2 Chronicles 8:3

3 Solomon then went to Hamath Zobah and captured it.

2 Chronicles 8:3 in Other Translations

3 And Solomon went to Hamathzobah, and prevailed against it.
3 And Solomon went to Hamath-zobah and took it.
3 Solomon also fought against the town of Hamath-zobah and conquered it.
3 marched on Hamath Zobah and took it;
3 Solomon went to Hamath-zobah and seized it.

2 Chronicles 8:3 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 8:3

And Solomon went to Hamathzobah
In an hostile manner, which is the only instance of any warlike expedition of Solomon's. This was Coelesyria, which though subdued in the times of David, perhaps rebelled, and now Solomon went forth to reduce it:

and prevailed against it;
took it.

2 Chronicles 8:3 In-Context

1 At the end of twenty years, during which Solomon built the temple of the LORD and his own palace,
2 Solomon rebuilt the villages that Hiram had given him, and settled Israelites in them.
3 Solomon then went to Hamath Zobah and captured it.
4 He also built up Tadmor in the desert and all the store cities he had built in Hamath.
5 He rebuilt Upper Beth Horon and Lower Beth Horon as fortified cities, with walls and with gates and bars,
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