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1 Kings 8:1 CEB

Solomon dedicates the temple

1 Then Solomon assembled Israel's elders, all the tribal leaders, and the chiefs of Israel's clans at Jerusalem to bring up the chest containing the LORD's covenant from David's City Zion.

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      • a 8:2 - September–October, Tishrei; Ethanim is a month from a Canaanite calendar.
      • b 8:29 - Or <i>for, regarding</i>; also used in several verses that follow
      • c 8:31 - Heb uncertain
      • d 8:35 - Or <i>answered them</i>
      • e 8:37 - LXX <i>one of</i>; MT <i>in the land of their gates</i>
      • f 8:47 - Heb adds <i>in the land they are held captive.</i>
      • g 8:66 - The second seven-day celebration (see 2 Chron 7:8-9); but contrast LXX.