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1 Kings 8:7-15 CEBA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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7 The winged creatures spread their wings over the place where the chest rested, covering the chest and its carrying poles. 7 The cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and overshadowed the ark and its carrying poles.
8 The carrying poles were so long that their tips could be seen from the holy place in front of the inner sanctuary, though they weren't visible from outside. They are still there today. 8 These poles were so long that their ends could be seen from the Holy Place in front of the inner sanctuary, but not from outside the Holy Place; and they are still there today.
9 Nothing was in the chest except the two stone tablets Moses had placed there while at Horeb, where the LORD made a covenant with the Israelites after they left Egypt. 9 There was nothing in the ark except the two stone tablets that Moses had placed in it at Horeb, where the LORD made a covenant with the Israelites after they came out of Egypt.
10 When the priests left the holy place, the cloud filled the LORD's temple, 10 When the priests withdrew from the Holy Place, the cloud filled the temple of the LORD.
11 and the priests were unable to carry out their duties due to the cloud because the LORD's glory filled the LORD's temple. 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 said that he would live in a dark cloud, 12 Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud;
13 but I have indeed built you a lofty temple as a place where you can live forever." 13 I have indeed built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever."
14 The king turned around, and while the entire assembly of Israel was standing there, he blessed them, 14 While the whole assembly of Israel was standing there, the king turned around and blessed them.
15 saying, “Bless Israel's God, the LORD, who spoke directly to my father David and now has kept his promise: 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,