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1 Kings 8:1-4 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)

The Box of the Agreement in the Temple

Then King Solomon told all the elders of Israel, the heads of the tribes, and the leaders of the families of Israel to come together in Jerusalem. Solomon wanted them to join in moving the Box of the Lord’s Agreement from the City of David up to the Temple. So during the special festival[a] in the month of Ethanim, the seventh month of the year, all the men of Israel came to the meeting with King Solomon.

3-4 When all the elders of Israel arrived, the priests and Levites carried the Holy Box of the Lord up to the Temple. They also carried the Meeting Tent and all the holy things that were in it up to the Temple.


  1. 1 Kings 8:2 the special festival That is, the Festival of Shelters. See “Festival of Shelters” in the Word List.
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