2 Chronicles 8:3
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King James Version
And Solomon went to Hamathzobah, and prevailed against it.

Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon went to Hamath-Zobah, and overcame it.

World English Bible
Solomon went to Hamath Zobah, and prevailed against it.

Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon goeth to Hamath-Zobah, and layeth hold upon it;

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And Solomon went to Hamathzobah, and prevailed against it.2 Chronicles 8:3 Parallel Commentaries

The remarkable change which we have noticed in the views of Jewish authorities, from contempt to almost affectation of manual labour, could certainly not have been arbitrary. But as we fail to discover here any religious motive, we can only account for it on the score of altered political and social circumstances. So long as the people were, at least nominally, independent, and in possession of their own land, constant engagement in a trade would probably mark an inferior social stage, and imply
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

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 Kings 14:28
Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, and all that he did, and his might, how he warred, and how he recovered Damascus, and Hamath, which belonged to Judah, for Israel, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

2 Chronicles 8:2
That the cities which Huram had restored to Solomon, Solomon built them, and caused the children of Israel to dwell there.

2 Chronicles 8:4
And he built Tadmor in the wilderness, and all the store cities, which he built in Hamath.

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