Isaiah 66:1

“Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? and where is the place of my rest?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Isaiah 66:1

Thus sayth the Lord, The heauen is my throne, and the earth is my footestoole: where is the house that yee builde vnto mee? and where is the place of my rest?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Thus says the LORD, "Heaven is My throne and the earth is My footstool. Where then is a house you could build for Me? And where is a place that I may rest?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thus saith Jehovah, Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what manner of house will ye build unto me? and what place shall be my rest?
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord says, Heaven is the seat of my power, and earth is the resting-place for my feet: what sort of house will you make for me, and what place will be my resting-place?
- Basic English Bible

Thus saith Jehovah: The heavens are my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what is the house that ye will build unto me? and what is the place of my rest?
- Darby Bible

Thus saith the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build to me? and where is the place of my rest?
- Webster's Bible

Thus says Yahweh, "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what kind of house will you build to me? and what place shall be my rest?
- World English Bible

Thus said Jehovah: The heavens [are] My throne, And the earth My footstool, Where [is] this -- the house that ye build for Me? And where [is] this -- the place -- My rest?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thus saith the LORD: the heaven is My throne, and the earth is My footstool; where is the house that ye may build unto Me? And where is the place that may be My resting-place?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 66:1


66:1 The heaven - The highest heaven, is the place where I shew myself in my majesty. So #Psal 11:4 Psal 103:19 Matt 5:34|. Hence we are taught to pray; our father which art in heaven. And the earth is my footstool - Or a place wherein I set my feet, #Matt 5:35|. The house - Can there be an house built, that will contain me? My rest - Or where is the place wherein I can be said to rest in a proper sense?


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