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11 so the priests could not stand [in their positions] to minister because of the cloud, for the glory and brilliance of the Lord had filled the Lord’s house (temple).

Solomon Addresses the People

12 Then Solomon said,

“The Lord has said that He would dwell in the thick darkness [of the cloud].
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“I have certainly built You a lofty house,
A place for You to dwell in forever.”

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11 And the priests could not perform their service(A) because of the cloud, for the glory(B) of the Lord filled his temple.

12 Then Solomon said, “The Lord has said that he would dwell in a dark cloud;(C) 13 I have indeed built a magnificent temple for you, a place for you to dwell(D) forever.”

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