2 Chronicles 9:26
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King James Version
And he reigned over all the kings from the river even unto the land of the Philistines, and to the border of Egypt.

Darby Bible Translation
And he ruled over all the kings from the river as far as the land of the Philistines, and up to the border of Egypt.

World English Bible
He ruled over all the kings from the River even to the land of the Philistines, and to the border of Egypt.

Young's Literal Translation
And he is ruling over all the kings from the River even unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt.

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King James Translators' Notes

river: that is, Euphrates

Geneva Study Bible

And he reigned over all the kings from the river even unto the land of the Philistines, and to the border of Egypt.

Scofield Reference Notes

Margin river

"The river," i.e. Euphrates, to the border of Egypt, but not to the "river of Egypt." Cf. Gen 15:18 yet to be fulfilled:2 Chronicles 9:26 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Temple and Its Dedication
The long-cherished plan of David to erect a temple to the Lord, Solomon wisely carried out. For seven years Jerusalem was filled with busy workers engaged in leveling the chosen site, in building vast retaining walls, in laying broad foundations,--"great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones,"--in shaping the heavy timbers brought from the Lebanon forests, and in erecting the magnificent sanctuary. 1 Kings 5:17. Simultaneously with the preparation of wood and stone, to which task many thousands
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
Genesis 15:18
In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:

1 Kings 4:21
And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt: they brought presents, and served Solomon all the days of his life.

1 Kings 4:24
For he had dominion over all the region on this side the river, from Tiphsah even to Azzah, over all the kings on this side the river: and he had peace on all sides round about him.

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