Then Solomon brought Pharaoh’s daughter up from the city of David to the house which he had built for her, for he said, “My wife shall not dwell in the house of David king of Israel, because the places are holy where the ark of the Lord has entered,” (8:11). Continue reading
Now when Solomon had finished praying, fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the house. 2 The priests could not enter into the house of the Lord because the glory of the Lord filled the Lord’s house. 3 All the sons of Israel, seeing the fire come down and the glory of the Lord upon the house, bowed down on the pavement with their faces to the ground, and they worshiped and gave praise to the Lord, saying, “Truly He is good, truly His lovingkindness is everlasting,” (2 Chronicles 7:1-3). Continue reading
He said, “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who spoke with His mouth to my father David and has fulfilled it with His hands… indeed You have spoken with Your mouth and have fulfilled it with Your hand, as it is this day,” (6:4, 15).
“Also concerning the foreigner who is not from Your people Israel, when he comes from a far country for Your great name’s sake and Your mighty hand and Your outstretched arm…” (6:32). Continue reading
There was nothing in the ark except the two tablets which Moses put there at Horeb, where the Lord made a covenant with the sons of Israel, when they came out of Egypt, (5:10). Continue reading
Then he made the ten golden lampstands in the way prescribed for them and he set them in the temple, five on the right side and five on the left, (4:7).
the lampstands with their lamps of pure gold, to burn in front of the inner sanctuary in the way prescribed; (4:20).
He also overlaid the house with gold—the beams, the thresholds and its walls and its doors; and he carved cherubim on the walls. 8 Now he made the room of the holy of holies: its length across the width of the house was twenty cubits, and its width was twenty cubits; and he overlaid it with fine gold, amounting to 600 talents. 9 The weight of the nails was fifty shekels of gold. He also overlaid the upper rooms with gold, (3:7-9). Continue reading
“The house which I am about to build will be great, for greater is our God than all the gods. 6 But who is able to build a house for Him, for the heavens and the highest heavens cannot contain Him?…” (2:5-6).
“…for the house which I am about to build will be great and wonderful,” (2:9). Continue reading