1 Kings 8:34

“Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them again unto the land which thou gavest unto their fathers.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 8:34

Then heare thou in heauen, and forgiue the sinne of thy people Israel, and bring them againe vnto the land, which thou gauest vnto their fathers.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

then hear in heaven, and forgive the sin of Your people Israel, and bring them back to the land which You gave to their fathers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

then hear thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them again unto the land which thou gavest unto their fathers.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then give ear in heaven, and let the sin of your people Israel have forgiveness, and take them back again into the land which you gave to their fathers.
- Basic English Bible

then hear thou in the heavens, and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them again unto the land that thou gavest unto their fathers.
- Darby Bible

Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them again to the land which thou gavest to their fathers.
- Webster's Bible

then hear in heaven, and forgive the sin of your people Israel, and bring them again to the land which you gave to their fathers.
- World English Bible

then thou dost hear in the heavens, and hast forgiven the sin of Thy people Israel, and brought them back unto the ground that Thou gavest to their fathers.
- Youngs Literal Bible

then hear Thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of Thy people Israel, and bring them back unto the land which Thou gavest unto their fathers.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 8:34

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 8:34


8:32 His way - The just recompence of his wicked action.Give him, &c. - To vindicate him, and manifest his integrity.

8:33 Confess - Give glory to thy name, by acknowledging their sins,and by justice; and by accepting the punishment of their iniquity; and bytrusting to thy power and goodness alone, for their deliverance.

8:35 Heaven - The lower heaven in which the clouds are.Shut up - Heaven is compared to a great store - house in God's keeping,out of which nothing can be had, so long as it is close shut up.

8:36 Good way - The way, of their duty, which is good in itself; andboth delightful and profitable, to those that walk in it. Give rain - Theorder of Solomon's prayer is very observable; first and chiefly, heprays for their repentance and forgiveness, which is the chief blessing,and the only solid foundation of all other mercies: and then he prays fortemporal mercies; thereby teaching us what to desire principally in ourprayers; which also Christ hath taught us in his perfect prayer; whereinthere is but one petition for outward, and all the rest are for spiritualblessings.


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