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1 And it came to pass when Solomon had finished building the house of the Lord and his own house after twenty years, then king Solomon assembled all the elders of Israel in Sion, to bring the ark of the covenant of the Lord out of the city of David, this is Sion, 2 in the month of Athanin. 3 And the priests took up the ark, 4 and the tabernacle of testimony, and the holy furniture that was in the tabernacle of testimony. 5 And the king and all Israel [were occupied] before the ark, sacrificing sheep [and] oxen, without number. 6 And the priests bring in the ark into its place, into the oracle of the house, even into the holy of holies, under the wings of the cherubs. 7 For the cherubs spread out their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubs covered the ark and its holy things above. 8 And the holy staves projected, and the ends of the holy staves appeared out of the holy places in front of the oracle, and were not seen without. 9 There was nothing in the ark except the two tables of stone, the tables of the covenant which Moses put [there] in Choreb, which [tables] the Lord made [as a covenant] with the children of Israel in their going forth from the land of Egypt. 10 And it came to pass when the priests departed out of the holy place, that the cloud filled the house. 11 And the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, because the glory of the Lord filled the house. 12 13 14 And the king turned his face, and the king blessed all Israel, (and the whole assembly of Israel stood:) 15 and he said, Blessed [be] the Lord God of Israel to-day, who spoke by his mouth concerning David my father, and has fulfilled it with his hands, saying, 16 From the day that I brought out my people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city in [any] one tribe of Israel to build a house, so that my name should be there: but I chose Jerusalem that my name should be there, and I chose David to be over my people Israel. 17 And it was in the heart of my father to build a house to the name of the Lord God of Israel. 18 And the Lord said to David my father, Forasmuch as it came into thine heart to build a house to my name, thou didst well that it came upon thine heart. 19 Nevertheless thou shalt not build the house, but thy son that has proceeded out of thy bowels, he shall build the house to my name. 20 And the Lord has confirmed the word that he spoke, and I am risen up in the place of my father David, and I have sat down on the throne of Israel, as the Lord spoke, and I have built the house to the name of the Lord God of Israel. 21 And I have set there a place for the ark, in which is the covenant of the Lord, which the Lord made with our fathers, when he brought them out of the land of Egypt. 22 And Solomon stood up in front of the altar before all the congregation of Israel; and he spread out his hands toward heaven: 23 and he said, Lord God of Israel, there is no God like thee in heaven above and on the earth beneath, keeping covenant and mercy with thy servant who walks before thee with all his heart; 24 which thou hast kept toward thy servant David my father: for thou hast spoken by thy mouth and thou hast fulfilled it with thine hands, as [at] this day. 25 And now, O Lord God of Israel, keep for thy servant David my father, [the promises] which thou hast spoken to him, saying, There shall not be taken from thee a man sitting before me on the throne of Israel, provided only thy children shall take heed to their ways, to walk before me as thou hast walked before me. 26 And now, O Lord God of Israel, let, I pray thee, thy word to David my father be confirmed. 27 But will God indeed dwell with men upon the earth? if the heaven and heaven of heavens will not suffice thee, how much less even this house which I have built to thy name? 28 Yet, O Lord God of Israel, thou shalt look upon my petition, to hear the prayer which thy servant prays to thee in thy presence this day, 29 that thine eyes may be open toward this house day and night, even toward the place which thou saidst, My name shall be there, to hear the prayer which thy servant prays at this place day and night. 30 And thou shalt hearken to the prayer of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, which they shall pray toward this place; and thou shalt hear in thy dwelling-place in heaven, and thou shalt do and be gracious. 31 Whatsoever trespasses any [one] shall commit against his neighbor,-- and if he shall take upon him an oath so that he should swear, and he shall come and make confession before thine altar in this house, 32 then shalt thou hear from heaven, and do, and thou shalt judge thy people Israel, that the wicked should be condemned, to recompense his way upon his head; and to justify the righteous, to give to him according to his righteousness. 33 When thy people Israel falls before enemies, because they shall sin against thee, and they shall return and confess to thy name, and they shall pray and supplicate in this house, 34 then shalt thou hear from heaven, and be gracious to the sins of thy people Israel, and thou shalt restore them to the land which thou gavest to their fathers. 35 When the heaven is restrained, and there is no rain, because they shall sin against thee, and they shall pray toward this place, and they shall make confession to thy name, and shall turn from their sins when thou shalt have humbled them, 36 then thou shalt hear from heaven, and be merciful to the sins of thy servant and of thy people Israel; for thou shalt shew them the good way to walk in it, and thou shalt give rain upon the earth which thou hast given to thy people for an inheritance. 37 If there should be famine, if there should be death, because there should be blasting, locust, or if there be mildew, and if their enemy oppress them in [any] one of their cities, [with regard to] every calamity, every trouble, 38 every prayer, every supplication whatever shall be made by any man, as they shall know each the plague of his heart, and shall spread abroad his hands to this house, 39 then shalt thou hearken from heaven, out of thine established dwelling-place, and shalt be merciful, and shalt do, and recompense to [every] man according to his ways, as thou shalt know his heart, for thou alone knowest the heart of all the children of men: 40 that they may fear thee all the days that they live upon the land, which thou hast given to our fathers. 41 And for the stranger who is not of thy people, 42 when they shall come and pray toward this place, 43 then shalt thou hear [them] from heaven, out of thine established dwelling-place, and thou shalt do according to all that the stranger shall call upon thee for, that all the nations may know thy name, and fear thee, as [do] thy people Israel, and may know that thy name has been called on this house which I have builded. 44 [If it be] that thy people shall go forth to war against their enemies in the way by which thou shalt turn them, and pray in the name of the Lord toward the city which thou hast chosen, and the house which I have built to thy name, 45 then shalt thou hear from heaven their supplication and their prayer, and shalt execute judgment for them. 46 [If it be] that they shall sin against thee, (for there is not a man who will not sin,) and thou shalt bring them and deliver them up before their enemies, and they that take [them] captive shall carry [them] to a land far or near, 47 and they shall turn their hearts in the land whither they have been carried captives, and turn in the land of their sojourning, and supplicate thee, saying, We have sinned, we have done unjustly, we have transgressed, 48 and they shall turn to thee with all their heart, and with all their soul, in the land of their enemies whither thou hast carried them captives, and shall pray to thee toward their land which thou hast given to their fathers, and the city which thou hast chosen, and the house which I have built to thy name: 49 then shalt thou hear from heaven thine established dwelling-place, 50 and thou shalt be merciful to their unrighteousness wherein they have trespassed against thee, and according to all their transgressions wherewith they have transgressed against thee, and thou shalt cause them to be pitied before them that carried them captives, and they shall have compassion on them: 51 for [they are] thy people and thine inheritance, whom thou broughtest out of the land of Egypt, out of the midst of the furnace of iron. 52 And let thine eyes and thine ears be opened to the supplication of thy servant, and to the supplication of thy people Israel, to hearken to them in all things for which they shall call upon thee. 53 Because thou hast set them apart for an inheritance to thyself out of all the nations of the earth, as thou spokest by the hand of thy servant Moses, when thou broughtest our fathers out of the land of Egypt, O Lord God. 53α Then spoke Solomon concerning the house, when he had finished building it-- He manifested the sun in the heaven: the Lord said he would dwell in darkness: build thou my house, a beautiful house for thyself to dwell in anew. Behold, is not this written in the book of the song? 54 And it came to pass when Solomon had finished praying to the Lord all this prayer and supplication, that he rose up from before the altar of the Lord, [after] having knelt upon his knees, and his hands [were] spread out towards heaven. 55 And he stood, and blessed all the congregation of Israel with a loud voice, saying, 56 Blessed [be] the Lord this day, who has given rest to his people Israel, according to all that he said: there has not failed one word among all his good words which he spoke by the hand of his servant Moses. 57 May the Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers; let him not desert us nor turn from us, 58 that he may turn our hearts toward him to walk in all his ways, and to keep all his commandments, and his ordinances which he commanded our fathers. 59 And let these words, which I have prayed before the Lord our God, [be] near to the Lord our God day and night, to maintain the cause of thy servant, and the cause of thy people Israel for ever. 60 That all the nations of the earth may know that the Lord God, he [is] God, and there is none beside. 61 And let our hearts be perfect toward the Lord our God, to walk also holily in his ordinances, and to keep his commandments, as at this day. 62 And the king and all the children of Israel offered sacrifice before the Lord. 63 And king Solomon offered for the sacrifices of peace-offering which he sacrificed to the Lord, two and twenty thousand oxen, and hundred and twenty thousand sheep: and the king and all the children of Israel dedicated the house of the Lord. 64 In that day the king consecrated the middle of the court in the front of the house of the Lord; for there he offered the whole-burnt-offering, and the sacrifices, and the fat of the peace-offerings, because the brazen altar which was before the Lord [was too] little to bear the whole-burnt-offering and the sacrifices of peace-offerings. 65 And Solomon kept he feast in that day, and all Israel with him, even a great assembly from the entering in of Hemath to the river of Egypt, before the Lord our God in the house which he built, eating and drinking, and rejoicing before the Lord our God seven days. 66 And on the eighth day he sent away the people: and they blessed the king, and each departed to his tabernacle rejoicing, and [their] heart [was] glad because of the good things which the Lord had done to his servant David, and to Israel his people. ΚΑΙ ἐγένετο ὡς συνετέλεσε Σαλωμὼν τοῦ οἰκοδομῆσαι τὸν οἶκον Κυρίου καὶ τὸν οἶκον αὐτοῦ μετὰ εἴκοσιν ἔτη, τότε ἐξεκκλησίασεν ὁ βασιλεὺς Σαλωμὼν πάντας τοὺς πρεσβυτέρους ᾿Ισραὴλ ἐν Σιὼν τοῦ ἀνενεγκεῖν τὴν κιβωτὸν διαθήκης Κυρίου ἐκ πόλεως Δαυὶδ (αὕτη ἐστὶ Σιὼν) 2 ἐν μηνὶ ᾿Αθανίν. 3 καὶ ᾖραν οἱ ἱερεῖς τὴν κιβωτὸν 4 καὶ τὸ σκήνωμα τοῦ μαρτυρίου καὶ τὰ σκεύη τὰ ἅγια τὰ ἐν τῷ σκηνώματι τοῦ μαρτυρίου, 5 καὶ ὁ βασιλεὺς καὶ πᾶς ᾿Ισραὴλ ἔμπροσθεν τῆς κιβωτοῦ θύοντες πρόβατα καὶ βόας ἀναρίθμητα. 6 καὶ εἰσφέρουσιν οἱ ἱερεῖς τὴν κιβωτὸν εἰς τὸν τόπον αὐτῆς εἰς τὸ δαβὶρ τοῦ οἴκου, εἰς τὰ ἅγια τῶν ἁγίων ὑπὸ τὰς πτέρυγας τῶν Χερουβίμ· 7 ὅτι τὰ Χερουβὶμ διαπεπετασμένα ταῖς πτέρυξιν ἐπὶ τὸν τόπον τῆς κιβωτοῦ, καὶ περιεκάλυπτον τὰ Χερουβὶμ ἐπὶ τὴν κιβωτὸν καὶ ἐπὶ τὰ ἅγια αὐτῆς ἐπάνωθεν, 8 καὶ ὑπερεῖχον τὰ ἡγιασμένα, καὶ ἐνεβλέποντο αἱ κεφαλαὶ τῶν ἡγιασμένων ἐκ τῶν ἁγίων εἰς πρόσωπον τοῦ δαβὶρ καὶ οὐκ ὠπτάνοντο ἔξω. 9 οὐκ ἦν ἐν τῇ κιβωτῷ πλὴν δύο πλάκες λίθιναι, πλάκες τῆς διαθήκης, ἃς ἔθηκεν ἐκεῖ Μωυσῆς ἐν Χωρήβ, ἃς διέθετο Κύριος μετὰ τῶν υἱῶν ᾿Ισραὴλ ἐν τῷ ἐκπορεύεσθαι αὐτοὺς ἐκ γῆς Αἰγύπτου. 10 καὶ ἐγένετο ὡς ἐξῆλθον οἱ ἱερεῖς ἐκ τοῦ ἁγίου, καὶ ἡ νεφέλη ἔπλησε τὸν οἶκον· 11 καὶ οὐκ ἠδύναντο οἱ ἱερεῖς στήκειν λειτουργεῖν ἀπὸ προσώπου τῆς νεφέλης, ὅτι ἔπλησε δόξα Κυρίου τὸν οἶκον. 14 Καὶ ἀπέστρεψεν ὁ βασιλεὺς τὸ πρόσωπον αὐτοῦ, καὶ εὐλόγησεν ὁ βασιλεὺς πάντα ᾿Ισραήλ, καὶ πᾶσα ἐκκλησία ᾿Ισραὴλ εἱστήκει· 15 καὶ εἶπεν· εὐλογητὸς Κύριος ὁ Θεὸς ᾿Ισραὴλ σήμερον, ὃς ἐλάλησεν ἐν τῷ στόματι αὐτοῦ περὶ Δαυὶδ τοῦ πατρός μου καὶ ἐν ταῖς χερσὶν αὐτοῦ ἐπλήρωσε λέγων· 16 ἀφ᾿ ἧς ἡμέρας ἐξήγαγον τὸν λαόν μου τὸν ᾿Ισραὴλ ἐξ Αἰγύπτου, οὐκ ἐξελεξάμην ἐν πόλει ἐν ἑνὶ σκήπτρῳ ᾿Ισραὴλ τοῦ οἰκοδομῆσαι οἶκον τοῦ εἶναι τὸ ὄνομά μου ἐκεῖ. καὶ ἐξελεξάμην ἐν ῾Ιερουσαλὴμ εἶναι τὸ ὄνομά μου ἐκεῖ· καὶ ἐξελεξάμην τὸν Δαυὶδ τοῦ εἶναι ἐπὶ τὸν λαόν μου τὸν ᾿Ισραήλ. 17 καὶ ἐγένετο ἐπὶ τῆς καρδίας τοῦ πατρός μου οἰκοδομῆσαι οἶκον τῷ ὀνόματι Κυρίου Θεοῦ ᾿Ισραήλ. 18 καὶ εἶπε Κύριος πρὸς Δαυὶδ τὸν πατέρα μου· ἀνθ᾿ ὧν ἦλθεν ἐπὶ τὴν καρδίαν σου τοῦ οἰκοδομῆσαι οἶκον τῷ ὀνόματί μου, καλῶς ἐποίησας ὅτι ἐγενήθη ἐπὶ τὴν καρδίαν σου· 19 πλὴν σὺ οὐκ οἰκοδομήσεις τὸν οἶκον, ἀλλ᾿ ἢ ὁ υἱός σου ὁ ἐξελθὼν ἐκ τῶν πλευρῶν σου, οὗτος οἰκοδομήσει τὸν οἶκον τῷ ὀνόματί μου. 20 καὶ ἀνέστησε Κύριος τὸ ῥῆμα αὐτοῦ, ὃ ἐλάλησε, καὶ ἀνέστην ἀντὶ Δαυὶδ τοῦ πατρός μου καὶ ἐκάθισα ἐπὶ τοῦ θρόνου ᾿Ισραήλ, καθὼς ἐλάλησε Κύριος, καὶ ᾠκοδόμησα τὸν οἶκον τῷ ὀνόματι Κυρίου Θεοῦ ᾿Ισραήλ. 21 καὶ ἐθέμην ἐκεῖ τόπον τῇ κιβωτῷ, ἐν ᾗ ἐστιν ἐκεῖ διαθήκη Κυρίου, ἣν διέθετο Κύριος μετὰ τῶν πατέρων ἡμῶν ἐν τῷ ἐξαγαγεῖν αὐτὸν αὐτοὺς ἐκ γῆς Αἰγύπτου. 22 Καὶ ἀνέστη Σαλωμὼν κατὰ πρόσωπον τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου Κυρίου ἐνώπιον πάσης ἐκκλησίας ᾿Ισραὴλ καὶ διεπέτασε τὰς χεῖρας αὐτοῦ εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν, 23 καὶ εἶπε· Κύριε ὁ Θεὸς ᾿Ισραήλ, οὐκ ἔστιν ὡς σὺ Θεὸς ἐν τῷ οὐρανῷ ἄνω καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς κάτω, φυλάσσων διαθήκην καὶ ἔλεος τῷ δούλῳ σου τῷ πορευομένῳ ἐνώπιόν σου ἐν ὅλῃ τῇ καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ, 24 ἃ ἐφύλαξας τῷ δούλῳ σου Δαυὶδ τῷ πατρί μου· καὶ γὰρ ἐλάλησας ἐν τῷ στόματί σου καὶ ἐν χερσί σου ἐπλήρωσας ὡς ἡ ἡμέρα αὕτη. 25 καὶ νῦν, Κύριε ὁ Θεὸς ᾿Ισραήλ, φύλαξον τῷ δούλῳ σου Δαυὶδ τῷ πατρί μου ἃ ἐλάλησας αὐτῷ λέγων· οὐκ ἐξαρθήσεταί σου ἀνὴρ ἐκ προσώπου μου καθήμενος ἐπὶ θρόνου ᾿Ισραήλ, πλὴν ἐὰν φυλάξωνται τὰ τέκνα σου τὰς ὁδοὺς αὐτῶν τοῦ πορεύεσθαι ἐνώπιόν μου, καθὼς ἐπορεύθης ἐνώπιον ἐμοῦ. 26 καὶ νῦν, Κύριε ὁ Θεὸς ᾿Ισραήλ, πιστωθήτω δὴ τὸ ρῆμά σου τῷ Δαυὶδ τῷ πατρί μου. 27 ὅτι εἰ ἀληθῶς κατοικήσει ὁ Θεὸς μετὰ ἀνθρώπων ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς; εἰ ὁ οὐρανὸς καὶ ὁ οὐρανὸς τοῦ οὐρανοῦ οὐκ ἀρκέσουσί σοι, πλὴν καὶ ὁ οἶκος οὗτος, ὃν ᾠκοδόμησα τῷ ὀνόματί σου; 28 καὶ ἐπιβλέψῃ ἐπὶ τὴν δέησίν μου, Κύριε ὁ Θεὸς ᾿Ισραήλ, ἀκούειν τῆς προσευχῆς, ἧς ὁ δοῦλός σου προσεύχεται ἐνώπιόν σου πρός σε σήμερον, 29 τοῦ εἶναι τοὺς ὀφθαλμούς σου ἠνεῳγμένους εἰς τὸν οἶκον τοῦτον ἡμέρας καὶ νυκτός, εἰς τὸν τόπον, ὃν εἶπας· ἔσται τὸ ὄνομά μου ἐκεῖ, τοῦ εἰσακούειν τῆς προσευχῆς, ἧς προσεύχεται ὁ δοῦλός σου εἰς τὸν τόπον τοῦτον ἡμέρας καὶ νυκτός. 30 καὶ εἰσακούσῃ τῆς δεήσεως τοῦ δούλου σου καὶ τοῦ λαοῦ σου ᾿Ισραήλ, ἃ ἂν προσεύξωνται εἰς τὸν τόπον τοῦτον, καὶ σὺ εἰσακούσῃ ἐν τῷ τόπῳ τῆς κατοικήσεώς σου ἐν οὐρανῷ καὶ ποιήσεις καὶ ἵλεως ἔσῃ. 31 ὅσα ἂν ἁμάρτῃ ἕκαστος τῷ πλησίον αὐτοῦ, καὶ ἐὰν λάβῃ ἐπ᾿ αὐτὸν ἀρὰν τοῦ ἀράσασθαι αὐτόν, καὶ ἔλθῃ καὶ ἐξαγορεύσῃ κατὰ πρόσωπον τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου σου ἐν τῷ οἴκῳ τούτῳ, 32 καὶ σὺ εἰσακούσῃ ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ ποιήσεις καὶ κρινεῖς τὸν λαόν σου ᾿Ισραὴλ ἀνομηθῆναι ἄνομον, δοῦναι τὴν ὁδὸν αὐτοῦ εἰς κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ καὶ τοῦ δικαιῶσαι δίκαιον, δοῦναι αὐτῷ κατὰ τὴν δικαιοσύνην αὐτοῦ. 33 ἐν τῷ πταῖσαι τὸν λαόν σου ᾿Ισραὴλ ἐνώπιον ἐχθρῶν, ὅτι ἁμαρτήσονταί σοι, καὶ ἐπιστρέψουσι καὶ ἐξομολογήσονται τῷ ὀνόματί σου καὶ προσεύξονται καὶ δεηθήσονται ἐν τῷ οἴκῳ τούτω, 34 καὶ σὺ εἰσακούσῃ ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ ἵλεως ἔσῃ ταῖς ἁμαρτίαις τοῦ λαοῦ σου ᾿Ισραὴλ καὶ ἐπιστρέψεις αὐτοὺς εἰς τὴν γῆν, ἣν ἔδωκας τοῖς πατράσιν αὐτῶν. 35 ἐν τῷ συσχεθῆναι τὸν οὐρανὸν καὶ μὴ γενέσθαι ὑετόν, ὅτι ἁμαρτήσονταί σοι, καὶ προσεύξονται εἰς τὸν τόπον τοῦτον καὶ ἐξομολογήσονται τῷ ὀνόματί σου καὶ ἀπὸ τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν αὐτῶν ἀποστρέψουσιν, ὅταν ταπεινώσῃς αὐτούς, 36 καὶ εἰσακούσῃ ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ ἵλεως ἔσῃ ταῖς ἁμαρτίαις τοῦ δούλου σου καὶ τοῦ λαοῦ σου ᾿Ισραήλ· ὅτι δηλώσεις αὐτοῖς τὴν ὁδὸν τὴν ἀγαθὴν πορεύεσθαι ἐν αὐτῇ καὶ δώσεις ὑετὸν ἐπὶ τὴν γῆν, ἣν ἔδωκας τῷ λαῷ σου ἐν κληρονομίᾳ. 37 λιμὸς ἐὰν γένηται, θάνατος ἐὰν γένηται, ὅτι ἔσται ἐμπυρισμός, βροῦχος, ἐρυσίβη ἐὰν γένηται, καὶ ἐὰν θλίψῃ αὐτὸν ὁ ἐχθρὸς αὐτοῦ ἐν μιᾷ τῷν πόλεων αὐτοῦ, πᾶν συνάντημα, πάντα πόνον, 38 πᾶσαν προσευχήν, πᾶσαν δέησιν, ἐὰν γένηται παντὶ ἀνθρώπῳ ὡς ἂν γνῶσιν ἕκαστος ἁφὴν καρδίας αὐτοῦ καὶ διαπετάσῃ τὰς χεῖρας αὐτοῦ εἰς τὸν οἶκον τοῦτον, 39 καὶ σὺ εἰσακούσῃ ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἐξ ἑτοίμου κατοικητηρίου σου καὶ ἵλεως ἔσῃ καὶ ποιήσεις καὶ δώσεις ἀνδρὶ κατὰ τὰς ὁδοὺς αὐτοῦ, καθὼς ἂν γνῷς τὴν καρδίαν αὐτοῦ, ὅτι σὺ μονώτατος οἶδας τὴν καρδίαν πάντων υἱῶν ἀνθρώπων, 40 ὅπως φοβῶνταί σε πάσας τὰς ἡμέρας, ὅσας αὐτοὶ ζῶσιν ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς, ἧς ἔδωκας τοῖς πατράσιν ἡμῶν. 41 καὶ τῷ ἀλλοτρίῳ, ὃς οὐκ ἔστιν ἀπὸ λαοῦ σου οὗτος, 42 καὶ ἥξουσι καὶ προσεύξονται εἰς τὸν τόπον τοῦτον, 43 καὶ σὺ εἰσακούσῃ ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἐξ ἑτοίμου κατοικητηρίου σου καὶ ποιήσεις κατὰ πάντα, ὅσα ἂν ἐπικαλέσηταί σε ὁ ἀλλότριος, ὅπως γνῶσι πάντες οἱ λαοὶ τὸ ὄνομά σου, καὶ φοβῶνταί σε, καθὼς ὁ λαός σου ᾿Ισραήλ, καὶ γνῶσιν ὅτι τὸ ὄνομά σου ἐπικέκληται ἐπὶ τὸν οἶκον τοῦτον, ὃν ᾠκοδόμησα. 44 ὅτι ἐξελεύσεται ὁ λαός σου εἰς πόλεμον ἐπὶ τοὺς ἐχθροὺς αὐτοῦ ἐν ὁδῷ, ᾗ ἐπιστρέψεις αὐτούς, καὶ προσεύξονται ἐν ὀνόματι Κυρίου ὁδὸν τῆς πόλεως, ἧς ἐξελέξω ἐν αὐτῇ, καὶ τοῦ οἴκου, οὗ ᾠκοδόμησα τῷ ὀνόματί σου, 45 καὶ σὺ εἰσακούσῃ ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ τῆς δεήσεως αὐτῶν καὶ τῆς προσευχῆς αὐτῶν καὶ ποιήσεις τὸ δικαίωμα αὐτοῖς. 46 ὅτι ἁμαρτήσονταί σοι ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν ἄνθρωπος, ὃς οὐχ ἁμαρτήσεται καὶ ἐπάξεις αὐτοὺς καὶ παραδώσεις αὐτοὺς ἐνώπιον ἐχθρῶν καὶ αἰχμαλωτιοῦσιν οἱ αἰχμαλωτίζοντες εἰς γῆν μακρὰν καὶ ἐγγύς, 47 καὶ ἐπιστρέψουσι καρδίας αὐτῶν ἐν τῇ γῇ, οὗ μετήχθησαν ἐκεῖ, καὶ ἐπιστρέψουσιν ἐν γῇ μετοικίας αὐτῶν καὶ δεηθῶσί σου λέγοντες· ἡμάρτομεν, ἠδικήσαμεν, ἠνομήσαμεν, 48 καὶ ἐπιστρέψωσι πρός σε ἐν ὅλῃ καρδίᾳ αὐτῶν καὶ ἐν ὅλῃ ψυχῇ αὐτῶν ἐν τῇ γῇ ἐχθρῶν αὐτῶν, οὗ μετήγαγες αὐτούς, καὶ προσεύξονται πρός σε, ὁδὸν γῆς αὐτῶν, ἧς ἔδωκας τοῖς πατράσιν αὐτῶν, καὶ τῆς πόλεως, ἧς ἐξελέξω, καὶ τοῦ οἴκου, οὗ ᾠκοδόμηκα τῷ ὀνόματί σου, 49 καὶ εἰσακούσῃ ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἐξ ἑτοίμου κατοικητηρίου σου 50 καὶ ἵλεως ἔσῃ ταῖς ἀδικίαις αὐτῶν, αἷς ἥμαρτόν σοι, καὶ κατὰ πάντα τὰ ἀθετήματα αὐτῶν, ἃ ἠθέτησάν σοι, καὶ δώσεις αὐτοὺς εἰς οἰκτιρμοὺς ἐνώπιον αἰχμαλωτευόντων αὐτούς, καὶ οἰκτειρήσουσιν αὐτούς· 51 ὅτι λαός σου καὶ κληρονομία σου, οὓς ἐξήγαγες ἐκ γῆς Αἰγύπτου ἐκ μέσου χωνευτηρίου σιδήρου. 52 καὶ ἔστρωσαν οἱ ὀφθαλμοί σου καὶ τὰ ὦτά σου ᾐνεῳγμένα εἰς τὴν δέησιν τοῦ δούλου σου καὶ εἰς τὴν δέησιν τοῦ λαοῦ σου ᾿Ισραὴλ εἰσακούειν αὐτῶν ἐν πᾶσιν, οἷς ἂν ἐπικαλέσωνταί σε, 53 ὅτι σὺ διέστειλας αὐτοὺς σεαυτῷ εἰς κληρονομίαν ἐκ πάντων τῶν λαῶν τῆς γῆς, καθὼς ἐλάλησας ἐν χειρὶ δούλου σου Μωυσῆ ἐν τῷ ἐξαγαγεῖν σε τοὺς πατέρας ἡμῶν ἐκ γῆς Αἰγύπτου, Κύριε Κύριε. 53α Τότε ἐλάλησε Σαλωμὼν ὑπὲρ τοῦ οἴκου, ὡς συνετέλεσε τοῦ οἰκοδομῆσαι αὐτόν, ῞Ηλιον ἐγνώρισεν ἐν οὐρανῷ Κύριος, εἶπε τοῦ κατοικεῖν ἐν γνόφῳ· οἰκοδόμησον οἶκόν μου, οἶκον εὐπρεπῆ σεαυτῷ, τοῦ κατοικεῖν ἐπὶ καινότητος. οὐκ ἰδοὺ αὕτη γέγραπται ἐν βιβλίῳ τῆς ᾠδῆς; 54 Καὶ ἐγένετο ὡς συνετέλεσε Σαλωμὼν προσευχόμενος πρὸς Κύριον ὅλην τὴν προσευχὴν καὶ τὴν δέησιν ταύτην, καὶ ἀνέστη ἀπὸ προσώπου τοῦ θυσιαστηρίου Κυρίου ὀκλακὼς ἐπὶ τὰ γόνατα αὐτοῦ καὶ αἱ χεῖρες αὐτοῦ διαπεπετασμέναι εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν. 55 καὶ ἔστη καὶ εὐλόγησε πᾶσαν ἐκκλησίαν ᾿Ισραὴλ φωνῇ μεγάλῃ λέγων· 56 εὐλογητὸς Κύριος σήμερον, ὃς ἔδωκε κατάπαυσιν τῷ λαῷ αὐτοῦ ᾿Ισραὴλ κατὰ πάντα, ὅσα ἐλάλησεν· οὐ διεφώνησε λόγος εἷς ἐν πᾶσι τοῖς λόγοις αὐτοῦ τοῖς ἀγαθοῖς, οἷς ἐλάλησεν ἐν χειρὶ δούλου αὐτοῦ Μωυσῆ. 57 γένοιτο Κύριος ὁ Θεὸς ἡμῶν μεθ᾿ ἡμῶν, καθὼς ἦν μετὰ τῶν πατέρων ἡμῶν· μὴ ἐγκαταλίποιτο ἡμᾶς μηδὲ ἀποστρέψοιτο ἡμᾶς, 58 ἐπικλῖναι καρδίας ἡμῶν ἐπ᾿ αὐτὸν τοῦ πορεύεσθαι ἐν πάσαις ὁδοῖς αὐτοῦ καὶ φυλάσσειν πάσας ἐντολὰς αὐτοῦ καὶ τὰ προστάγματα αὐτοῦ, ἃ ἐνετείλατο τοῖς πατράσιν ἡμῶν. 59 καὶ ἔστρωσαν οἱ λόγοι οὗτοι, ὡς δεδέημαι ἐνώπιον Κυρίου Θεοῦ ἡμῶν, ἐγγίζοντες πρὸς Κύριον Θεὸν ἡμῶν ἡμέρας καὶ νυκτός, τοῦ ποιεῖν τὸ δικαίωμα τοῦ δούλου σου καὶ τὸ δικαίωμα λαοῦ ᾿Ισραὴλ ρῆμα ἡμέρας ἐν ἡμέρᾳ ἐνιαυτοῦ, 60 ὅπως γνῶσιν πάντες οἱ λαοὶ τῆς γῆς, ὅτι Κύριος ὁ Θεός, αὐτὸς Θεὸς καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν ἔτι. 61 καὶ ἔστρωσαν οἱ καρδίαι ἡμῶν τέλειαι πρὸς Κύριον Θεὸν ἡμῶν καὶ ὁσίως πορεύεσθαι ἐν τοῖς προστάγμασιν αὐτοῦ καὶ φυλάσσειν ἐντολὰς αὐτοῦ ὡς ἡ ἡμέρα αὕτη. 62 Καὶ ὁ βασιλεὺς καὶ πάντες οἱ υἱοὶ ᾿Ισραὴλ ἔθυσαν θυσίαν ἐνώπιον Κυρίου. 63 καὶ ἔθυσεν ὁ βασιλεὺς Σαλωμὼν τὰς θυσίας τῶν εἰρηνικῶν, ἃς ἔθυσε τῷ Κυρίῳ, βοῶν δύο καὶ εἴκοσι χιλιάδας καὶ προβάτων ἑκατὸν καὶ εἴκοσι χιλιάδας· καὶ ἐνεκαίνισε τὸν οἶκον Κυρίου ὁ βασιλεὺς καὶ πάντες οἱ υἱοὶ ᾿Ισραήλ. 64 τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ἐκείνῃ ἡγίασεν ὁ βασιλεὺς τὸ μέσον τῆς αὐλῆς τὸ κατὰ πρόσωπον τοῦ οἴκου Κυρίου· ὅτι ἐποίησεν ἐκεῖ τὴν ὁλοκαύτωσιν καὶ τὰς θυσίας καὶ τὰ στέατα τῶν εἰρηνικῶν, ὅτι τὸ θυσιαστήριον τὸ χαλκοῦν τὸ ἐνώπιον Κυρίου μικρόν· τοῦ μὴ δύνασθαι τὴν ὁλοκαύτωσιν καὶ τὰς θυσίας τῶν εἰρηνικῶν ὑπενεγκεῖν. 65 καὶ ἐποίησε Σαλωμὼν τὴν ἑορτὴν ἐν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ἐκείνῃ, καὶ πᾶς ᾿Ισραὴλ μετ᾿ αὐτοῦ, ἐκκλησία μεγάλη ἀπὸ τῆς εἰσόδου ῾Ημὰθ ἕως ποταμοῦ Αἰγύπτου, ἐνώπιον Κυρίου Θεοῦ ἡμῶν ἐν τῷ οἴκῳ, ᾧ ᾠκοδόμησεν, ἐσθίων καὶ πίνων καὶ εὐφραινόμενος ἐνώπιον Κυρίου Θεοῦ ἡμῶν ἑπτὰ ἡμέρας. 66 καὶ ἐν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ τῇ ὀγδόῃ ἐξαπέστειλε τὸν λαὸν καὶ εὐλόγησαν τὸν βασιλέα, καὶ ἀπῆλθεν ἕκαστος εἰς τὰ σκηνώματα αὐτοῦ χαίροντες καὶ ἀγαθῇ καρδίᾳ ἐπὶ τοῖς ἀγαθοῖς, οἷς ἐποίησε Κύριος τῷ Δαυὶδ δούλῳ αὐτοῦ καὶ τῷ ᾿Ισραὴλ λαῷ αὐτοῦ.

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Septuagint Books By ELPENOR  IN PRINT : Genesis ||| Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomomy ||| Psalms ||| Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom, Sirach ||| Isaiah, Jeremiah, Baruch, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel ||| Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi ||| Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Kings I - IV ||| Chronicles, Esdras, Nehemiah, Tobit, Judith, Esther, Maccabees

Read about the texts witnessed only in the Septuagint:
Letter of Aristeas (including also full text in Greek and English) ||| Sirach, Wisdom, Letter of Jeremiah ||| Maccabees 1, 2, 3 and 4 ||| Additional texts witnessed by the Septuagint to the book of Daniel ||| 1 Esdras, Psalm 151, Prayer of Manasseh ||| Judith, Baruch

Note that the so called 'sixth' chapter of Baruch in the Septuagint is published separately as Letter of Jeremiah. Check also this note about the Order of Septuagint Psalms and the Masoretic.

Cf. in print A New English translation of the Septuagint, Greek English Lexicon of the Septuagint, Grammar of Septuagint Greek, The Use of the Septuagint in New Testament Research, More

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