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1 Kings 8

Introduction

Overview

1 Kings 8:1, The feast of the dedication of the temple; 1 Kings 8:12, Solomon’s blessing; 1 Kings 8:22, Solomon’s prayer; 1 Kings 8:54, Solomon’s blessing; 1 Kings 8:62, His sacrifice of peace offerings.

Verse 1

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Solomon: This did not take place, according to Abp. Usher, till the year after the temple was finished, because that year was a jubilee. "The 8th day of the 7th month, viz. the 30th of our October, being Friday, was the first of the seven days of dedication; the 10th day, Saturday, November 1, the fast of expiation or atonement was held; whereon, according to the Levitical law, the jubilee was proclaimed by sound of trumpet. The 15th day, Friday, was the feast of tabernacles, which was always very solemnly kept; and the day following, Nov.14, being our Saturday, when the Sabbath was ended, the people returned home." 2 Chronicles 5:2-10

assembled: Joshua 23:2, Joshua 24:1, 1 Chronicles 28:1, 2 Chronicles 30:1, Ezra 3:1

chief of the fathers: Heb. princes, Numbers 7:3

that they might bring: 2 Samuel 6:1, 2 Samuel 6:2, 2 Samuel 6:6, 2 Samuel 6:12, 1 Chronicles 13:1-5, 1 Chronicles 15:3, 1 Chronicles 15:25

out of the city: 1 Kings 3:15, 2 Samuel 5:7-9, 2 Samuel 6:12-17, 1 Chronicles 11:7, 1 Chronicles 15:29, 1 Chronicles 16:1, Psalms 9:11, Psalms 102:21, Isaiah 28:16, Isaiah 46:13, 1 Peter 2:6

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:66 - the eighth day 1 Kings 20:7 - all the elders 1 Chronicles 11:5 - the castle

Verse 2

at the feast: Leviticus 23:34, Numbers 29:12-40, Deuteronomy 16:13, 2 Chronicles 5:3, 2 Chronicles 7:8-10, Ezra 3:4, Nehemiah 8:14-18, Zechariah 14:16-19, John 7:2, John 7:37

Reciprocal: Leviticus 16:29 - in the seventh 1 Kings 8:65 - held 1 Kings 12:32 - like unto

Verse 3

the priests took up: Numbers 4:15, Deuteronomy 31:9, Joshua 3:6, Joshua 3:14, Joshua 3:15, Joshua 4:9, Joshua 6:6, 1 Chronicles 15:2, 1 Chronicles 15:11-15, 2 Chronicles 5:5-8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 10:8 - bear 2 Chronicles 5:4 - the Levites

Verse 4

and the: 1 Kings 3:4, 2 Chronicles 1:3

tabernacle: Exodus 40:2-33

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 10:8 - bear 1 Kings 8:6 - And the priests 1 Chronicles 17:5 - from tent to tent 1 Chronicles 23:32 - keep 2 Chronicles 5:5 - the tabernacle Acts 7:45 - Which

Verse 5

sacrificing sheep: 1 Kings 8:62, 1 Kings 8:63, 2 Samuel 6:13, 1 Chronicles 16:1

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 6:17 - offered 1 Kings 8:21 - And I have 1 Kings 12:32 - like unto 2 Chronicles 5:6 - General

Verse 6

And the priests: 1 Kings 8:4, 2 Samuel 6:17, 2 Chronicles 5:7

his place: 1 Kings 6:19, Exodus 26:33, Exodus 26:34, Exodus 40:20, Exodus 40:21

under the wings: 1 Kings 6:27, Exodus 25:20-22, Exodus 37:9, 1 Samuel 4:4, 2 Samuel 6:2, Psalms 80:1, Psalms 99:1, Isaiah 37:16, Ezekiel 10:5

Reciprocal: Exodus 25:18 - two cherubims of gold Leviticus 16:2 - he come not Deuteronomy 10:8 - bear 1 Kings 6:16 - built them 1 Kings 8:21 - And I have 1 Chronicles 6:32 - until Solomon 1 Chronicles 16:1 - they brought 1 Chronicles 22:19 - to bring 2 Chronicles 4:20 - the oracle 2 Chronicles 5:5 - the tabernacle Psalms 24:7 - shall Psalms 28:2 - thy holy oracle Hebrews 9:3 - the Holiest Hebrews 9:5 - over

Verse 7

Reciprocal: Exodus 25:18 - two cherubims of gold Exodus 25:20 - cherubims shall Numbers 4:6 - the staves 2 Samuel 6:2 - dwelleth 2 Chronicles 5:7 - to the oracle Isaiah 6:2 - wings Hebrews 9:5 - over

Verse 8

drew out the staves: Exodus 25:14, Exodus 25:15, Exodus 37:4, Exodus 37:5, Exodus 40:20

ends: Heb. heads

holy place: or, ark, as, 2 Chronicles 5:9

unto this day: Joshua 4:9, Matthew 28:15

Reciprocal: Numbers 4:6 - the staves Numbers 4:20 - the holy things Deuteronomy 10:5 - there they 1 Chronicles 15:15 - bare the ark

Verse 9

nothing: Exodus 25:21, Deuteronomy 10:2, 2 Chronicles 5:10

in the ark: Exodus 16:33, Numbers 17:10, Hebrews 9:4

put there at Horeb: Exodus 25:21, Exodus 40:20, Deuteronomy 10:2, Deuteronomy 10:5, Deuteronomy 31:26

when: or, where, 1 Kings 8:21, Exodus 24:8, Exodus 34:27, Exodus 34:28, Deuteronomy 4:13, the cloud, Exodus 13:21, Exodus 14:24, Exodus 16:10, Exodus 24:16-18, Exodus 40:34, Exodus 40:35, Leviticus 16:2, Numbers 9:15, 2 Chronicles 5:13, 2 Chronicles 5:14, 2 Chronicles 7:1-3, Ezekiel 10:4, Revelation 15:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 16:34 - General Exodus 25:16 - General 2 Kings 23:2 - the book 2 Chronicles 5:9 - the ends 2 Chronicles 6:11 - I put the ark Jeremiah 31:32 - Not

Verse 10

Reciprocal: Exodus 16:10 - appeared Exodus 26:33 - the holy place Exodus 34:5 - descended Exodus 40:34 - a cloud Leviticus 9:4 - to day Leviticus 9:6 - and the glory Leviticus 16:2 - in the cloud 1 Kings 9:3 - I have hallowed 2 Chronicles 5:13 - then the house 2 Chronicles 7:1 - the glory Psalms 97:2 - Clouds Isaiah 6:1 - filled Isaiah 6:4 - the house Ezekiel 1:28 - This Ezekiel 10:4 - and the house Ezekiel 43:5 - the glory Hosea 5:15 - return Matthew 17:5 - behold Mark 9:7 - a cloud Revelation 15:8 - was

Verse 11

for the glory: Leviticus 9:6, Leviticus 9:23, Ezekiel 43:2, Ezekiel 43:4, Ezekiel 43:5, Ezekiel 44:4, John 1:14, Acts 7:55, 2 Corinthians 3:18, 2 Corinthians 4:6, Revelation 21:11, Revelation 21:23

Reciprocal: Exodus 16:10 - appeared Exodus 29:43 - sanctified Exodus 40:34 - a cloud Exodus 40:35 - General 1 Kings 9:3 - I have hallowed 2 Chronicles 7:1 - the glory Psalms 24:7 - shall Isaiah 6:1 - filled Isaiah 60:2 - the Lord Ezekiel 1:28 - This Haggai 2:7 - I will fill Luke 2:9 - and the Romans 9:4 - and the glory

Verse 12

The Lord: Deuteronomy 4:11, 2 Chronicles 6:1, 2 Chronicles 6:2-11, Psalms 18:8-11, Psalms 97:2

the thick: Exodus 20:21, Leviticus 16:2, Deuteronomy 5:22, Isaiah 45:15, Hebrews 12:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 19:9 - Lo 2 Samuel 22:10 - darkness Job 26:9 - General Ecclesiastes 12:9 - he still

Verse 13

surely built: 2 Samuel 7:13, 1 Chronicles 17:12, 1 Chronicles 22:10, 1 Chronicles 22:11, 1 Chronicles 28:6, 1 Chronicles 28:10, 1 Chronicles 28:20, 2 Chronicles 6:2

a settled: Psalms 78:68, Psalms 78:69, Psalms 132:13, Psalms 132:14, John 4:21-23, Acts 6:14, Hebrews 8:5-13, Hebrews 9:11, Hebrews 9:12, Hebrews 9:24

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:2 - an habitation Leviticus 26:11 - I will Deuteronomy 12:11 - a place 1 Chronicles 23:25 - that they may dwell in Jerusalem 2 Chronicles 6:34 - toward Matthew 23:21 - and by

Verse 14

blessed all: 1 Kings 8:55, 1 Kings 8:56, Joshua 22:6, 2 Samuel 6:18, 1 Chronicles 16:2, 2 Chronicles 6:3, 2 Chronicles 30:18-20, Psalms 118:26, Luke 24:50, Luke 24:51

all the congregation: 2 Chronicles 7:6, Nehemiah 8:7, Nehemiah 9:2, Matthew 13:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:10 - worshipped Exodus 39:43 - blessed them 2 Chronicles 31:8 - blessed Nehemiah 8:5 - stood up Nehemiah 9:5 - Stand up Isaiah 64:11 - where

Verse 15

Blessed: 1 Chronicles 29:10, 1 Chronicles 29:20, 2 Chronicles 6:4, 2 Chronicles 20:26, Nehemiah 9:5, Psalms 41:13, Psalms 72:18, Psalms 72:19, Psalms 115:18, Psalms 117:1, Psalms 117:2, Luke 1:68, Ephesians 1:3, 1 Peter 1:3

which spake: 2 Samuel 7:5, 2 Samuel 7:25, 2 Samuel 7:28, 2 Samuel 7:29, 1 Chronicles 17:12, Isaiah 1:20, Luke 1:70

hath: Joshua 21:45, Joshua 23:15, Joshua 23:16, Psalms 138:2, Matthew 24:35, Luke 1:54, Luke 1:55, Luke 1:72

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:10 - General Deuteronomy 9:29 - Yet they 1 Kings 8:20 - hath performed 1 Kings 8:24 - thou spakest 1 Kings 8:56 - Blessed be 1 Kings 9:5 - I will establish 1 Chronicles 16:4 - the Lord God 1 Chronicles 16:36 - Blessed 2 Chronicles 31:8 - blessed Isaiah 42:9 - the former Matthew 1:22 - that

Verse 16

Since: 2 Samuel 7:6, 2 Samuel 7:7, 2 Chronicles 6:5-11

I chose: 1 Chronicles 17:5, 1 Chronicles 17:6, Psalms 132:13

my name: 1 Kings 8:29, 1 Kings 11:36, Deuteronomy 12:11, 2 Kings 23:27, Nehemiah 1:9, Jeremiah 7:12

I chose David: 1 Samuel 16:1, 2 Samuel 7:8, 1 Chronicles 28:4, Psalms 78:70, Psalms 89:19, Psalms 89:20

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:5 - But unto 2 Samuel 7:5 - Shalt 1 Kings 8:44 - toward the city 1 Kings 14:21 - the city 1 Chronicles 13:6 - whose name 1 Chronicles 22:7 - unto the name 2 Chronicles 6:33 - this house 2 Chronicles 7:16 - have I chosen 2 Chronicles 21:3 - Jehoram Psalms 89:3 - made

Verse 17

2 Samuel 7:2, 2 Samuel 7:3, 1 Chronicles 17:1, 1 Chronicles 17:2-15, 1 Chronicles 22:7, 1 Chronicles 28:2

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 6:7 - General Acts 7:46 - and desired

Verse 18

Whereas: 2 Chronicles 6:7-9, 2 Corinthians 8:12

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 7:3 - all that 1 Chronicles 28:2 - I had in mine heart 2 Chronicles 1:11 - this was 2 Chronicles 2:1 - for the name 2 Chronicles 2:4 - build 2 Chronicles 6:8 - thou didst well Romans 1:15 - so Philippians 4:14 - ye have James 2:8 - ye do

Verse 19

1 Kings 5:3-5, 2 Samuel 7:5, 2 Samuel 7:12, 2 Samuel 7:13, 1 Chronicles 17:4, 1 Chronicles 17:11, 1 Chronicles 17:12, 1 Chronicles 22:8-10, 1 Chronicles 28:6

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 22:10 - He shall build 1 Chronicles 29:1 - whom Hebrews 7:5 - come Hebrews 7:10 - General

Verse 20

hath performed: 1 Kings 8:15, Nehemiah 9:8, Isaiah 9:7, Jeremiah 29:10, Jeremiah 29:11, Ezekiel 12:25, Ezekiel 37:14, Micah 7:20, Romans 4:21, Philippians 1:6

as the Lord: 1 Chronicles 28:5, 1 Chronicles 28:6

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:5 - But unto 2 Samuel 7:12 - And when 1 Kings 9:5 - I will establish 1 Chronicles 17:11 - I will raise 1 Chronicles 22:7 - unto the name 1 Chronicles 22:10 - He shall build 1 Chronicles 29:1 - whom 2 Chronicles 2:1 - for the name 2 Chronicles 13:5 - to David Psalms 74:7 - dwelling Ezekiel 37:26 - set Acts 7:47 - General

Verse 21

And I have: 1 Kings 8:5, 1 Kings 8:6

the covenant: 1 Kings 8:9, Exodus 34:28, Deuteronomy 9:9, Deuteronomy 9:11, Deuteronomy 31:26

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 22:19 - to bring 2 Chronicles 6:11 - I put the ark Ezekiel 37:26 - set Hebrews 9:4 - and the

Verse 22

2 Chronicles 6:12, Ezra 9:5, Job 11:13, Psalms 28:2, Psalms 63:4, Isaiah 1:15, 1 Timothy 2:8

stood before the altar: 1 Kings 8:54, 2 Kings 11:14, 2 Kings 23:3, 2 Chronicles 6:12, 13-42

spread forth: Exodus 9:29, Exodus 9:33

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:10 - worshipped 1 Kings 8:38 - spread forth 2 Chronicles 4:1 - an altar Nehemiah 9:5 - Stand up Psalms 44:20 - stretched Psalms 68:31 - stretch Lamentations 1:17 - spreadeth Ezekiel 46:2 - he shall worship

Verse 23

Lord God: Genesis 33:20, Exodus 3:15

no God: Exodus 15:11, 1 Samuel 2:2, 2 Samuel 7:22, Psalms 35:10, Psalms 86:8, Psalms 89:6-8, Psalms 113:5, Isaiah 40:18, Isaiah 40:25, Jeremiah 10:6, Jeremiah 10:16, Micah 7:18

who keepest: Deuteronomy 7:9, Nehemiah 1:5, Nehemiah 9:32, Psalms 89:3-5, Daniel 9:4, Micah 7:19, Micah 7:20, Luke 1:72

walk before: 1 Kings 2:4, 1 Kings 3:6, 1 Kings 6:12, Genesis 17:1, 2 Kings 20:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:15 - remember Genesis 24:40 - before 1 Kings 8:26 - And now 2 Kings 19:15 - O Lord God 2 Chronicles 6:14 - O Lord God 2 Chronicles 20:6 - God in heaven Ezekiel 46:2 - he shall worship

Verse 24

thou spakest: 1 Kings 8:15, 2 Samuel 7:12, 2 Samuel 7:16, 2 Chronicles 6:14, 2 Chronicles 6:15

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 25:18 - as it Matthew 1:22 - that

Verse 25

keep with thy: 1 Kings 2:4, 2 Samuel 7:27-29, 1 Chronicles 17:23-27, Luke 1:68-72

There shall not: etc. Heb. There shall not be cut off unto thee a man from my sight, Jeremiah 33:17-26

so that: Heb. only if

thy children: 1 Kings 2:4, 1 Kings 9:4-6, 1 Chronicles 28:9, 2 Chronicles 6:16, 2 Chronicles 6:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:1 - walk 1 Kings 6:12 - if thou wilt 2 Chronicles 7:17 - if thou wilt Psalms 116:9 - walk Psalms 132:11 - Of the fruit Isaiah 38:5 - God

Verse 26

And now: 1 Kings 8:23, Exodus 24:10, 1 Samuel 1:17, Psalms 41:13, Isaiah 41:17, Isaiah 45:3

let thy word: 2 Samuel 7:25-29, 2 Chronicles 1:9, Psalms 119:49, Jeremiah 11:5, Ezekiel 36:36, Ezekiel 36:37

Reciprocal: Judges 9:46 - an hold Matthew 6:7 - repetitions

Verse 27

But will: 2 Chronicles 6:18, Isaiah 66:1, John 1:14, Acts 7:48, Acts 7:49, Acts 17:24, 2 Corinthians 6:16, 1 John 3:1

the heaven: Deuteronomy 10:14, 2 Chronicles 2:6, Psalms 113:4, Psalms 139:7-16, Jeremiah 23:24, 2 Corinthians 12:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:2 - an habitation Leviticus 26:11 - I will Deuteronomy 12:5 - habitation Deuteronomy 26:15 - Look down 2 Samuel 6:9 - How shall 1 Kings 6:13 - I will dwell 1 Chronicles 13:12 - How 1 Chronicles 17:5 - dwelt 1 Chronicles 23:25 - that they may dwell in Jerusalem Ezra 1:2 - Lord God Nehemiah 9:5 - exalted Nehemiah 9:6 - the heaven Job 9:14 - How much Job 35:5 - Look Job 36:26 - we Psalms 8:1 - thy Psalms 18:6 - my cry Psalms 33:14 - General Psalms 132:5 - an habitation Psalms 132:14 - here will Psalms 148:4 - heavens Isaiah 57:15 - I dwell Isaiah 63:15 - the habitation Daniel 2:11 - whose Matthew 23:21 - and by Acts 17:27 - he be Revelation 21:3 - Behold Revelation 21:22 - I saw

Verse 28

Yet have thou: 2 Chronicles 6:19, Psalms 141:2, Daniel 9:17-19, Luke 18:1, Luke 18:7

hearken: Psalms 4:1, Psalms 5:1, Psalms 86:3, Psalms 86:6, Psalms 86:7, Psalms 88:1, Psalms 88:2

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:7 - out 2 Kings 13:23 - had respect 2 Kings 19:14 - spread it Nehemiah 1:6 - thine ear Psalms 28:2 - thy holy oracle Isaiah 37:14 - and Hezekiah went

Verse 29

That thine: 1 Kings 8:52, 2 Kings 19:16, 2 Chronicles 6:20, 2 Chronicles 6:40, 2 Chronicles 7:15, 2 Chronicles 16:9, Nehemiah 1:6, Psalms 34:15, Daniel 9:18

My name: 1 Kings 8:16, 1 Kings 8:43, *marg. 1 Kings 11:36, Exodus 20:24, Deuteronomy 12:11, Deuteronomy 16:2, Deuteronomy 16:6, Deuteronomy 26:2, 2 Kings 21:4, 2 Kings 21:7, 2 Kings 23:27, 2 Chronicles 6:5, 2 Chronicles 6:6, 2 Chronicles 6:20, 2 Chronicles 7:16, 2 Chronicles 20:8, 2 Chronicles 33:4, 2 Chronicles 33:7, Nehemiah 1:9, John 14:13, John 14:14

toward this place: or, in this place, Daniel 6:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:5 - But unto 1 Kings 8:35 - confess 1 Kings 8:48 - pray unto 1 Kings 9:3 - to put 1 Kings 12:27 - go up 1 Chronicles 22:7 - unto the name Psalms 5:7 - I worship Psalms 138:2 - toward Ezekiel 8:16 - with their Ezekiel 23:4 - Aholibah Zechariah 12:4 - I will open

Verse 30

when they shall: 2 Chronicles 20:8, 2 Chronicles 20:9, Nehemiah 1:5, Nehemiah 1:6

toward this place: or, in this place

and hear: 1 Kings 8:34, 1 Kings 8:36, 1 Kings 8:39, 1 Kings 8:43, 1 Kings 8:49, 2 Chronicles 6:21, Psalms 33:13, Psalms 33:14, Psalms 113:5, Psalms 113:6, Psalms 123:1, Ecclesiastes 5:2, Isaiah 57:15, Matthew 6:9

forgive: 1 Kings 8:34, 1 Kings 8:36, 1 Kings 8:39, 2 Chronicles 7:14, Psalms 130:3, Psalms 130:4, Daniel 9:19, Matthew 6:12

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:32 - hear thou 1 Kings 8:33 - in 1 Kings 8:35 - confess 1 Kings 8:48 - pray unto 1 Kings 12:27 - go up 2 Kings 20:2 - he turned 2 Chronicles 6:20 - thine eyes 2 Chronicles 30:27 - their prayer Ezra 10:1 - before the house Psalms 5:7 - I worship Psalms 20:6 - he will Psalms 138:2 - toward Isaiah 38:2 - turned Daniel 6:10 - his windows Luke 18:10 - into

Verse 31

If any man: Solomon here puts seven cases, in all of which the mercy and intervention of God would be indispensably requisite; and he earnestly bespeaks that mercy and intervention, on condition that the people pray towards that holy place, and with a feeling heart make earnest supplication to the throne of mercy.

trespass: 2 Chronicles 6:22, 2 Chronicles 6:23

an oath be laid upon him: Heb. he require an oath of him, Exodus 22:8-11, Leviticus 5:1, Proverbs 30:9

the oath: Numbers 5:16-22

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:9 - for all manner of trespass Psalms 88:2 - General

Verse 32

hear thou: 1 Kings 8:30

condemning: Exodus 34:7, Numbers 5:27, Deuteronomy 25:1, Proverbs 1:31, Isaiah 3:10, Isaiah 3:11, Ezekiel 18:13, Ezekiel 18:30, Romans 2:6-10

justifying: Exodus 23:7, Proverbs 17:15, Isaiah 3:10, Ezekiel 18:20, Romans 2:13, Romans 7:9

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 26:23 - render 2 Samuel 22:21 - rewarded 1 Kings 8:39 - Then hear 2 Chronicles 6:22 - sin Jeremiah 32:19 - to give 2 Corinthians 5:10 - receive

Verse 33

smitten down: Leviticus 26:17, Leviticus 26:25, Deuteronomy 28:25, Deuteronomy 28:48, Joshua 7:8, 2 Chronicles 6:24, 2 Chronicles 6:25, Psalms 44:10

because they have: Joshua 7:11, Joshua 7:12, Judges 6:1, Judges 6:2, 2 Kings 17:7-18, 2 Kings 18:11, 2 Kings 18:12, 2 Chronicles 36:14-17

turn again: Leviticus 26:39-42, Nehemiah 1:8, Nehemiah 1:9, Jonah 3:10

pray: Ezra 9:5-15, Nehemiah 9:1-3, Nehemiah 9:4, Nehemiah 9:5, Isaiah 63:15-19, Isaiah 64:1 - Isaiah 66:24, Daniel 9:3-19

in: or, toward, 1 Kings 8:30

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:40 - confess 1 Kings 8:35 - if they pray 2 Chronicles 20:9 - when evil Nehemiah 9:28 - heardest Jeremiah 18:8 - that nation Jeremiah 36:7 - It may

Verse 34

forgive the sin: 1 Kings 8:30, Ezra 1:1-6, Psalms 106:47, Jeremiah 31:4-9, Jeremiah 31:27, Jeremiah 32:37, Jeremiah 33:10-13, Daniel 9:12, Daniel 9:19, Daniel 9:25, Amos 7:2

which thou gavest: Genesis 13:15, Exodus 6:8, Joshua 21:43

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:19 - Pardon 2 Chronicles 6:24 - put to the worse Nehemiah 9:28 - heardest Jeremiah 18:8 - that nation Matthew 6:12 - forgive Luke 11:4 - forgive us

Verse 35

heaven: 1 Kings 17:1, Leviticus 26:19, Deuteronomy 11:17, Deuteronomy 28:12, Deuteronomy 28:23, Deuteronomy 28:24, 2 Samuel 24:13, Jeremiah 14:1-7, Ezekiel 14:13, Malachi 3:10, Luke 4:25, Revelation 11:6

if they pray: 1 Kings 8:33, 2 Chronicles 6:24, 2 Chronicles 6:26, Romans 10:9, Romans 15:9

confess: 1 Kings 8:29, 1 Kings 8:30, Joel 1:13-20, Joel 2:15-17

and turn: 1 Kings 8:33, Isaiah 1:15, Isaiah 1:16, Isaiah 9:13, Ezekiel 18:30-32, Hosea 14:1

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 6:27 - when thou hast 2 Chronicles 7:16 - my name Job 12:15 - Behold Psalms 5:7 - I worship Amos 4:7 - I have Haggai 1:10 - General Zechariah 14:17 - even

Verse 36

thou teach: Psalms 25:4, Psalms 25:5, Psalms 25:8, Psalms 25:12, Psalms 27:11, Psalms 32:8, Psalms 94:12, Psalms 119:33, Psalms 143:8, Isaiah 35:8, Micah 4:2

the good way: 1 Samuel 12:23, 2 Chronicles 6:26, 2 Chronicles 6:27, Isaiah 30:21, Jeremiah 6:16, Jeremiah 42:3, Matthew 22:16

give rain: 1 Kings 18:1, 1 Kings 18:27-40, 1 Kings 18:45, Psalms 68:9, Jeremiah 14:22, James 5:17, James 5:18

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:30 - and hear 1 Kings 8:39 - Then hear Job 12:15 - Behold Psalms 119:26 - teach Isaiah 48:17 - which teacheth Amos 4:7 - I have Luke 11:4 - forgive us

Verse 37

in the land famine: Leviticus 26:16, Leviticus 26:25, Leviticus 26:26-46, Deuteronomy 28:21, Deuteronomy 28:22, Deuteronomy 28:25, Deuteronomy 28:38-42, Deuteronomy 28:52-61, 2 Kings 6:25-29, 1 Chronicles 21:12, 2 Chronicles 6:28-31, 2 Chronicles 20:9, Psalms 105:34, Psalms 105:35, Jeremiah 32:2, Jeremiah 39:1-3, Ezekiel 14:21, Joel 1:4-7, Joel 2:25, Joel 2:26

cities: or, jurisdiction

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:14 - the locusts 2 Chronicles 12:6 - humbled Ezekiel 14:19 - if I Amos 4:9 - with Haggai 2:17 - with blasting Mark 5:29 - plague Luke 7:21 - plagues

Verse 38

prayer: 2 Chronicles 20:5-13, Psalms 50:15, Psalms 91:15, Isaiah 37:4, Isaiah 37:15-21, Joel 2:17, Amos 7:1-6

the plague: 2 Chronicles 6:29, Job 7:11, Psalms 32:3, Psalms 32:4, Psalms 42:6, Psalms 42:9, Psalms 42:11, Psalms 73:21, Psalms 73:22, Psalms 142:3-5, Proverbs 14:10, Romans 7:24, Philippians 4:6

spread forth: 1 Kings 8:22, Isaiah 1:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:14 - send all Exodus 9:29 - spread Leviticus 13:6 - wash Leviticus 13:12 - cover all Leviticus 13:29 - General 2 Chronicles 6:28 - whatsoever Ezra 9:5 - spread Job 9:15 - I would Psalms 5:7 - I worship Psalms 28:2 - thy holy oracle Isaiah 37:14 - and Hezekiah went Jeremiah 8:4 - turn Lamentations 1:17 - spreadeth Daniel 6:10 - his windows Jonah 2:4 - toward

Verse 39

Then hear: 1 Kings 8:32, 1 Kings 8:36

give to every man: Psalms 18:20-26, Psalms 28:4, Jeremiah 17:10, Jeremiah 32:19, Ezekiel 18:30, Revelation 22:12

for thou: 1 Samuel 16:7, 1 Chronicles 28:9, 2 Chronicles 6:30, Psalms 11:4, Psalms 11:5, John 2:25, John 21:17, Acts 1:24, Hebrews 4:12, Hebrews 4:13, Revelation 2:23

Reciprocal: Joshua 22:22 - he knoweth 1 Samuel 2:3 - a God 1 Kings 8:30 - and hear 2 Chronicles 30:27 - their prayer Nehemiah 9:28 - heardest Job 9:15 - I would Psalms 102:19 - For he Psalms 130:4 - that thou mayest Psalms 139:1 - thou hast Jonah 2:4 - toward Matthew 6:12 - forgive Acts 15:8 - which 2 Corinthians 5:10 - receive 1 Thessalonians 2:4 - but God

Verse 40

fear thee: Genesis 22:12, Exodus 20:20, Deuteronomy 6:2, Deuteronomy 6:13, 1 Samuel 12:24, Psalms 115:13, Psalms 130:4, Jeremiah 32:39, Jeremiah 32:40, Hosea 3:5, Acts 9:31, Acts 10:2, Hebrews 12:28, Revelation 15:4, Revelation 19:5

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:1 - all the days Acts 13:16 - and ye

Verse 41

a stranger: 1 Kings 10:1, 1 Kings 10:2, Ruth 1:16, Ruth 2:11, 2 Chronicles 6:32, Isaiah 56:3-7, Matthew 8:5, Matthew 8:10, Matthew 8:11, Matthew 15:22-28, Luke 17:18, John 12:20, Acts 10:1-4

cometh out: 1 Kings 10:1, 1 Kings 10:2, Exodus 18:8-12, 2 Kings 5:1-7, 2 Kings 5:16, 2 Kings 5:17, Isaiah 60:1-10, Matthew 2:1, Matthew 12:42, Acts 8:27-40

Reciprocal: Joshua 9:6 - We be Joshua 9:9 - because 1 Chronicles 16:29 - bring Isaiah 60:9 - unto Isaiah 64:2 - to make Zephaniah 3:9 - that Zechariah 8:20 - there Mark 11:17 - Is it Romans 10:14 - shall they 1 Timothy 2:1 - supplications

Verse 42

For they shall: Exodus 15:14, Deuteronomy 4:6, Joshua 2:10, Joshua 2:11, Joshua 9:9, Joshua 9:10, 2 Chronicles 32:31, Daniel 2:47, Daniel 3:28, Daniel 4:37

great name: Exodus 3:13-16, Exodus 34:5-7, Joshua 7:9, Psalms 86:8, Psalms 86:9, Ezekiel 20:9

thy strong hand: Exodus 3:19, Exodus 9:15, Exodus 13:14, Deuteronomy 3:24, Deuteronomy 4:34, Deuteronomy 11:2, Deuteronomy 11:3, 2 Kings 17:36, Psalms 89:13, Psalms 136:12, Isaiah 51:9, Isaiah 63:12, Jeremiah 31:11, Jeremiah 32:17

when he shall: Isaiah 66:19, Isaiah 66:20, Jeremiah 3:19, Zechariah 14:16, Acts 8:27

Reciprocal: Joshua 4:24 - all the people Jeremiah 32:21 - with a strong Jonah 2:4 - toward Zechariah 8:23 - we have

Verse 43

that all the people, 1 Samuel 17:46, 2 Kings 19:19, 2 Chronicles 6:33, Psalms 22:27, Psalms 67:2, Psalms 72:10, Psalms 72:11, Psalms 86:9, Isaiah 11:9, Revelation 11:15

fear thee: Psalms 102:15, Psalms 117:1, Psalms 117:2

this house: Heb. thy name is called upon this house, 1 Kings 8:29

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:24 - in all places Deuteronomy 26:15 - Look down Deuteronomy 32:43 - Rejoice Joshua 4:24 - all the people 1 Kings 8:30 - and hear 1 Kings 8:60 - That all 1 Kings 18:36 - let it 1 Chronicles 16:8 - make 1 Chronicles 28:9 - know thou Psalms 20:6 - he will Psalms 102:19 - For he Isaiah 19:21 - Lord shall Isaiah 37:20 - that all Jeremiah 25:29 - which is called by my name Zechariah 8:20 - there Zechariah 8:23 - we have Matthew 6:9 - Hallowed Luke 11:2 - Hallowed Acts 10:2 - one Galatians 4:9 - ye have

Verse 44

go out to battle: Deuteronomy 20:1-4, Deuteronomy 31:3-6, Joshua 1:2-5, 2 Chronicles 6:34

whithersoever: Numbers 31:1-12, Joshua 6:2-5, Joshua 8:1, Joshua 8:2, Judges 1:1, Judges 1:2, Judges 4:6, Judges 6:14, 1 Samuel 15:3, 1 Samuel 15:18, 1 Samuel 30:8, 2 Samuel 5:19, 2 Samuel 5:23

shall pray: 2 Chronicles 14:9-12, 2 Chronicles 18:31, 2 Chronicles 20:6-13, 2 Chronicles 32:20

toward the city: Heb. the way of the city, 1 Kings 8:16, Psalms 78:67-69, Psalms 132:13, Psalms 132:14, Daniel 9:17-19

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 15:32 - he worshipped 1 Kings 8:48 - the city 1 Kings 12:27 - go up 1 Kings 14:21 - the city 2 Kings 21:7 - In this house 1 Chronicles 5:20 - for they cried 2 Chronicles 7:16 - have I chosen 2 Chronicles 33:7 - which I have Psalms 20:2 - from Daniel 6:10 - his windows

Verse 45

cause: or, right, Genesis 18:25, Psalms 9:4, Jeremiah 5:28

Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:6 - wash 2 Samuel 15:32 - he worshipped 1 Kings 8:49 - cause 1 Chronicles 5:20 - for they cried 2 Chronicles 6:34 - thy people Psalms 20:2 - from Psalms 140:12 - the Lord

Verse 46

If they sin: The second clause of this verse, as it is here translated, renders this supposition entirely nugatory; for if there be no man that sinneth not, it is useless to say, if they sin, but this objection is removed by rendering the original, "If they shall sin against thee (for there is no man that, lo yechetai, may not sin") i.e., there is no man impeccable or infallible; none that is not liable to transgress.

there is no man: 2 Chronicles 6:36, Job 14:4, Job 15:14-16, Psalms 19:12, Psalms 130:3, Psalms 143:2, Proverbs 20:9, Ecclesiastes 7:20, Isaiah 53:6, Isaiah 64:6, Romans 3:19, Galatians 3:22, James 3:2, 1 John 1:8-10

unto the land: Leviticus 26:34-39, Deuteronomy 4:26, Deuteronomy 4:27, Deuteronomy 28:36, Deuteronomy 28:64-68, Deuteronomy 29:28, 2 Kings 17:6, 2 Kings 17:18, 2 Kings 17:23, 2 Kings 25:21, Daniel 9:7-14, Luke 21:24

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:43 - and they Deuteronomy 4:30 - all these Job 9:2 - how Isaiah 26:15 - thou hadst Isaiah 43:5 - I will Jeremiah 24:7 - for they Lamentations 1:8 - hath Romans 7:15 - what Galatians 3:11 - that Philippians 3:9 - not

Verse 47

Yet if they: Leviticus 26:40-45, Deuteronomy 4:29-31, Deuteronomy 30:1, Deuteronomy 30:2, 2 Chronicles 6:37, 2 Chronicles 33:12, 2 Chronicles 33:13, Ezekiel 16:61, Ezekiel 16:63, Ezekiel 18:28, Haggai 1:7, Luke 15:17

bethink themselves: Heb. bring back to their heart

saying: Ezra 9:6, Ezra 9:7, Nehemiah 1:6-11, Nehemiah 9:26-30, Psalms 106:6, Isaiah 64:6-12, Daniel 9:5-11, Zechariah 12:10

done perversely: Job 33:27, Job 33:28, Jeremiah 31:18-20, Luke 15:18

Reciprocal: Exodus 13:17 - the people repent 1 Samuel 7:6 - We have sinned 1 Kings 8:66 - blessed Proverbs 28:13 - whoso Ecclesiastes 7:14 - but Jeremiah 23:20 - in the Jeremiah 29:13 - ye shall Jeremiah 33:3 - Call Lamentations 1:8 - hath Lamentations 1:20 - for Ezekiel 14:6 - Repent Daniel 9:4 - made Hosea 5:15 - till Joel 2:12 - turn Zechariah 1:3 - Turn Zechariah 10:9 - remember Malachi 3:7 - Return unto me Matthew 3:2 - Repent Acts 8:22 - pray 2 Corinthians 7:10 - repentance 1 John 1:9 - we confess 1 John 3:4 - committeth

Verse 48

And so return: Deuteronomy 4:29, Deuteronomy 6:5, Deuteronomy 6:6, Judges 10:15, Judges 10:16, 1 Samuel 7:3, 1 Samuel 7:4, Nehemiah 1:9, Psalms 119:2, Psalms 119:10, Psalms 119:145, Proverbs 23:26, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Jeremiah 3:10, Jeremiah 24:7, Jeremiah 29:12-14, Daniel 9:13, Hosea 14:1, Hosea 14:2, Acts 8:37, Romans 10:10

pray unto: 1 Kings 8:29, 1 Kings 8:30, Daniel 6:10

the city: 1 Kings 8:44

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:1 - thou shalt call 2 Kings 23:25 - that turned 2 Chronicles 7:16 - have I chosen 2 Chronicles 15:12 - seek 2 Chronicles 33:7 - which I have Jeremiah 36:3 - they may Ezekiel 33:12 - as for Hosea 5:15 - till Jonah 2:4 - toward Zechariah 1:3 - Turn Zechariah 10:9 - remember Luke 15:18 - I have Acts 3:19 - that Acts 8:22 - pray

Verse 49

Then hear: 1 Kings 8:30

cause: or, right, 1 Kings 8:45, 2 Kings 19:19, Zechariah 1:15, Zechariah 1:16

Reciprocal: Psalms 140:12 - the Lord

Verse 50

and give them: 2 Chronicles 30:9, Ezra 7:6, Ezra 7:27, Ezra 7:28, Nehemiah 1:11, Nehemiah 2:4-8, Psalms 106:46, Proverbs 16:7, Daniel 1:9, Daniel 1:10, Acts 7:10

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:6 - she had compassion 2 Chronicles 6:36 - they sin Esther 2:9 - she obtained Matthew 6:12 - forgive Luke 10:33 - he had

Verse 51

thy people: 1 Kings 8:53, Exodus 32:11, Exodus 32:12, Numbers 14:13-19, Deuteronomy 9:26-29, 2 Chronicles 6:39, Nehemiah 1:10, Isaiah 63:16-18, Isaiah 64:9, Jeremiah 51:19

the furnace: Deuteronomy 4:20, Jeremiah 11:4

Reciprocal: Psalms 28:9 - bless Daniel 9:15 - that hast

Verse 52

That thine: 1 Kings 8:29, 2 Chronicles 6:40

in all that: Psalms 86:5, Psalms 145:18

Reciprocal: Ephesians 6:18 - supplication

Verse 53

separate: Exodus 19:5, Exodus 19:6, Exodus 33:16, Numbers 23:9, Deuteronomy 4:34, Deuteronomy 7:6-8, Deuteronomy 9:26, Deuteronomy 9:29, Deuteronomy 14:2, Deuteronomy 32:9, 2 Corinthians 6:14-18, Titus 2:14, 1 Peter 2:9

thine inheritance: Deuteronomy 32:9, Jeremiah 10:16, Ephesians 1:18

as thou: Deuteronomy 33:1-3, Deuteronomy 33:26-29

Reciprocal: Leviticus 20:24 - which 1 Kings 8:51 - thy people Psalms 28:9 - bless

Verse 54

when Solomon: Luke 11:1, Luke 22:45

kneeling: 2 Chronicles 6:13, Psalms 95:6, Luke 22:41, Luke 22:45, Acts 20:36, Acts 21:5

with his hands: 1 Kings 8:22, 2 Chronicles 6:12

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 7:1 - when Solomon Ezra 9:5 - spread Isaiah 1:15 - when Daniel 6:10 - he kneeled Ephesians 3:14 - I Ephesians 6:18 - supplication

Verse 55

blessed: 1 Kings 8:14, Numbers 6:23-26, 2 Samuel 6:18, 1 Chronicles 16:2

Reciprocal: Leviticus 9:22 - his hand 2 Chronicles 6:3 - blessed 2 Chronicles 31:8 - and his people Isaiah 9:16 - led of them Luke 19:37 - the whole Hebrews 7:7 - the less

Verse 56

Blessed be: 1 Kings 8:15

hath given rest: Deuteronomy 3:20, Deuteronomy 12:10, Deuteronomy 12:12, Joshua 21:44, 2 Chronicles 14:6, Hebrews 4:3-9

there: Joshua 21:45, Joshua 23:14, Joshua 23:15, Luke 1:54, Luke 1:55, Luke 1:72, Luke 1:73, Luke 21:33

failed: Heb. fallen, 1 Samuel 3:19, 2 Kings 10:10

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:34 - ye shall Deuteronomy 12:9 - General 1 Kings 8:14 - blessed all 1 Chronicles 16:2 - he blessed 1 Chronicles 16:36 - Blessed Isaiah 9:16 - led of them Isaiah 64:11 - where Daniel 2:20 - Blessed Luke 19:37 - the whole

Verse 57

Deuteronomy 31:6, Deuteronomy 31:8, Joshua 1:5, Joshua 1:9, 1 Chronicles 28:9, 2 Chronicles 32:7, 2 Chronicles 32:8, Psalms 46:7, Psalms 46:11, Isaiah 8:10, Isaiah 41:10, Matthew 1:23, Matthew 28:20, Romans 8:31, Hebrews 13:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 28:15 - for I Nehemiah 9:17 - forsookest Daniel 2:23 - O thou

Verse 58

incline: Psalms 110:3, Psalms 119:36, Song of Solomon 1:4, Jeremiah 31:33, Ezekiel 36:26, Ezekiel 36:27, Philippians 2:13, Hebrews 13:21

his commandments: Deuteronomy 4:1, Deuteronomy 4:45, Deuteronomy 6:1

Reciprocal: Psalms 119:112 - inclined Psalms 141:4 - Incline not 2 Thessalonians 3:5 - the Lord

Verse 59

let these my words: This and the following verse are a sort of supplement to the prayer; and there is an important addition to this prayer in 2 Chronicles 6:41, 2 Chronicles 6:42, apparently taken from one of the Psalms.

nigh: Psalms 102:1, Psalms 102:2, Psalms 141:2, John 17:9, John 17:20-24, 1 John 2:2

at all times: Heb. the thing of a day in his day, Luke 11:3

as the matter: Deuteronomy 33:25

Reciprocal: Ephesians 6:18 - supplication

Verse 60

That all: 1 Kings 8:43, Joshua 4:24, 1 Samuel 17:46, 2 Kings 19:19

the Lord: 1 Kings 18:39, Deuteronomy 4:35, Deuteronomy 4:39, Isaiah 44:6, Isaiah 44:8, Isaiah 44:24, Isaiah 45:5, Isaiah 45:6, Isaiah 45:22, Jeremiah 10:10-12, Joel 2:27

Reciprocal: Joshua 2:11 - for the Lord

Verse 61

perfect: 1 Kings 11:4, 1 Kings 15:3, 1 Kings 15:14, Genesis 17:1, Deuteronomy 18:13, 2 Kings 20:3, 1 Chronicles 28:9, Job 1:1, Job 1:8, Psalms 37:37, 2 Corinthians 7:1, Philippians 3:12-16

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 12:38 - with a perfect heart 1 Chronicles 28:7 - as at this day 1 Chronicles 29:9 - perfect heart

Verse 62

2 Samuel 6:17-19, 2 Chronicles 7:4-7

Reciprocal: Leviticus 3:7 - offer it 1 Kings 8:5 - sacrificing sheep 1 Chronicles 29:21 - sacrificed 2 Chronicles 7:5 - a sacrifice

Verse 63

a sacrifice: Leviticus 3:1-17, 1 Chronicles 29:21, 2 Chronicles 15:11, 2 Chronicles 29:32-35, 2 Chronicles 30:24, 2 Chronicles 35:7-9, Ezra 6:16, Ezra 6:17, Ezekiel 45:17, Micah 6:7

two and twenty: We are not to suppose that all these victims were sacrificed in one day, or on one altar; for this was the whole amount of those that had been offered during the fourteen days which the feast of dedication and the feast of tabernacles lasted; and there appears to have been an altar erected in the middle of the court, which was set apart for that purpose, in consequence of the great altar of burnt offering being not sufficient for the multitude of sacrifices then offered.

dedicated: Numbers 7:10, Numbers 7:11, Numbers 7:84-88, 2 Chronicles 2:4, 2 Chronicles 7:5, Ezra 6:16, Ezra 6:17, Nehemiah 12:27, John 10:22

Reciprocal: Numbers 7:23 - General 1 Kings 3:4 - a thousand 1 Kings 3:15 - peace offerings 1 Kings 8:5 - sacrificing sheep 2 Chronicles 1:6 - a thousand Psalms 118:27 - bind

Verse 64

hallow: 2 Chronicles 7:7

the brazen: 2 Chronicles 4:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 27:2 - overlay it with brass Exodus 27:9 - the court Exodus 39:39 - General Leviticus 3:5 - Aaron's Numbers 7:1 - sanctified them Judges 21:4 - built there 2 Kings 16:15 - the king's burnt Ezra 6:17 - offered Psalms 118:27 - bind Ezekiel 45:17 - the prince's

Verse 65

held: 1 Kings 8:2, Leviticus 23:34-43, 2 Chronicles 7:8, 2 Chronicles 7:9

a great: 2 Chronicles 30:13, Psalms 40:9, Psalms 40:10

from the entering: 1 Kings 4:21, 1 Kings 4:24, Numbers 34:5, Numbers 34:8, Joshua 13:5, Judges 3:3, 2 Kings 14:25, Amos 6:14

the river: Genesis 15:18, Exodus 23:31, Numbers 34:5, Joshua 13:3

seven days: 2 Chronicles 7:8, 2 Chronicles 7:9, 2 Chronicles 30:23

Reciprocal: Joshua 19:35 - Hammath 1 Kings 3:15 - peace offerings 2 Kings 23:33 - Hamath 1 Chronicles 1:16 - Hamathite 1 Chronicles 13:5 - Hemath Jeremiah 52:9 - Hamath Ezekiel 11:10 - in Ezekiel 47:16 - Hamath John 7:2 - General John 7:37 - the last

Verse 66

the eighth day: In the parallel passage of Chronicles this is termed "the three and twentieth day of the seventh month;" that is, the ninth day of the dedication; which Jarchi reconciles by supposing that Solomon gave them leave to return on the eighth day, and many of them did return; and that he dismissed the remainder on the ninth, or twenty-third of the seventh month. See note on 1 Kings 8:1. 2 Chronicles 7:10, 2 Chronicles 31:1

blessed: or, thanked, 1 Kings 8:1, 1 Kings 8:47

joyful: Deuteronomy 12:7, Deuteronomy 12:12, Deuteronomy 12:18, Deuteronomy 16:11, 2 Chronicles 29:36, 2 Chronicles 30:26, 2 Chronicles 30:27, Nehemiah 8:10, Psalms 95:1, Psalms 95:2, Psalms 100:1, Psalms 100:2, Psalms 106:4, Psalms 106:5, Psalms 122:6, Psalms 122:9, Isaiah 61:9, Isaiah 61:10, Isaiah 66:13, Isaiah 66:14, Jeremiah 31:12-14, Zephaniah 3:14, Zechariah 9:9, Zechariah 9:17, Acts 2:46, Galatians 5:22, Philippians 4:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 31:6 - that they 2 Samuel 6:19 - So all the 1 Chronicles 16:43 - all the people Nehemiah 9:25 - delighted Psalms 118:24 - we will Ecclesiastes 9:7 - eat Isaiah 63:7 - the great goodness John 7:37 - the last

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