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10 Once the priests left the Holy Place, a cloud filled the Lord’s temple. 11 The priests could not carry out their duties[a] because of the cloud; the Lord’s glory filled his temple.[b]

12 Then Solomon said, “The Lord has said that he lives in thick darkness.

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  1. 1 Kings 8:11 tn Heb “were not able to stand to serve.”
  2. 1 Kings 8:11 tn Heb “the house of the Lord.”

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