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1 Kings 8:27 CEB

27 But how could God possibly live on earth? If heaven, even the highest heaven, can't contain you, how can this temple that I've built contain you?

Study tools for 1 Kings 8:27

  • a 8:2 - September–October, Tishrei; Ethanim is a month from a Canaanite calendar.
  • b 8:29 - Or <i>for, regarding</i>; also used in several verses that follow
  • c 8:31 - Heb uncertain
  • d 8:35 - Or <i>answered them</i>
  • e 8:37 - LXX <i>one of</i>; MT <i>in the land of their gates</i>
  • f 8:47 - Heb adds <i>in the land they are held captive.</i>
  • g 8:66 - The second seven-day celebration (see 2 Chron 7:8-9); but contrast LXX.