8 This temple will become a heap of rubble. Alla who pass by will be appalled and will scoff and say, ‘Why has the LORD done such a thing to this land and to this temple?’

Read 1 Kings 9:8 Using Other Translations

And at this house, which is high, every one that passeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say, Why hath the LORD done thus unto this land, and to this house?
And this house will become a heap of ruins. Everyone passing by it will be astonished and will hiss, and they will say, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this land and to this house?'
And though this Temple is impressive now, all who pass by will be appalled and will gasp in horror. They will ask, ‘Why did the LORD do such terrible things to this land and to this Temple?’