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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 1 Kings 8:12 - 21
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 8
8:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud;
 
8:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I have indeed built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever."
 
8:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
While the whole assembly of Israel was standing there, the king turned around and blessed them.
 
8:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then he said: "Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, who with his own hand has fulfilled what he promised with his own mouth to my father David. For he said,
 
8:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
'Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel to have a temple built for my Name to be there, but I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.'
 
8:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
 
8:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But the LORD said to my father David, 'Because it was in your heart to build a temple for my Name, you did well to have this in your heart.
 
8:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Nevertheless, you are not the one to build the temple, but your son, who is your own flesh and blood - he is the one who will build the temple for my Name.'
 
8:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"The LORD has kept the promise he made: I have succeeded David my father and now I sit on the throne of Israel, just as the LORD promised, and I have built the temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
 
8:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I have provided a place there for the ark, in which is the covenant of the LORD that he made with our fathers when he brought them out of Egypt."
 
 

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