Acts 7:48

48 “However, the Most High does not live in houses made by human hands. As the prophet says:

Read Acts 7:48 Using Other Translations

Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet,
Yet the Most High does not dwell in houses made by hands, as the prophet says,
However, the Most High doesn’t live in temples made by human hands. As the prophet says,

What does Acts 7:48 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Acts 7:48

Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with
hands
Such an one as Solomon's was; he did indeed dwell in his temple, but he was not confined to it, nor included in it, or circumscribed by it; and so much Solomon himself suggests, when he expresses his wonder at his dwelling on earth, seeing the heaven of heavens could not contain him, and still less the house which he had built, ( 1 Kings 8:27 ) , (Nwyle) , "the most High", is one of the names of God, ( Genesis 14:18 Genesis 14:19 Genesis 14:22 ) the Apostle Paul says the same of God as Stephen does here; ( Acts 17:24 ) "as saith the prophet"; the prophet Isaiah, ( Isaiah 66:1 Isaiah 66:2 ) .

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