2 Chronicles 8:3

3 marched on 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, Solomon had quite a list of accomplishments. He had: built The Temple of God and his own palace;
2 rebuilt the cities that Hiram had given him and colonized them with Israelites;
3 marched on Hamath Zobah and took it;
4 fortified Tadmor in the desert and all the store-cities he had founded in Hamath;
5 built the fortress cities Upper Beth Horon and Lower Beth Horon, complete with walls, gates, and bars;
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