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2 Chronicles 8 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Solomon's Activities and Accomplishments

(1Ki 9:10–28 )
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:1 - Now it came about at the end of the twenty years in which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own house
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:2 - that he built the cities which Huram had given to [fn]him, and settled the sons of Israel there.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:3 - Then Solomon went to Hamath-zobah and captured it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:4 - He built Tadmor in the wilderness and all the storage cities which he had built in Hamath.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:5 - He also built upper Beth-horon and lower Beth-horon, fortified cities with walls, gates and bars;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:6 - and Baalath and all the storage cities that Solomon had, and all the cities for [fn]his chariots and cities for [fn]his horsemen, and all that it pleased Solomon to build in Jerusalem, in Lebanon, and in all the land [fn]under his rule.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:7 - All of the people who were left of the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites and the Jebusites, who were not of Israel,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:8 - namely, from their descendants who were left after them in the land whom the sons of Israel had not destroyed, them Solomon raised as forced laborers to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:9 - But Solomon did not make slaves for his work from the sons of Israel; they were men of war, his chief captains and commanders of his chariots and his horsemen.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:10 - These were the chief [fn]officers of King Solomon, two hundred and fifty who ruled over the people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:11 - Then Solomon brought Pharaoh’s daughter up from the city of David to the house which he had built for her, for he said, “My wife shall not dwell in the house of David king of Israel, because [fn]the places are holy where the ark of the LORD has entered.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:12 - Then Solomon offered burnt offerings to the LORD on the altar of the LORD which he had built before the porch;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:13 - and did so according to the daily rule, offering them up according to the commandment of Moses, for the sabbaths, the new moons and the three annual feasts—the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Weeks and the Feast of Booths.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:14 - Now according to the ordinance of his father David, he appointed the divisions of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their duties of praise and ministering before the priests according to the daily rule, and the gatekeepers by their divisions at every gate; for David the man of God had so commanded.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:15 - And they did not depart from the commandment of the king to the priests and Levites in any manner or concerning the storehouses.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:16 - Thus all the work of Solomon was carried out [fn]from the day of the foundation of the house of the LORD, and until it was finished. So the house of the LORD was completed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:17 - Then Solomon went to Ezion-geber and to Eloth on the seashore in the land of Edom.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:18 - And Huram by his servants sent him ships and servants who knew the sea; and they went with Solomon’s servants to Ophir, and took from there four hundred and fifty talents of gold and brought them to King Solomon.
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: Solomon
Literally: the
Literally: of
Or, deputies
Literally: they are
So ancient versions; M.T. as far as

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