1 Thus all the work that Shlomo did for the house of the LORD was finished. Shlomo brought in the things that David his father had dedicated, even the silver, and the gold, and all the vessels, and put them in the treasuries of the house of God.
2 Then Shlomo assembled the Zakenim of Yisra'el, and all the heads of the tribes, the princes of the fathers' [houses] of the children of Yisra'el, to Yerushalayim, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Tziyon.
3 nd all the men of Yisra'el assembled themselves to the king at the feast, which was [in] the seventh month.
4 All the Zakenim of Yisra'el came: and the Levites took up the ark;
5 and they brought up the ark, and the tent of meeting, and all the holy vessels that were in the Tent; these did the Kohanim the Levites bring up.
6 King Shlomo and all the congregation of Yisra'el, that were assembled to him, were before the ark, sacrificing sheep and oxen, that could not be counted nor numbered for multitude.
7 The Kohanim brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD to its place, into the oracle of the house, to the most holy place, even under the wings of the Keruvim.
8 For the Keruvim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the Keruvim covered the ark and the poles of it above.
9 The poles were so long that the ends of the poles were seen from the ark before the oracle; but they were not seen outside: and there it is to this day.
10 There was nothing in the ark save the two tables which Moshe put [there] at Horev, when the LORD made a covenant with the children of Yisra'el, when they came out of Mitzrayim.
11 It happened, when the Kohanim were come out of the holy place, (for all the Kohanim who were present had sanctified themselves, and did not keep their courses;
12 also the Levites who were the singers, all of them, even Asaf, Heman, Yedutun, and their sons and their brothers, arrayed in fine linen, with cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them one hundred twenty Kohanim sounding with trumpets;)
13 it happened, when the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the LORD; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and praised the LORD, [saying], For he is good; for his lovingkindness endures forever; that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the LORD,
14 so that the Kohanim could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD filled the house of God.