1 Kings 8:26

“And now, O God of Israel, let thy word, I pray thee, be verified, which thou spakest unto thy servant David my father.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 8:26

And now, O God of Israel, let thy worde (I pray thee) bee verified, which thou spakest vnto thy seruant Dauid my father.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now therefore, O God of Israel, let Your word, I pray, be confirmed which You have spoken to Your servant, my father David.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now therefore, O God of Israel, let thy word, I pray thee, be verified, which thou spakest unto thy servant David my father.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So now, O God of Israel, it is my prayer that you will make your word come true which you said to your servant David, my father.
- Basic English Bible

And now, O God of Israel, let thy words, I pray thee, be verified, which thou hast spoken unto thy servant David my father.
- Darby Bible

And now, O God of Israel, let thy word, I pray thee, be verified, which thou didst speak to thy servant David my father.
- Webster's Bible

Now therefore, God of Israel, please let your word be verified, which you spoke to your servant David my father.
- World English Bible

`And now, O God of Israel, let it be established, I pray Thee, Thy word which Thou hast spoken to Thy servant, David my father.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now therefore, O God of Israel, let Thy word, I pray Thee, be verified, which Thou didst speak unto Thy servant David my father.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 8:26

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 8:26


8:24 Hast kept - That branch of thy promise concerning the buildingof this house by David's son.

8:25 Keep - Make good the other branch of thy promise.

8:27 But will - Is it possible that the great, and high, and loftyGod should stoop so low, as to take up his dwelling amongst men?The heaven - All this vast space of the visible heaven.And heaven, &c. - The third and highest, and therefore the largest heaven,called the heaven of heavens for its eminency and comprehensiveness.Contain - For thy essence reacheth far beyond them, being omnipresent.Much less - This house therefore was not built as if it wereproportionable to thy greatness, or could contain thee, but only thattherein we might serve and glorify thee.

8:28 Yet - Tho' thou art not comprehended within this place, yet shewthyself to be graciously present here, by accepting and granting my presentrequests here tendered unto thee.


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