New International Version
While the whole assembly of Israel was standing there, the king turned around and blessed them.
King James Bible
And the king turned his face about, and blessed all the congregation of Israel: (and all the congregation of Israel stood;)
Darby Bible Translation
And the king turned his face, and blessed the whole congregation of Israel; and the whole congregation of Israel stood.
World English Bible
The king turned his face about, and blessed all the assembly of Israel: and all the assembly of Israel stood.
Young's Literal Translation
And the king turneth round his face, and blesseth the whole assembly of Israel; and all the assembly of Israel is standing.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Blessed all the congregation - Though this blessing is not particularly stated, yet we may suppose that it was such as the high priest pronounced upon the people: "The Lord bless thee, and keep thee! The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee! The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace!" (see Numbers 6:24-26), for Solomon seems now to be acting the part of the high priest. But he may have in view more particularly the conduct of Moses, who, when he had seen that the people had done all the work of the tabernacle, as the Lord had commanded them, he blessed them, Exodus 39:43; and the conduct of his father David, who, when the ark had been brought into the city of David, and the burnt-offerings and peace-offerings completed, blessed the people in the name of the Lord, 2 Samuel 6:18.
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Library'The Matter of a Day in Its Day'
'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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2 Samuel 6:18
After he had finished sacrificing the burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the LORD Almighty.
1 Kings 8:55
He stood and blessed the whole assembly of Israel in a loud voice, saying:
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