1 Kings 8:11
Good News Translation
shining with the dazzling light of the LORD's presence, and they could not go back in to perform their duties.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD's glory was in the cloud, and the light from it was so bright that the priests could not stay inside to do their work.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the Lord had filled the house of the Lord.

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And the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the Lord had filled the house of the Lord.

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Leviticus 9:6,23 Moses said: This is the word, which the Lord hath commanded. Do it, and his glory will appear to you. . . .

Ezekiel 43:2,4,5 And behold the glory of the God of Israel came in by the way of the east: and his voice was like the noise of many waters, and the earth shone with his majesty. . . .

Ezekiel 44:4 And he brought me by the way of the north gate, in the sight of the house: and I saw, and behold the glory of the Lord filled the house of the Lord: and I fell on my face.

John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us (and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth.

Acts 7:55 But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looking up steadfastly to heaven, saw the glory of God and Jesus standing on the right hand of God. And he said: Behold, I see the heavens opened and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.

2 Corinthians 3:18 But we all, beholding the glory of the Lord with open face, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as by the Spirit of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Christ Jesus.

Revelation 21:11,23 Having the glory of God, and the light thereof was like to a precious stone, as to the jasper stone even as crystal. . . .

Context
God's Glory Fills the Temple
10And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the sanctuary, that a cloud filled the house of the Lord, 11And the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the Lord had filled the house of the Lord.
Cross References
Romans 9:4
Who are Israelites: to whom belongeth the adoption as of children and the glory and the testament and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises:

Exodus 40:34
The cloud covered the tabernacle of the testimony, and the glory of the Lord filled it.

Exodus 40:35
Neither could Moses go into the tabernacle of the covenant, the cloud covering all things, and the majesty of the Lord shining, for the cloud had covered all.

1 Kings 8:10
And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the sanctuary, that a cloud filled the house of the Lord,

1 Kings 8:12
Then Solomon said: The Lord said that he would dwell in a cloud.

2 Chronicles 5:14
Nor could the priests stand and minister by reason of the cloud. For the glory of the Lord had filled the house of God.

Psalm 90:16
Look upon thy servants and upon their works: and direct their children.

Haggai 2:7
And I will move all nations: AND THE DESIRED OF ALL NATIONS SHALL COME: and I will fill this house with glory: saith the Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
so that the priests could not stand there to minister because of the cloud; for the glory of the LORD filled the house of the LORD.So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of the LORD.

so that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud; for the glory of Jehovah filled the house of Jehovah.

And the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, because the glory of the Lord filled the house.

and the priests could not stand to do their service because of the cloud; for the glory of Jehovah had filled the house of Jehovah.

so that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD filled the house of the LORD.

So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of the LORD.

so that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud; for the glory of Yahweh filled the house of Yahweh.

and the priests have not been able to stand to minister because of the cloud, for the honour of Jehovah hath filled the house of Jehovah.
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