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Acts 7:49

    Acts 7:49 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord: or what is the place of my rest?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will you build me? said the Lord: or what is the place of my rest?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The heaven is my throne, And the earth the footstool of my feet: What manner of house will ye build me? saith the Lord: Or what is the place of my rest?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Heaven is the seat of my power, and earth is a resting-place for my feet: what sort of house will you make for me, says the Lord, or what is my place of rest?

    Webster's Revision

    The heaven is my throne, And the earth the footstool of my feet: What manner of house will ye build me? saith the Lord: Or what is the place of my rest?

    World English Bible

    'heaven is my throne, and the earth a footstool for my feet. What kind of house will you build me?' says the Lord; 'or what is the place of my rest?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The heaven is my throne, And the earth the footstool of my feet: What manner of house will ye build me? saith the Lord: Or what is the place of my rest?

    Barnes' Notes on Acts 7:49

    Heaven is my throne - See the notes on Matthew 5:34.

    Earth is my footstool - See the notes on Matthew 5:35.

    What house ... - What house or temple can be large or magnificent enough for the dwelling of Him who made all things?

    The place of my rest - My home, my abode, my fixed seat or habitation. Compare Psalm 95:11.

    Wesley's Notes on Acts 7:49

    7:49 What is the place of my rest? - Have I need to rest?