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2 Chronicles 5

NLT 1 So Solomon finished all his work on the Temple of the . Then he brought all the gifts his father, David, had dedicated—the silver, the gold, and the various articles—and he stored them in the treasuries of the Temple of God. NIV 1 When all the work Solomon had done for the temple of the LORD was finished, he brought in the things his father David had dedicated--the silver and gold and all the furnishings--and he placed them in the treasuries of God's temple. NLT 2 Solomon then summoned to Jerusalem the elders of Israel and all the heads of tribes—the leaders of the ancestral families of Israel. They were to bring the Ark of the ’s Covenant to the Temple from its location in the City of David, also known as Zion. NIV 2 Then Solomon summoned to 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. NLT 3 So all the men of Israel assembled before the king at the annual Festival of Shelters, which is held in early autumn. NIV 3 And all the men of Israel came together to the king at the time of the festival in the seventh month. NLT 4 When all the elders of Israel arrived, the Levites picked up the Ark. NIV 4 When all the elders of Israel had arrived, the Levites took up the ark, NLT 5 The priests and Levites brought up the Ark along with the special tent and all the sacred items that had been in it. NIV 5 and they brought up the ark and the Tent of Meeting and all the sacred furnishings in it. The priests, who were Levites, carried them up; NLT 6 There, before the Ark, King Solomon and the entire community of Israel sacrificed so many sheep, goats, and cattle that no one could keep count! NIV 6 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. NLT 7 Then the priests carried the Ark of the ’s Covenant into the inner sanctuary of the Temple—the Most Holy Place—and placed it beneath the wings of the cherubim. NIV 7 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. NLT 8 The cherubim spread their wings over the Ark, forming a canopy over the Ark and its carrying poles. NIV 8 The cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and covered the ark and its carrying poles. NLT 9 These poles were so long that their ends could be seen from the Holy Place, which is in front of the Most Holy Place, but not from the outside. They are still there to this day. NIV 9 These poles were so long that their ends, extending from the ark, could be seen from in front of the inner sanctuary, but not from outside the Holy Place; and they are still there today. NLT 10 Nothing was in the Ark except the two stone tablets that Moses had placed in it at Mount Sinai, where the made a covenant with the people of Israel when they left Egypt. NIV 10 There was nothing in the ark except the two tablets that Moses had placed in it at Horeb, where the LORD made a covenant with the Israelites after they came out of Egypt. NLT 11 Then the priests left the Holy Place. All the priests who were present had purified themselves, whether or not they were on duty that day. NIV 11 The priests then withdrew from the Holy Place. All the priests who were there had consecrated themselves, regardless of their divisions. NLT 12 And the Levites who were musicians—Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, and all their sons and brothers—were dressed in fine linen robes and stood at the east side of the altar playing cymbals, lyres, and harps. They were joined by 120 priests who were playing trumpets. NIV 12 All the Levites who were musicians--Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun and their sons and relatives--stood on the east side of the altar, dressed in fine linen and playing cymbals, harps and lyres. They were accompanied by 120 priests sounding trumpets. NLT 13 The trumpeters and singers performed together in unison to praise and give thanks to the . Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals, and other instruments, they raised their voices and praised the with these words: “He is good! His faithful love endures forever!” At that moment a thick cloud filled the Temple of the . NIV 13 The trumpeters and singers joined in unison, as with one voice, to give praise and thanks to the LORD. Accompanied by trumpets, cymbals and other instruments, they raised their voices in praise to the LORD and sang: "He is good; his love endures forever." Then the temple of the LORD was filled with a cloud, NLT 14 The priests could not continue their service because of the cloud, for the glorious presence of the filled the Temple of God. NIV 14 and the priests could not perform their service because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD filled the temple of God.