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2 Chronicles 1 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Solomon Worships at Gibeon

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:1 - Now Solomon the son of David established himself securely over his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him and exalted him greatly.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:2 - Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the commanders of thousands and of hundreds and to the judges and to every leader in all Israel, the heads of the fathers’ households.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:3 - Then Solomon and all the assembly with him went to the high place which was at Gibeon, for God’s tent of meeting was there, which Moses the servant of the LORD had made in the wilderness.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:4 - However, David had brought up the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim [fn]to the place he had prepared for it, for he had pitched a tent for it in Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:5 - Now the bronze altar, which Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, had made, [fn]was there before the tabernacle of the LORD, and Solomon and the assembly sought it out.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:6 - Solomon went up there before the LORD to the bronze altar which was at the tent of meeting, and offered a thousand burnt offerings on it.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:7 - In that night God appeared to Solomon and said to him, “Ask what I shall give you.”

Solomon's Prayer for Wisdom

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:8 - Solomon said to God, “You have dealt with my father David with great lovingkindness, and have made me king in his place.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:9 - “Now, O LORD God, Your [fn]promise to my father David is fulfilled, for You have made me king over a people as numerous as the dust of the earth.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:10 - “Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can rule this great people of Yours?”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:11 - God said to Solomon, “Because [fn]you had this in mind, and did not ask for riches, wealth or honor, or the life of those who hate you, nor have you even asked for long life, but you have asked for yourself wisdom and knowledge that you may rule My people over whom I have made you king,

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:12 - wisdom and knowledge have been granted to you. And I will give you riches and wealth and honor, [fn]such as none of the kings who were before you has possessed nor those who will [fn]come after you.”

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:13 - So Solomon went [fn]from the high place which was at Gibeon, from the tent of meeting, to Jerusalem, and he reigned over Israel.

Solomon's Wealth

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:14 - Solomon amassed chariots and horsemen. He had 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horsemen, and he stationed them in the chariot cities and with the king at Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:15 - The king made silver and gold as plentiful in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamores in the [fn]lowland.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:16 - Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue; the king’s traders procured them from Kue for a price.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:17 - They [fn]imported chariots from Egypt for 600 shekels of silver apiece and horses for 150 apiece, and [fn]by the same means they [fn]exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Aram.
NASB Footnotes
Literally: where David had prepared for it
Literally: he put
Literally: word
Literally: this was in your heart
Literally: which was not so to the kings who were before you
Literally: be
Literally: to
Hebrew: shephelah
Literally: brought up and brought out
Literally: and in like manner by their hand
Literally: brought out
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