Every one of them brought a present, objects of silver and gold, garments, weaponry, spices, horses, and mules, so much year by year.
Solomon had four thousand stalls for horses and chariots, and twelve thousand horses, which he stationed in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.
He ruled over all the kings from the Euphrates to the land of the Philistines, and to the border of Egypt.
The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stone, and cedar as plentiful as the sycamore of the Shephelah.
Horses were imported for Solomon from Egypt and from all lands.
Now the rest of the acts of Solomon, from first to last, are they not written in the history of the prophet Nathan, and in the prophecy of Ahijah the Shilonite, and in the visions of the seer Iddo concerning Jeroboam son of Nebat?
Solomon reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel forty years.
Solomon slept with his ancestors and was buried in the city of his father David; and his son Rehoboam succeeded him.
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