New International Version
Solomon son of David established himself firmly over his kingdom, for the LORD his God was with him and made him exceedingly great.
King James Bible
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.
Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and Jehovah his God was with him and magnified him exceedingly.
World English Bible
Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and Yahweh his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.
Young's Literal Translation
And strengthen himself doth Solomon son of David over his kingdom, and Jehovah his God is with him, and maketh him exceedingly great.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And Solomon the son of David - The very beginning of this book shows that it is a continuation of the preceding, and should not be thus formally separated from it. See the preface to the first book.
The Lord his God was with him - "The Word of the Lord was his support." - Targum.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In the reign of David and Solomon, Israel became strong among the nations and had many opportunities to wield a mighty influence in behalf of truth and the right. The name of Jehovah was exalted and held in honor, and the purpose for which the Israelites had been established in the Land of Promise bade fair of meeting with fulfillment. Barriers were broken down, and seekers after truth from the lands of the heathen were not turned away unsatisfied. Conversions took place, and the church of God on …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
1 Kings 2:12
So Solomon sat on the throne of his father David, and his rule was firmly established.
1 Kings 2:46
Then the king gave the order to Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck Shimei down and he died. The kingdom was now established in Solomon's hands.
1 Chronicles 29:25
The LORD highly exalted Solomon in the sight of all Israel and bestowed on him royal splendor such as no king over Israel ever had before.
1 Chronicles 29:30
together with the details of his reign and power, and the circumstances that surrounded him and Israel and the kingdoms of all the other lands.
2 Chronicles 32:23
Many brought offerings to Jerusalem for the LORD and valuable gifts for Hezekiah king of Judah. From then on he was highly regarded by all the nations.
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