1 Kings 8:52
New International Version
“May your eyes be open to your servant’s plea and to the plea of your people Israel, and may you listen to them whenever they cry out to you.

New Living Translation
“May your eyes be open to my requests and to the requests of your people Israel. May you hear and answer them whenever they cry out to you.

English Standard Version
Let your eyes be open to the plea of your servant and to the plea of your people Israel, giving ear to them whenever they call to you.

Berean Study Bible
May Your eyes be open to the pleas of Your servant and of Your people Israel, and may You listen to them whenever they call to You.

King James Bible
That thine eyes may be open unto the supplication of thy servant, and unto the supplication of thy people Israel, to hearken unto them in all that they call for unto thee.

New King James Version
that Your eyes may be open to the supplication of Your servant and the supplication of Your people Israel, to listen to them whenever they call to You.

New American Standard Bible
so that Your eyes may be open to the pleading of Your servant and to the pleading of Your people Israel, to listen to them whenever they call to You.

NASB 1995
that Your eyes may be open to the supplication of Your servant and to the supplication of Your people Israel, to listen to them whenever they call to You.

NASB 1977
that Thine eyes may be open to the supplication of Thy servant and to the supplication of Thy people Israel, to listen to them whenever they call to Thee.

Amplified Bible
that Your eyes may be open to the supplication of Your servant and to the supplication of Your people Israel, to listen to them and be attentive to them whenever they call to You.

Christian Standard Bible
May your eyes be open to your servant’s petition and to the petition of your people Israel, listening to them whenever they call to you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May Your eyes be open to Your servant’s petition and to the petition of Your people Israel, listening to them whenever they call to You.

American Standard Version
that thine eyes may be open unto the supplication of thy servant, and unto the supplication of thy people Israel, to hearken unto them whensoever they cry unto thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And your eyes shall be opened to the prayers of your Servants and of your people Israel, and to hear them in all that they cry to you

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And let thine eyes and thine ears be opened to the supplication of thy servant, and to the supplication of thy people Israel, to hearken to them in all things for which they shall call upon thee.

Contemporary English Version
I am your servant, and the people of Israel belong to you. So listen when any of us pray and cry out for your help.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That thy eyes may be open to the supplication of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, to hear them in all things for which they shall call upon thee.

English Revised Version
that thine eyes may be open unto the supplication of thy servant, and unto the supplication of thy people Israel, to hearken unto them whensoever they cry unto thee.

Good News Translation
"Sovereign LORD, may you always look with favor on your people Israel and their king, and hear their prayer whenever they call to you for help.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"May your eyes always see my plea and your people Israel's plea so that you will listen to them whenever they call on you.

International Standard Version
Do this so your eyes may remain open to the requests of your servant and to the requests of your people's prayers, to listen to them whenever they call out to you,

JPS Tanakh 1917
that Thine eyes may be open unto the supplication of Thy servant, and unto the supplication of Thy people Israel, to hearken unto them whensoever they cry unto Thee.

Literal Standard Version
for Your eyes being open to the supplication of Your servant, and to the supplication of Your people Israel, to listen to them in all they call to You for;

NET Bible
"May you be attentive to your servant's and your people Israel's requests for help and may you respond to all their prayers to you.

New Heart English Bible
that your eyes and your ears may be open to the petition of your servant, and to the petition of your people Israel, to listen to them whenever they cry to you.

World English Bible
that your eyes may be open to the supplication of your servant, and to the supplication of your people Israel, to listen to them whenever they cry to you.

Young's Literal Translation
for Thine eyes being open unto the supplication of Thy servant, and unto the supplication of Thy people Israel, to hearken unto them in all they call unto Thee for;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Prayer of Dedication
51For they are Your people and Your inheritance; You brought them out of Egypt, out of the furnace for iron. 52May Your eyes be open to the pleas of Your servant and of Your people Israel, and may You listen to them whenever they call to You. 53For You, O Lord GOD, as Your inheritance, have set them apart from all the peoples of the earth, as You spoke through Your servant Moses when You brought our fathers out of Egypt.”…

Cross References
1 Kings 8:29
May Your eyes be open toward this temple night and day, toward the place of which You said, 'My Name shall be there,' so that You may hear the prayer that Your servant prays toward this place.

1 Kings 8:53
For You, O Lord GOD, as Your inheritance, have set them apart from all the peoples of the earth, as You spoke through Your servant Moses when You brought our fathers out of Egypt."


Treasury of Scripture

That your eyes may be open to the supplication of your servant, and to the supplication of your people Israel, to listen to them in all that they call for to you.

That thine

1 Kings 8:29
That thine eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even toward the place of which thou hast said, My name shall be there: that thou mayest hearken unto the prayer which thy servant shall make toward this place.

2 Chronicles 6:40
Now, my God, let, I beseech thee, thine eyes be open, and let thine ears be attent unto the prayer that is made in this place.

in all that

Psalm 86:5
For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.

Psalm 145:18
The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.









Verse 52. - That thine eyes may be open [cf. ver. 29] unto the supplication of thy servant, and unto the supplication of thy people Israel [of. vers. 28, 30], to hearken unto them in all that they call for unto thee.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
May Your eyes
עֵינֶ֤יךָ (‘ê·ne·ḵā)
Noun - cdc | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

be
לִהְי֨וֹת (lih·yō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

open
פְתֻחוֹת֙ (p̄ə·ṯu·ḥō·wṯ)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - feminine plural
Strong's 6605: To open wide, to loosen, begin, plough, carve

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the pleas
תְּחִנַּ֣ת (tə·ḥin·naṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 8467: Favor, supplication for favor

of Your servant
עַבְדְּךָ֔ (‘aḇ·də·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

and
וְאֶל־ (wə·’el-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

[of]
תְּחִנַּ֖ת (tə·ḥin·naṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 8467: Favor, supplication for favor

Your people
עַמְּךָ֣ (‘am·mə·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

Israel,
יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

and may You listen
לִשְׁמֹ֣עַ (liš·mō·a‘)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

to them
אֲלֵיהֶ֔ם (’ă·lê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

whenever
בְּכֹ֖ל (bə·ḵōl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

they call
קָרְאָ֥ם (qā·rə·’ām)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

to You.
אֵלֶֽיךָ׃ (’ê·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to


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