Parallel Verses

Amplified

So listen to and heed the requests of Your servant and Your people Israel which they shall make facing this place. Hear from Your dwelling place, heaven; and when You hear, forgive.

New American Standard Bible

"Listen to the supplications of Your servant and of Your people Israel when they pray toward this place; hear from Your dwelling place, from heaven; hear and forgive.

King James Version

Hearken therefore unto the supplications of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, which they shall make toward this place: hear thou from thy dwelling place, even from heaven; and when thou hearest, forgive.

Holman Bible

Hear the petitions of Your servant
and Your people Israel,
which they pray toward this place.
May You hear in Your dwelling place in heaven.
May You hear and forgive.

International Standard Version

Listen to the requests from your servant and from your people Israel as they pray in this direction, and listen from the place where you reside from heaven! then hear and forgive.

A Conservative Version

And hearken thou to the supplications of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place. Yea, hear thou from thy dwelling-place, even from heaven, and when thou hear forgive.

American Standard Version

And hearken thou to the supplications of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place: yea, hear thou from thy dwelling-place, even from heaven; and when thou hearest forgive.

Bible in Basic English

And give ear to the prayers of your servant and of your people Israel, when they make their prayers, turning to this place; give ear from heaven your living-place; and hearing have mercy.

Darby Translation

And hearken unto the supplications of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, which they shall pray toward this place, and hear thou from thy dwelling-place, from the heavens, and when thou hearest, forgive.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hearken, likewise, unto the supplications of thy slave and of thy people Israel when they shall pray in this place; hear thou from the heavens, from thy dwelling place, even hear and forgive.

Julia Smith Translation

And hear to the supplications of thy servant, and thy people Israel, which they shall pray to this place: and thou wilt hear from the place of thy dwelling from the heavens.; and thou heardest and forgave.

King James 2000

Hearken therefore unto the supplications of your servant, and of your people Israel, which they shall make toward this place: hear you from your dwelling place, even from heaven; and when you hear, forgive.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And listen to the pleas of your servant and your people Israel when they pray toward this place, that you yourself might hear from the place of your dwelling, from the heavens, that you might hear and forgive.

Modern King James verseion

And You will listen to the cries of Your servant, and of Your people Israel, which they shall pray toward this place, and You will hear from Your dwelling place, from Heaven, and shall hear and forgive.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hearken therefore unto the prayers of thy servant and of thy people Israel, which they pray in this place. But hear thou out of thy dwelling place heaven: and when thou hearest it, be merciful.

NET Bible

Respond to the requests of your servant and your people Israel for this place. Hear from your heavenly dwelling place and respond favorably and forgive.

New Heart English Bible

Listen to the petitions of your servant, and of your people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place: yes, hear from your dwelling place, even from heaven; and when you hear, forgive.

The Emphasized Bible

wilt thou therefore hearken unto the supplications of thy servant, and thy people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place, - yea wilt, thou thyself, hear, out of thine own dwelling-place, out of the heavens, and, when thou hearest, then wilt thou forgive?

Webster

Hearken therefore to the supplications of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, which they shall make towards this place: hear thou from thy dwelling-place, even from heaven; and when thou hearest, forgive.

World English Bible

Listen to the petitions of your servant, and of your people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place: yes, hear from your dwelling place, even from heaven; and when you hear, forgive.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And Thou hast hearkened unto the supplications of Thy servant, and of Thy people Israel, that they pray towards this place, and Thou dost hear from the place of Thy dwelling, from the heavens, and hast hearkened, and forgiven.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּחנוּנה תּחנוּן 
Tachanuwn 
Usage: 18

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

and of thy people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

Verse Info

Context Readings

Solomon's Prayer To Dedicate The Temple

20 That Your eyes may be open upon this house day and night, toward the place in which You have said You would put Your Name [and the symbol of your presence], to listen to and heed the prayer which Your servant prays facing this place. 21 So listen to and heed the requests of Your servant and Your people Israel which they shall make facing this place. Hear from Your dwelling place, heaven; and when You hear, forgive. 22 If a man sins against his neighbor, and he is required to take an oath, and the oath comes before Your altar in this house,


Cross References

Isaiah 43:25

I, even I, am He Who blots out and cancels your transgressions, for My own sake, and I will not remember your sins.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like You, Who forgives iniquity and passes over the transgression of the remnant of His heritage? He retains not His anger forever, because He delights in mercy and loving-kindness.

Daniel 9:19

O Lord, hear! O Lord, forgive! O Lord, give heed and act! Do not delay, for Your own sake, O my God, because Your city and Your people are called by Your name.

2 Chronicles 6:39

Then hear from heaven, Your dwelling place, their prayer and supplications, and maintain their cause; and forgive Your people, who have sinned against You.

2 Chronicles 30:27

Then the priests and Levites arose and blessed the people; and their voice was heard and their prayer came up to [God's] holy habitation in heaven.

Job 22:12-14

Is not God in the height of heaven? And behold the height of the stars, how high they are!

Psalm 85:2-3

You have forgiven and taken away the iniquity of Your people, You have covered all their sin. Selah [pause, and calmly realize what that means]!

Psalm 123:1

Unto You do I lift up my eyes, O You Who are enthroned in heaven.

Psalm 130:3-4

If You, Lord, should keep account of and treat [us according to our] sins, O Lord, who could stand?

Ecclesiastes 5:2

Be not rash with your mouth, and let not your heart be hasty to utter a word before God. For God is in heaven, and you are on earth; therefore let your words be few.

Isaiah 44:22

I have blotted out like a thick cloud your transgressions, and like a cloud your sins. Return to Me, for I have redeemed you.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and lofty One -- "He Who inhabits eternity, Whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, but with him also who is of a thoroughly penitent and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble and to revive the heart of the thoroughly penitent [bruised with sorrow for sin].

Matthew 6:9

Pray, therefore, like this: Our Father Who is in heaven, hallowed (kept holy) be Your name.

Matthew 6:12

And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven ( left, remitted, and let go of the debts, and have given up resentment against) our debtors.

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