2 Chronicles 6:6
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
977 [e]וָאֶבְחַר֙
wā-’eḇ-ḥar
and yet I have chosenConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-1cs
3389 [e]בִּיר֣וּשָׁלִַ֔ם
bî-rū-šā-lim,
JerusalemPrep-b | N-proper-fs
1961 [e]לִהְי֥וֹת
lih-yō-wṯ
that may bePrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
8034 [e]שְׁמִ֖י
šə-mî
My nameN-msc | 1cs
8033 [e]שָׁ֑ם
šām;
thereAdv
977 [e]וָאֶבְחַ֣ר
wā-’eḇ-ḥar
and I have chosenConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-1cs
1732 [e]בְּדָוִ֔יד
bə-ḏā-wîḏ,
DavidPrep-b | N-proper-ms
1961 [e]לִהְי֖וֹת
lih-yō-wṯ
to bePrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
overPrep
5971 [e]עַמִּ֥י
‘am-mî
My peopleN-msc | 1cs
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
yiś-rā-’êl.
IsraelN-proper-ms









Hebrew Texts
דברי הימים ב 6:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וָאֶבְחַר֙ בִּיר֣וּשָׁלִַ֔ם לִהְיֹ֥ות שְׁמִ֖י שָׁ֑ם וָאֶבְחַ֣ר בְּדָוִ֔יד לִהְיֹ֖ות עַל־עַמִּ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃

דברי הימים ב 6:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ואבחר בירושלם להיות שמי שם ואבחר בדויד להיות על־עמי ישראל׃

דברי הימים ב 6:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ואבחר בירושלם להיות שמי שם ואבחר בדויד להיות על־עמי ישראל׃

דברי הימים ב 6:6 Hebrew Bible
ואבחר בירושלם להיות שמי שם ואבחר בדויד להיות על עמי ישראל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
but I have chosen Jerusalem that My name might be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel.'

King James Bible
But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But I have chosen Jerusalem so that My name will be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But I have chosen Jerusalem This clause is also not in Kings. Jerusalem was expressly marked out, by the building of the temple, to be the centre of worship of Israel; as Jehovah had before spoken by Moses: see the parallel passages.

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Psalm 48:1 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, …

Psalm 78:68-70 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved…

Psalm 132:13 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation.

Isaiah 14:32 What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the …

chosen David

1 Samuel 16:1 And the LORD said to Samuel, How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing …

1 Chronicles 28:4 However, the LORD God of Israel chose me before all the house of …

Psalm 89:19,20 Then you spoke in vision to your holy one, and said, I have laid …

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