2 Chronicles 1:1

1 And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and Jehovah his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

2 Chronicles 1:1 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 1:1

And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom,
&c.] Well settled and established on the throne of his father, after the death of some persons, from whom he might expect trouble, see ( 1 Kings 2:46 )

and the Lord God was with him;
directing and instructing him, prospering and succeeding him: the Targum is,

``the Word of the Lord was his help:''

and magnified him exceedingly; see ( 1 Chronicles 29:25 ) .

2 Chronicles 1:1 In-Context

1 And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and Jehovah his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.
2 And Solomon spake unto all Israel, to the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and to the judges, and to every prince in all Israel, the heads of the fathers' [houses].
3 So Solomon, and all the assembly with him, went to the high place that was at Gibeon; for there was the tent of meeting of God, which Moses the servant of Jehovah had made in the wilderness.
4 But the ark of God had David brought up from Kiriath-jearim to [the place] that David had prepared for it; for he had pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.
5 Moreover the brazen altar, that Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, had made, was there before the tabernacle of Jehovah: and Solomon and the assembly sought unto it.