2 Chronicles 8:1
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New International Version
At the end of twenty years, during which Solomon built the temple of the LORD and his own palace,

King James Bible
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the house of the LORD, and his own house,

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, when Solomon had built the house of Jehovah and his own house,

World English Bible
It happened at the end of twenty years, in which Solomon had built the house of Yahweh, and his own house,

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at the end of twenty years, that Solomon hath built the house of Jehovah, and his own house.

2 Chronicles 8:1 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

At the end of twenty years - He employed seven years and a half in building the temple, and twelve and a half, or thirteen, in building his own house. - Compare this with 1 Kings 7:1.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1 Kings 9:10 And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, when Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD, and the king's house,

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The Duty of Every Day
'Then Solomon offered burnt offerings unto the Lord ... Even after a certain rate every day.'--(A.V.) 'Then Solomon offered burnt offerings unto the Lord, even as the duty of every day required it.'--2 Chron. viii. 12-13 (R. V.). This is a description of the elaborate provision, in accordance with the commandment of Moses, which Solomon made for the worship in his new Temple. The writer is enlarging on the precise accordance of the ritual with the regulations laid down in the law. He expresses,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

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
1 Kings 7:1
It took Solomon thirteen years, however, to complete the construction of his palace.

1 Kings 9:10
At the end of twenty years, during which Solomon built these two buildings--the temple of the LORD and the royal palace--

2 Chronicles 8:2
Solomon rebuilt the villages that Hiram had given him, and settled Israelites in them.

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