6:32 “Foreigners, who do not belong to your people Israel, will come from a distant land because of your great reputation 1 and your ability to accomplish mighty deeds; 2 they will come and direct their prayers toward this temple. 6:33 Then listen from your heavenly dwelling place and answer all the prayers of the foreigners. 3 Then all the nations of the earth will acknowledge your reputation, 4 obey 5 you like your people Israel do, and recognize that this temple I built belongs to you. 6
1 tn Heb “your great name.” The word “name” sometimes refers to one’s reputation or honor (thus the translation here, “your great reputation
2 tn Heb “and your strong hand and your outstretched arm.”
3 tn Heb “and do all which the foreigner calls to [i.e., “requests of”] you.”
4 tn Heb “name.” See the note on “reputation” in v. 32.
5 tn Heb “fear.”
6 tn Heb “that your name is called over this house which I built.” The Hebrew idiom “call the name over” indicates ownership. See 2 Sam 12:28.