1 Kings 8:11-21 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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11 so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD filled the house of the LORD. 11 And the priests could not perform their service because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD filled his temple.
12 Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud. 12 Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud;
13 "I have surely built You a lofty house, A place for Your dwelling forever." 13 I have indeed built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever."
14 Then the king faced about and blessed all the assembly of Israel, while all the assembly of Israel was standing. 14 While the whole assembly of Israel was standing there, the king turned around and blessed them.
15 He said, "Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who spoke with His mouth to my father David and has fulfilled it with His hand, saying, 15 Then he said: "Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, who with his own hand has fulfilled what he promised with his own mouth to my father David. For he said,
16 'Since the day that I brought My people Israel from Egypt, I did not choose a city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house that My name might be there, but I chose David to be over My people Israel.' 16 'Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel to have a temple built for my Name to be there, but I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.'
17 "Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel. 17 "My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
18 "But the LORD said to my father David, 'Because it was in your heart to build a house for My name, you did well that it was in your heart. 18 But the LORD said to my father David, 'Because it was in your heart to build a temple for my Name, you did well to have this in your heart.
19 'Nevertheless you shall not build the house, but your son who will be born to you, he will build the house for My name.' 19 Nevertheless, you are not the one to build the temple, but your son, who is your own flesh and blood--he is the one who will build the temple for my Name.'
20 "Now the LORD has fulfilled His word which He spoke; for I have risen in place of my father David and sit on the throne of Israel, as the LORD promised, and have built the house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel. 20 "The LORD has kept the promise he made: I have succeeded David my father and now I sit on the throne of Israel, just as the LORD promised, and I have built the temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
21 "There I have set a place for the ark, in which is the covenant of the LORD, which He made with our fathers when He brought them from the land of Egypt." 21 I have provided a place there for the ark, in which is the covenant of the LORD that he made with our fathers when he brought them out of Egypt."