1 Kings 8:45

“Then hear thou in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 8:45

Then heare thou in heauen their prayer & their supplication, and mainteine their cause.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

then hear in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

then hear thou in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give ear in heaven to their prayer and their cry for grace, and see right done to them.
- Basic English Bible

then hear thou in the heavens their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their right.
- Darby Bible

Then hear thou in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
- Webster's Bible

then hear in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
- World English Bible

then Thou hast heard in the heavens their prayer and their supplication, and hast maintained their cause.
- Youngs Literal Bible

then hear Thou in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 8:45

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 8:45


8:43 Calleth for - Agreeable to thy will and word. It is observable,that his prayer for the strangers is more large, and comprehensive, than forthe Israelites; that thereby he might both shew his public - spiritedness,and encourage strangers to the worship of the true God. Thus early were theindications of God's favour, toward the sinners of the Gentiles.As there was then one law for the native and for the stranger, so therewas one gospel for both.

8:44 To battle - In a just cause, and by thy warrant or commission.Shall pray - Whereby he instructs them, that they should not trust, eitherto the strength or justice of their arms, but only to God's help andblessing. Chosen - For thy dwelling - place, and the seat of thy temple.Towards the house - For to it they were to turn their faces in prayer; toprofess themselves worshippers of the true God, in opposition to idols; andto strengthen their faith in God's promises and covenant, the tables whereofwere contained in that house. Soldiers in the field must not think itenough that others pray for them: they must pray for themselves. And theyare here encouraged to expect a gracious answer. Praying should always goalong with fighting.


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