1 Kings 8:12

“ Then spake Solomon; The Lord said that hee would dwell in the thicke darkenesse.”

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Other Translations for 1 Kings 8:12

Then spake Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.
- King James Version

Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then spake Solomon, Jehovah hath said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Solomon said, O Lord, to the sun you have given the heaven for a living-place, but your living-place was not seen by men;
- Basic English Bible

Then said Solomon: Jehovah said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.
- Darby Bible

Then spoke Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.
- Webster's Bible

Then Solomon said, "Yahweh has said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.
- World English Bible

Then said Solomon, `Jehovah hath said to dwell in thick darkness;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then spoke Solomon: The LORD hath said that He would dwell in the thick darkness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Commentary for 1 Kings 8:12

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 8:12

8:12 Then spake - Perceiving both priests and people struck withwonder at this darkness, he minds them, that this was no sign of God'sdisfavour, as some might possibly imagine; but a token of his approbation,and special presence among them. Said - He hath declared, that he wouldmanifest his presence with, and dwelling among his people, by a dark cloud,in which he would appear.


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