Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

On the eighth day they held a solemn assembly, for the dedication of the altar they observed seven days and the feast seven days.

King James Version

And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Holman Bible

On the eighth day they held a sacred assembly, for the dedication of the altar lasted seven days and the festival seven days.

International Standard Version

On the day after the festival ended, they convened a solemn assembly, because they had been dedicating the altar for seven days and observing the festival for seven days.

A Conservative Version

And on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly. For they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

American Standard Version

And on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Amplified

The eighth day they made a solemn assembly, for they had kept the dedication of the altar and the feast, each for seven days.

Bible in Basic English

And on the eighth day they had a holy meeting; the offerings for making the altar holy went on for seven days, and the feast for seven days.

Darby Translation

And on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly; for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly, for they had made the dedication of the altar in seven days, and they had celebrated the solemn feast for seven days.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will do in the eighth day a restraint: for they did the consecration of the altar, seven days; and the festival, seven days.

King James 2000

And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they observed the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And on the eighth day they made a solemn assembly, for they held the dedication of the altar seven days and the feast seven days.

Modern King James verseion

And in the eighth day they made a solemn assembly. For they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the eighth day they made a gathering. For they kept the hallowing of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

NET Bible

On the eighth day they held an assembly, for they had dedicated the altar for seven days and celebrated the festival for seven more days.

New Heart English Bible

On the eighth day they held a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

The Emphasized Bible

And they made, on the eighth day, a closing feast, - because, the dedication of the altar, they had kept seven days and a festival seven days.

Webster

And on the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

World English Bible

On the eighth day they held a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they make on the eighth day a restraint, because the dedication of the altar they have made seven days, and the feast seven days.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And in the eighth
שׁמיני 
Sh@miyniy 
Usage: 28

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

עצרת עצרה 
`atsarah 
Usage: 11

חנכּה 
Chanukkah 
Usage: 8

of the altar
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395
Usage: 395

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and the feast
חג חג 
Chag 
Usage: 62

Context Readings

The Temple Dedication

8 So Solomon observed the feast at that time for seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great assembly who came from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt. 9 On the eighth day they held a solemn assembly, for the dedication of the altar they observed seven days and the feast seven days. 10 Then on the twenty-third day of the seventh month he sent the people to their tents, rejoicing and happy of heart because of the goodness that the LORD had shown to David and to Solomon and to His people Israel.


Cross References

Leviticus 23:36

'For seven days you shall present an offering by fire to the LORD On the eighth day you shall have a holy convocation and present an offering by fire to the LORD; it is an assembly. You shall do no laborious work.

Deuteronomy 16:8

"Six days you shall eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh day there shall be a solemn assembly to the LORD your God; you shall do no work on it.

1 Kings 8:65

So Solomon observed the feast at that time, and all Israel with him, a great assembly from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt, before the LORD our God, for seven days and seven more days, even fourteen days.

2 Chronicles 30:23

Then the whole assembly decided to celebrate the feast another seven days, so they celebrated the seven days with joy.

Nehemiah 8:18

He read from the book of the law of God daily, from the first day to the last day And they celebrated the feast seven days, and on the eighth day there was a solemn assembly according to the ordinance.

Joel 1:14

Consecrate a fast, Proclaim a solemn assembly; Gather the elders And all the inhabitants of the land To the house of the LORD your God, And cry out to the LORD.



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