2 Chronicles 8:17
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New International Version
Then Solomon went to Ezion Geber and Elath on the coast of Edom.

King James Bible
Then went Solomon to Eziongeber, and to Eloth, at the sea side in the land of Edom.

Darby Bible Translation
Then went Solomon to Ezion-geber, and to Eloth, on the seashore in the land of Edom.

World English Bible
Then went Solomon to Ezion Geber, and to Eloth, on the seashore in the land of Edom.

Young's Literal Translation
Then hath Solomon gone to Ezion-Geber, and unto Elath, on the border of the sea, in the land of Edom;

2 Chronicles 8:17 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Then went Solomon to Ezion-geber - See the notes on 1 Kings 9:26-28 (note), for conjectures concerning Ezion-geber and Ophir.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Ezion-geber

2 Chronicles 20:36 And he joined himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish: and they made the ships in Eziongaber.

Numbers 33:35 And they departed from Ebronah, and encamped at Eziongaber.

1 Kings 9:26,27 And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Eziongeber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom...

1 Kings 22:48 Jehoshaphat made ships of Tharshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Eziongeber.

Eloth

Deuteronomy 2:8 And when we passed by from our brothers the children of Esau, which dwelled in Seir, through the way of the plain from Elath...

2 Kings 14:22 He built Elath, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his fathers.

2 Kings 16:6 At that time Rezin king of Syria recovered Elath to Syria, and drove the Jews from Elath: and the Syrians came to Elath...

Elath

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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
Numbers 33:35
They left Abronah and camped at Ezion Geber.

1 Kings 9:26
King Solomon also built ships at Ezion Geber, which is near Elath in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea.

2 Kings 14:22
He was the one who rebuilt Elath and restored it to Judah after Amaziah rested with his ancestors.

2 Chronicles 8:16
All Solomon's work was carried out, from the day the foundation of the temple of the LORD was laid until its completion. So the temple of the LORD was finished.

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