2 Chr 6:32–33

6:32, 33 foreigner. Solomon asked that foreigners would also receive answers to prayer at the temple. The prophets looked forward to the inclusion of Gentiles among the people of God (Is. 56:6–8; Zech. 8:20–23; 14:16–21). The form of the petition emphasizes the centrality of the temple even as the kingdom expands to other nations. The inclusion of many Gentiles in the kingdom was ultimately fulfilled in Christ (Rom. 3:29; Gal. 3:14; Eph. 2:14–22).