16 The king, moreover, must not acquire great numbers of horses(A) for himself(B) or make the people return to Egypt(C) to get more of them,(D) for the Lord has told you, “You are not to go back that way again.”(E)

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Absalom’s Conspiracy

15 In the course of time,(A) Absalom provided himself with a chariot(B) and horses and with fifty men to run ahead of him.

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Now Adonijah,(A) whose mother was Haggith, put himself forward and said, “I will be king.” So he got chariots(B) and horses[a] ready, with fifty men to run ahead of him.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 1:5 Or charioteers

14 Solomon accumulated chariots(A) and horses; he had fourteen hundred chariots and twelve thousand horses,[a] which he kept in the chariot cities and also with him in Jerusalem.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 1:14 Or charioteers

25 Solomon had four thousand stalls for horses and chariots,(A) and twelve thousand horses,[a] which he kept in the chariot cities and also with him in Jerusalem.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 9:25 Or charioteers

Look! It is Solomon’s carriage,
    escorted by sixty warriors,(A)
    the noblest of Israel,

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