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2 Chronicles 6

TNIV 1 Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud; NIV 1 Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud; TNIV 2 I have built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever." NIV 2 I have built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever." TNIV 3 While the whole assembly of Israel was standing there, the king turned around and blessed them. NIV 3 While the whole assembly of Israel was standing there, the king turned around and blessed them. TNIV 4 Then he said: "Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, who with his hands has fulfilled what he promised with his mouth to my father David. For he said, NIV 4 Then he said: "Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, who with his hands has fulfilled what he promised with his mouth to my father David. For he said, TNIV 5 'Since the day I brought my people out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city in any tribe of Israel to have a temple built so that my Name might be there, nor have I chosen anyone to be ruler over my people Israel. NIV 5 'Since the day I brought my people 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, nor have I chosen anyone to be the leader over my people Israel. TNIV 6 But now I have chosen Jerusalem for my Name to be there, and I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.' NIV 6 But now I have chosen Jerusalem for my Name to be there, and I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.' TNIV 7 "My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel. NIV 7 "My father David had it in his heart to build a temple for the Name of the LORD, the God of Israel. TNIV 8 But the LORD said to my father David, 'You did well to have it in your heart to build a temple for my Name. NIV 8 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. TNIV 9 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 9 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.' TNIV 10 "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 10 "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. TNIV 11 There I have placed the ark, in which is the covenant of the LORD that he made with the people of Israel." NIV 11 There I have placed the ark, in which is the covenant of the LORD that he made with the people of Israel." TNIV 12 Then Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in front of the whole assembly of Israel and spread out his hands. NIV 12 Then Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in front of the whole assembly of Israel and spread out his hands. TNIV 13 Now he had made a bronze platform, five cubits long, five cubits wide and three cubits high, and had placed it in the center of the outer court. He stood on the platform and then knelt down before the whole assembly of Israel and spread out his hands toward heaven. NIV 13 Now he had made a bronze platform, five cubits long, five cubits wide and three cubits high, and had placed it in the center of the outer court. He stood on the platform and then knelt down before the whole assembly of Israel and spread out his hands toward heaven. TNIV 14 He said: "LORD, the God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven or on earth--you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way. NIV 14 He said: "O LORD, God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven or on earth--you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way. TNIV 15 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. NIV 15 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. TNIV 16 "Now LORD, the God of Israel, keep for your servant David my father the promises you made to him when you said, 'You shall never fail to have a successor to sit before me on the throne of Israel, if only your descendants are careful in all they do to walk before me according to my law, as you have done.' NIV 16 "Now LORD, God of Israel, keep for your servant David my father the promises you made to him when you said, 'You shall never fail to have a man to sit before me on the throne of Israel, if only your sons are careful in all they do to walk before me according to my law, as you have done.' TNIV 17 And now, LORD, the God of Israel, let your word that you promised your servant David come true. NIV 17 And now, O LORD, God of Israel, let your word that you promised your servant David come true. TNIV 18 "But will God really dwell on earth with human beings? The heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built! NIV 18 "But will God really dwell on earth with men? The heavens, even the highest heavens, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built! TNIV 19 Yet, LORD my God, give attention to your servant's prayer and his plea for mercy. Hear the cry and the prayer that your servant is praying in your presence. NIV 19 Yet give attention to your servant's prayer and his plea for mercy, O LORD my God. Hear the cry and the prayer that your servant is praying in your presence. TNIV 20 May your eyes be open toward this temple day and night, this place of which you said you would put your Name there. May you hear the prayer your servant prays toward this place. NIV 20 May your eyes be open toward this temple day and night, this place of which you said you would put your Name there. May you hear the prayer your servant prays toward this place. TNIV 21 Hear the supplications of your servant and of your people Israel when they pray toward this place. Hear from heaven, your dwelling place; and when you hear, forgive. NIV 21 Hear the supplications of your servant and of your people Israel when they pray toward this place. Hear from heaven, your dwelling place; and when you hear, forgive. TNIV 22 "When anyone wrongs their neighbor and is required to take an oath and they come and swear the oath before your altar in this temple, NIV 22 "When a man wrongs his neighbor and is required to take an oath and he comes and swears the oath before your altar in this temple, TNIV 23 then hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, condemning the guilty and bringing down on their heads what they have done, and vindicating the innocent by treating them in accordance with their innocence. NIV 23 then hear from heaven and act. Judge between your servants, repaying the guilty by bringing down on his own head what he has done. Declare the innocent not guilty and so establish his innocence. TNIV 24 "When your people Israel have been defeated by an enemy because they have sinned against you and when they turn back and give praise to your name, praying and making supplication before you in this temple, NIV 24 "When your people Israel have been defeated by an enemy because they have sinned against you and when they turn back and confess your name, praying and making supplication before you in this temple, TNIV 25 then hear from heaven and forgive the sin of your people Israel and bring them back to the land you gave to them and their ancestors. NIV 25 then hear from heaven and forgive the sin of your people Israel and bring them back to the land you gave to them and their fathers. TNIV 26 "When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain because your people have sinned against you, and when they pray toward this place and give praise to your name and turn from their sin because you have afflicted them, NIV 26 "When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain because your people have sinned against you, and when they pray toward this place and confess your name and turn from their sin because you have afflicted them, TNIV 27 then hear from heaven and forgive the sin of your servants, your people Israel. Teach them the right way to live, and send rain on the land you gave your people for an inheritance. NIV 27 then hear from heaven and forgive the sin of your servants, your people Israel. Teach them the right way to live, and send rain on the land you gave your people for an inheritance. TNIV 28 "When famine or plague comes to the land, or blight or mildew, locusts or grasshoppers, or when enemies besiege them in any of their cities, whatever disaster or disease may come, NIV 28 "When famine or plague comes to the land, or blight or mildew, locusts or grasshoppers, or when enemies besiege them in any of their cities, whatever disaster or disease may come, TNIV 29 and when a prayer or plea is made by anyone among your people Israel--being aware of their afflictions and pains, and spreading out their hands toward this temple-- NIV 29 and when a prayer or plea is made by any of your people Israel--each one aware of his afflictions and pains, and spreading out his hands toward this temple-- TNIV 30 then hear from heaven, your dwelling place. Forgive, and deal with everyone according to all they do, since you know their hearts (for you alone know the human heart), NIV 30 then hear from heaven, your dwelling place. Forgive, and deal with each man according to all he does, since you know his heart (for you alone know the hearts of men), TNIV 31 so that they will fear you and walk in obedience to you all the time they live in the land you gave our ancestors. NIV 31 so that they will fear you and walk in your ways all the time they live in the land you gave our fathers. TNIV 32 "As for foreigners who do not belong to your people Israel but have come from a distant land because of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when they come and pray toward this temple, NIV 32 "As for the foreigner who does not belong to your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when he comes and prays toward this temple, TNIV 33 then hear from heaven, your dwelling place. Do whatever the foreigner asks of you, so that all the peoples of the earth may know your name and fear you, as do your own people Israel, and may know that this house I have built bears your Name. NIV 33 then hear from heaven, your dwelling place, and do whatever the foreigner asks of you, so that all the peoples of the earth may know your name and fear you, as do your own people Israel, and may know that this house I have built bears your Name. TNIV 34 "When your people go to war against their enemies, wherever you send them, and when they pray to you toward this city you have chosen and the temple I have built for your Name, NIV 34 "When your people go to war against their enemies, wherever you send them, and when they pray to you toward this city you have chosen and the temple I have built for your Name, TNIV 35 then hear from heaven their prayer and their plea, and uphold their cause. NIV 35 then hear from heaven their prayer and their plea, and uphold their cause. TNIV 36 "When they sin against you--for there is no one who does not sin--and you become angry with them and give them over to the enemy, who takes them captive to a land far away or near; NIV 36 "When they sin against you--for there is no one who does not sin--and you become angry with them and give them over to the enemy, who takes them captive to a land far away or near; TNIV 37 and if they have a change of heart in the land where they are held captive, and repent and plead with you in the land of their captivity and say, 'We have sinned, we have done wrong and acted wickedly'; NIV 37 and if they have a change of heart in the land where they are held captive, and repent and plead with you in the land of their captivity and say, 'We have sinned, we have done wrong and acted wickedly'; TNIV 38 and if they turn back to you with all their heart and soul in the land of their captivity where they were taken, and pray toward the land you gave their ancestors, toward the city you have chosen and toward the temple I have built for your Name; NIV 38 and if they turn back to you with all their heart and soul in the land of their captivity where they were taken, and pray toward the land you gave their fathers, toward the city you have chosen and toward the temple I have built for your Name; TNIV 39 then from heaven, your dwelling place, hear their prayer and their pleas, and uphold their cause. And forgive your people, who have sinned against you. NIV 39 then from heaven, your dwelling place, hear their prayer and their pleas, and uphold their cause. And forgive your people, who have sinned against you. TNIV 40 "Now, my God, may your eyes be open and your ears attentive to the prayers offered in this place. NIV 40 "Now, my God, may your eyes be open and your ears attentive to the prayers offered in this place. TNIV 41 "Now arise, LORD God, and come to your resting place, you and the ark of your might. May your priests, LORD God, be clothed with salvation, may your faithful people rejoice in your goodness. NIV 41 "Now arise, O LORD God, and come to your resting place, you and the ark of your might. May your priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation, may your saints rejoice in your goodness. TNIV 42 LORD God, do not reject your anointed one. Remember the great love promised to David your servant." NIV 42 O LORD God, do not reject your anointed one. Remember the great love promised to David your servant."