2 Chronicles 6:9

“Notwithstanding thou shalt not build the house; but thy son which shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build the house for my name.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Notwithstanding thou shalt not build the house, but thy sonne which shall come foorth out of thy loynes, he shall build the house for my Name.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Nevertheless you shall not build the house, but your son who will be born to you, he shall build the house for My name.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

nevertheless thou shalt not build the house; but thy son that shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build the house for my name.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But you yourself will not be the builder of the house; but your son, the offspring of your body, he it is who will put up a house for my name.
- Basic English Bible

nevertheless thou shalt not build the house; but thy son that shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build the house unto my name.
- Darby Bible

Notwithstanding thou shalt not build the house; but thy son who shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build the house for my name.
- Webster's Bible

nevertheless you shall not build the house; but your son who shall come forth out of your body, he shall build the house for my name.'
- World English Bible

but thou dost not build the house, for thy son who cometh forth out from thy loins, he doth build the house for My name.
- Youngs Literal Bible

nevertheless thou shalt not build the house, but thy son that shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build the house for My name.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Chronicles 6:9


6:9 But thy son, &c. - Thus one sows, and another reaps. And let not the wisest of men, think it any disparagement to pursue the good designs which those that went before them had laid.


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