New American Standard Bible
"Also concerning the foreigner who is not of Your people Israel, when he comes from a far country for Your name's sake
King James Bible
Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a far country for thy name's sake;
Darby Bible Translation
And as to the stranger also, who is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a far country for thy name's sake
World English Bible
"Moreover concerning the foreigner, who is not of your people Israel, when he shall come out of a far country for your name's sake
Young's Literal Translation
'And also, unto the stranger who is not of Thy people Israel, and hath come from a land afar off for Thy name's sake --
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Nothing is more remarkable in the Mosaic Law than its liberality with regard to strangers, both in general Exodus 22:21; Leviticus 25:35; Deuteronomy 10:19 and in religious matters Numbers 15:14-16; Deuteronomy 31:12. It is quite in the spirit of these enactments that Solomon, having first prayed to God on behalf of his fellow-countrymen, should next go on to intercede for the strangers, and to ask for their prayers the same acceptance which he had previously begged for the prayers of faithful Israelites.
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So he got up and went; and there was an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was in charge of all her treasure; and he had come to Jerusalem to worship,
1 Kings 8:40
that they may fear You all the days that they live in the land which You have given to our fathers.
1 Kings 8:42
(for they will hear of Your great name and Your mighty hand, and of Your outstretched arm); when he comes and prays toward this house,
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