2 Chronicles 8:3

3 And Solomon went to Hamath-zobah and took 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, in which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own house,
2 Solomon rebuilt the cities that Hiram had given to him, and settled the people of Israel in them.
3 And Solomon went to Hamath-zobah and took it.
4 He built Tadmor in the wilderness and all the store cities that he built in Hamath.
5 He also built Upper Beth-horon and Lower Beth-horon, fortified cities with walls, gates, and bars,
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