11ThenSolomonassembled the elders of Israel and all2the heads of the tribes, the leaders of the fathers' households of the sons of Israel, to KingSolomon in Jerusalem, 3to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD from 4the city of David, which is Zion.
2All the men of Israelassembled themselves to KingSolomon at 5the feast, in the monthEthanim, which is the seventhmonth.
Then all the elders of Israelcame, and 6the prieststook up the ark.
They brought up the ark of the LORD and 7the tent of meeting and all the holyutensils, which were in the tent, and the priests and the Levitesbrought them up.
And KingSolomon and all the congregation of Israel, who were assembled to him, 8were with him before the ark, sacrificingasomanysheep and oxen they could not be counted or numbered.
Then 9the priestsbrought the ark of the covenant of the LORD10to its place, into the innersanctuary of the house, to the mostholyplace, 11under the wings of the cherubim.