8:46 “The time will come when your people 1 will sin against you (for there is no one who is sinless!) and you will be angry with them and deliver them over to their enemies, who will take them as prisoners to their own land, 2 whether far away or close by.
1 Kings 8:50Context
8:50 Forgive all the rebellious acts of your sinful people and cause their captors to have mercy on them. 3
1 tn Heb “they”; the referent (your people) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
2 tn Heb “the land of the enemy.”
3 tn Heb “and forgive your people who have sinned against you, [forgive] all their rebellious acts by which they rebelled against you, and grant them mercy before their captors so they will show them mercy.”