1 Kings 6:19
New International Version
He prepared the inner sanctuary within the temple to set the ark of the covenant of the LORD there.

New Living Translation
He prepared the inner sanctuary at the far end of the Temple, where the Ark of the LORD’s Covenant would be placed.

English Standard Version
The inner sanctuary he prepared in the innermost part of the house, to set there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

Berean Study Bible
Solomon also prepared the inner sanctuary within the temple to set the ark of the covenant of the LORD there.

King James Bible
And the oracle he prepared in the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

New King James Version
And he prepared the inner sanctuary inside the temple, to set the ark of the covenant of the LORD there.

New American Standard Bible
Then he prepared an inner sanctuary inside the house in order to place there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

NASB 1995
Then he prepared an inner sanctuary within the house in order to place there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

NASB 1977
Then he prepared an inner sanctuary within the house in order to place there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

Amplified Bible
Then he prepared the Holy of Holies within the house in order to put the ark of the covenant of the LORD there.

Christian Standard Bible
He prepared the inner sanctuary inside the temple to put the ark of the LORD’s covenant there.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He prepared the inner sanctuary inside the temple to put the ark of the LORD’s covenant there.

American Standard Version
And he prepared an oracle in the midst of the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And The Holy Place within the house from the center was constructed to set up there the ark of the covenant of LORD JEHOVAH.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
in front of the oracle in the midst of the house within, in order to put there the ark of the covenant of the Lord.

Contemporary English Version
The sacred chest was kept in the most holy place.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he made the oracle in the midst of the house, in the inner part, to set there the ark of the covenant of the Lord.

English Revised Version
And he prepared an oracle in the midst of the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

Good News Translation
In the rear of the Temple an inner room was built, where the LORD's Covenant Box was to be placed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He prepared the inner room of the temple in order to put the ark of the LORD's promise there.

International Standard Version
Solomon also prepared an inner sanctuary within the Temple where the LORD's Ark of the Covenant was placed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he prepared the Sanctuary in the midst of the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

Literal Standard Version
And he has prepared the oracle in the midst of the house within, to put the Ark of the Covenant of YHWH there.

NET Bible
He prepared the inner sanctuary inside the temple so that the ark of the covenant of the LORD could be placed there.

New Heart English Bible
He prepared an inner sanctuary in the midst of the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

World English Bible
He prepared an oracle in the midst of the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
And the oracle in the midst of the house within he hath prepared, to put there the ark of the covenant of Jehovah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Temple's Interior
18The cedar paneling inside the temple was carved with gourds and open flowers. Everything was cedar; not a stone could be seen. 19Solomon also prepared the inner sanctuary within the temple to set the ark of the covenant of the LORD there. 20The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits long, twenty cubits wide, and twenty cubits high. He overlaid the inside with pure gold, and he also overlaid the altar of cedar.…

Cross References
1 Kings 6:5
Against the walls of the temple and the inner sanctuary, Solomon built a chambered structure around the temple, in which he constructed the side rooms.

1 Kings 6:18
The cedar paneling inside the temple was carved with gourds and open flowers. Everything was cedar; not a stone could be seen.

1 Kings 6:20
The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits long, twenty cubits wide, and twenty cubits high. He overlaid the inside with pure gold, and he also overlaid the altar of cedar.

1 Kings 8:6
Then the priests brought the ark of the covenant of the LORD to its place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, the Most Holy Place, beneath the wings of the cherubim.


Treasury of Scripture

And the oracle he prepared in the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

the oracle

1 Kings 6:5,16
And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, against the walls of the house round about, both of the temple and of the oracle: and he made chambers round about: …

2 Chronicles 4:20
Moreover the candlesticks with their lamps, that they should burn after the manner before the oracle, of pure gold;

Psalm 28:2
Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy oracle.

to set

1 Kings 8:6-10
And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD unto his place, into the oracle of the house, to the most holy place, even under the wings of the cherubims…

Exodus 40:20,21
And he took and put the testimony into the ark, and set the staves on the ark, and put the mercy seat above upon the ark: …

2 Chronicles 5:7
And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD unto his place, to the oracle of the house, into the most holy place, even under the wings of the cherubims:









Verse 19. - And the oracle [Heb. an oracle. Heb. דְּבִיר probably from דָּבַר speak. Sc Jerome,oraculum; and Aquila and Symm. χρηματιστήριον. Gesenius, Bahr, al., however, interpret the word to mean the hinder part, adytum] he prepared in the house within [lit. in the midst of the house within, i.e., between the Holy Place and the end structure] to set there [the principal purpose which the oracle served. תִתֵּן = תֵּת with repeated syllable. Cf. 1 Kings 17:14, Ken] the ark of the covenant of the Lord.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
[Solomon] also prepared
הֵכִ֑ין (hê·ḵîn)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3559: To be erect

the inner sanctuary
וּדְבִ֧יר (ū·ḏə·ḇîr)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1687: Perhaps (a place of) speaking (the innermost room of Solomon's temple)

within
בְּתוֹךְ־ (bə·ṯō·wḵ-)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8432: A bisection, the centre

the temple
הַבַּ֛יִת (hab·ba·yiṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house

to set
לְתִתֵּ֣ן (lə·ṯit·tên)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

the ark
אֲר֖וֹן (’ă·rō·wn)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 727: A chest, ark

of the covenant
בְּרִ֥ית (bə·rîṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 1285: A covenant

of the LORD
יְהוָֽה׃ (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

there.
שָׁ֔ם (šām)
Adverb
Strong's 8033: There, then, thither


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