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1 Kings 9:1 NIV

The LORD Appears to Solomon

1 When Solomon had finished building the temple of the LORD and the royal palace, and had achieved all he had desired to do,

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  • a 9:6 - The Hebrew is plural.
  • b 9:6 - The Hebrew is plural.
  • c 9:8 - See some Septuagint manuscripts, Old Latin, Syriac, Arabic and Targum; Hebrew "And though this temple is now imposing, all"
  • d 9:13 - "Kabul" sounds like the Hebrew for "good-for-nothing."
  • e 9:14 - That is, about 4 1/2 tons or about 4 metric tons
  • f 9:15 - Or "the Millo" ; also in verse 24
  • g 9:18 - The Hebrew may also be read "Tamar."
  • h 9:19 - Or "charioteers"
  • i 9:21 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
  • j 9:26 - Or "the Sea of Reeds"
  • k 9:28 - That is, about 16 tons or about 14 metric tons