7:51 When King Solomon finished constructing the Lord’s temple, he 1 put the holy items that belonged to his father David (the silver, gold, and other articles) in the treasuries of the Lord’s temple.
8:1 2 Then Solomon convened in Jerusalem 3 Israel’s elders, all the leaders of the Israelite tribes and families, so they could witness the transferal of the ark of the Lord’s covenant from the city of David (that is, Zion). 4 8:2 All the men of Israel assembled before King Solomon during the festival 5 in the month Ethanim 6 (the seventh month).
1 tn Heb “Solomon.” The proper name has been replaced by the pronoun (“he”) in the translation for stylistic reasons.
4 tn Heb “Then Solomon convened the elders of Israel, the heads of the tribes, the chiefs of the fathers belonging to the sons of Israel to King Solomon [in] Jerusalem to bring up the ark of the covenant of the
6 sn The month Ethanim. This would be September-October in modern reckoning.