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Acts 7:48–49

48 zYet the Most High does not dwell ain houses made by hands, as the prophet says,

49  b“ ‘Heaven is my throne,

cand the earth is my footstool.

What kind of house will you build for me, says the Lord,

or what is the place of my rest?

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Acts 7:48–49 — The New International Version (NIV)

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

49 “ ‘Heaven is my throne,

and the earth is my footstool.

What kind of house will you build for me?

says the Lord.

Or where will my resting place be?

Acts 7:48–49 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

48 Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet, 49 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?

Acts 7:48–49 — New Living Translation (NLT)

48 However, the Most High doesn’t live in temples made by human hands. As the prophet says,

49 ‘Heaven is my throne,

and the earth is my footstool.

Could you build me a temple as good as that?’

asks the Lord.

‘Could you build me such a resting place?

Acts 7:48–49 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

48 “However, the Most High does not dwell in temples made with hands, as the prophet says:

49 Heaven is My throne,

And earth is My footstool.

What house will you build for Me? says the Lord,

Or what is the place of My rest?

Acts 7:48–49 — New Century Version (NCV)

48 “But the Most High does not live in houses that people build with their hands. As the prophet says:

49 ‘Heaven is my throne,

and the earth is my footstool.

So do you think you can build a house for me? says the Lord.

Do I need a place to rest?

Acts 7:48–49 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

48 Howbeit the Most High dwelleth not in houses made with hands; as saith the prophet,

49 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?

Acts 7:48–49 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

48 But the Most High dwells not in places made with hands; as says the prophet, 49 The heaven is my throne and the earth the footstool of my feet: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord, or where is the place of my rest?

Acts 7:48–49 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

48 “However, the Most High doesn’t live in a house built by humans, as the prophet says:

49 ‘The Lord says,

“Heaven is my throne.

The earth is my footstool.

What kind of house are you going to build for me?

Where will I rest?

Acts 7:48–49 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

48 However, the Most High does not dwell in sanctuaries made with hands, as the prophet says:

49 Heaven is My throne,

and earth My footstool.

What sort of house will you build for Me?

says the Lord,

or what is My resting place?

Acts 7:48–49 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

48 Yet the Most High does not dwell in houses made with human hands; as the prophet says,

49 ‘Heaven is my throne,

and the earth is my footstool.

What kind of house will you build for me, says the Lord,

or what is the place of my rest?

Acts 7:48–49 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

48 But the Most High does not live in houses made by human hands, just as the prophet says,

49 ‘Heaven is my throne

and earth is the footstool for my feet.

What kind of house will you build for me, says the Lord,

or what is the place of my rest?

Acts 7:48–49 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

48 “But the Most High God does not live in houses made by human hands. As God says through the prophet,

49 “ ‘Heaven is my throne.

The earth is under my control.

What kind of house will you build for me?

says the Lord.

Where will my resting place be?

Acts 7:48–49 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

48 However, the Most High does not dwell in houses made by human hands; as the prophet says:

49 Heaven is My throne,

And earth is the footstool of My feet;

What kind of house will you build for Me?’ says the Lord,

Or what place is there for My repose?