2 Chronicles 8:4

4 He also built up Tadmor in the desert and all the store cities he had built in Hamath.

Read 2 Chronicles 8:4 Using Other Translations

And he built Tadmor in the wilderness, and all the store cities, which he built in Hamath.
He built Tadmor in the wilderness and all the store cities that he built in Hamath.
He rebuilt Tadmor in the wilderness and built towns in the region of Hamath as supply centers.

What does 2 Chronicles 8:4 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Chronicles 8:4

And built Tadmor in the wilderness
Of which (See Gill on 1 Kings 9:18)

and all the storehouses which he built in Hamath;
a country in Syria, which he made himself master of, and where he laid up store of provision and ammunition to keep it, should any attempt be made to rescue it out of his hands. According to an Arabic writer F1, Solomon in the twenty fourth year of his reign having demolished Antioch, built seven cities, of which Tadmor was one.


FOOTNOTES:

F1 Abulpharag. Hist. Dynast. dyn. 3. p. 53.
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