1 Kings 6:14
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New International Version
So Solomon built the temple and completed it.

King James Bible
So Solomon built the house, and finished it.

Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon built the house and finished it.

World English Bible
So Solomon built the house, and finished it.

Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon buildeth the house and completeth it;

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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.

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2993-3000 B.C.


1 Kings 6:9,38 So he built the house, and finished it; and covered the house with beams and boards of cedar...

Acts 7:47,48 But Solomon built him an house...

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
1 Kings 6:9
So he built the temple and completed it, roofing it with beams and cedar planks.

1 Kings 6:38
In the eleventh year in the month of Bul, the eighth month, the temple was finished in all its details according to its specifications. He had spent seven years building it.

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