2 Chronicles Chapter 1
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3 So Solomon, and all the congregation with him, went to the high place that was at Gibeon; for there was the tabernacle of the congregation of God, which Moses the servant of the LORD had made in the wilderness.
11 And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:
12 Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like.
17 And they fetched up, and brought forth out of Egypt a chariot for six hundred shekels of silver, and an horse for an hundred and fifty: and so brought they out horses for all the kings of the Hittites, and for the kings of Syria, by their means.
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Matthew Henry's 2 Chronicles Chapter 1 Bible commentary...
Solomon's choice of wisdom, His strength and wealth.
- SOLOMON began his reign with a pious, public visit to God's altar. Those that pursue present things most eagerly, are likely to be disappointed; while those that refer themselves to the providence of God, if they have not the most, have the most comfort. Those that make this world their end, come short of the other, and are disappointed in this also; but those that make the other world their end, shall not only obtain that, and full satisfaction in it, but shall have as much of this world as is good for them, in their way. Let us then be contented, without those great things which men generally covet, but which commonly prove fatal snares to the soul.
Zimy's 2 Chronicles Chapter 1 comment on 4/30/2013, 11:19am...
god is awesome ....he is the provider...he is everything
NanaSarpong's 2 Chronicles Chapter 1 comment on 3/06/2013, 1:28am...
God is our giver, He has the whole earth in his hands. The one only that doesn’t move; Almighty, that's his name. Amen and Amen.
Masefako's 2 Chronicles Chapter 1 comment on 2/20/2013, 3:51am...
It is an eye opener to all of us.
Blessed's 2 Chronicles Chapter 1 comment on 2/06/2013, 8:26am...
God is the good God, yes he is; God is the good God. Yes He is.
DaneailMorgan's 2 Chronicles Chapter 1 comment on 10/05/2012, 1:58am...
God is so good and when you talk to him he hears you and knows what you need. I thank my Lord for being the great father he is to me and my family.
Kamusiime scarlett's 2 Chronicles Chapter 1 comment on 10/02/2012, 4:36am...
Eva's 2 Chronicles Chapter 1 comment about verse 2 on 8/17/2012, 7:26am...
I love jesus
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