1 Kings 8:11

“So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 8:11

So that the Priests could not stand to minister, because of the cloud: for the glory of the Lord had filled the house of the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD filled the house of the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

so that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud; for the glory of Jehovah filled the house of Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that the priests were not able to keep their places to do their work because of the cloud, for the house of the Lord was full of the glory of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

and the priests could not stand to do their service because of the cloud; for the glory of Jehovah had filled the house of Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

so that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud; for the glory of Yahweh filled the house of Yahweh.
- World English Bible

and the priests have not been able to stand to minister because of the cloud, for the honour of Jehovah hath filled the house of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

so that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud; for the glory of the LORD filled the house of the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 8:11

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 8:11


8:9 Nothing - Strictly and properly: but in a more large sense,the pot of manna, and Aaron's rod were also in it, #Heb 9:4|,that is, by it, in the most holy place, before the ark of thetestimony, where God commanded Moses to put them.

8:10 The cloud - The usual token of God's glorious presence.Filled - In testimony of his gracious acceptance of this work, and theirservice; and to beget an awe and reverence in them, and in all others,when they approach to God.

8:12 Then spake - Perceiving both priests and people struck withwonder at this darkness, he minds them, that this was no sign of God'sdisfavour, as some might possibly imagine; but a token of his approbation,and special presence among them. Said - He hath declared, that he wouldmanifest his presence with, and dwelling among his people, by a dark cloud,in which he would appear.


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