A. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.
B. 12But many of the priests and Levites and chief of the fathers, who were ancient men, that had seen the first house, when the foundation of this house was laid before their eyes, wept with a loud voice;
C. and many shouted aloud for joy:
C’. 13So that the people could not discern the noise of the shout of joy
B’. from the noise of the weeping of the people:
A’. for the people shouted with a loud shout, and the noise was heard afar off.