1 Kings 8:13
Good News Translation
Now I have built a majestic temple for you, a place for you to live in forever."

Contemporary English Version
Now I have built a glorious temple where you can live forever."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Building, I have built a house for thy dwelling, to be thy most firm throne for ever.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Building, I have built a house for thy dwelling, to be thy most firm throne for ever.

surely built

2 Samuel 7:13 He shall build a house to my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom fore ever.

1 Chronicles 17:12 He shall build me a house, and I will establish his throne for ever.

1 Chronicles 22:10,11 He shall build a house to my name, and he shall be a son to me, and I will be a father to him: and I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel for ever. . . .

1 Chronicles 28:6,10,20 And he said to me: Solomon thy son shall build my house, and my courts: for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will be a father to him. . . .

2 Chronicles 6:2 But I have built a house to his name, that he might dwell there for ever.

a settled

Psalm 78:68,69 But he chose the tribe of Juda, mount Sion which he loved. . . .

Psalm 132:13,14 For the Lord hath chosen Sion: he hath chosen it for his dwelling. . . .

John 4:21-23 Jesus saith to her: Woman, believe me that the hour cometh, when you shall neither on this mountain, nor in Jerusalem, adore the Father. . . .

Acts 6:14 For we have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place and shall change the traditions which Moses delivered unto us.

Hebrews 8:5-13 Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things. As it was answered to Moses, when he was to finish the tabernacle: See (saith he) that thou make all things according to the pattern which was shewn thee on the mount. . . .

Hebrews 9:11,12,24 But Christ, being come an high Priest of the good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hand, that is, not of this creation: . . .

Context
Solomon Praises the LORD
12Then Solomon said: The Lord said that he would dwell in a cloud. 13Building, I have built a house for thy dwelling, to be thy most firm throne for ever.14And the king turned his face, and blessed all the assembly of Israel: for all the assembly of Israel stood.…
Cross References
Matthew 23:21
And whosoever shall swear by the temple sweareth by it and by him that dwelleth in it.

Exodus 15:17
Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thy inheritance, in thy most firm habitation, which thou hast made, O Lord; thy sanctuary, O Lord, which thy hands have established.

2 Samuel 7:13
He shall build a house to my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom fore ever.

Psalm 132:14
This is my rest for ever and ever: here will I dwell, for I have chosen it.

Additional Translations
I have indeed built You an exalted house, a place for You to dwell forever.”I have surely built you an house to dwell in, a settled place for you to abide in for ever.

I have surely built thee a house of habitation, a place for thee to dwell in for ever.

I have indeed built a house of habitation for thee, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.

I have surely built thee an house of habitation, a place for thee to dwell in for ever.

I have surely built thee a house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.

I have surely built you a house of habitation, a place for you to dwell in forever."

I have surely built a house of habitation for Thee; a fixed place for Thine abiding to the ages.'
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