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2 Chronicles 9 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Visit of the Queen of Sheba

(1Ki 10:1–13 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:1 - When the queen of Sheva heard of the fame of Shlomo, she came to prove Shlomo with hard questions at Yerushalayim, with a very great train, and camels that bore spices, and gold in abundance, and precious stones: and when she was come to Shlomo, she talked with him of all that was in her heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:2 - Shlomo told her all her questions; and there was not anything hid from Shlomo which he didn't tell her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:3 - When the queen of Sheva had seen the wisdom of Shlomo, and the house that he had built,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:4 - and the food of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the attendance of his ministers, and their clothing, his cup bearers also, and their clothing, and his ascent by which he went up to the house of the LORD; there was no more spirit in her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:5 - She said to the king, It was a true report that I heard in my own land of your acts, and of your wisdom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:6 - However I didn't believe their words, until I came, and my eyes had seen it; and, behold, the half of the greatness of your wisdom was not told me: you exceed the fame that I heard.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:7 - Happy are your men, and happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, and hear your wisdom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:8 - Blessed be the LORD your God, who delighted in you, to set you on his throne, to be king for the LORD your God: because your God loved Yisra'el, to establish them forever, therefore made he you king over them, to do justice and righteousness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:9 - She gave the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold, and spices in great abundance, and precious stones: neither was there any such spice as the queen of Sheva gave to king Shlomo.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:10 - The servants also of Huram, and the servants of Shlomo, who brought gold from Ofir, brought algum trees and precious stones.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:11 - The king made of the algum trees terraces for the house of the LORD, and for the king's house, and harps and psalteries for the singers: and there were none such seen before in the land of Yehudah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:12 - King Shlomo gave to the queen of Sheva all her desire, whatever she asked, besides that which she had brought to the king. So she turned, and went to her own land, she and her servants.

Solomon's Wealth and Power

(1Ki 10:14–29; 2Ch 1:14–17 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:13 - Now the weight of gold that came to Shlomo in one year was six hundred and sixty-six talents of gold,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:14 - besides that which the traders and merchants brought: and all the kings of `Arav and the governors of the country brought gold and silver to Shlomo.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:15 - King Shlomo made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred shekels of beaten gold went to one buckler.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:16 - he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three hundred shekels of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Levanon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:17 - Moreover the king made a great throne of ivory, and overlaid it with pure gold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:18 - nd there were six steps to the throne, with a footstool of gold, which were fastened to the throne, and stays on either side by the place of the seat, and two lions standing beside the stays.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:19 - Twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other on the six steps: there was nothing like it made in any kingdom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:20 - All king Shlomo's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Levanon were of pure gold: silver was nothing accounted of in the days of Shlomo.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:21 - For the king had ships that went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram; once every three years came the ships of Tarshish, bringing gold, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:22 - So king Shlomo exceeded all the kings of the eretz in riches and wisdom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:23 - All the kings of the eretz sought the presence of Shlomo, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:24 - They brought every man his tribute, vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and clothing, armor, and spices, horses, and mules, a rate year by year.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:25 - Shlomo had four thousand stalls for horses and chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen, that he bestowed in the chariot cities, and with the king at Yerushalayim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:26 - He ruled over all the kings from the River even to the land of the Pelishtim, and to the border of Mitzrayim.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:27 - The king made silver to be in Yerushalayim as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycamore trees that are in the lowland, for abundance.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:28 - They brought horses for Shlomo out of Mitzrayim, and out of all lands.
(1Ki 11:41–43 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:29 - Now the rest of the acts of Shlomo, first and last, aren't they written in the history of Natan the prophet, and in the prophecy of Achiyah the Shiloni, and in the visions of `Iddo the seer concerning Yarov`am the son of Nevat?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:30 - Shlomo reigned in Yerushalayim over all Yisra'el forty years.

Death of Solomon

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 9:31 - Shlomo slept with his fathers, and he was buried in the city of David his father: and Rechav`am his son reigned in his place.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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