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1 Kings 8:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I have surely built thee a house of habitation, a place for thee to dwell in for ever.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I have surely built thee an house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I have surely built You a lofty house, A place for Your dwelling forever.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I have surely built thee a house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I have indeed built a house of habitation for thee, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I have, built, a house as a high abode for thee,—A settled place for thee to abide in, for ages.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— I have surely built a house of habitation for Thee; a fixed place for Thine abiding to the ages.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Building, I have built a house for thy dwelling, to be thy most firm throne for ever.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I haue surely built thee an house to dwel in, a setled place for thee to abide in for euer.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [Absent from Manuscript]
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I have surely built thee an house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I have surely y1129
[1129] Standard
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
built 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
thee an house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
to dwell in, 2073
{2073} Prime
זְבוּל
z@buwl
{ze-bool'}
From H2082; a residence.
a settled place 4349
{4349} Prime
מָכוֹן
makown
{maw-kone'}
From H3559; properly a fixture, that is, a basis; generally a place, especially as an abode.
for thee to abide in 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
for ever. 5769
{5769} Prime
עוֹלָם
`owlam
{o-lawm'}
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Kings 8:13

_ _ I have surely built thee an house — This is an apostrophe to God, as perceiving His approach by the cloud, and welcoming Him to enter as guest or inhabitant of the fixed and permanent dwelling-place, which, at His command, had been prepared for His reception.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 8:12-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Kings 8:13

I have surely built thee an house to dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide in for (f) ever.

(f) He spoke according to the tenor of God's promise which was on the condition that they served him correctly.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
surely built:

2 Samuel 7:13 He shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
1 Chronicles 17:12 He shall build me an house, and I will stablish his throne for ever.
1 Chronicles 22:10-11 He shall build an house for my name; and he shall be my son, and I [will be] his father; and I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel for ever. ... Now, my son, the LORD be with thee; and prosper thou, and build the house of the LORD thy God, as he hath said of thee.
1 Chronicles 28:6 And he said unto me, Solomon thy son, he shall build my house and my courts: for I have chosen him [to be] my son, and I will be his father.
1 Chronicles 28:10 Take heed now; for the LORD hath chosen thee to build an house for the sanctuary: be strong, and do [it].
1 Chronicles 28:20 And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do [it]: fear not, nor be dismayed: for the LORD God, [even] my God, [will be] with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee, until thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the LORD.
2 Chronicles 6:2 But I have built an house of habitation for thee, and a place for thy dwelling for ever.

a settled:

Psalms 78:68-69 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved. ... And he built his sanctuary like high [palaces], like the earth which he hath established for ever.
Psalms 132:13-14 For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired [it] for his habitation. ... This [is] my rest for ever: here will I dwell; for I have desired it.
John 4:21-23 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father. ... But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
Acts 6:14 For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us.
Hebrews 8:5-13 Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things, as Moses was admonished of God when he was about to make the tabernacle: for, See, saith he, [that] thou make all things according to the pattern shewed to thee in the mount. ... In that he saith, A new [covenant], he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old [is] ready to vanish away.
Hebrews 9:11-12 But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building; ... Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption [for us].
Hebrews 9:24 For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, [which are] the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us:
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2S 7:13. 1Ch 17:12; 22:10; 28:6, 10, 20. 2Ch 6:2. Ps 78:68; 132:13. Jn 4:21. Ac 6:14. He 8:5; 9:11, 24.

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