2 Chronicles 2:9
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King James Version
Even to prepare me timber in abundance: for the house which I am about to build shall be wonderful great.

Darby Bible Translation
even to prepare me timber in abundance: for the house that I build shall be great and wonderful.

World English Bible
even to prepare me timber in abundance; for the house which I am about to build shall be great and wonderful.

Young's Literal Translation
even to prepare for me trees in abundance, for the house that I am building is great and wonderful.

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King James Translators' Notes

wonderful...: Heb. great and wonderful

Geneva Study Bible

Even to prepare me timber in abundance: for the house which I am about to build shall be wonderful great.2 Chronicles 2:9 Parallel Commentaries

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Results of Transgression
Prominent among the primary causes that led Solomon into extravagance and oppression was his failure to maintain and foster the spirit of self-sacrifice. When, at the foot of Sinai, Moses told the people of the divine command, "Let them make Me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them," the response of the Israelites was accompanied by the appropriate gifts. "They came, everyone whose heart stirred him up, and everyone whom his spirit made willing," and brought offerings. Exodus 25:8; 35:21. For
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Chronicles 2:8
Send me also cedar trees, fir trees, and algum trees, out of Lebanon: for I know that thy servants can skill to cut timber in Lebanon; and, behold, my servants shall be with thy servants,

2 Chronicles 2:10
And, behold, I will give to thy servants, the hewers that cut timber, twenty thousand measures of beaten wheat, and twenty thousand measures of barley, and twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil.

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