1 Kings 3:8

“And thy servant is in the midst of thy people which thou hast chosen, a great people, that cannot be numbered nor counted for multitude.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And thy seruant is in the midst of thy people which thou hast chosen, a great people, that cannot be numbred, nor counted for multitude.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Your servant is in the midst of Your people which You have chosen, a great people who are too many to be numbered or counted.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thy servant is in the midst of thy people which thou hast chosen, a great people, that cannot be numbered nor counted for multitude.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And your servant has round him the people of your selection, a people so great that they may not be numbered, and no account of them may be given.
- Basic English Bible

And thy servant is in the midst of thy people which thou hast chosen, a great people, that cannot be numbered nor counted for multitude.
- Darby Bible

And thy servant is in the midst of thy people which thou hast chosen, a great people, that cannot be numbered nor counted for multitude.
- Webster's Bible

Your servant is in the midst of your people which you have chosen, a great people, that can't be numbered nor counted for multitude.
- World English Bible

and Thy servant [is] in the midst of thy people, whom Thou hast chosen, a people numerous, that is not numbered nor counted for multitude,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Thy servant is in the midst of Thy people which Thou hast chosen, a great people, that cannot be numbered nor counted for multitude.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 3:8


3:8 In the midst - Is set over them to rule and guide them.A metaphor from the overseer of divers workmen, who usually is in the midstof them, that he may the better observe how each of them discharges hisoffice. Chosen - Thy peculiar people, whom thou takest special care of,and therefore wilt expect a more punctual account of my government of them.


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