2 Chronicles 6:6

“But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But I haue chosen Ierusalem, that my name might be there, and haue chosen Dauid to be ouer my people Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

but I have chosen Jerusalem that My name might be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But now I have made selection of Jerusalem, that my name might be there, and of David, to be over my people Israel.
- Basic English Bible

but I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and I have chosen David to be over my people Israel.
- Darby Bible

But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.
- Webster's Bible

but I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.'
- World English Bible

and I fix on Jerusalem for My name being there, and I fix on David to be over My people Israel.
- Youngs Literal Bible

but I have chosen Jerusalem, that My name might be there; and have chosen David to be over My people Israel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 2 Chronicles 6:6

  • P. Maxwell Reeves for verse 6
    Before this statement God at one time said David was a man after His own heart hense,this passage is its fulfillment.

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