1 KINGS 8:40

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“That they may fear thee all the days that they live in the land which thou gavest unto our fathers.”

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1 Kings 8:40 Translation & Meaning

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That לְמַ֙עַן֙ Properly, heed, i.e., purpose; used only adverbially, on account of (as a motive or an aim), teleologically, in order that That
they may fear יִֽרָא֔וּךָ To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten fear
thee all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the days הַ֨יָּמִ֔ים A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) days
that אֲשֶׁר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
they הֵ֥ם They (only used when emphatic) they
live חַיִּ֖ים Alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively live
in פְּנֵ֣י The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) in
the land הָֽאֲדָמָ֑ה Soil (from its general redness) land
which אֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc which
thou gavest נָתַ֖תָּה To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) gavest
unto our fathers. לַֽאֲבֹתֵֽינוּ׃ Father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application fathers

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  • 38  What prayer and supplication soever be made by any man, or by all thy people Israel, which shall know every man the plague of his own heart, and spread forth his hands toward this house:

  • 39  Then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and do, and give to every man according to his ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for thou, even thou only, knowest the hearts of all the children of men;)

  • 40  That they may fear thee all the days that they live in the land which thou gavest unto our fathers.

  • 41  Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a far country for thy name's sake;

  • 42  (For they shall hear of thy great name, and of thy strong hand, and of thy stretched out arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house;




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