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"But the Most High God does not live in houses built by human hands; as the prophet says,
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Yet the most High dwelleth not in houses made by hands, as the prophet saith:
the most High.
Deuteronomy 32:8 When the Most High divided the nations: when he separated the sons of Adam, he appointed the bounds of people according to the number of the children of Israel.
Psalm 7:17 I will give glory to the Lord according to his justice: and will sing to the name of the Lord the most high.
Psalm 46:4 The stream of the river maketh the city of God joyful: the most High hath sanctified his own tabernacle.
Psalm 91:1,9 The praise of a canticle for David. He that dwelleth in the aid of the most High, shall abide under the protection of the God of Jacob. . . .
Psalm 92:8 But thou, O Lord, art most high for evermore.
Daniel 4:17,24,25,34 The tree which thou sawest, which was high and strong, whose height reached to the skies, and the sight thereof into all the earth: . . .
Hosea 7:16 They returned, that they might be without yoke: they became like a deceitful bow: their princes shall fall by the sword, for the rage of their tongue. This is their derision in the land of Egypt.
Acts 17:24,25 God, who made the world and all things therein, he being Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands. . . .
1 Kings 8:27 Is it then to be thought that God should indeed dwell upon earth? for if heaven, and the heavens of heavens, cannot contain thee, how much less this house which I have built?
2 Chronicles 2:5,6 For the house which I desire to build, is great: for our God is great above all gods. . . .
2 Chronicles 6:18 Is it credible then that God should dwell with men on the earth? If heaven and the heavens of heavens do not contain thee, how much less this house, which I have built?
Isaiah 66:1,2 Thus saith the Lord: Heaven is my throne, and the earth my footstool: what is this house that you will build to me? and what is this place of my rest? . . .
ContextStephen's Address to the Sanhedrin
…47But Solomon built him a house, 48Yet the most High dwelleth not in houses made by hands, as the prophet saith: 49Heaven is my throne and the earth my footstool. What house will you build me (saith the Lord)? Or what is the place of my resting?…
Thus saith the Lord: Heaven is my throne, and the earth my footstool: what is this house that you will build to me? and what is this place of my rest?
He shall be great and shall be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of David his father: and he shall reign in the house of Jacob for ever.
God, who made the world and all things therein, he being Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know, if our earthly house of this habitation be dissolved, that we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in heaven.
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