I am about to build, [must be] great,—for great is our God, above all gods.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And the house that I am building [is] great, for greater [is] our God than all gods;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For the house which I desire to build, is great: for our God is great above all gods.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the house which I build, [is] great: for great [is] our God aboue all gods.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the house which I am building [is to be] great: for the Lord our God [is] great beyond all gods.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the house which I build [is] great: for great [is] our Elohim above all elohim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
which x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
I x589
(0589) Complement
אֲנִי
'aniy
{an-ee'}
Contracted from H0595; I.
build 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
[is] great: 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
[is] our lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
above all x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
lhm אֱלֹהִים. 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 2:3-6.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 2:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Chronicles 2:5

Great — For though the temple strictly so called, was but small, yet the buildings belonging to it, were large and numerous.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
great:

2 Chronicles 2:9 Even to prepare me timber in abundance: for the house which I am about to build [shall be] wonderful great.
1 Kings 9:8 And at this house, [which] is high, every one that passeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, Why hath the LORD done thus unto this land, and to this house?
1 Chronicles 29:1 Furthermore David the king said unto all the congregation, Solomon my son, whom alone God hath chosen, [is yet] young and tender, and the work [is] great: for the palace [is] not for man, but for the LORD God.
Ezekiel 7:20 As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty: but they made the images of their abominations [and] of their detestable things therein: therefore have I set it far from them.

great is our God:

Exodus 15:11 Who [is] like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods? who [is] like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful [in] praises, doing wonders?
1 Chronicles 16:25 For great [is] the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also [is] to be feared above all gods.
Psalms 86:8-9 Among the gods [there is] none like unto thee, O Lord; neither [are there any works] like unto thy works. ... All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name.
Psalms 135:5 For I know that the LORD [is] great, and [that] our Lord [is] above all gods.
Psalms 145:3 Great [is] the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness [is] unsearchable.
Jeremiah 10:6 Forasmuch as [there is] none like unto thee, O LORD; thou [art] great, and thy name [is] great in might.
1 Timothy 6:15 Which in his times he shall shew, [who is] the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;
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Ex 15:11. 1K 9:8. 1Ch 16:25; 29:1. 2Ch 2:9. Ps 86:8; 135:5; 145:3. Jr 10:6. Ezk 7:20. 1Ti 6:15.

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