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'Heaven is my throne, says the Lord, and the earth is my footstool. What kind of house would you build for me? Where is the place for me to live in?
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Heaven 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?
1 Kings 22:19 And he added and said: Hear thou, therefore, the word of the Lord: I saw the Lord sitting on his throne, and all the army of heaven standing by him on the right hand and on the left:
Psalm 11:4 For they have destroyed the things which thou hast made: but what has the just man done?
Jeremiah 23:24 Shall a man be hid in secret places, and I not see him, saith the Lord? do not I fill heaven and earth, saith the Lord?
Matthew 5:34,35 But I say to you not to swear at all, neither by heaven for it is the throne of God: . . .
Matthew 23:22 And he that sweareth by heaven sweareth by the throne of God and by him that sitteth thereon.
Revelation 3:21 To him that shall overcome, I will give to sit with me in my throne: as I also have overcome and am set down with my Father in his throne.
Jeremiah 7:4-11 Trust not in lying words, saying: The temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, it is the temple of the Lord. . . .
Malachi 1:11 For from the rising of the sun even to the going down, my name is great among the Gentiles, and in every place there is sacrifice, and there is offered to my name a clean oblation: for my name is great among the Gentiles, saith the Lord of hosts.
Matthew 24:2 And he answering, said to them: Do you see all these things? Amen I say to you, there shall not be left here a stone upon a stone that shall not be destroyed.
John 4:21 Jesus saith to her: Woman, believe me that the hour cometh, when you shall neither on this mountain, nor in Jerusalem, adore the Father.
ContextStephen's Address to the Sanhedrin
…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? 50Hath not my hand made all these things?…
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 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?
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?
But I say to you not to swear at all, neither by heaven for it is the throne of God:
Nor by the earth, for it is his footstool: nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great king:
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