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2 Chronicles 2:1 NIV

Preparations for Building the Temple

1 Solomon gave orders to build a temple for the Name of the LORD and a royal palace for himself.

References for 2 Chronicles 2:1

Study tools for 2 Chronicles 2:1

  • a 2:3 - Hebrew "Huram," a variant of "Hiram" ; also in verses 11 and 12
  • b 2:8 - Probably a variant of "almug"
  • c 2:10 - That is, probably about 3,600 tons or about 3,200 metric tons of wheat
  • d 2:10 - That is, probably about 3,000 tons or about 2,700 metric tons of barley
  • e 2:10 - That is, about 120,000 gallons or about 440,000 liters