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2 Chronicles 1

NLT 1 Solomon son of David took firm control of his kingdom, for the his God was with him and made him very powerful. NIV 1 Solomon son of David established himself firmly over his kingdom, for the LORD his God was with him and made him exceedingly great. NLT 2 Solomon called together all the leaders of Israel—the generals and captains of the army, the judges, and all the political and clan leaders. NIV 2 Then Solomon spoke to all Israel--to the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, to the judges and to all the leaders in Israel, the heads of families-- NLT 3 Then he led the entire assembly to the place of worship in Gibeon, for God’s Tabernacle was located there. (This was the Tabernacle that Moses, the ’s servant, had made in the wilderness.) NIV 3 and Solomon and the whole assembly went to the high place at Gibeon, for God's Tent of Meeting was there, which Moses the LORD's servant had made in the desert. NLT 4 David had already moved the Ark of God from Kiriath-jearim to the tent he had prepared for it in Jerusalem. NIV 4 Now David had brought up the ark of God from Kiriath Jearim to the place he had prepared for it, because he had pitched a tent for it in Jerusalem. NLT 5 But the bronze altar made by Bezalel son of Uri and grandson of Hur was there at Gibeon in front of the Tabernacle of the . So Solomon and the people gathered in front of it to consult the . NIV 5 But the bronze altar that Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, had made was in Gibeon in front of the tabernacle of the LORD; so Solomon and the assembly inquired of him there. NLT 6 There in front of the Tabernacle, Solomon went up to the bronze altar in the ’s presence and sacrificed 1,000 burnt offerings on it. NIV 6 Solomon went up to the bronze altar before the LORD in the Tent of Meeting and offered a thousand burnt offerings on it. NLT 7 That night God appeared to Solomon and said, “What do you want? Ask, and I will give it to you!” NIV 7 That night God appeared to Solomon and said to him, "Ask for whatever you want me to give you." NLT 8 Solomon replied to God, “You showed great and faithful love to David, my father, and now you have made me king in his place. NIV 8 Solomon answered God, "You have shown great kindness to David my father and have made me king in his place. NLT 9 O God, please continue to keep your promise to David my father, for you have made me king over a people as numerous as the dust of the earth! NIV 9 Now, LORD God, let your promise to my father David be confirmed, for you have made me king over a people who are as numerous as the dust of the earth. NLT 10 Give me the wisdom and knowledge to lead them properly, for who could possibly govern this great people of yours?” NIV 10 Give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may lead this people, for who is able to govern this great people of yours?" NLT 11 God said to Solomon, “Because your greatest desire is to help your people, and you did not ask for wealth, riches, fame, or even the death of your enemies or a long life, but rather you asked for wisdom and knowledge to properly govern my people— NIV 11 God said to Solomon, "Since this is your heart's desire and you have not asked for wealth, riches or honor, nor for the death of your enemies, and since you have not asked for a long life but for wisdom and knowledge to govern my people over whom I have made you king, NLT 12 I will certainly give you the wisdom and knowledge you requested. But I will also give you wealth, riches, and fame such as no other king has had before you or will ever have in the future!” NIV 12 therefore wisdom and knowledge will be given you. And I will also give you wealth, riches and honor, such as no king who was before you ever had and none after you will have." NLT 13 Then Solomon returned to Jerusalem from the Tabernacle at the place of worship in Gibeon, and he reigned over Israel. NIV 13 Then Solomon went to Jerusalem from the high place at Gibeon, from before the Tent of Meeting. And he reigned over Israel. NLT 14 Solomon built up a huge force of chariots and horses. He had 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horses. He stationed some of them in the chariot cities and some near him in Jerusalem. NIV 14 Solomon accumulated chariots and horses; he had fourteen hundred chariots and twelve thousand horses, which he kept in the chariot cities and also with him in Jerusalem. NLT 15 The king made silver and gold as plentiful in Jerusalem as stone. And valuable cedar timber was as common as the sycamore-fig trees that grow in the foothills of Judah. NIV 15 The king made silver and gold as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig trees in the foothills. NLT 16 Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Cilicia ; the king’s traders acquired them from Cilicia at the standard price. NIV 16 Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue--the royal merchants purchased them from Kue. NLT 17 At that time chariots from Egypt could be purchased for 600 pieces of silver, and horses for 150 pieces of silver. They were then exported to the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Aram. NIV 17 They imported a chariot from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty. They also exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and of the Arameans.