1 Kings 8:14

“And the king turned his face about, and blessed all the congregation of Israel: (and all the congregation of Israel stood;)”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the King turned his face about, and blessed all the Congregation of Israel: (and all the Congregation of Israel stood.)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the king faced about and blessed all the assembly of Israel, while all the assembly of Israel was standing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the king turned his face about, and blessed all the assembly of Israel: and all the assembly of Israel stood.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then, turning his face about, the king gave a blessing to all the men of Israel; and they were all on their feet together.
- Basic English Bible

And the king turned his face, and blessed the whole congregation of Israel; and the whole congregation of Israel stood.
- Darby Bible

And the king turned his face about, and blessed all the congregation of Israel: and all the congregation of Israel were standing.
- Webster's Bible

The king turned his face about, and blessed all the assembly of Israel: and all the assembly of Israel stood.
- World English Bible

And the king turneth round his face, and blesseth the whole assembly of Israel; and all the assembly of Israel is standing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the king turned his face about, and blessed all the congregation of Israel; and all the congregation of Israel stood.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 8:14


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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