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Solomon’s Wealth(A)

13 So Solomon returned from the Tent of Meeting at the high place in Gibeon to Jerusalem, where he reigned over Israel. 14 Solomon amassed both chariots and horsemen: he owned 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horsemen, stationing them in armories[a] and with the king in Jerusalem. 15 The king made silver and gold as common in Jerusalem as stones, and made cedar[b] trees as plentiful as sycamore[c] trees that grow in the Shephelah.[d]

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 1:14 Lit. in chariot cities
  2. 2 Chronicles 1:15 I.e. a genus of coniferous evergreen in the family Pinaceae; and so throughout the book
  3. 2 Chronicles 1:15 The sycamore fruit tree native to Israel bears figs
  4. 2 Chronicles 1:15 I.e. the verdant central lowlands of Israel; cf. Josh 10:40

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