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2 Chronicles 5 NAS

The Ark Is Brought into the Temple

1 1Thus all the work that Solomon performed for the house of the LORD was finished. And Solomon brought in the 2things that David his father had dedicated, even the silver and the gold and all the utensils, and put them in the treasuries of the house of God.

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    • a 5:1 - Lit "dedicated things of David,"
      2 3Then Solomon assembled to Jerusalem the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the leaders of the fathers' households of the sons of Israel, 4to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of the city of David, which is Zion.

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      3 5All the men of Israel assembled themselves to the king at 6the feast, that is in the seventh month.

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      4 Then all the elders of Israel came, and 7the Levites took up the ark.

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      5 They brought up the ark and the tent of meeting and all the holy utensils which were in the tent; the Levitical priests brought them up.
      6 And King Solomon and all the congregation of Israel who were assembled with him before the ark, were sacrificing so many sheep and oxen that they could not be counted or numbered.

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        • b 5:6 - Lit "sheep...numbered for multitude"
          7 Then the priests brought the ark of the covenant of the LORD to its place, into the inner sanctuary of the house, to the holy of holies, under the wings of the cherubim.
          8 For the cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark, so that the cherubim made a covering over the ark and its poles.

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            • c 5:8 - Lit "poles above"
              9 The poles were so long that 8the ends of the poles of the ark could be seen in front of the inner sanctuary, but they could not be seen outside; and they are there to this day.

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              10 9There was nothing in the ark except the two tablets which Moses put there at Horeb, where the LORD made a covenant with the sons of Israel, when they came out of Egypt.

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              The Glory of God Fills the Temple

              11 When the priests came forth from the holy place (for all the priests who were present had sanctified themselves, without regard 10to divisions ),

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              12 and all the Levitical singers, 11Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and their sons and kinsmen, clothed in fine linen, 12with cymbals, harps and lyres, standing east of the altar, and with them one hundred and twenty priests 13blowing trumpets

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              13 in unison when the trumpeters and the singers were to make themselves heard with one voice to praise and to glorify the LORD, and when they lifted up their voice 14accompanied by trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and when they praised the LORD saying, "15 He indeed is good for His lovingkindness is everlasting," then the house, the house of the LORD, was filled with a cloud,

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              14 so that the priests could not stand to minister because * of the cloud, for 16the glory of the LORD filled the house of God.

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              Study tools for 2 Chronicles 5

              • a 5:1 - Lit "dedicated things of David,"
              • b 5:6 - Lit "sheep...numbered for multitude"
              • c 5:8 - Lit "poles above"
              • d 5:9 - Lit "it is"