2 Chronicles 2:6
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
4310 [e]וּמִ֤י
ū-mî
But whoConj-w | Interrog
6113 [e]יַעֲצָר־
ya-‘ă-ṣār-
is ableV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
3581 [e]כֹּ֙חַ֙
kō-aḥ
-N-ms
1129 [e]לִבְנֽוֹת־
liḇ-nō-wṯ-
to buildPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
  ל֣וֹ
lōw
HimPrep | 3ms
1004 [e]בַ֔יִת
ḇa-yiṯ,
a templeN-ms
3588 [e]כִּ֧י
sinceConj
8064 [e]הַשָּׁמַ֛יִם
haš-šā-ma-yim
heavenArt | N-mp
8064 [e]וּשְׁמֵ֥י
ū-šə-mê
and the heavenConj-w | N-mpc
8064 [e]הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם
haš-šā-ma-yim
of heavensArt | N-mp
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
cannotAdv-NegPrt
3557 [e]יְכַלְכְּלֻ֑הוּ
yə-ḵal-kə-lu-hū;
contain HimV-Piel-Imperf-3mp | 3ms
4310 [e]וּמִ֤י
ū-mî
then whoConj-w | Interrog
589 [e]אֲנִי֙
’ă-nî
[am] IPro-1cs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
’ă-šer
thatPro-r
1129 [e]אֶבְנֶה־
’eḇ-neh-
I should buildV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
  לּ֣וֹ
lōw
HimPrep | 3ms
1004 [e]בַ֔יִת
ḇa-yiṯ,
a templeN-ms
3588 [e]כִּ֖י
exceptConj
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
exceptConj
6999 [e]לְהַקְטִ֥יר
lə-haq-ṭîr
to burn sacrificePrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
6440 [e]לְפָנָֽיו׃
lə-p̄ā-nāw.
before HimPrep-l | N-cpc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
דברי הימים ב 2:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וּמִ֤י יַעֲצָר־כֹּ֙חַ֙ לִבְנֹֽות־לֹ֣ו בַ֔יִת כִּ֧י הַשָּׁמַ֛יִם וּשְׁמֵ֥י הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם לֹ֣א יְכַלְכְּלֻ֑הוּ וּמִ֤י אֲנִי֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר אֶבְנֶה־לֹּ֣ו בַ֔יִת כִּ֖י אִם־לְהַקְטִ֥יר לְפָנָֽיו׃

דברי הימים ב 2:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ומי יעצר־כח לבנות־לו בית כי השמים ושמי השמים לא יכלכלהו ומי אני אשר אבנה־לו בית כי אם־להקטיר לפניו׃

דברי הימים ב 2:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ומי יעצר־כח לבנות־לו בית כי השמים ושמי השמים לא יכלכלהו ומי אני אשר אבנה־לו בית כי אם־להקטיר לפניו׃

דברי הימים ב 2:6 Hebrew Bible
ומי יעצר כח לבנות לו בית כי השמים ושמי השמים לא יכלכלהו ומי אני אשר אבנה לו בית כי אם להקטיר לפניו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"But who is able to build a house for Him, for the heavens and the highest heavens cannot contain Him? So who am I, that I should build a house for Him, except to burn incense before Him?

King James Bible
But who is able to build him an house, seeing the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain him? who am I then, that I should build him an house, save only to burn sacrifice before him?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But who is able to build a temple for Him, since even heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain Him? Who am I then that I should build a temple for Him except as a place to burn incense before Him?
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