New International Version
"The temple I am going to build will be great, because our God is greater than all other gods.
King James Bible
And the house which I build is great: for great is our God above all gods.
Darby Bible Translation
And the house that I will build is great; for great is our God above all gods.
World English Bible
"The house which I build is great; for our God is great above all gods.
Young's Literal Translation
And the house that I am building is great, for greater is our God than all gods;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Solomon sent to Huram - This man's name is written חירם Chiram in Kings; and in Chronicles, חורם Churam: there is properly no difference, only a י yod and a ו vau interchanged. See on 1 Kings 5:2 (note).
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BY REV. W. J. TOWNSEND, D.D. The Temple of Solomon was the crown of art in the old world. There were temples on a larger scale, and of more massive construction, but the enormous masses of masonry of the oldest nations were not comparable with the artistic grace, the luxurious adornments, and the harmonious proportions of this glorious House of God. David had laid up money and material for the great work, but he was not permitted to carry it out. He was a man of war, and blood-stained hands were …
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Who among the gods is like you, LORD? Who is like you-- majestic in holiness, awesome in glory, working wonders?
Now I know that the LORD is greater than all other gods, for he did this to those who had treated Israel arrogantly."
1 Chronicles 16:25
For great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods.
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