1 Kings 8:2

“And all the men of Israel assembled themselves unto king Solomon at the feast in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And all the men of Israel assembled themselues vnto king Solomon, at the feast, in the moneth Ethanim, which is the seuenth moneth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All the men of Israel assembled themselves to King Solomon at the feast, in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And all the men of Israel assembled themselves unto king Solomon at the feast, in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And all the men of Israel came together to King Solomon at the feast, in the month Ethanim, the seventh month.
- Basic English Bible

And all the men of Israel assembled themselves to king Solomon at the feast in the month Ethanim, that is, the seventh month.
- Darby Bible

And all the men of Israel assembled themselves to king Solomon at the feast in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
- Webster's Bible

All the men of Israel assembled themselves to king Solomon at the feast, in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
- World English Bible

and all the men of Israel are assembled unto king Solomon, in the month of Ethanim, in the festival -- [is] the seventh month.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And all the men of Israel assembled themselves unto king Solomon at the feast, in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 8:2


8:2 All Israel - Not only the chief men, but a vast number of thecommon people. The feast - The feast of the dedication, to whichSolomon had invited them. Seventh month - Which time he chose withrespect to his peoples convenience, because now they had gathered in alltheir fruits, and were come up to Jerusalem, to celebrate the feast oftabernacles. But the temple was not finished till the eighth month,chap.#6:38|, how then could he invite them in the seventh month? Thiswas the seventh month of the next year. For although the house in allits parts was finished the year before, yet the utensils of it were notthen fully finished: and many preparations were to be made for this greatand extraordinary occasion.


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