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2 Chronicles 6:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But I have built thee a house of habitation, and a place for thee to dwell in for ever.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But I have built an house of habitation for thee, and a place for thy dwelling for ever.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I have built You a lofty house, And a place for Your dwelling forever.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But I have built a house of habitation for thee, and a place for thy dwelling for ever.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But I have built a house of habitation for thee, even a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, I, have built a house as a home for thee,—A settled place for thee to abide in, for ages.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and I—I have built a house of habitation for Thee, and a fixed place for Thy dwelling to the ages.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But I have built a house to his name, that he might dwell there for ever.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But I haue built an house of habitation for thee, and a place for thy dwelling for euer.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But I have built a house to thy name, holy to thee, and prepared [for thee] to dwell in for ever.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But I have built an house of habitation for thee, and a place for thy dwelling for ever.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But I x589
(0589) Complement
אֲנִי
'aniy
{an-ee'}
Contracted from H0595; I.
have built 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
an house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of habitation 2073
{2073} Prime
זְבוּל
z@buwl
{ze-bool'}
From H2082; a residence.
for thee, and a place 4349
{4349} Prime
מָכוֹן
makown
{maw-kone'}
From H3559; properly a fixture, that is, a basis; generally a place, especially as an abode.
for thy dwelling 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
for ever. 5769
{5769} Prime
עוֹלָם
`owlam
{o-lawm'}
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I have built:

2 Chronicles 2:4-6 Behold, I build an house to the name of the LORD my God, to dedicate [it] to him, [and] to burn before him sweet incense, and for the continual shewbread, and for the burnt offerings morning and evening, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the solemn feasts of the LORD our God. This [is an ordinance] for ever to Israel. ... But who is able to build him an house, seeing the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain him? who [am] I then, that I should build him an house, save only to burn sacrifice before him?
2 Samuel 7:13 He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
1 Kings 8:13 I have surely built thee an house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
1 Chronicles 17:12 He shall build me an house, and I will stablish his throne for ever.
1 Chronicles 22:10-11 He shall build an house for my name; and he shall be my son, and I [will be] his father; and I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel for ever. ... Now, my son, the LORD be with thee; and prosper thou, and build the house of the LORD thy God, as he hath said of thee.
1 Chronicles 28:6 And he said unto me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts: for I have chosen him [to be] my son, and I will be his father.
1 Chronicles 28:20 And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do [it]: fear not, nor be dismayed: for the LORD God, [even] my God, [will be] with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee, until thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the LORD.
Psalms 132:5 Until I find out a place for the LORD, an habitation for the mighty [God] of Jacob.
Psalms 132:13-14 For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired [it] for his habitation. ... This [is] my rest for ever: here will I dwell; for I have desired it.
John 4:21-23 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father. ... But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
Hebrews 9:11-12 But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building; ... Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption [for us].
Revelation 21:3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God [is] with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, [and be] their God.
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