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1 Kings 5:5 NIV

5 I intend, therefore, to build a temple for the Name of the LORD my God, as the LORD told my father David, when he said, ‘Your son whom I will put on the throne in your place will build the temple for my Name.’

References for 1 Kings 5:5

Study tools for 1 Kings 5:5

  • a 5:11 - That is, probably about 3,600 tons or about 3,250 metric tons
  • b 5:11 - Septuagint (see also 2 Chron. 2:10); Hebrew "twenty cors"
  • c 5:11 - That is, about 120,000 gallons or about 440,000 liters
  • d 5:16 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 2 Chron. 2:2,18) "thirty-six hundred"