2 Chronicles 8:5

5 built the fortress cities Upper Beth Horon and Lower Beth Horon, complete with walls, gates, and bars;

2 Chronicles 8:5 Meaning and Commentary

2 Chronicles 8:5

Also he built Bethhoron the upper, and Bethhoron the nether,
&c.] Only mention is made of the latter in ( 1 Kings 9:17 ) ,

fenced cities, with walls, gates, and bars;
fortified cities in the tribe of Ephraim.

2 Chronicles 8:5 In-Context

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;
6 built Baalath and store-cities; built chariot-cities for his horses. Solomon built impulsively and extravagantly - whenever a whim took him. And in Jerusalem, in Lebanon - wherever he fancied.
7 The remnants from the original inhabitants of the land (Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, Jebusites - all non-Israelites),