1 Kings 6:12
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New International Version
"As for this temple you are building, if you follow my decrees, observe my laws and keep all my commands and obey them, I will fulfill through you the promise I gave to David your father.

King James Bible
Concerning this house which thou art in building, if thou wilt walk in my statutes, and execute my judgments, and keep all my commandments to walk in them; then will I perform my word with thee, which I spake unto David thy father:

Darby Bible Translation
As to this house which thou art building, if thou wilt walk in my statutes, and practise mine ordinances, and keep all my commandments to walk in them, then will I perform my word as to thee which I spoke unto David thy father;

World English Bible
"Concerning this house which you are building, if you will walk in my statutes, and execute my ordinances, and keep all my commandments to walk in them; then will I establish my word with you, which I spoke to David your father.

Young's Literal Translation
'This house that thou art building -- if thou dost walk in My statutes, and My judgments dost do, yea, hast done all My commands, to walk in them, then I have established My word with thee, which I spake unto David thy father,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The word of the Lord came to Solomon - Some think that this is the same revelation as that mentioned 1 Kings 9:2, etc., which took place after the dedication of the temple: but to me it appears different; it was a word to encourage him while building; to warn him against apostasy, and to assure him of God's continued protection of him and his family, if they continued faithful to the grace which God had given.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

if thou wilt

1 Kings 2:3,4 And keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments...

1 Kings 3:14 And if you will walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as your father David did walk...

1 Kings 8:25 Therefore now, LORD God of Israel, keep with your servant David my father that you promised him, saying...

1 Kings 9:3-6 And the LORD said to him, I have heard your prayer and your supplication, that you have made before me: I have hallowed this house...

1 Samuel 12:14,15 If you will fear the LORD, and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD...

1 Chronicles 28:9 And you, Solomon my son, know you the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind...

2 Chronicles 7:17,18 And as for you, if you will walk before me, as David your father walked, and do according to all that I have commanded you...

Psalm 132:12 If your children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them...

Zechariah 3:7 Thus said the LORD of hosts; If you will walk in my ways, and if you will keep my charge, then you shall also judge my house...

Colossians 1:23 If you continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which you have heard...

then will I perform

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

1 Chronicles 22:10 He shall build an house for my name; and he shall be my son, and I will be his father...

Library
Great Preparations for a Great Work
'And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David. 2. And Solomon sent to Hiram, saying, 3. Thou knowest how that David my father could not build an house unto the name of the Lord his God for the wars which were about him on every side, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet. 4. But now the Lord my God hath given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

A Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
OF THE HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. That part of Palestine in which the celebrated mountains of Lebanon are situated, is the border country adjoining Syria, having Sidon for its seaport, and Land, nearly adjoining the city of Damascus, on the north. This metropolitan city of Syria, and capital of the kingdom of Damascus, was strongly fortified; and during the border conflicts it served as a cover to the Assyrian army. Bunyan, with great reason, supposes that, to keep
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:5
"Go and tell my servant David, 'This is what the LORD says: Are you the one to build me a house to dwell in?

2 Samuel 7:13
He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.

1 Kings 6:11
The word of the LORD came to Solomon:

1 Kings 9:4
"As for you, if you walk before me faithfully with integrity of heart and uprightness, as David your father did, and do all I command and observe my decrees and laws,

1 Kings 9:5
I will establish your royal throne over Israel forever, as I promised David your father when I said, 'You shall never fail to have a successor on the throne of Israel.'

1 Kings 11:10
Although he had forbidden Solomon to follow other gods, Solomon did not keep the LORD's command.

Jeremiah 7:5
If you really change your ways and your actions and deal with each other justly,

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