5:5 The priests and Levites carried the ark, the tent where God appeared to his people, 1 and all the holy items in the tent. 2 5:6 Now King Solomon and all the Israelites who had assembled with him went on ahead of the ark and sacrificed more sheep and cattle than could be counted or numbered. 3
5:7 The priests brought the ark of the covenant of the Lord to its assigned 4 place in the inner sanctuary of the temple, in the most holy place under the wings of the cherubs. 5:8 The cherubs’ wings extended over the place where the ark sat; the cherubs overshadowed the ark and its poles. 5
1 tn Heb “the tent of assembly.”
sn See Exod 33:7-11.
2 tn Heb “and they carried the ark of the
3 tn Heb “And King Solomon and all the assembly of Israel, those who had been gathered to him, [were] before the ark, sacrificing sheep and cattle which could not be counted or numbered because of the abundance.”
4 tn The word “assigned” is supplied in the translation for clarification.