Acts 7:47
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New International Version
But it was Solomon who built a house for him.

New Living Translation
But it was Solomon who actually built it.

English Standard Version
But it was Solomon who built a house for him.

Berean Study Bible
But it was Solomon who built the house for Him.

Berean Literal Bible
But Solomon built Him the house.

New American Standard Bible
"But it was Solomon who built a house for Him.

King James Bible
But Solomon built him an house.

Christian Standard Bible
It was Solomon, rather, who built him a house,

Contemporary English Version
And it was finally King Solomon who built a house for God.

Good News Translation
But it was Solomon who built him a house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But it was Solomon who built Him a house.

International Standard Version
but it was Solomon who built a house for him.

NET Bible
But Solomon built a house for him.

New Heart English Bible
But Solomon built him a house.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But Solomon built a house for him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But Solomon was the one who built a house for God.

New American Standard 1977
“But it was Solomon who built a house for Him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But Solomon built him a house.

King James 2000 Bible
But Solomon built him a house.

American King James Version
But Solomon built him an house.

American Standard Version
But Solomon built him a house.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Solomon built him a house.

Darby Bible Translation
but Solomon built him a house.

English Revised Version
But Solomon built him a house.

Webster's Bible Translation
But Solomon built him a house.

Weymouth New Testament
But it was Solomon who built a house for Him.

World English Bible
But Solomon built him a house.

Young's Literal Translation
and Solomon built Him an house.
Study Bible
Stephen's Address to the Sanhedrin
46who found favor in the sight of God and asked to provide a dwelling place for the God of Jacob. 47But it was Solomon who built the house for Him. 48However, the Most High does not live in houses made by human hands. As the prophet says:…
Cross References
1 Kings 6:1
In the four hundred and eightieth year after the Israelites had come out of the land of Egypt, in the month of Ziv, the second month of the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, he began to build the house of the LORD.

1 Kings 8:20
Now the LORD has fulfilled the word that He spoke. I have succeeded my father David, and I sit on the throne of Israel, as the LORD promised. I have built the house for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel.

2 Chronicles 3:1
Then Solomon began to build the house of the LORD in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the LORD had appeared to his father David. This was the place that David had prepared on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Treasury of Scripture

But Solomon built him an house.

2 Samuel 7:13 He shall build an house for my name, and I will establish the throne …

1 Kings 5:1-18 And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon; for he had heard …

1 Kings 6:1,37,38 And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after …

1 Kings 7:13-51 And king Solomon sent and fetched Hiram out of Tyre…

1 Kings 8:20 And the LORD has performed his word that he spoke, and I am risen …

1 Chronicles 17:1 Now it came to pass, as David sat in his house, that David said to …

2 Chronicles 2:1-4:22 And Solomon determined to build an house for the name of the LORD, …

Zechariah 6:12,13 And speak to him, saying, Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, …

Verse 47. - A house for an house, A.V. The οϊκος (the house) of ver. 47, which Solomon built, seems to be almost in contrast with the σκήνωμα (the tabernacle). But Solomon built him an house. Though David was so set upon it, and made such large provisions for it, he was not to be the man that should build it, he having been greatly concerned in wars, and in the effusion of blood; but Solomon his son, who enjoyed much peace, was the person designed for this work, and who did accomplish it; of which there is a large account in the 1 Kings 6:1. 7:42-50 Stephen upbraids the Jews with the idolatry of their fathers, to which God gave them up as a punishment for their early forsaking him. It was no dishonour, but an honour to God, that the tabernacle gave way to the temple; so it is now, that the earthly temple gives way to the spiritual one; and so it will be when, at last, the spiritual shall give way to the eternal one. The whole world is God's temple, in which he is every where present, and fills it with his glory; what occasion has he then for a temple to manifest himself in? And these things show his eternal power and Godhead. But as heaven is his throne, and the earth his footstool, so none of our services can profit Him who made all things. Next to the human nature of Christ, the broken and spiritual heart is his most valued temple.
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