2 Chronicles 2:12
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New International Version
And Hiram added: "Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, who made heaven and earth! He has given King David a wise son, endowed with intelligence and discernment, who will build a temple for the LORD and a palace for himself.

New Living Translation
Praise the LORD, the God of Israel, who made the heavens and the earth! He has given King David a wise son, gifted with skill and understanding, who will build a Temple for the LORD and a royal palace for himself.

English Standard Version
Hiram also said, “Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, who has discretion and understanding, who will build a temple for the LORD and a royal palace for himself.

New American Standard Bible
Then Huram continued, "Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who has made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, who will build a house for the LORD and a royal palace for himself.

King James Bible
Huram said moreover, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, that might build an house for the LORD, and an house for his kingdom.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Hiram also said: May the LORD God of Israel, who made the heavens and the earth, be praised! He gave King David a wise son with insight and understanding, who will build a temple for the LORD and a royal palace for himself.

International Standard Version
Hiram also wrote: "Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who made the heavens and the earth. He gave King David a wise son, who is acquainted with discretion and understanding, and who is building a temple to the LORD, as well as a royal palace for himself.

NET Bible
Huram also said, "Worthy of praise is the LORD God of Israel, who made the sky and the earth! He has given David a wise son who has discernment and insight and will build a temple for the LORD, as well as a royal palace for himself.

New Heart English Bible
Huram continued, "Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, that should build a house for the LORD, and a house for his kingdom.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Huram added, "May the LORD God of Israel be praised. He made the heavens and the earth and has given King David a wise son who has insight and intelligence and can build the LORD's temple and a royal palace.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Huram said moreover: 'Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with discretion and understanding, that should build a house for the LORD, and a house for his kingdom.

New American Standard 1977
Then Huram continued, “Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who has made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, who will build a house for the LORD and a royal palace for himself.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Hiram said, moreover, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made the heavens and the earth, who has given to King David a wise son with knowledge, good sense and understanding, that he might build a house for the LORD and a house for his kingdom.

King James 2000 Bible
Huram said moreover, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, that might build a house for the LORD, and a house for his kingdom.

American King James Version
Huram said moreover, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, that might build an house for the LORD, and an house for his kingdom.

American Standard Version
Huram said moreover, Blessed be Jehovah, the God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with discretion and understanding, that should build a house for Jehovah, and a house for his kingdom.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he added, saying: Blessed be the Lord the God of Israel, who made heaven and earth, who hath given to king David a wise and knowing son, endued with understanding and prudence, to build a house to the Lord, and a palace for himself.

Darby Bible Translation
And Huram said, Blessed be Jehovah the God of Israel, that made the heavens and the earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, who will build a house for Jehovah and a house for his kingdom.

English Revised Version
Huram said moreover, Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with discretion and understanding, that should build an house for the LORD, and an house for his kingdom.

Webster's Bible Translation
Huram said moreover, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, that may build a house for the LORD, and a house for his kingdom.

World English Bible
Huram continued, "Blessed be Yahweh, the God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, that should build a house for Yahweh, and a house for his kingdom.

Young's Literal Translation
And Huram saith, 'Blessed is Jehovah, God of Israel, who made the heavens and the earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, knowing wisdom and understanding, who doth build a house for Jehovah, and a house for his kingdom.
Study Bible
Huram Agrees to Assist
11Then Huram, king of Tyre, answered in a letter sent to Solomon: "Because the LORD loves His people, He has made you king over them." 12Then Huram continued, "Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who has made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, who will build a house for the LORD and a royal palace for himself. 13"Now I am sending Huram-abi, a skilled man, endowed with understanding,…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 2:1
Now Solomon decided to build a house for the name of the LORD and a royal palace for himself.

2 Chronicles 2:13
"Now I am sending Huram-abi, a skilled man, endowed with understanding,

Psalm 33:6
By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.

Psalm 102:25
"Of old You founded the earth, And the heavens are the work of Your hands.
Treasury of Scripture

Huram said moreover, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, that might build an house for the LORD, and an house for his kingdom.

Huram

1 Kings 5:7 And it came to pass, when Hiram heard the words of Solomon, that …

1 Chronicles 29:20 And David said to all the congregation, Now bless the LORD your God. …

Psalm 72:18,19 Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who only does wondrous things…

Luke 1:68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he has visited and redeemed his people,

1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ…

that made heaven

Genesis 1:1-2:25 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth…

Psalm 33:6 By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of …

Psalm 102:5 By reason of the voice of my groaning my bones stick to my skin.

Psalm 124:8 Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 136:5,6 To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endures for ever…

Psalm 146:5,6 Happy is he that has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is …

Jeremiah 10:10 But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting …

Acts 4:24 And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with …

Acts 14:15 And saying, Sirs, why do you these things? We also are men of like …

Colossians 1:16,17 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that …

Revelation 4:11 You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for …

Revelation 10:6 And swore by him that lives for ever and ever, who created heaven, …

endued [heb] knowing prudence and understanding

2 Chronicles 1:10-12 Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before …

an house

2 Chronicles 2:1 And Solomon determined to build an house for the name of the LORD, …

(12) Huram said moreover.--And Huram said, that is, in his letter to Solomon.

Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, that made heaven and earth.--In 1Kings 5:7 we read simply, "Blessed be the Lord this day, which hath given unto David a wise son over this great people." The chronicler has perhaps modified the words of his source in a monotheistic sense; although it is quite possible that Jeaovah was known to the polytheist Phoenician by the title of "Maker of heaven and earth." (Comp. Genesis 14:19.) An inscription of the Persian emperor Xerxes speaks of the Supreme in terms which resemble what Solomon says in 2Chronicles 2:5, as well as Huram's language here: "The great god Ahuramazda, great one of the gods, who made this earth, who made these heavens" (inscription on rocks at Elvend).

An house for his kingdom.--A royal palace (2Chronicles 7:11; 2Chronicles 8:1).

Huram said, moreover, blessed be the Lord God of Israel, that made heaven and earth,.... Huram seems to have had some good notions of the divine Being, not only as the God of the people of Israel, in a peculiar sense, but as the Former and Maker of all things:

who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding; see 1 Kings 5:7.

that might build an house for the Lord, and for his kingdom; as in 2 Chronicles 2:1. 2:1-18 Solomon's message to Huram respecting the temple, His treaty with Huram. - Solomon informs Huram of the particular services to be performed in the temple. The mysteries of the true religion, unlike those of the Gentile superstitions, sought not concealment. Solomon endeavoured to possess Huram with great and high thoughts of the God of Israel. We should not be afraid or ashamed to embrace every opportunity to speak of God, and to impress others with a deep sense of the importance of his favour and service. Now that the people of Israel kept close to the law and worship of God, the neighbouring nations were willing to be taught by them in the true religion, as the Israelites had been willing in the days of their apostacy, to be infected with the idolatries and superstitions of their neighbours. A wise and pious king is an evidence of the Lord's special love for his people. How great then was God's love to his believing people, in giving his only-begotten Son to be their Prince and their Saviour.
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