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But now I have chosen Jerusalem for my Name to be there, and I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.'
King James Bible
But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.
American Standard Version
but I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
and I fix on Jerusalem for My name being there, and I fix on David to be over My people Israel.
2 Chronicles 6:6 Additional TranslationsTreasury of Scripture Knowledge
But I have chosen Jerusalem This clause is also not in Kings. Jerusalem was expressly marked out, by the building of the temple, to be the centre of worship of Israel; as Jehovah had before spoken by Moses: see the parallel passages.
2 Chronicles 12:13 So king Rehoboam strengthened himself in Jerusalem, and reigned: for Rehoboam was one and forty years old when he began to reign...
Psalm 48:1 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.
Psalm 78:68-70 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved...
Psalm 132:13 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation.
Isaiah 14:32 What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD has founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.
1 Samuel 16:1 And the LORD said to Samuel, How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel?...
1 Chronicles 28:4 However, the LORD God of Israel chose me before all the house of my father to be king over Israel for ever...
Psalm 89:19,20 Then you spoke in vision to your holy one, and said, I have laid help on one that is mighty...
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Exodus 20:24 "'Make an altar of earth for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, your sheep and goats and your cattle. Wherever I cause my name to be honored, I will come to you and bless you.
1 Chronicles 28:4 "Yet the LORD, the God of Israel, chose me from my whole family to be king over Israel forever. He chose Judah as leader, and from the tribe of Judah he chose my family, and from my father's sons he was pleased to make me king over all Israel.
2 Chronicles 6:5 Since the day I brought my people out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel to have a temple built so that my Name might be there, nor have I chosen anyone to be ruler over my people Israel.
2 Chronicles 12:13 King Rehoboam established himself firmly in Jerusalem and continued as king. He was forty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city the LORD had chosen out of all the tribes of Israel in which to put his Name. His mother's name was Naamah; she was an Ammonite.
Zechariah 2:12 The LORD will inherit Judah as his portion in the holy land and will again choose Jerusalem.