2 Chronicles 8:1
New International Version
At the end of twenty years, during which Solomon built the temple of the LORD and his own palace,

New Living Translation
It took Solomon twenty years to build the LORD’s Temple and his own royal palace. At the end of that time,

English Standard Version
At the end of twenty years, in which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own house,

Berean Study Bible
Now at the end of the twenty years during which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own palace,

King James Bible
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the house of the LORD, and his own house,

New King James Version
It came to pass at the end of twenty years, when Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own house,

New American Standard Bible
Now it came about at the end of the twenty years in which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own house,

NASB 1995
Now it came about at the end of the twenty years in which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own house

NASB 1977
Now it came about at the end of the twenty years in which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own house

Amplified Bible
Now it came about at the end of the twenty years, in which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own house (palace),

Christian Standard Bible
At the end of twenty years during which Solomon had built the LORD’s temple and his own palace—

Holman Christian Standard Bible
At the end of 20 years during which Solomon had built the LORD’s temple and his own palace—

American Standard Version
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the house of Jehovah, and his own house,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And it was at the end of twenty years, Solomon built the house of LORD JEHOVAH and the house of his kingdom.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass after twenty years, in which Solomon built the house of the Lord, and his own house,

Contemporary English Version
It took 20 years for the LORD's temple and Solomon's palace to be built.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And at the end of twenty years after Solomon had built the house of the Lord and his own house:

English Revised Version
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the house of the LORD, and his own house,

Good News Translation
It took Solomon twenty years to build the Temple and his palace.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It took Solomon 20 years to build the LORD's house and his own house.

International Standard Version
It took Solomon 20 years to build the LORD's Temple and his own palace.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the house of the LORD, and his own house,

Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass at the end of twenty years that Solomon has built the house of YHWH and his own house.

NET Bible
After twenty years, during which Solomon built the LORD's temple and his royal palace,

New Heart English Bible
It happened at the end of twenty years, in which Solomon had built the house of the LORD, and his own house,

World English Bible
It happened at the end of twenty years, in which Solomon had built the house of Yahweh, and his own house,

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at the end of twenty years, that Solomon hath built the house of Jehovah, and his own house.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Additional Accomplishments
1Now at the end of the twenty years during which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own palace, 2Solomon rebuilt the cities Hiram had given him and settled Israelites there.…

Cross References
1 Kings 7:1
Solomon, however, took thirteen years to complete the construction of his entire palace.

1 Kings 9:10
Now at the end of the twenty years during which Solomon built these two houses, the house of the LORD and the royal palace,

2 Chronicles 8:2
Solomon rebuilt the cities Hiram had given him and settled Israelites there.


Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the house of the LORD, and his own house,

at the end

1 Kings 9:10
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, when Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD, and the king's house,









(1) And it came to pass.--The verb is identical with 1Kings 9:10, slightly abbreviated.

Wherein.--When. The "twenty years" are reckoned from the fourth year of the reign (1Kings 6:6), and include seven years during which the Temple was building, and thirteen during which the palace was built (1Kings 6:38; 1Kings 7:1).

Verse 1. - (parallel, 1 Kings 9:10). - Twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the house of the Lord, and his own house. The description is intended to be, what it is, chronologically exact. Four years of Solomon had passed when he began the Lord's house, seven were spent in building it, thirteen in finishing and furnishing it, and in building, finishing, and furnishing the king's house - in all twenty-four years.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now
וַיְהִ֞י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

at the end
מִקֵּ֣ץ ׀ (miq·qêṣ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7093: An extremity, after

of the twenty
עֶשְׂרִ֣ים (‘eś·rîm)
Number - common plural
Strong's 6242: Twenty, twentieth

years
שָׁנָ֗ה (šā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8141: A year

during which
אֲשֶׁ֨ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

Solomon
שְׁלֹמֹ֛ה (šə·lō·mōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8010: Solomon -- David's son and successor to his throne

had built
בָּנָ֧ה (bā·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1129: To build

the house
בֵּ֥ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

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

and
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

his own palace,
בֵּיתֽוֹ׃ (bê·ṯōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1004: A house


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