New International Version
I have indeed built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell forever."
King James Bible
I have surely built thee an house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
I have indeed built a house of habitation for thee, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
World English Bible
I have surely built you a house of habitation, a place for you to dwell in forever."
Young's Literal Translation
I have surely built a house of habitation for Thee; a fixed place for Thine abiding to the ages.'
1 Kings 8:13 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I have surely built thee a house - He was now fully convinced that the thing pleased God, and that he had taken this place for his settled habitation.
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'At all times, as the matter shall require.'--1 KINGS viii. 59. I have ventured to diverge from my usual custom, and take this fragment of a text because, in the forcible language of the original, it carries some very important lessons. The margin of our Bible gives the literal reading of the Hebrew; the sense, but not the vigorous idiom, of which is conveyed in the paraphrase in our version. 'At all times, as the matter shall require,' is, literally, 'the thing of a day in its day'; and that is …
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The Gospel of John
And anyone who swears by the temple swears by it and by the one who dwells in it.
You will bring them in and plant them on the mountain of your inheritance-- the place, LORD, you made for your dwelling, the sanctuary, Lord, your hands established.
2 Samuel 7:13
He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.
"This is my resting place for ever and ever; here I will sit enthroned, for I have desired it.
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