1 Kings 8:12
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New International Version
Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud;

New Living Translation
Then Solomon prayed, "O LORD, you have said that you would live in a thick cloud of darkness.

English Standard Version
Then Solomon said, “The LORD has said that he would dwell in thick darkness.

New American Standard Bible
Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud.

King James Bible
Then spake Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Solomon said: The LORD said that He would dwell in thick darkness.

International Standard Version
Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he lives shrouded in darkness.

NET Bible
Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he lives in thick darkness.

New Heart English Bible
Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he would dwell in the thick cloud.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Solomon said, "The LORD said he would live in a dark cloud.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then spoke Solomon: The LORD hath said that He would dwell in the thick darkness.

New American Standard 1977
Then Solomon said,
            “The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then Solomon said, The LORD has said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

King James 2000 Bible
Then spoke Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

American King James Version
Then spoke Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

American Standard Version
Then spake Solomon, Jehovah hath said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Solomon said: The Lord said that he would dwell in a cloud.

Darby Bible Translation
Then said Solomon: Jehovah said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

English Revised Version
Then spake Solomon, The LORD hath said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then spoke Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

World English Bible
Then Solomon said, "Yahweh has said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

Young's Literal Translation
Then said Solomon, 'Jehovah hath said to dwell in thick darkness;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:12-21 Solomon encouraged the priests, who were much astonished at the dark cloud. The dark dispensations of Providence should quicken us in fleeing for refuge to the hope of the gospel. Nothing can more reconcile us to them, than to consider what God has said, and to compare his word and works together. Whatever good we do, we must look on it as the performance of God's promise to us, not of our promises to him.
Study Bible
Solomon Praises the Lord
11so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD filled the house of the LORD. 12Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud. 13"I have surely built You a lofty house, A place for Your dwelling forever."…
Cross References
Leviticus 16:2
The LORD said to Moses: "Tell your brother Aaron that he shall not enter at any time into the holy place inside the veil, before the mercy seat which is on the ark, or he will die; for I will appear in the cloud over the mercy seat.

2 Samuel 22:10
"He bowed the heavens also, and came down With thick darkness under His feet.

1 Kings 8:11
so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD filled the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 6:1
Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud.

Nehemiah 8:5
Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people for he was standing above all the people; and when he opened it, all the people stood up.

Psalm 18:11
He made darkness His hiding place, His canopy around Him, Darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.

Psalm 97:2
Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.
Treasury of Scripture

Then spoke Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

The lord

Deuteronomy 4:11 And you came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain …

2 Chronicles 6:1,2 Then said Solomon, The LORD has said that he would dwell in the thick …

Psalm 18:8-11 There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth …

Psalm 97:2 Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment …

the thick

Exodus 20:21 And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near to the thick darkness …

Leviticus 16:2 And the LORD said to Moses, Speak to Aaron your brother…

Deuteronomy 5:22 These words the LORD spoke to all your assembly in the mount out …

Isaiah 45:15 Truly you are a God that hide yourself, O God of Israel, the Savior.

Hebrews 12:18 For you are not come to the mount that might be touched, and that …

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