1 Kings 8:66
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English Standard Version
On the eighth day he sent the people away, and they blessed the king and went to their homes joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that the LORD had shown to David his servant and to Israel his people.

King James Bible
On the eighth day he sent the people away: and they blessed the king, and went unto their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that the LORD had done for David his servant, and for Israel his people.

American Standard Version
On the eighth day he sent the people away; and they blessed the king, and went unto their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that Jehovah had showed unto David his servant, and to Israel his people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And on the eighth day he sent away the people: and they blessed the king, and went to their dwellings rejoicing, and glad in heart for all the good things that the Lord had done for David his servant, and for Israel his people.

English Revised Version
On the eighth day he sent the people away, and they blessed the king, and went unto their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that the LORD had shewed unto David his servant, and to Israel his people.

Webster's Bible Translation
On the eighth day he sent the people away: and they blessed the king, and went to their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that the LORD had done for David his servant, and for Israel his people.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

May these my words, which I have prayed (vv. 25-43), be near to Jehovah our God day and night, that He may secure the right of His servant (the king) and of His people, as every day demands. בּיומו יום דּבר, as in Exodus 5:13; Exodus 16:4. - For 1 Kings 8:60 compare 1 Kings 8:43.

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the eighth day In the parallel passage of Chronicles this termed `the three and twentieth day of the seventh month;' that is, the {ninth} day of the dedication; which Jarchi reconcile by supposing that Solomon gave them leave to return on the {eighth} day, and many of them did return, and that he dismissed the remainder on the {ninth}, or twenty-third of the seventh month. See note on

1 Kings 8:1 Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel...

2 Chronicles 7:10 And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away into their tents...

2 Chronicles 31:1 Now when all this was finished, all Israel that were present went out to the cities of Judah, and broke the images in pieces...

blessed. or, thanked

1 Kings 8:1,47 Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel...

joyful

Deuteronomy 12:7,12,18 And there you shall eat before the LORD your God, and you shall rejoice in all that you put your hand to, you and your households...

Deuteronomy 16:11 And you shall rejoice before the LORD your God, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your manservant, and your maidservant...

2 Chronicles 29:36 And Hezekiah rejoiced, and all the people, that God had prepared the people: for the thing was done suddenly.

2 Chronicles 30:26,27 So there was great joy in Jerusalem: for since the time of Solomon the son of David king of Israel there was not the like in Jerusalem...

Nehemiah 8:10 Then he said to them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions to them for whom nothing is prepared...

Psalm 95:1,2 O come, let us sing to the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation...

Psalm 100:1,2 Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all you lands...

Psalm 106:4,5 Remember me, O LORD, with the favor that you bore to your people: O visit me with your salvation...

Psalm 122:6,9 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love you...

Isaiah 61:9,10 And their seed shall be known among the Gentiles, and their offspring among the people: all that see them shall acknowledge them...

Isaiah 66:13,14 As one whom his mother comforts, so will I comfort you; and you shall be comforted in Jerusalem...

Jeremiah 31:12-14 Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine...

Zephaniah 3:14 Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.

Zechariah 9:9,17 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, your King comes to you: he is just...

Acts 2:46 And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house...

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.

Cross References
Genesis 47:7
Then Joseph brought in Jacob his father and stood him before Pharaoh, and Jacob blessed Pharaoh.

1 Kings 8:65
So Solomon held the feast at that time, and all Israel with him, a great assembly, from Lebo-hamath to the Brook of Egypt, before the LORD our God, seven days.

1 Kings 9:1
As soon as Solomon had finished building the house of the LORD and the king's house and all that Solomon desired to build,

Nehemiah 9:25
And they captured fortified cities and a rich land, and took possession of houses full of all good things, cisterns already hewn, vineyards, olive orchards and fruit trees in abundance. So they ate and were filled and became fat and delighted themselves in your great goodness.

Isaiah 63:7
I will recount the steadfast love of the LORD, the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD has granted us, and the great goodness to the house of Israel that he has granted them according to his compassion, according to the abundance of his steadfast love.

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