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2 Chronicles 2:6 NIV

6 But who is able to build a temple for him, since the heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain him? Who then am I to build a temple for him, except as a place to burn sacrifices before him?

References for 2 Chronicles 2:6

Study tools for 2 Chronicles 2:6

  • a 2:3 - Hebrew "Huram," a variant of "Hiram" ; also in verses 11 and 12
  • b 2:8 - Probably a variant of "almug"
  • c 2:10 - That is, probably about 3,600 tons or about 3,200 metric tons of wheat
  • d 2:10 - That is, probably about 3,000 tons or about 2,700 metric tons of barley
  • e 2:10 - That is, about 120,000 gallons or about 440,000 liters