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1 Kings 5:3 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

ten fatted oxen, twenty pasture-fed oxen, and a hundred sheep, not counting harts, gazelles, roebucks, and fatted fowl.

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1 Kings 5:3 New International Version (NIV)

“You know that because of the wars waged against my father David from all sides, he could not build a temple for the Name of the Lord his God until the Lord put his enemies under his feet.

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1 Kings 8:16 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

16 Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city out of any tribe of Israel for the building of a house, that my name might be there; but I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.

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1 Kings 8:16 New International Version (NIV)

16 ‘Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel to have a temple built so that my Name might be there, but I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.’

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1 Kings 8:27 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

27 “Is God indeed to dwell on earth? If the heavens and the highest heavens cannot contain you, how much less this house which I have built!

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1 Kings 8:27 New International Version (NIV)

27 “But will God really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!

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1 Chronicles 22:8 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

But this word of the Lord came to me: You have shed much blood, and you have waged great wars. You may not build a house for my name, because you have shed too much blood upon the earth in my sight.

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1 Chronicles 22:8 New International Version (NIV)

But this word of the Lord came to me: ‘You have shed much blood and have fought many wars. You are not to build a house for my Name, because you have shed much blood on the earth in my sight.

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1 Chronicles 28:3 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

But God said to me, You may not build a house for my name, for you are a man who waged wars and shed blood.

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1 Chronicles 28:3 New International Version (NIV)

But God said to me, ‘You are not to build a house for my Name, because you are a warrior and have shed blood.’

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Isaiah 66:1 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Chapter 66

True and False Worship

    [a]Thus says the Lord:
The heavens are my throne,
    the earth, my footstool.
What house can you build for me?
    Where is the place of my rest?

Footnotes:

  1. 66:1–2 The Lord rejects the abuses associated with Temple worship in order to emphasize his concern for the sincere worshiper.
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Isaiah 66:1 New International Version (NIV)

Judgment and Hope

66 This is what the Lord says:

“Heaven is my throne,
    and the earth is my footstool.
Where is the house you will build for me?
    Where will my resting place be?

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Acts 7:48-49 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

48 Yet the Most High does not dwell in houses made by human hands. As the prophet says:

49 ‘The heavens are my throne,
    the earth is my footstool.
What kind of house can you build for me?
    says the Lord,
    or what is to be my resting place?

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Acts 7:48-49 New International Version (NIV)

48 “However, the Most High does not live in houses made by human hands. As the prophet says:

49 “‘Heaven is my throne,
    and the earth is my footstool.
What kind of house will you build for me?
says the Lord.
    Or where will my resting place be?

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