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11 so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud; for the glory of the Lord filled the house of the Lord.

12 Then Solomon said,

“The Lord has set the sun in the heavens,
    but[a] has said that he would dwell in thick darkness.
13 I have built thee an exalted house,
    a place for thee to dwell in for ever.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 8:12 Gk: Heb lacks has set the sun in the heavens, but

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