1 Kings 8:12

12 Then Solomon said, “The LORD has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud;

1 Kings 8:12 in Other Translations

KJV
12 Then spake Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.
ESV
12 Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he would dwell in thick darkness.
NLT
12 Then Solomon prayed, “O LORD, you have said that you would live in a thick cloud of darkness.
MSG
12 Then Solomon spoke: God has told us that he lives in the dark where no one can see him;
CSB
12 Then Solomon said: The Lord said that He would dwell in thick darkness,

1 Kings 8:12 In-Context

10 When the priests withdrew from the Holy Place, the cloud filled the temple of the LORD.
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 has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud;
13 I have indeed built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever.”
14 While the whole assembly of Israel was standing there, the king turned around and blessed them.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Exodus 40:34; S 2 Samuel 22:10; Psalms 18:11; Psalms 97:2
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