1 Kings 8:54

54 When Solomon had finished all these prayers and supplications to the LORD, he rose from before the altar of the LORD, where he had been kneeling with his hands spread out toward heaven.

1 Kings 8:54 in Other Translations

KJV
54 And it was so, that when Solomon had made an end of praying all this prayer and supplication unto the LORD, he arose from before the altar of the LORD, from kneeling on his knees with his hands spread up to heaven.
ESV
54 Now as Solomon finished offering all this prayer and plea to the LORD, he arose from before the altar of the LORD, where he had knelt with hands outstretched toward heaven.
NLT
54 When Solomon finished making these prayers and petitions to the LORD, he stood up in front of the altar of the LORD, where he had been kneeling with his hands raised toward heaven.
MSG
54 Having finished praying to God - all these bold and passionate prayers - Solomon stood up before God's Altar where he had been kneeling all this time, his arms stretched upward to heaven.
CSB
54 When Solomon finished praying this entire prayer and petition to the Lord, he got up from kneeling before the altar of the Lord, with his hands spread out toward heaven,

1 Kings 8:54 Meaning and Commentary

1 Kings 8:54

And it was so, that, when Solomon had made an end of praying
all this prayer and supplication unto the Lord
In which he was a type of Christ, praying and interceding for his people before the golden attar, ( Revelation 8:3 Revelation 8:4 ) ,

he arose from before the altar of the Lord;
the altar of burnt offering, over against which he was:

from kneeling on his knees;
upon the brasen scaffold; see ( 2 Chronicles 6:13 ) , in which posture he was during this long prayer:

with his hands spread up to heaven;
which gesture he had used in his prayer, and now continued in blessing the people.

1 Kings 8:54 In-Context

52 “May your eyes be open to your servant’s plea and to the plea of your people Israel, and may you listen to them whenever they cry out to you.
53 For you singled them out from all the nations of the world to be your own inheritance, just as you declared through your servant Moses when you, Sovereign LORD, brought our ancestors out of Egypt.”
54 When Solomon had finished all these prayers and supplications to the LORD, he rose from before the altar of the LORD, where he had been kneeling with his hands spread out toward heaven.
55 He stood and blessed the whole assembly of Israel in a loud voice, saying:
56 “Praise be to the LORD, who has given rest to his people Israel just as he promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises he gave through his servant Moses.