And when all the children of Israel saw how the firecamedown, and the glory of the LORDupon the house, theybowedthemselveswiththeirfaces to the groundupon the pavement, and worshipped, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercyendureth for ever.
And the priestswaited on theiroffices: the Levitesalsowithinstruments of musick of the LORD, whichDavid the king had made to praise the LORD, because his mercyendureth for ever, whenDavidpraised by theirministry; and the priestssoundedtrumpetsbeforethem, and all Israelstood.
MoreoverSolomonhallowed the middle of the courtthat was before the house of the LORD: for there he offeredburntofferings, and the fat of the peaceofferings, because the brasenaltarwhichSolomon had made was not able to receive the burntofferings, and the meatofferings, and the fat.
And on the three and twentieth day of the seventhmonth he sent the peopleawayintotheirtents, glad and merry in heart for the goodnessthat the LORD had sheweduntoDavid, and to Solomon, and to Israel his people.
Thenwill I pluckthem up by the roots out of my landwhich I havegiventhem; and thishouse, which I havesanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and willmake it to be a proverb and a bywordamong all nations.
And it shall be answered, Becausetheyforsook the LORD God of theirfathers, whichbroughtthemforth out of the land of Egypt, and laidhold on othergods, and worshippedthem, and servedthem: thereforehath he brought all thiseviluponthem.