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Solomon Brings the Sacred Chest to the Temple

1-2 The sacred chest had been kept on Mount Zion, also known as the city of David. But Solomon decided to have the chest moved to the temple while everyone was in Jerusalem, celebrating the Festival of Shelters during Ethanim,[a] the seventh month of the year.

Solomon called together the important leaders of Israel. 3-4 Then the priests and the Levites carried to the temple the sacred chest, the sacred tent, and the objects used for worship.

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Footnotes

  1. 8.1,2 Ethanim: The seventh month of the Hebrew calendar, from about mid-September to mid-October.

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