2 Chronicles 33:4
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New International Version
He built altars in the temple of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, "My Name will remain in Jerusalem forever."

New Living Translation
He built pagan altars in the Temple of the LORD, the place where the LORD had said, "My name will remain in Jerusalem forever."

English Standard Version
And he built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, “In Jerusalem shall my name be forever.”

New American Standard Bible
He built altars in the house of the LORD of which the LORD had said, "My name shall be in Jerusalem forever."

King James Bible
Also he built altars in the house of the LORD, whereof the LORD had said, In Jerusalem shall my name be for ever.

Christian Standard Bible
He built altars in the LORD's temple, where the LORD had said, "Jerusalem is where my name will remain forever."

Contemporary English Version
In the temple, where only the LORD was supposed to be worshiped, Manasseh built altars for the worship of pagan gods

Good News Translation
He built pagan altars in the Temple, the place that the LORD had said was where he should be worshiped forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He built altars in the LORD's temple, where Yahweh had said, "Jerusalem is where My name will remain forever."

International Standard Version
He also built altars in the LORD's Temple, about which the LORD had spoken "My name will reside in Jerusalem forever."

NET Bible
He built altars in the LORD's temple, about which the LORD had said, "Jerusalem will be my permanent home."

New Heart English Bible
He built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD said, "My name shall be in Jerusalem forever."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He built altars in the LORD's temple, where the LORD had said, "My name will be in Jerusalem forever."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he built altars in the house of the LORD, whereof the LORD said: 'In Jerusalem shall My name be for ever.'

New American Standard 1977
And he built altars in the house of the LORD of which the LORD had said, “My name shall be in Jerusalem forever.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
He also built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, In Jerusalem shall my name be for ever.

King James 2000 Bible
Also he built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, In Jerusalem shall my name be forever.

American King James Version
Also he built altars in the house of the LORD, whereof the LORD had said, In Jerusalem shall my name be for ever.

American Standard Version
And he built altars in the house of Jehovah, whereof Jehovah said, In Jerusalem shall my name be for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He built also altars in the house of the Lord, whereof the Lord had said: In Jerusalem shall my name be for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
And he built altars in the house of Jehovah, of which Jehovah had said, In Jerusalem shall my name be for ever.

English Revised Version
And he built altars in the house of the LORD, whereof the LORD said, In Jerusalem shall my name be forever.

Webster's Bible Translation
Also he built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, In Jerusalem shall my name be for ever.

World English Bible
He built altars in the house of Yahweh, of which Yahweh said, "My name shall be in Jerusalem forever."

Young's Literal Translation
And he hath built altars in the house of Jehovah of which Jehovah had said, 'In Jerusalem is My name to the age.'
Study Bible
Manasseh's Idolatrous Reign in Judah
3For he rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had broken down; he also erected altars for the Baals and made Asherim, and worshiped all the host of heaven and served them. 4He built altars in the house of the LORD of which the LORD had said, "My name shall be in Jerusalem forever." 5For he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 7:13
"He shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.

2 Chronicles 7:16
"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.

2 Chronicles 28:24
Moreover, when Ahaz gathered together the utensils of the house of God, he cut the utensils of the house of God in pieces; and he closed the doors of the house of the LORD and made altars for himself in every corner of Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 33:7
Then he put the carved image of the idol which he had made in the house of God, of which God had said to David and to Solomon his son, "In this house and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen from all the tribes of Israel, I will put My name forever;

2 Chronicles 34:11
They in turn gave it to the carpenters and to the builders to buy quarried stone and timber for couplings and to make beams for the houses which the kings of Judah had let go to ruin.
Treasury of Scripture

Also he built altars in the house of the LORD, whereof the LORD had said, In Jerusalem shall my name be for ever.

he built

2 Chronicles 33:15 And he took away the strange gods, and the idol out of the house of the LORD…

2 Chronicles 34:3,4 For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began …

2 Kings 21:4,5 And he built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD said, …

Jeremiah 7:30 For the children of Judah have done evil in my sight, said the LORD…

In Jerusalem

2 Chronicles 6:6 But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have …

2 Chronicles 7:16 For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may …

2 Chronicles 32:19 And they spoke against the God of Jerusalem, as against the gods …

Deuteronomy 12:11 Then there shall be a place which the LORD your God shall choose …

1 Kings 8:29 That your eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even …

1 Kings 9:3 And the LORD said to him, I have heard your prayer and your supplication, …

(4) Also he built . . . In Jerusalem.--Literally as Kings. Manasseh built altars in the Temple, as Ahaz had done (2Kings 16:10, seq.).

Shall my name be for ever.--A heightening of the phrase in Kings, "I will set mv name."

Verse 4. - In Jerusalem (so 2 Chronicles 6:6; 2 Chronicles 7:16). The quotation is from Deuteronomy 12:11. 33:1-20 We have seen Manasseh's wickedness; here we have his repentance, and a memorable instance it is of the riches of God's pardoning mercy, and the power of his renewing grace. Deprived of his liberty, separated from his evil counsellors and companions, without any prospect but of ending his days in a wretched prison, Manasseh thought upon what had passed; he began to cry for mercy and deliverance. He confessed his sins, condemned himself, was humbled before God, loathing himself as a monster of impiety and wickedness. Yet he hoped to be pardoned through the abundant mercy of the Lord. Then Manasseh knew that Jehovah was God, able to deliver. He knew him as a God of salvation; he learned to fear, trust in, love, and obey him. From this time he bore a new character, and walked in newness of life. Who can tell what tortures of conscience, what pangs of grief, what fears of wrath, what agonizing remorse he endured, when he looked back on his many years of apostacy and rebellion against God; on his having led thousands into sin and perdition; and on his blood-guiltiness in the persecution of a number of God's children? And who can complain that the way of heaven is blocked up, when he sees such a sinner enter? Say the worst against thyself, here is one as bad who finds the way to repentance. Deny not to thyself that which God hath not denied to thee; it is not thy sin, but thy impenitence, that bars heaven against thee.
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