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Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

2 Chronicles 6:6

 

 

but I have chosen Jerusalem that My name might be there, and I have chosen David to be over My people Israel.'

Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers

(6) But (and) I have chosen Jerusalem.—Some MSS. omit this verse.


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Ellicott, Charles John. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 6:6". "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/2-chronicles-6.html. 1905.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.
But I have chosen Jerusalem
This clause is also not found in Kings. Jerusalem was expressly marked out, by the building of the temple, to be the centre of the worship of Israel; as Jehovah had before spoken by Moses: see the parallel passages.
12:13; Psalms 48:1; 78:68-70; 132:13; Isaiah 14:32
chosen David
1 Samuel 16:1; 1 Chronicles 28:4; Psalms 89:19,20

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 6:6". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-chronicles-6.html.

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