1 Kings 9:1-9 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.'

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        • 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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