2 Chronicles 2 NAS

Solomon Will Build a Temple and Palace

1 a1Now Solomon bdecided to build a house for the name of the LORD and a croyal palace for himself.

References for 2 Chronicles 2:1

    • l 2:1 - Ch 1:18 in Heb
    • m 2:1 - Lit "said"
    • n 2:1 - Lit "house for his royalty"
      2 dSo 2Solomon eassigned 70,000 * men to carry loads and 80,000 * men to quarry stone in the mountains and 3,600 * * to supervise them.

      References for 2 Chronicles 2:2

        • o 2:2 - Ch 2:1 in Heb
        • p 2:2 - Lit "numbered"
          3 3Then Solomon sent word to fHuram the king of Tyre, saying, "4As you dealt with David my father and sent him cedars to build him a house to dwell in, so do for me.

          References for 2 Chronicles 2:3

            • q 2:3 - In 1 Kin 5:18, "Hiram"
              4 "Behold, I am about to build a house for the name of the LORD my God, dedicating it to Him, 5to burn fragrant incense before Him and to set out 6the showbread continually, and to offer 7burnt offerings morning and evening, 8on sabbaths and on new moons and on the appointed feasts of the LORD our God, this being required forever in Israel.

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              5 "The house which I am about to build will be great, for 9greater is our God than all the gods.

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              6 "But 10who is able to build a house for Him, for the heavens and the highest heavens cannot contain Him? So who am I, that I should build a house for Him, except * to gburn incense before Him?

              References for 2 Chronicles 2:6

                • r 2:6 - Lit "offer up in smoke"
                  7 "Now 11send me a skilled man to work in gold, silver, brass and iron, and in purple, crimson and violet fabrics, and who knows how to make engravings, to work with the skilled men h12whom I have in Judah and Jerusalem, whom David my father provided.

                  References for 2 Chronicles 2:7

                    • s 2:7 - Lit "who are with me"
                      8 "13Send me also cedar, cypress and algum timber from Lebanon, for I know that your servants know how to cut timber of Lebanon; and indeed 14my servants will work with your servants,

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                      9 to prepare timber in abundance for me, for the house which I am about to build will be great and wonderful.
                      10 "Now behold, 15I will give to your servants, the woodsmen who cut the timber, 20,000 * ikors of crushed wheat and 20,000 * jkors of barley, and 20,000 * baths of wine and 20,000 * baths of oil."

                      References for 2 Chronicles 2:10

                        • t 2:10 - I.e. One kor equals approx 10 bu
                        • u 2:10 - I.e. One kor equals approx 10 bu

                          Huram to Assist

                          11 Then Huram, king of Tyre, kanswered in a letter sent to Solomon: "16Because the LORD loves His people, He has made you king over them."

                          References for 2 Chronicles 2:11

                            • v 2:11 - Lit "said...and he sent"
                              12 Then Huram lcontinued, "Blessed be 17the LORD, the God of Israel, who has made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, mendowed with discretion and understanding, 18who will build a house for the LORD and a nroyal palace for himself.

                              References for 2 Chronicles 2:12

                                • w 2:12 - Lit "said"
                                • x 2:12 - Lit "knowing discretion"
                                • y 2:12 - Lit "house for his royalty"
                                  13 "Now I am sending Huram-abi *, a skilled man, oendowed with understanding,

                                  References for 2 Chronicles 2:13

                                    • z 2:13 - Lit "knowing understanding"
                                      14 19the son of a pDanite * woman and qa Tyrian father, who knows how to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone and wood, and in purple, violet, linen and crimson fabrics, and who knows how to make all kinds of engravings and to rexecute any design which may be assigned to him, to work with your skilled men and with sthose of my lord David your father.

                                      References for 2 Chronicles 2:14

                                        • { 2:14 - Lit "a woman of the daughters of Dan"
                                        • | 2:14 - Lit "whose father is a Tyrian man"
                                        • } 2:14 - Lit "devise any device"
                                        • ~ 2:14 - Lit "skilled men"
                                          15 "Now then, let my lord send to his servants wheat and barley, oil and wine, of 20which he has spoken.

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                                          16 "21We will cut whatever timber you need from Lebanon and bring it to you on rafts by sea to Joppa, so that you may carry it up to Jerusalem."

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                                          17 Solomon numbered all the aliens who were in the land of Israel, 22following the tcensus which his father David had utaken; and 153,600 * * * * * were found.

                                          References for 2 Chronicles 2:17

                                            •  2:17 - Lit "numbering"
                                            • € 2:17 - Lit "numbered of them"
                                              18 23He appointed 70,000 * of them to carry loads and 80,000 * to quarry stones in the mountains and 3,600 * * supervisors to make the people work.

                                              References for 2 Chronicles 2:18