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1 Kings 8:43

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8:43 Then listen from your heavenly dwelling place and answer all the prayers of the foreigners. 1  Then all the nations of the earth will acknowledge your reputation, 2  obey 3  you like your people Israel do, and recognize that this temple I built belongs to you. 4 

1 tn Heb “and do all which the foreigner calls to [i.e., “requests of”] you.”

2 tn Heb “your name.” See the note on the word “reputation” in v. 41.

3 tn Heb “fear.”

4 tn Heb “that your name is called over this house which I built.” The Hebrew idiom “to call the name over” indicates ownership. See 2 Sam 12:28.



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