2 Chronicles 33:4
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.”

Berean Study Bible
Manasseh also built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, “My Name will remain 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.

New King James Version
He also 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.”

NASB 1995
He built altars in the house of the LORD of which the LORD had said, "My name shall be in Jerusalem forever."

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

Amplified Bible
He built [pagan] altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, “My Name shall be in Jerusalem forever.”

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

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English


Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he built altars in the house of the Lord, concerning which the Lord said, In Jerusalem shall be my name for ever.

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

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.

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

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

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."

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.'

Literal Standard Version
And he has built altars in the house of YHWH of which YHWH had said, “My Name is in Jerusalem for all time.”

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."

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.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Manasseh Reigns in Judah
3For he rebuilt the high places that his father Hezekiah had torn down, and he raised up altars for the Baals and made Asherah poles. And he worshiped and served all the host of heaven. 4Manasseh also built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, “My Name will remain in Jerusalem forever.” 5In both courtyards of the house of the LORD, he built altars to all the host of heaven.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:13
He will build a house for My Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.

2 Chronicles 7:16
For I have now chosen and consecrated this temple so that My Name may be there forever. My eyes and My heart will be there for all time.

2 Chronicles 28:24
Then Ahaz gathered up the articles of the house of God, cut them into pieces, shut the doors of the house of the LORD, and set up altars of his own on every street corner in Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 33:7
Manasseh even took the carved image he had made and set it up in the house of God, of which God had said to David and his son Solomon, "In this temple and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, I will establish My Name forever.

2 Chronicles 34:11
They also gave money to the carpenters and builders to buy dressed stone, as well as timbers for couplings and beams for the buildings that the kings of Judah had allowed to deteriorate.


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, and all the altars that he had built in the mount of the house of the LORD, and in Jerusalem, and cast them out of the city.

2 Chronicles 34:3,4
For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began to seek after the God of David his father: and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem from the high places, and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images…

2 Kings 21:4,5
And he built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD said, In Jerusalem will I put my name…

In Jerusalem

2 Chronicles 6:6
But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

2 Chronicles 7:16
For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.

2 Chronicles 32:19
And they spake against the God of Jerusalem, as against the gods of the people of the earth, which were the work of the hands of man.









(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.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
[Manasseh] also built
וּבָנָ֥ה (ū·ḇā·nāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1129: To build

altars
מִזְבְּח֖וֹת (miz·bə·ḥō·wṯ)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4196: An altar

in the house
בְּבֵ֣ית (bə·ḇêṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

of the LORD,
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

of which
אֲשֶׁר֙ (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

had said,
אָמַ֣ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“My Name
שְּׁמִ֖י (šə·mî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 8034: A name

will remain
יִֽהְיֶה־ (yih·yeh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

in Jerusalem
בִּירוּשָׁלִַ֥ם (bî·rū·šā·lim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

forever.”
לְעוֹלָֽם׃ (lə·‘ō·w·lām)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always


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