2 Chronicles 1:8; 2 Chronicles 1:10; 2 Chronicles 2:5; 2 Chronicles 2:9; 2 Chronicles 3:5; 2 Chronicles 4:9; 2 Chronicles 6:32; 2 Chronicles 7:8; 2 Chronicles 9:17; 2 Chronicles 15:13-14; 2 Chronicles 16:14; 2 Chronicles 18:30; 2 Chronicles 20:19; 2 Chronicles 21:14; 2 Chronicles 26:15; 2 Chronicles 28:5; 2 Chronicles 30:21; 2 Chronicles 30:26; 2 Chronicles 31:15; 2 Chronicles 32:18; 2 Chronicles 34:9; 2 Chronicles 34:21; 2 Chronicles 34:30; 2 Chronicles 36:18
Solomon said to God, "You have dealt with my father David with great lovingkindness, and have made me king in his place.
"Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can rule this great people of Yours?"
"The house which I am about to build will be great, for greater is our God than all the gods.
to prepare timber in abundance for me, for the house which I am about to build will be great and wonderful.
He overlaid the main room with cypress wood and overlaid it with fine gold, and ornamented it with palm trees and chains.
Then he made the court of the priests and the great court and doors for the court, and overlaid their doors with bronze.
"Also concerning the foreigner who is not from Your people Israel, when he comes from a far country for Your great name's sake and Your mighty hand and Your outstretched arm, when they come and pray toward this house,
So Solomon observed the feast at that time for seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great assembly who came from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt.
Moreover, the king made a great throne of ivory and overlaid it with pure gold.
and whoever would not seek the LORD God of Israel should be put to death, whether small or great, man or woman.
Moreover, they made an oath to the LORD with a loud voice, with shouting, with trumpets and with horns.
They buried him in his own tomb which he had cut out for himself in the city of David, and they laid him in the resting place which he had filled with spices of various kinds blended by the perfumers' art; and they made a very great fire for him.
Now the king of Aram had commanded the captains of his chariots, saying, "Do not fight with small or great, but with the king of Israel alone."
The Levites, from the sons of the Kohathites and of the sons of the Korahites, stood up to praise the LORD God of Israel, with a very loud voice.
behold, the LORD is going to strike your people, your sons, your wives and all your possessions with a great calamity;
In Jerusalem he made engines of war invented by skillful men to be on the towers and on the corners for the purpose of shooting arrows and great stones. Hence his fame spread afar , for he was marvelously helped until he was strong.
Wherefore, the LORD his God delivered him into the hand of the king of Aram; and they defeated him and carried away from him a great number of captives and brought them to Damascus. And he was also delivered into the hand of the king of Israel, who inflicted him with heavy casualties.
The sons of Israel present in Jerusalem celebrated the Feast of Unleavened Bread for seven days with great joy, and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD day after day with loud instruments to the LORD .
So there was great joy in Jerusalem, because there was nothing like this in Jerusalem since the days of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel.
Under his authority were Eden, Miniamin, Jeshua, Shemaiah, Amariah and Shecaniah in the cities of the priests, to distribute faithfully their portions to their brothers by divisions, whether great or small,
They called this out with a loud voice in the language of Judah to the people of Jerusalem who were on the wall, to frighten and terrify them, so that they might take the city.
They came to Hilkiah the high priest and delivered the money that was brought into the house of God, which the Levites, the doorkeepers, had collected from Manasseh and Ephraim, and from all the remnant of Israel, and from all Judah and Benjamin and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
"Go, inquire of the LORD for me and for those who are left in Israel and in Judah, concerning the words of the book which has been found; for great is the wrath of the LORD which is poured out on us because our fathers have not observed the word of the LORD , to do according to all that is written in this book."
The king went up to the house of the LORD and all the men of Judah, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the priests, the Levites and all the people, from the greatest to the least; and he read in their hearing all the words of the book of the covenant which was found in the house of the LORD .
All the articles of the house of God, great and small, and the treasures of the house of the LORD , and the treasures of the king and of his officers, he brought them all to Babylon.