2 Chronicles 6:6
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English Standard Version
but I have chosen Jerusalem that my name may be there, and I have chosen David to be over 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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But I chose Jerusalem, that my name might be there: and I chose David to set him over my people Israel.

English Revised Version
but I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

Webster's Bible Translation
But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

2 Chronicles 6:6 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

2 Chronicles 5:14, again, agrees with 1 Kings 8:6, and has been there commented upon.

2 Chronicles 6:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury 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.

chosen David

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...

Cross References
Exodus 20:24
An altar of earth you shall make for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen. In every place where I cause my name to be remembered I will come to you and bless you.

1 Chronicles 28:4
Yet the LORD God of Israel chose me from all my father's house to be king over Israel forever. For he chose Judah as leader, and in the house of Judah my father's house, and among my father's sons he took pleasure in me to make me king over all Israel.

2 Chronicles 6:5
Since the day that I brought my people out of the land of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house, that my name might be there, and I chose no man as prince over my people Israel;

2 Chronicles 12:13
So King Rehoboam grew strong in Jerusalem and reigned. Rehoboam was forty-one years old when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city that the LORD had chosen out of all the tribes of Israel to put his name there. His mother's name was Naamah the Ammonite.

Zechariah 2:12
And the LORD will inherit Judah as his portion in the holy land, and will again choose Jerusalem."

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