Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

1 Kings 8:16

Context
NETBible

He told David, 1  ‘Since the day I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city from all the tribes of Israel to build a temple in which to live. 2  But I have chosen David to lead my people Israel.’

XREF

De 12:11; 1Sa 16:1; 2Sa 7:6,7; 2Sa 7:8; 1Ki 8:29; 1Ki 11:36; 2Ki 23:27; 1Ch 17:5,6; 1Ch 28:4; 2Ch 6:5-11; Ne 1:9; Ps 78:70; Ps 89:19,20; Ps 132:13; Jer 7:12

NET © Notes

tn Heb “saying.”

tn Heb “to build a house for my name to be there.”

sn To build a temple in which to live (Heb “to build a house for my name to be there”). In the OT, the word “name” sometimes refers to one’s reputation or honor. The “name” of the Lord sometimes designates the Lord himself, being indistinguishable from the proper name.



TIP #05: Try Double Clicking on any word for instant search. [ALL]
created in 0.03 seconds
powered by bible.org