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2 Chronicles

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2 Chronicles 1:

Chapter 1:17 Verses

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14-1:1††††† And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

14-1:2††††† Then Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and to the judges, and to every governor in all Israel, the chief of the fathers.

14-1:3††††† So Solomon, and all the congregation with him, went to the high place that was at Gibeon: for there was the tabernacle of the congregation of God, which Moses the servant of the LORD had made in the wilderness.

14-1:4††††† But the ark of God David had brought up from Kirjath-jearim to the place which David had prepared for it: for he had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.

14-1:5††††† Moreover the brazen altar, that Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, had made, he put before the tabernacle of the LORD: and Solomon and the congregation sought to it.

14-1:6††††† And Solomon went up thither to the brazen altar before the LORD, which was at the tabernacle of the congregation, and offered a thousand burnt-offerings upon it.

14-1:7††††† In that night God appeared to Solomon, and said to him, Ask what I shall give thee.

14-1:8††††† And Solomon said to God, Thou hast shown great mercy to David my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead.

14-1:9††††† Now, O LORD God, let thy promise to David my father be established: for thou hast made me king over a people like the dust of the earth in multitude.

14-1:10†††† Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this thy great people?

14-1:11†††† And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thy heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honor, nor the life of thy enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:

14-1:12†††† Wisdom and knowledge are granted to thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honor, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like.

14-1:13†††† Then Solomon came from his journey to the high place that was at Gibeon to Jerusalem, from before the tabernacle of the congregation, and reigned over Israel.

14-1:14†††† And Solomon gathered chariots and horsemen: and he had a thousand and four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen, which he placed in the chariot cities, and with the king at Jerusalem.

14-1:15†††† And the king made silver and gold at Jerusalem as plenteous as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycamore trees that are in the vale for abundance.

14-1:16†††† And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price.

14-1:17†††† And they fetched up, and brought out of Egypt a chariot for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty: and so they brought out horses for all the kings of the Hittites, and for the kings of Syria, by their means.

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2 Chronicles 2:

Chapter 2:18 Verses

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14-2:1††††† And Solomon determined to build a house for the name of the LORD, and a house for his kingdom.

14-2:2††††† And Solomon numbered out seventy thousand men to bear burdens, and eighty thousand to hew in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred to oversee them.

14-2:3††††† And Solomon sent to Huram the king of Tyre, saying, As thou didst deal with David my father, and didst send him cedars to build him a house to dwell in it, even so deal with me.

14-2:4††††† Behold, I build a house to the name of the LORD my God, to dedicate it to him, and to burn before him sweet incense, and for the continual show-bread, and for the burnt-offerings morning and evening, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the solemn feasts of the LORD our God. This is an ordinance for ever to Israel.

14-2:5††††† And the house which I build is great: for great is our God above all gods.

14-2:6††††† But who is able to build him a house, seeing the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain him? who am I then that I should build him a house, save only to burn sacrifice before him?

14-2:7††††† Send me now therefore a man skillful to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and that hath skill to grave with the skillful men that are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father provided.

14-2:8††††† Send me also cedar trees, fir trees, and algum trees out of Lebanon: for I know that thy servants have skill to cut timber in Lebanon; and behold, my servants shall be with thy servants,

14-2:9††††† Even to prepare me timber in abundance: for the house which I am about to build shall be wonderfully great.

14-2:10†††† And behold, I will give to thy servants, the hewers that cut timber, twenty thousand measures of beaten wheat, and twenty thousand measures of barley, and twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil.

14-2:11†††† Then Huram the king of Tyre answered in writing, which he sent to Solomon, Because the LORD hath loved his people, he hath made thee king over them.

14-2:12†††† Huram said moreover, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, that may build a house for the LORD, and a house for his kingdom.

14-2:13†††† And now I have sent a skillful man, endued with understanding, of Huram my father's,

14-2:14†††† The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skillful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to engrave any manner of engraving, and to find out every device which shall be put to him, with thy skillful men, and with the skillful men of my lord David thy father.

14-2:15†††† Now therefore the wheat, and the barley, the oil, and the wine which my lord hath spoken of, let him send to his servants;

14-2:16†††† And we will cut wood out of Lebanon, as much as thou shalt need: and we will bring it to thee in floats by sea to Joppa; and thou mayest convey it to Jerusalem.

14-2:17†††† And Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father had numbered them; and they were found a hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred.

14-2:18†††† And he set seventy thousand of them to be bearers of burdens, and eighty thousand to be hewers in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to set the people to work.

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2 Chronicles 3:

Chapter 3:17 Verses

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14-3:1††††† Then Solomon began to build the house of the LORD at Jerusalem in mount Moriah, where the LORD appeared to David his father, in the place that David had prepared in the threshing-floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

14-3:2††††† And he began to build in the second day of the second month, in the fourth year of his reign.

14-3:3††††† Now these are the things in which Solomon was instructed for the building of the house of God. The length by cubits after the first measure was sixty cubits, and the breadth twenty cubits.

14-3:4††††† And the porch that was in the front of the house, the length of it was according to the breadth of the house, twenty cubits, and the hight was a hundred and twenty: and he overlaid it within with pure gold.

14-3:5††††† And the greater house he cieled with fir tree, which he overlaid with fine gold, and set on it palm trees and chains.

14-3:6††††† And he garnished the house with precious stones for beauty: and the gold was gold of Parvaim.

14-3:7††††† He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls of it, and the doors of it, with gold; and engraved cherubim on the walls.

14-3:8††††† And he made the most holy house, the length of which was according to the breadth of the house, twenty cubits, and the breadth of it twenty cubits: and he overlaid it with fine gold, amounting to six hundred talents.

14-3:9††††† And the weight of the nails was fifty shekels of gold. And he overlaid the upper chambers with gold.

14-3:10†††† And in the most holy house he made two cherubim of image work, and overlaid them with gold.

14-3:11†††† And the wings of the cherubim were twenty cubits long: one wing of the one cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing was likewise five cubits, reaching to the wing of the other cherub.

14-3:12†††† And one wing of the other cherub was five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: and the other wing was five cubits also, joining to the wing of the other cherub.

14-3:13†††† The wings of these cherubim spread themselves forth twenty cubits: and they stood on their feet, and their faces were inward.

14-3:14†††† And he made the vail of blue, and purple, and crimson, and fine linen, and wrought cherubim upon it.

14-3:15†††† Also he made before the house two pillars of thirty and five cubits high, and the capital that was on the top of each of them was five cubits.

14-3:16†††† And he made chains, as in the oracle, and put them on the heads of the pillars; and made a hundred pomegranates, and put them on the chains.

14-3:17†††† And he erected the pillars before the temple, one on the right hand, and the other on the left; and called the name of that on the right hand Jachin, and the name of that on the left Boaz.

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2 Chronicles 4:

Chapter 4:22 Verses

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14-4:1††††† Moreover he made an altar of brass, twenty cubits the length of it, and twenty cubits the breadth of it, and ten cubits the hight of it.

14-4:2††††† Also he made a molten sea of ten cubits from brim to brim, round in compass, and five cubits the hight of it; and a line of thirty cubits encompassed it.

14-4:3††††† And under it was the similitude of oxen, which encompassed it: ten in a cubit, encompassing the sea. Two rows of oxen were cast, when it was cast.

14-4:4††††† It stood upon twelve oxen, three looking towards the north, and three looking towards the west, and three looking towards the south, and three looking towards the east: and the sea was set above upon them, and all their hinder parts were inward.

14-4:5††††† And the thickness of it was a hand-breadth, and the brim of it like the work of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies; and it received and held three thousand baths.

14-4:6††††† He made also ten lavers, and put five on the right hand, and five on the left, to wash in them: such things as they offered for the burnt-offering they washed in them; but the sea was for the priests to wash in.

14-4:7††††† And he made ten candlesticks of gold according to their form, and set them in the temple, five on the right hand, and five on the left.

14-4:8††††† He made also ten tables, and placed them in the temple, five on the right side, and five on the left. And he made a hundred basins of gold.

14-4:9††††† Furthermore he made the court of the priests, and the great court, and doors for the court, and overlaid the doors of them with brass.

14-4:10†††† And he set the sea on the right side of the east end, over against the south.

14-4:11†††† And Huram made the pots, and the shovels, and the basins. And Huram finished the work that he was to make for king Solomon for the house of God;

14-4:12†††† To wit, the two pillars, and the pommels, and the capitals which were on the top of the two pillars, and the two wreaths to cover the two pommels of the capitals which were on the top of the pillars;

14-4:13†††† And four hundred pomegranates on the two wreaths; two rows of pomegranates on each wreath, to cover the two pommels of the capitals which were upon the pillars.

14-4:14†††† He made also bases, and lavers he made upon the bases;

14-4:15†††† One sea, and twelve oxen under it.

14-4:16†††† The pots also, and the shovels, and the flesh-hooks, and all their instruments, did Huram his father make to king Solomon for the house of the LORD of bright brass.

14-4:17†††† In the plain of Jordan did the king cast them, in the clay ground between Succoth and Zeredathah.

14-4:18†††† Thus Solomon made all these vessels in great abundance: for the weight of the brass could not be ascertained.

14-4:19†††† And Solomon made all the vessels that were for the house of God, the golden altar also, and the tables on which the show-bread was set;

14-4:20†††† Moreover the candlesticks with their lamps, that they should burn after the manner before the oracle, of pure gold;

14-4:21†††† And the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, made he of gold, and that perfect gold;

14-4:22†††† And the snuffers, and the basins, and the spoons, and the censers, of pure gold: and the entry of the house, the inner doors of it for the most holy place, and the doors of the house of the temple, were of gold.

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2 Chronicles 5:

Chapter 5:14 Verses

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14-5:1††††† Thus all the work that Solomon made for the house of the LORD was finished: and Solomon brought in all the things that David his father had dedicated; and the silver, and the gold, and all the instruments, he put among the treasures of the house of God.

14-5:2††††† Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, to Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the LORD from the city of David, which is Zion.

14-5:3††††† Wherefore all the men of Israel assembled themselves to the king in the feast which was in the seventh month.

14-5:4††††† And all the elders of Israel came; and the Levites took up the ark.

14-5:5††††† And they brought up the ark, and the tabernacle of the congregation, and all the holy vessels that were in the tabernacle, these did the priests and the Levites bring up.

14-5:6††††† Also king Solomon, and all the congregation of Israel that were assembled to him before the ark, sacrificed sheep and oxen, which could not be told nor numbered for multitude.

14-5:7††††† And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD to its place, to the oracle of the house, into the most holy place, even under the wings of the cherubim:

14-5:8††††† For the cherubim spread forth their wings over the place of the ark, and the cherubim covered the ark, and the staffs of it above.

14-5:9††††† And they drew out the staffs of the ark, that the ends of the staffs were seen from the ark before the oracle; but they were not seen without. And there it is to this day.

14-5:10†††† There was nothing in the ark save the two tables which Moses put in it at Horeb, when the LORD made a covenant with the children of Israel, when they came out of Egypt.

14-5:11†††† And it came to pass, when the priests had come out of the holy place: (for all the priests that were present were sanctified, and did not then wait by course:

14-5:12†††† Also the Levites who were the singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren; being arrayed in white linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them a hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets:)

14-5:13†††† It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the LORD; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the LORD;

14-5:14†††† So that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of God.

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2 Chronicles 6:

Chapter 6:42 Verses

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14-6:1††††† Then said Solomon, The LORD hath said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

14-6:2††††† But I have built a house of habitation for thee, and a place for thy dwelling for ever.

14-6:3††††† And the king turned his face, and blessed the whole congregation of Israel: and all the congregation of Israel stood.

14-6:4††††† And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who hath with his hands fulfilled that which he spoke with his mouth to my father David, saying,

14-6:5††††† Since the day that I brought forth my people from the land of Egypt I chose no city among all the tribes of Israel to build a house in, that my name might be there; neither chose I any man to be a ruler over my people Israel:

14-6:6††††† But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.

14-6:7††††† Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the LORD God of Israel:

14-6:8††††† But the LORD said to David my father, Forasmuch as it was in thy heart to build a house for my name, thou didst well in that it was in thy heart;

14-6:9††††† Notwithstanding thou shalt not build the house; but thy son who shall come forth out of thy loins, he shall build the house for my name.

14-6:10†††† The LORD therefore hath performed his word that he hath spoken; for I am raised up in the room of David my father, and am set on the throne of Israel, as the LORD promised, and have built the house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.

14-6:11†††† And in it have I put the ark, in which is the covenant of the LORD, that he made with the children of Israel.

14-6:12†††† And he stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands:

14-6:13†††† (For Solomon had made a brazen scaffold, of five cubits long, and five cubits broad, and three cubits high, and had set it in the midst of the court: and upon it he stood, and kneeled upon his knees before all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands towards heaven,)

14-6:14†††† And said, O LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee in the heaven, nor on the earth; who keepest covenant, and showest mercy to thy servants, that walk before thee with all their hearts:

14-6:15†††† Thou who hast kept with thy servant David my father that which thou hast promised him; and hast spoken with thy mouth, and hast fulfilled it with thy hand, as it is this day.

14-6:16†††† Now therefore, O LORD God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou hast promised him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit upon the throne of Israel; provided thy children take heed to their way to walk in my law, as thou hast walked before me.

14-6:17†††† Now then, O LORD God of Israel, let thy word be verified, which thou hast spoken to thy servant David.

14-6:18†††† But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth? behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house which I have built!

14-6:19†††† Have respect therefore to the prayer of thy servant, and to his supplication, O LORD my God, to hearken to the cry and the prayer which thy servant prayeth before thee:

14-6:20†††† That thy eyes may be open upon this house day and night, upon the place of which thou hast said, that thou wouldst put thy name there; to hearken to the prayer which thy servant prayeth towards this place.

14-6:21†††† Hearken therefore to the supplications of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, which they shall make towards this place: hear thou from thy dwelling-place, even from heaven; and when thou hearest, forgive.

14-6:22†††† If a man shall sin against his neighbor, and an oath be laid upon him to make him swear, and the oath shall come before thy altar in this house;

14-6:23†††† Then hear thou from heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, by requiting the wicked, by recompensing his way upon his own head; and by justifying the righteous, by giving him according to his righteousness.

14-6:24†††† And if thy people Israel shall be put to the worse before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee; and shall return and confess thy name, and pray and make supplication before thee in this house;

14-6:25†††† Then hear thou from the heavens, and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them again to the land which thou gavest to them and to their fathers.

14-6:26†††† When the heaven is shut, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against thee; yet if they pray towards this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, when thou dost afflict them;

14-6:27†††† Then hear thou from heaven, and forgive the sin of thy servants, and of thy people Israel, when thou hast taught them the good way in which they should walk; and send rain upon thy land, which thou hast given to thy people for an inheritance.

14-6:28†††† If there shall be dearth in the land, if there be pestilence, if there be blasting, or mildew, locusts, or caterpillars; if their enemies shall besiege them in the cities of their land; whatever calamity, or whatever sickness there be:

14-6:29†††† Then whatever prayer, or whatever supplication shall be made by any man, or by all the people of Israel, when every one shall know his own calamity, and his own grief, and shall spread forth his hands in this house:

14-6:30†††† Then hear thou from heaven thy dwelling-place, and forgive, and render to every man according to all his ways, whose heart thou knowest (for thou only knowest the hearts of the children of men:)

14-6:31†††† That they may fear thee, to walk in thy ways, so long as they live in the land which thou gavest to our fathers.

14-6:32†††† Moreover concerning the stranger, who is not of thy people Israel, but hath come from a distant country for thy great name's sake, and thy mighty hand, and thy out-stretched arm; if they come and pray in this house;

14-6:33†††† Then hear thou from the heavens, even from thy dwelling-place, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to thee for; that all people of the earth may know thy name, and fear thee, as do thy people Israel, and may know that this house which I have built is called by thy name.

14-6:34†††† If thy people go out to war against their enemies by the way that thou shalt send them, and they pray to thee towards this city which thou hast chosen, and the house which I have built for thy name;

14-6:35†††† Then hear thou from the heavens their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.

14-6:36†††† If they sin against thee, (for there is no man who sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them over before their enemies, and they carry them away captives to a land far off or near;

14-6:37†††† Yet if they bethink themselves in the land whither they are carried captive, and turn and pray to thee in the land of their captivity, saying, We have sinned, we have done amiss, and have dealt wickedly;

14-6:38†††† If they return to thee with all their heart and with all their soul in the land of their captivity, whither they have carried them captives, and pray towards their land which thou gavest to their fathers, and towards the city which thou hast chosen, and towards the house which I have built for thy name:

14-6:39†††† Then hear thou from the heavens, even from thy dwelling-place, their prayer and their supplications, and maintain their cause, and forgive thy people who have sinned against thee.

14-6:40†††† Now, my God, let, I beseech thee, thy eyes be open, and let thy ears be attentive to the prayer that is made in this place.

14-6:41†††† Now therefore arise, O LORD God, into thy resting-place, thou, and the ark of thy strength: let thy priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation, and let thy saints rejoice in goodness.

14-6:42†††† O LORD God, turn not away the face of thy anointed: remember the mercies of David thy servant.

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2 Chronicles 7:

Chapter 7:22 Verses

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14-7:1††††† Now when Solomon had made an end of praying, the fire came down from heaven, and consumed the burnt-offering and the sacrifices; and the glory of the LORD filled the house.

14-7:2††††† And the priests could not enter into the house of the LORD, because the glory of the LORD had filled the LORD'S house.

14-7:3††††† And when all the children of Israel saw how the fire came down, and the glory of the LORD upon the house, they bowed themselves with their faces to the ground upon the pavement, and worshiped, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.

14-7:4††††† Then the king and all the people offered sacrifices before the LORD.

14-7:5††††† And king Solomon offered a sacrifice of twenty and two thousand oxen, and a hundred and twenty thousand sheep: so the king and all the people dedicated the house of God.

14-7:6††††† And the priests waited on their offices: the Levites also with instruments of music of the LORD, which David the king had made to praise the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever, when David praised by their ministry; and the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel stood.

14-7:7††††† Moreover Solomon hallowed the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD: for there he offered burnt-offerings, and the fat of the peace-offerings, because the brazen altar which Solomon had made was not able to receive the burnt-offerings, and the meat-offerings, and the fat.

14-7:8††††† Also at the same time Solomon kept the feast seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great congregation, from the entrance of Hamath to the river of Egypt.

14-7:9††††† And on the eighth day they made a solemn assembly: for they kept the dedication of the altar seven days, and the feast seven days.

14-7:10†††† And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away to their tents, glad and merry in heart for the goodness that the LORD had shown to David, and to Solomon, and to Israel his people.

14-7:11†††† Thus Solomon finished the house of the LORD, and the king's house: and all that came into Solomon's heart to make in the house of the LORD, and in his own house, he prosperously effected.

14-7:12†††† And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for a house of sacrifice.

14-7:13†††† If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people;

14-7:14†††† If my people, who are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

14-7:15†††† Now my eyes shall be open, and my ears attentive to the prayer that is made in this place.

14-7:16†††† For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

14-7:17†††† And as for thee, if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, and do according to all that I have commanded thee, and shalt observe my statutes and my judgments;

14-7:18†††† Then will I establish the throne of thy kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel.

14-7:19†††† But if ye turn away, and forsake my statutes and my commandments, which I have set before you, and shall go and serve other gods, and worship them;

14-7:20†††† Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a by-word among all nations.

14-7:21†††† And this house, which is high, shall be an astonishment to every one that passeth by it; so that he shall say, Why hath the LORD done thus to this land, and to this house?

14-7:22†††† And it shall be answered, Because they forsook the LORD God of their fathers, who brought them out of the land of Egypt, and laid hold on other gods, and worshiped them, and served them: therefore hath he brought all this evil upon them.

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2 Chronicles 8:

Chapter 8:18 Verses

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14-8:1††††† And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the house of the LORD, and his own house,

14-8:2††††† That the cities which Huram had restored to Solomon, Solomon built them, and caused the children of Israel to dwell there.

14-8:3††††† And Solomon went to Hamath-zobah, and prevailed against it.

14-8:4††††† And he built Tadmor in the wilderness, and all the store cities, which he built in Hamath.

14-8:5††††† Also he built Beth-horon the upper, and Beth-horon the nether, fortified cities, with walls, gates, and bars;

14-8:6††††† And Baalath, and all the store cities that Solomon had, and all the chariot cities, and the cities of the horsemen, and all that Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and throughout all the land of his dominion.

14-8:7††††† As for all the people that were left of the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, who were not of Israel,

14-8:8††††† But of their children, who were left after them in the land, whom the children of Israel consumed not, them did Solomon make to pay tribute until this day.

14-8:9††††† But of the children of Israel did Solomon make no servants for his work; but they were men of war, and chief of his captains, and captains of his chariots and horsemen.

14-8:10†††† And these were the chief of king Solomon's officers, even two hundred and fifty, that bore rule over the people.

14-8:11†††† And Solomon brought up the daughter of Pharaoh from the city of David to the house that he had built for her: for he said, My wife shall not dwell in the house of David king of Israel, because the places are holy, to which the ark of the LORD hath come.

14-8:12†††† Then Solomon offered burnt-offerings to the LORD on the altar of the LORD, which he had built before the porch,

14-8:13†††† Even after a certain rate every day, offering according to the commandment of Moses, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the solemn feasts, three times in the year, even in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles.

14-8:14†††† And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the courses of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their charges, to praise and minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required: the porters also by their courses at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.

14-8:15†††† And they departed not from the commandment of the king to the priests and Levites concerning any matter, or concerning the treasures.

14-8:16†††† Now all the work of Solomon was prepared to the day of the foundation of the house of the LORD, and until it was finished. So the house of the LORD was perfected.

14-8:17†††† Then went Solomon to Ezion-geber, and to Eloth, at the sea side in the land of Edom.

14-8:18†††† And Huram sent to him by the hands of his servants, ships, and servants that had knowledge of the sea; and they went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and took thence four hundred and fifty talents of gold, and brought them to king Solomon.

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2 Chronicles 9:

Chapter 9:31 Verses

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14-9:1††††† And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to prove Solomon with hard questions at Jerusalem, with a very great company, and camels that bore spices, and gold in abundance, and precious stones: and when she had come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart.

14-9:2††††† And Solomon told her all her questions: and there was nothing hid from Solomon which he told her not.

14-9:3††††† And when the queen of Sheba had seen the wisdom of Solomon, and the house that he had built,

14-9:4††††† And the provisions of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the attendance of his ministers, and their apparel; his cup-bearers also, and their apparel; and his ascent by which he went up into the house of the LORD; there was no more spirit in her.

14-9:5††††† And she said to the king, It was a true report which I heard in my own land of thy acts, and of thy wisdom:

14-9:6††††† Yet, I believed not their words, until I came, and my eyes had seen it: and behold, the one half of the greatness of thy wisdom was not told to me: for thou exceedest the fame that I heard.

14-9:7††††† Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, who stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.

14-9:8††††† Blessed be the LORD thy God, who delighted in thee to set thee on his throne, to be king for the LORD thy God: because thy God loved Israel, to establish them for ever, therefore he made thee king over them, to do judgment and justice.

14-9:9††††† And she gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, and of spices great abundance, and precious stones: neither was there any such spice as the queen of Sheba gave to king Solomon.

14-9:10†††† And the servants also of Huram, and the servants of Solomon, who brought gold from Ophir, brought algum trees and precious stones.

14-9:11†††† And the king made of the algum trees terraces to the house of the LORD, and to the king's palace, and harps and psalteries for singers: and there were none such seen before in the land of Judah.

14-9:12†††† And king Solomon gave to the queen of Sheba all her desire, whatever she asked, besides that which she had brought to the king. So she turned, and went away to her own land, she and her servants.

14-9:13†††† Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred and sixty and six talents of gold;

14-9:14†††† Besides that which chapmen and merchants brought. And all the kings of Arabia and governors of the country brought gold and silver to Solomon.

14-9:15†††† And king Solomon made two hundred targets of beaten gold: six hundred shekels of beaten gold went to one target.

14-9:16†††† And three hundred shields made he of beaten gold: three hundred shekels of gold went to one shield. And the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.

14-9:17†††† Moreover, the king made a great throne of