Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
|Overview - 2 Chronicles 9|
| 13 ||Solomon's revenue in gold. |
| 15 ||His targets and shields. |
| 17 ||The throne of ivory. |
| 20 ||His vessels. |
| 23 ||His presents. |
| 25 ||His chariots and horse. |
| 26 ||His tributes. |
| 29 ||His reign and death. |
2 Chronicles 9:28 (King James Version)
And they brought unto Solomon horses out of Egypt, and out of all lands.
- multiplying of horses, ( Deuteronomy 17:16 ;)by which the future king was forbidden to establish a body of calvary, because this could not be effected without sending into Egypt, with which people God had forbidden any communication, as this would be dangerous to religion. When Solomon had violated this law, and multiplied horses to excess, (1 Ki 4:26, it was soon attended with those fatal consequences that the law foretold: for this wisest of kings having likewise, in violation of another law, married Pharaoh's daughter, (the early fruits of this commerce,) and then, by a repetition of the same crime, but a transgression of another law, had espoused more strange women, (1 Ki 4:26 11:1, ) they first,in defiance of a fourth law, persuaded him to build them idol temples for their use; and afterwards, against a fifth law, brought him to erect other temples for his own."
- 25 ; 1:16 1 Kings 10:28 ; Isaiah 2:7 Isaiah 2:8 ; 31:1