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2 Chronicles 7:12

    2 Chronicles 7:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Jehovah appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now the Lord came to Solomon in a vision by night, and said to him, I have given ear to your prayer, and have taken this place for myself as a house where offerings are to be made.

    Webster's Revision

    And Jehovah appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.

    World English Bible

    Yahweh appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, "I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Chronicles 7:12

    The Lord appeared to Solomon - This was a second manifestation; see 1 Kings 9:2-9 (note), and the notes there. The Targum says, "The Word of the Lord appeared to Solomon."

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Chronicles 7:12

    An house of sacrifice - This expression does not elsewhere occur. Its meaning, however, is clear. God declares that Solomon's Temple is the place whereunto all Israelites were commanded to bring their burnt-offerings and sacrifices (see Deuteronomy 12:5-6).