1 Kings 8:42
New International Version
for they will hear of your great name and your mighty hand and your outstretched arm--when they come and pray toward this temple,

New Living Translation
for they will hear of your great name and your strong hand and your powerful arm. And when they pray toward this Temple,

English Standard Version
(for they shall hear of your great name and your mighty hand, and of your outstretched arm), when he comes and prays toward this house,

Berean Study Bible
for they will hear of Your great name and mighty hand and outstretched arm—when he comes and prays toward this temple,

King James Bible
(For they shall hear of thy great name, and of thy strong hand, and of thy stretched out arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house;

New King James Version
(for they will hear of Your great name and Your strong hand and Your outstretched arm), when he comes and prays toward this temple,

New American Standard Bible
(for they will hear of Your great name and Your mighty hand, and of Your outstretched arm); when he comes and prays toward this house,

NASB 1995
(for they will hear of Your great name and Your mighty hand, and of Your outstretched arm); when he comes and prays toward this house,

NASB 1977
(for they will hear of Thy great name and Thy mighty hand, and of Thine outstretched arm); when he comes and prays toward this house,

Amplified Bible
(for they will hear of Your great name, Your strong hand [of power], and outstretched arm); when he comes and prays toward this house (temple),

Christian Standard Bible
for they will hear of your great name, strong hand, and outstretched arm, and will come and pray toward this temple —

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for they will hear of Your great name, mighty hand, and outstretched arm, and will come and pray toward this temple--

American Standard Version
(for they shall hear of thy great name, and of thy mighty hand, and of thine outstretched arm); when he shall come and pray toward this house;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
When they shall hear your great name and your mighty hand and your high arm, and he will come and he will pray before you in this house

Brenton Septuagint Translation
when they shall come and pray toward this place,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And thy stretched out arm,) so when he shall come, and shall pray in this place,

English Revised Version
(for they shall hear of thy great name, and of thy mighty hand, and of thy stretched out arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
to pray facing this temple,

International Standard Version
(for people will hear of your great name, your mighty acts, and your obvious power ), when he comes and prays facing this Temple,

JPS Tanakh 1917
for they shall hear of Thy great name, and of Thy mighty hand, and of Thine outstretched arm--when he shall come and pray toward this house;

Literal Standard Version
for they hear of Your great Name, and of Your strong hand, and of Your outstretched arm—and he has come in and prayed toward this house,

NET Bible
When they hear about your great reputation and your ability to accomplish mighty deeds, they will come and direct their prayers toward this temple.

New Heart English Bible
(for they shall hear of your great name, and of your mighty hand, and of your outstretched arm); when he shall come and pray toward this house;

World English Bible
(for they shall hear of your great name, and of your mighty hand, and of your outstretched arm); when he shall come and pray toward this house;

Young's Literal Translation
(for they hear of Thy great name, and of Thy strong hand, and of Thy stretched-out arm) -- and he hath come in and prayed towards this house,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Prayer of Dedication
41And as for the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of Your name— 42for they will hear of Your great name and mighty hand and outstretched arm— when he comes and prays toward this temple, 43then may You hear from heaven, Your dwelling place, and do according to all for which the foreigner calls to You. Then all the peoples of the earth will know Your name and fear You, as do Your people Israel, and they will know that this house I have built is called by Your Name.…

Cross References
Exodus 13:3
So Moses told the people, "Remember this day, the day you came out of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; for the LORD brought you out of it by the strength of His hand. And nothing leavened shall be eaten.

Deuteronomy 3:24
"O Lord GOD, You have begun to show Your greatness and power to Your servant. For what god in heaven or on earth can perform such works and mighty acts as Yours?

Joshua 4:24
He did this so that all the peoples of the earth may know that the hand of the LORD is mighty, and so that you may always fear the LORD your God."

1 Kings 8:41
And as for the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel but has come from a distant land because of Your name--

2 Kings 19:19
And now, O LORD our God, please save us from his hand, so that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that You alone, O LORD, are God."

Psalm 136:12
with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm. His loving devotion endures forever.


Treasury of Scripture

(For they shall hear of your great name, and of your strong hand, and of your stretched out arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house;

For they shall

Exodus 15:14
The people shall hear, and be afraid: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina.

Deuteronomy 4:6
Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.

Joshua 2:10,11
For we have heard how the LORD dried up the water of the Red sea for you, when ye came out of Egypt; and what ye did unto the two kings of the Amorites, that were on the other side Jordan, Sihon and Og, whom ye utterly destroyed…

great name

Exodus 3:13-16
And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them? …

Exodus 34:5-7
And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD…

Joshua 7:9
For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land shall hear of it, and shall environ us round, and cut off our name from the earth: and what wilt thou do unto thy great name?

thy strong hand

Exodus 3:19
And I am sure that the king of Egypt will not let you go, no, not by a mighty hand.

Exodus 9:15
For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.

Exodus 13:14
And it shall be when thy son asketh thee in time to come, saying, What is this? that thou shalt say unto him, By strength of hand the LORD brought us out from Egypt, from the house of bondage:

when he shall

Isaiah 66:19,20
And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles…

Jeremiah 3:19
But I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from me.

Zechariah 14:16
And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles.









Verse 42. - (For they shall hear of thy great name [Cf. Joshua 7:9; Psalm 76:1; Psalm 99:3], and of thy strong hand [cf. Exodus 6:6; Exodus 13:9; Deuteronomy 9:26, 29; cf. 7:19. They had heard at a much earlier date (Exodus 15:14; Exodus 18:1; Joshua 5:1). The reference is not so much to the marvels of the Exodus - that was long past - as to the wondrous works which Solomon assumes will hereafter be wrought], and of thy stretched out arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
for
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

they will hear
יִשְׁמְעוּן֙ (yiš·mə·‘ūn)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural | Paragogic nun
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

of Your great
הַגָּד֔וֹל (hag·gā·ḏō·wl)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 1419: Great, older, insolent

name
שִׁמְךָ֣ (šim·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8034: A name

and mighty
הַֽחֲזָקָ֔ה (ha·ḥă·zā·qāh)
Article | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 2389: Strong, stout, mighty

hand
יָֽדְךָ֙ (yā·ḏə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

and outstretched
הַנְּטוּיָ֑ה (han·nə·ṭū·yāh)
Article | Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - feminine singular
Strong's 5186: To stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend

arm—
וּֽזְרֹעֲךָ֖ (ū·zə·rō·‘ă·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2220: The arm, the foreleg, force

when he comes
וּבָ֥א (ū·ḇā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

and prays
וְהִתְפַּלֵּ֖ל (wə·hiṯ·pal·lêl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6419: To judge, to intercede, pray

toward
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

this
הַזֶּֽה׃ (haz·zeh)
Article | Pronoun - masculine singular
Strong's 2088: This, that

house,
הַבַּ֥יִת (hab·ba·yiṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house


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