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11 shining with the dazzling light of the Lord's presence, and they could not go back in to perform their duties. 12 (A)Then Solomon prayed:

“You, Lord, have placed the sun in the sky,[a]
    yet you have chosen to live in clouds and darkness.
13 Now I have built a majestic temple for you,
    a place for you to live in forever.”

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  1. 1 Kings 8:12 One ancient translation You … sky; Hebrew does not have these words.