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13 (A)He shall build a house for my name, and (B)I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.

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Solomon Builds the Temple

(A)In the four hundred and eightieth year after the people of Israel came out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv, which is the second month, (B)he began to build the house of the Lord. (C)The house that King Solomon built for the Lord was sixty cubits[a] long, twenty cubits wide, and thirty cubits high.

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  1. 1 Kings 6:2 A cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimetres

20 Now the Lord has fulfilled his promise that he made. For I have risen in the place of David my father, and sit on the throne of Israel, (A)as the Lord promised, and I have built the house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.

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Solomon Builds the Temple

(A)Then Solomon began to build the house of the Lord in Jerusalem (B)on Mount Moriah, where the Lord[a] had appeared to David his father, at the place that David had appointed, (C)on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 3:1 Septuagint; Hebrew lacks the Lord

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