Acts 7:46

“Who found favour before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Acts 7:46

Who found fauour before God, and desired to find a Tabernacle for the God of Iacob.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"{David} found favor in God's sight, and asked that he might find a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who found favor in the sight of God, and asked to find a habitation for the God of Jacob.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who was pleasing to God; and he had a desire to make a holy tent for the God of Jacob.
- Basic English Bible

who found favour before God, and asked to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob;
- Darby Bible

Who found favor before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.
- Webster's Bible

David obtained favour with God, and asked leave to provide a dwelling-place for the God of Jacob.
- Weymouth Bible

who found favor in the sight of God, and asked to find a habitation for the God of Jacob.
- World English Bible

that fonde grace anentis God, and axide that he schulde fynde a tabernacle to God of Jacob.
- Wycliffe Bible

who found favour before God, and requested to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Acts 7:46

Wesley's Notes for Acts 7:46


7:46 Who petitioned to find a habitation for the God of Jacob - But he did not obtain his petition: for God remained without any temple till Solomon built him a house. Observe how wisely the word is chosen with respect to what follows.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 7:46


Ac 7:46 Desired to find a tabernacle. David, who sought to build a permanent temple (2Sa 7:2 1Ch 22:7). He was restrained from building the temple, and it was erected by Solomon (2Ch 6:7,8).

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