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2 Chronicles 1 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Solomon Worships at Gibeon

(1Ki 3:1–15 )
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 -

And Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the commanders of thousands, 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, because 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 was there before the tabernacle of the LORD, and Solomon and the assembly sought it out.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:6 - And 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 - And Solomon said to God, “You have dealt with my father David with great faithfulness, and have made me king in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:9 - “Now, 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 - “Now give me wisdom and knowledge, so 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 - Then God said to Solomon, “Because this was [fn]in your heart, and you did not ask for riches, wealth, or honor, or the life of those who hate you, nor did you even ask for long life, but you asked for yourself wisdom and knowledge so 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. I will also give you riches, wealth, and honor, [fn]such as none of the kings who were before you has possessed, nor will those who will [fn]come after you.”
(1Ki 10:26–29; 2Ch 9:25–28 )
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

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Solomon amassed chariots and horsemen. He had 1,400 chariots and twelve thousand horsemen, and he stationed them in the chariot cities and with the king in 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 acquired them from Kue for a price.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 1:17 - They [fn]imported chariots from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver apiece, 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.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit where David had prepared for it
Lit word
Lit with
Lit which was not so to the kings who were before you
Lit be
As in other ancient versions; MT to
Heb shephelah
Lit brought up and brought out
Lit in the same way by their hand
Lit brought out

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