This is what the Lord says. The heavens are my throne, and the earth is a footstool under my feet. Where, then, is the house that you could build for me? Where, then, is a place that could serve as my resting place?
This is what the Lord says: “Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. So ·do you think you can build a house for me [L where is this house you would build for me]? ·Do I need a place to rest [Where is my resting place]?
1 God dwelleth not in Temples made with hands. 3 He despiseth sacrifices done without mercy and faith. 5 God comforteth them that are troubled for his sake. 19 The vocation of the Gentiles. 23 The perpetual Sabbath. 24 The punishment of the wicked is everlasting. Thus saith the Lord, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is that house that ye will build unto me? and where is that place of my rest?
God’s Message: “Heaven’s my throne, earth is my footstool. What sort of house could you build for me? What holiday spot reserve for me? I made all this! I own all this!” God’s Decree. “But there is something I’m looking for: a person simple and plain, reverently responsive to what I say.
The Lord saith these things, Heaven is my seat, and the earth is the stool of my feet. Which is this house, which ye shall build to me, and which is this place of my rest? (The Lord saith these things, Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is this House, which ye shall build for me, yea, where is this place for my rest?/where is my resting place?)
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