1 Kings 8:56

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.

1 Kings 8:56 in Other Translations

KJV
56 Blessed be the LORD, that hath given rest unto his people Israel, according to all that he promised: there hath not failed one word of all his good promise, which he promised by the hand of Moses his servant.
ESV
56 "Blessed be the LORD who has given rest to his people Israel, according to all that he promised. Not one word has failed of all his good promise, which he spoke by Moses his servant.
NLT
56 “Praise the LORD who has given rest to his people Israel, just as he promised. Not one word has failed of all the wonderful promises he gave through his servant Moses.
MSG
56 "Blessed be God, who has given peace to his people Israel just as he said he'd do. Not one of all those good and wonderful words that he spoke through Moses has misfired.
CSB
56 "May the Lord be praised! He has given rest to His people Israel according to all He has said. Not one of all the good promises He made through His servant Moses has failed.

1 Kings 8:56 Meaning and Commentary

1 Kings 8:56

Blessed be the Lord, that hath given rest unto his people
Israel, according, to all that he promised
&c.] A land of rest, and rest in the land from all enemies; see ( Deuteronomy 12:9 Deuteronomy 12:10 ) ,

there hath not failed one word of all his good promises, which he
promised by the hand of Moses his servant:
so Joshua observed a little before his death, ( Joshua 23:14 ) to which Solomon seems to have respect; and who lived to see a greater accomplishment of the gracious promises of God, and his faithfulness therein, both in the times of his father David, and his own.

1 Kings 8:56 In-Context

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.
57 May the LORD our God be with us as he was with our ancestors; may he never leave us nor forsake us.
58 May he turn our hearts to him, to walk in obedience to him and keep the commands, decrees and laws he gave our ancestors.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Exodus 33:14; Deuteronomy 12:10; Hebrews 4:8
  • 2. S Joshua 21:45; Joshua 23:15; S Jeremiah 29:10