Parallel Bible results for 1 Kings 8:16-24

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1 Kings 8:16-24

CEBA 16 ‘From the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt I haven't selected a city from any Israelite tribe as a site for the building of a temple for my name. But now I have chosen David to be over 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.' CEBA 17 My father David wanted to build a temple for the name of the LORD, Israel's God. NIV 17 "My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel. CEBA 18 "But the LORD said to my father David, ‘It is very good that you thought to build a temple for my name. 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. CEBA 19 Nevertheless, you yourself won't build that temple. Instead, your very own son 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.' CEBA 20 The LORD has kept his promise—I have succeeded my father David on Israel's throne just as the LORD said, and I have built the temple for the name of the LORD, Israel's God. 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. CEBA 21 There I've placed the chest that contains the covenant that the LORD made with our ancestors 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." CEBA 22 Solomon stood before the LORD's altar in front of the entire Israelite assembly and, spreading out his hands toward the sky, NIV 22 Then Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in front of the whole assembly of Israel, spread out his hands toward heaven CEBA 23 he said: LORD God of Israel, there's no god like you in heaven above or on earth below. You keep the covenant and show loyalty to your servants who walk before you with all their heart. NIV 23 and said: "O LORD, God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven above or on earth below--you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way. CEBA 24 This is the covenant you kept with your servant David, my father, which you promised him. Today, you have fulfilled what you promised. NIV 24 You have kept your promise to your servant David my father; with your mouth you have promised and with your hand you have fulfilled it--as it is today.