New International Version
I have built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever."
New Living Translation
Now I have built a glorious Temple for you, a place where you can live forever!"
English Standard Version
But I have built you an exalted house, a place for you to dwell in forever.”
New American Standard Bible
"I have built You a lofty house, And a place for Your dwelling forever."
King James Bible
But I have built an house of habitation for thee, and a place for thy dwelling for ever.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
but I have built an exalted temple for You, a place for Your residence forever.
International Standard Version
Now I have constructed a magnificent temple dedicated to you that will serve as a place for you to inhabit forever."
O LORD, I have built a lofty temple for you, a place where you can live permanently."
New Heart English Bible
But I have built you a house of habitation, and a place for you to dwell in forever."
GOD'S WORD® Translation
But I have built you a high temple, a home for you to live in permanently."
JPS Tanakh 1917
But I have built Thee a house of habitation, And a place for Thee to dwell in for ever.
New American Standard 1977
“I have built Thee a lofty house,
And a place for Thy dwelling forever.”
CommentaryMatthew Henry Commentary
6:1-42 Solomon's prayer at the dedication of the temple. - The order of Solomon's prayer is to be observed. First and chiefly, he prays for repentance and forgiveness, which is the chief blessing, and the only solid foundation of other mercies: he then prays for temporal mercies; thereby teaching us what things to mind and desire most in our prayers. This also Christ hath taught us in his perfect pattern and form of prayer, where there is but one prayer for outward, and all the rest are for spiritual blessings. The temple typified the human nature of Christ, in whom dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. The ark typified his obedience and sufferings, by which repenting sinners have access to a reconciled God, and communion with him. Jehovah has made our nature his resting-place for ever, in the person of Emmanuel, and through him he dwells with, and delights in his church of redeemed sinners. May our hearts become his resting-place; may Christ dwell therein by faith, consecrating them as his temples, and shedding abroad his love therein. May the Father look upon us in and through his Anointed; and may he remember and bless us in all things, according to his mercy to sinners, in and through Christ.
Study BibleSolomon Blesses the People
1Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud. 2"I have built You a lofty house, And a place for Your dwelling forever." 3Then the king faced about and blessed all the assembly of Israel, while all the assembly of Israel was standing.…
2 Chronicles 1:4
However, David had brought up the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim to the place he had prepared for it, for he had pitched a tent for it in Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 6:1
Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that He would dwell in the thick cloud.
2 Chronicles 6:3
Then the king faced about and blessed all the assembly of Israel, while all the assembly of Israel was standing.
and to bring the silver and gold, which the king and his counselors have freely offered to the God of Israel, whose dwelling is in Jerusalem,
Treasury of Scripture
But I have built an house of habitation for you, and a place for your dwelling for ever.
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