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1 Kings 8:1-21

NIV 1 Then King Solomon summoned into his presence at Jerusalem the elders of Israel, all the heads of the tribes and the chiefs of the Israelite families, to bring up the ark of the LORD's covenant from Zion, the City of David. NIV 1 Then King Solomon summoned into his presence at Jerusalem the elders of Israel, all the heads of the tribes and the chiefs of the Israelite families, to bring up the ark of the LORD's covenant from Zion, the City of David. NIV 2 All the men of Israel came together to King Solomon at the time of the festival in the month of Ethanim, the seventh month. NIV 2 All the men of Israel came together to King Solomon at the time of the festival in the month of Ethanim, the seventh month. NIV 3 When all the elders of Israel had arrived, the priests took up the ark, NIV 3 When all the elders of Israel had arrived, the priests took up the ark, NIV 4 and they brought up the ark of the LORD and the Tent of Meeting and all the sacred furnishings in it. The priests and Levites carried them up, NIV 4 and they brought up the ark of the LORD and the Tent of Meeting and all the sacred furnishings in it. The priests and Levites carried them up, NIV 5 and King Solomon and the entire assembly of Israel that had gathered about him were before the ark, sacrificing so many sheep and cattle that they could not be recorded or counted. NIV 5 and King Solomon and the entire assembly of Israel that had gathered about him were before the ark, sacrificing so many sheep and cattle that they could not be recorded or counted. NIV 6 The priests then brought the ark of the LORD's covenant to its place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, the Most Holy Place, and put it beneath the wings of the cherubim. NIV 6 The priests then brought the ark of the LORD's covenant to its place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, the Most Holy Place, and put it beneath the wings of the cherubim. NIV 7 The cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and overshadowed the ark and its carrying poles. NIV 7 The cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and overshadowed the ark and its carrying poles. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 10 When the priests withdrew from the Holy Place, the cloud filled the temple of the LORD. NIV 10 When the priests withdrew from the Holy Place, the cloud filled the temple of the LORD. NIV 11 And the priests could not perform their service because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD filled his temple. NIV 11 And the priests could not perform their service because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD filled his temple. NIV 12 Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud; NIV 12 Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud; NIV 13 I have indeed built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever." NIV 13 I have indeed built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever." NIV 14 While the whole assembly of Israel was standing there, the king turned around and blessed them. NIV 14 While the whole assembly of Israel was standing there, the king turned around and blessed them. NIV 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, NIV 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, NIV 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.' NIV 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.' NIV 17 "My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel. NIV 17 "My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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.' NIV 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.' NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 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." NIV 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."