2 Chronicles 7:16

“For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For now haue I chosen, & sanctified this house, that my Name may be there for euer: and mine eyes and mine heart shalbe there perpetually.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For now I have chosen and consecrated this house that My name may be there forever, and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For now have I chosen and hallowed this house, that my name may be there for ever; and mine eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I have taken this house for myself and made it holy, so that my name may be there for ever; and my eyes and my heart will be there at all times.
- Basic English Bible

for I have now chosen and hallowed this house, that my name may be there for ever; and mine eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.
- Darby Bible

For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.
- Webster's Bible

For now have I chosen and made this house holy, that my name may be there forever; and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.
- World English Bible

and now, I have chosen and sanctified this house for My name being there unto the age; yea, Mine eyes and My heart have been there all the days.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For now have I chosen and hallowed this house, that My name may be there for ever; and Mine eyes and My heart shall be there perpetually.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Chronicles 7:16


7:16 This house - There will I make myself known, and there will I be called upon.


Discussion for 2 Chronicles 7:16

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