2 Chronicles 1:1
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.

New Living Translation
Solomon son of David took firm control of his kingdom, for the LORD his God was with him and made him very powerful.

English Standard Version
Solomon the son of David established himself in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him and made him exceedingly great.

Berean Study Bible
Now Solomon son of David established himself securely over his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him and highly exalted him.

New American Standard Bible
Now Solomon the son of David established himself securely over his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him and exalted him greatly.

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.

Christian Standard Bible
Solomon son of David strengthened his hold on his kingdom. The LORD his God was with him and highly exalted him.

Contemporary English Version
King Solomon, the son of David, was now in complete control of his kingdom, because the LORD God had blessed him and made him a powerful king.

Good News Translation
Solomon, the son of King David, took firm control of the kingdom of Israel, and the LORD his God blessed him and made him very powerful.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Solomon son of David strengthened his hold on his kingdom. The LORD his God was with him and highly exalted him.

International Standard Version
As David's son Solomon consolidated his administration, the LORD his God was with him to make him very successful.

NET Bible
Solomon son of David solidified his royal authority, for the LORD his God was with him and magnified him greatly.

New Heart English Bible
Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Solomon, son of David, strengthened his position over the kingdom. The LORD his God was with him and made him very powerful.

JPS Tanakh 1917
AND SOLOMON the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

New American Standard 1977
Now Solomon the son of David established himself securely over his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him and exalted him greatly.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Solomon, the son of David, was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him and magnified him exceedingly.

King James 2000 Bible
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

American King James Version
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

American Standard Version
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and Jehovah his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Solomon the son of David was established over his kingdom, and the Lord his God was with him, and increased him exceedingly.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the Lord his God was with him, and magnified him to a high degree.

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.

English Revised Version
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD 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.
Study Bible
Solomon Worships at Gibeon
1Now Solomon son of David established himself securely over his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him and highly exalted him. 2Then Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, to the judges, and to every leader in all Israel—the heads of the families.…
Cross References
1 Kings 2:12
So Solomon sat on the throne of his father David, and his kingdom was firmly established.

1 Kings 2:46
Then the king commanded Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck Shimei down, and he died. Thus the kingdom was firmly established in the hand of Solomon.

1 Chronicles 29:25
The LORD highly exalted Solomon in the sight of all Israel and bestowed on him royal majesty such as had not been bestowed on any king in Israel before him.

1 Chronicles 29:30
together with all the details of his reign, his might, and the circumstances that came upon him and Israel and all the kingdoms of the lands.

2 Chronicles 32:23
Many brought offerings to Jerusalem for the LORD and valuable gifts for Hezekiah king of Judah, and from then on he was exalted in the eyes of all nations.

Treasury of Scripture

And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

was strengthened

1 Kings 2:12,46
Then sat Solomon upon the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was established greatly…

the Lord

Genesis 21:22
And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phichol the chief captain of his host spake unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest:

Genesis 39:2,21
And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian…

Exodus 3:12
And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain.

magnified

1 Chronicles 29:25
And the LORD magnified Solomon exceedingly in the sight of all Israel, and bestowed upon him such royal majesty as had not been on any king before him in Israel.

Philippians 2:9-11
Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: …







Lexicon
Now Solomon
שְׁלֹמֹ֥ה (šə·lō·mōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8010: Solomon -- David's son and successor to his throne

son
בֶן־ (ḇen-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of David
דָּוִ֖יד (dā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

established himself securely
וַיִּתְחַזֵּ֛ק (way·yiṯ·ḥaz·zêq)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2388: To fasten upon, to seize, be strong, obstinate, to bind, restrain, conquer

over
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

his kingdom,
מַלְכוּת֑וֹ (mal·ḵū·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4438: Royalty, royal power, reign, kingdom

and the LORD
וַיהוָ֤ה (Yah·weh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

his God
אֱלֹהָיו֙ (’ĕ·lō·hāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

was with him
עִמּ֔וֹ (‘im·mōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with

and highly
לְמָֽעְלָה׃ (lə·mā·‘ə·lāh)
Preposition-l | Adverb | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4605: The upper part, with prefix upward, above, overhead, from the top

exalted him.
וַֽיְגַדְּלֵ֖הוּ (way·ḡad·də·lê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1431: To grow up, become great
I.

(a) The sacrifice at Gibeon, and Solomon's dream (2Chronicles 1:1-13). (b) The king's chariots and horsemen, wealth and commerce (2Chronicles 1:14-17).

(1) And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom.--Or, showed himself strong over his kingdom; firmly grasped the reins of power, and showed himself a strong ruler. (Comp. 2Chronicles 17:1; also 2Chronicles 12:13; 2Chronicles 13:21; 2Chronicles 21:4.) The chronicler omits all that is related in 1 Kings 1, 2, as not falling within the scope of his narrative. Comp. with this opening sentence 1Kings 2:46, "And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon."

And the Lord his God was with him.--Comp. 1Chronicles 11:9; 1Chronicles 9:20.

Magnified him exceedingly.--1Chronicles 29:25; 1Chronicles 22:5.

Verse 1. - Was strengthened in his kingdom. This expression, or one very closely resembling it, is frequently found both in Chronicles and elsewhere, so far as the English Version is concerned. But the verb in its present form (hithp. conjugation) is found in Chronicles, omitting other books, just fifteen times, and rarely, if ever, to the level of the mere passive voice. It carries rather the idea of a person who exerts himself, and does all that in him lies to nerve himself with strength for any object (1 Chronicles 11:10; 1 Chronicles 19:13; 2 Chronicles 12:13; 2 Chronicles 13:7, 8, 21; 2 Chronicles 15:8; 2 Chronicles 16:9; 2 Chronicles 17:1; 2 Chronicles 21:4; 2 Chronicles 23:1; 2 Chronicles 25:11; 2 Chronicles 27:6; 2 Chronicles 32:5). It may suggest to us that Solomon threw the force of moral energy and resolution into his work and life at this period. The Lord his God was with him; i.e. Jehovah his God was with him. The parallels of this very simple and natural expression are too numerous for quotation. Some of the earliest are found in well-known connections in the Book of Genesis, as e.g. Genesis 21:22; 26:28; 28:15, 20; 31:3. Again, Numbers 14:14, 43; Numbers 23:21; Joshua 14:12; Judges 6:13; Ruth 2:4; 1 Samuel 17:37; 2 Samuel 5:10; 1 Chronicles 11:9; 1 Chronicles 22:11, 16; 2 Chronicles 15:9; 2 Chronicles 19:11; 2 Chronicles 36:23; Amos 5:14. The beautiful New Testament equivalent occurs in 2 Thessalonians 3:16, and elsewhere. Like some other of those earliest concisest religious expressions, brevity and simplicity are fully charged with suggestion. And the above quotations will be found to furnish examples of the manifold practical use of the Lord's presence with any one. That presence may infer the help just of companionship, or of sure sympathy, or of needed counsel, or of strength in the hour of temptation, or of absolute practical help, or of the highest revealings of faith. The whole circle of need, of human and Christian need, the Divine presence "will supply" (Philippians 4:19). The "need" of Solomon in his present position was patent and pressing. Would that he had always kept by the true supply of it! Magnified him exceedingly. This verb in its piel conjugation, signifying "to make grow," occurs twenty-six times in the various books of the Old Testament, some of the more characteristic occurrences of it being found in the following passages: Genesis 12:2; Numbers 6:5; Joshua 3:7; Joshua 4:17; 1 Kings 1:37, 47; 2 Kings 10:6; 1 Chronicles 29:12, 25; Esther 3:1; Job 7:17; Psalm 34:4; Psalm 69:31; Isaiah 1:2; Isaiah 44:14; Ezekiel 31:4; Daniel 1:5; Hosea 9:12. 1:1-17 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.
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