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17 “So now, Lord God of Israel,
    may the promise you made to David, your servant, come true.

18 “Does God really live on earth with people?
    If heaven itself, the highest heaven, cannot hold you,
    then how can this temple that I have built?
19 Nevertheless, my Lord God, please pay attention to my prayer for mercy.
Listen to my cry for help as I pray to you.

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17 And now, Lord, the God of Israel, let your word that you promised your servant David come true.

18 “But will God really dwell(A) on earth with humans? The heavens,(B) even the highest heavens, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built! 19 Yet, Lord my God, give attention to your servant’s prayer and his plea for mercy. Hear the cry and the prayer that your servant is praying in your presence.

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