1 Kings 8:13

“I have surely built thee an house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 8:13

I haue surely built thee an house to dwel in, a setled place for thee to abide in for euer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I have surely built You a lofty house, A place for Your dwelling forever."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I have surely built thee a house of habitation, a place for thee to dwell in for ever.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So I have made for you a living-place, a house in which you may be for ever present.
- Basic English Bible

I have indeed built a house of habitation for thee, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
- Darby Bible

I have surely built thee a house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
- Webster's Bible

I have surely built you a house of habitation, a place for you to dwell in forever."
- World English Bible

I have surely built a house of habitation for Thee; a fixed place for Thine abiding to the ages.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

I have surely built Thee a house of habitation, a place for Thee to dwell in for ever.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 8:13

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 8:13


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.

8:14 Turned - From the temple to the body of the congregation.Stood - In token of reverence, and of their readiness to receive theblessing.


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