4 The Ark is borne into the Temple. 10 A cloud filleth the Temple. 14 The king blesseth the people.

Then King Solomon assembled (A)the Elders of Israel, even all the heads of the tribes, the chief fathers of the children of Israel unto [a]him in Jerusalem, for to [b]bring up the Ark of the covenant of the Lord from the city of David, which is Zion.

And all the men of Israel assembled unto King Solomon at the feast in the month of [c]Ethanim, which is the seventh month.

And all the Elders of Israel came, and the Priests took the Ark.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 8:1 Hebrew, Solomon.
  2. 1 Kings 8:1 For David brought it from Obed-edom, and placed it in the Tabernacle which he had made for it, 2 Sam. 6:17.
  3. 1 Kings 8:2 Containing part of September and part of October in the which month they held three solemn feasts, Num. 29:1.

The Ark Brought to the Temple(A)

Then King Solomon summoned into his presence at Jerusalem the elders of Israel, all the heads of the tribes and the chiefs(B) of the Israelite families, to bring up the ark(C) of the Lord’s covenant from Zion, the City of David.(D) All the Israelites came together to King Solomon at the time of the festival(E) in the month of Ethanim, the seventh month.(F)

When all the elders of Israel had arrived, the priests(G) took up the ark,

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