1 Kings 9:1-13 NAS

God's Promise and Warning

1 1Now it came about when Solomon had finished building the house of the LORD, and 2the king's house, and 3all athat Solomon desired to do,

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    • Ć 9:1 - Lit "Solomon's desire which he was pleased to do"
      2 that 4the LORD appeared to Solomon a second time, as He had appeared to him at Gibeon.

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      3 The LORD said to him, "5I have heard your prayer and your supplication, which you have made before Me; I have consecrated this house which you have built 6by putting My name there forever *, and 7My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually *.

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      4 "As for you, 8if you will walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,

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      5 then 9I will establish the throne of your kingdom over Israel forever, just as I bpromised to your father David, saying, 'cYou shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.'

      References for 1 Kings 9:5

        • ć 9:5 - Lit "spoke"
        • Ĉ 9:5 - Lit "There shall not be cut off to you a man"
          6 "10But if you or your sons indeed turn away from following Me, and do not keep My commandments and My statutes which I have set before you, and go and serve other gods and worship them,

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          7 11then I will cut off Israel from the land which I have given them, and 12the house which I have consecrated for My name, I will dcast out of My sight. So 13Israel will become a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

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          8 "And this house will become e14a heap of ruins; everyone who passes by will be astonished and hiss and say, '15Why * has the LORD done thus to this land and to this house?'

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          9 "And they will say, '16Because * they forsook the LORD their God, who brought their fathers out of the land of Egypt, and adopted other gods and worshiped them and served them, therefore * the LORD has brought all this adversity on them.' "

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          Cities Given to Hiram

          10 17It came about 18at the end of twenty years in which Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD and the king's house

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          11 (Hiram king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with cedar and cypress timber and gold according to all his desire ), then King Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
          12 So Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him, and they fdid not please * him.

          References for 1 Kings 9:12

            • ċ 9:12 - Lit "were not right in his sight"
              13 He said, "What are these cities which you have given me, my brother?" So gthey were called the land of h19Cabul to this day.

              References for 1 Kings 9:13

                • Č 9:13 - Lit "he called them"
                • č 9:13 - I.e. as good as nothing