1 Chronicles 22:9-19 NIV

9 But you will have a son who will be a man of peace and rest, and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side. His name will be Solomon,a and I will grant Israel peace and quiet during his reign.

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    • Ê 22:9 - "Solomon" sounds like and may be derived from the Hebrew for "peace."
      10 He is the one who will build a house for my Name. He will be my son, and I will be his father. And I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel forever.’

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      11 “Now, my son, the LORD be with you, and may you have success and build the house of the LORD your God, as he said you would.

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          12 May the LORD give you discretion and understanding when he puts you in command over Israel, so that you may keep the law of the LORD your God.

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          13 Then you will have success if you are careful to observe the decrees and laws that the LORD gave Moses for Israel. Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged.

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          14 “I have taken great pains to provide for the temple of the LORD a hundred thousand talentsb of gold, a million talentsc of silver, quantities of bronze and iron too great to be weighed, and wood and stone. And you may add to them.

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            • Ë 22:14 - That is, about 3,750 tons or about 3,400 metric tons
            • Ì 22:14 - That is, about 37,500 tons or about 34,000 metric tons
              15 You have many workers: stonecutters, masons and carpenters, as well as those skilled in every kind of work

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              16 in gold and silver, bronze and iron—craftsmen beyond number. Now begin the work, and the LORD be with you.”

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              17 Then David ordered all the leaders of Israel to help his son Solomon.

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              18 He said to them, “Is not the LORD your God with you? And has he not granted you rest on every side? For he has given the inhabitants of the land into my hands, and the land is subject to the LORD and to his people.

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              19 Now devote your heart and soul to seeking the LORD your God. Begin to build the sanctuary of the LORD God, so that you may bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD and the sacred articles belonging to God into the temple that will be built for the Name of the LORD.”

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