2 Chronicles 8:6
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New International Version
as well as Baalath and all his store cities, and all the cities for his chariots and for his horses --whatever he desired to build in Jerusalem, in Lebanon and throughout all the territory he ruled.

King James Bible
And Baalath, and all the store cities that Solomon had, and all the chariot cities, and the cities of the horsemen, and all that Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and throughout all the land of his dominion.

Darby Bible Translation
and Baalath, and all the store-cities that Solomon had, and all the cities for chariots, and the cities for the horsemen, and all that Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, and on Lebanon, and in all the land of his dominion.

World English Bible
and Baalath, and all the storage cities that Solomon had, and all the cities for his chariots, and the cities for his horsemen, and all that Solomon desired to build for his pleasure in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and in all the land of his dominion.

Young's Literal Translation
and Baalath, and all the cities of store that Solomon had, and all the cities of the chariot, and the cities of the horsemen, and all the desire of Solomon that he desired to build in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and in all the land of his dominion.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

All the store cities - See the note on 1 Kings 9:19.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Baalath

Joshua 19:44 And Eltekeh, and Gibbethon, and Baalath,

1 Kings 9:18 And Baalath, and Tadmor in the wilderness, in the land,

the store cities

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

2 Chronicles 17:12 And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles, and cities of store.

1 Kings 9:19 And all the cities of store that Solomon had, and cities for his chariots, and cities for his horsemen...

chariot cities

2 Chronicles 1:14 And Solomon gathered chariots and horsemen: and he had a thousand and four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen...

1 Kings 10:26 And Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen: and he had a thousand and four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen...

all that Solomon desired to build [heb] all the desire of Solomon which he desired to build

1 Kings 9:19 And all the cities of store that Solomon had, and cities for his chariots, and cities for his horsemen...

Ecclesiastes 2:4,10 I made me great works; I built me houses; I planted me vineyards...

and in Lebanon

1 Kings 7:2 He built also the house of the forest of Lebanon; the length thereof was an hundred cubits, and the breadth thereof fifty cubits...

Songs 4:8 Come with me from Lebanon, my spouse, with me from Lebanon: look from the top of Amana, from the top of Shenir and Hermon...

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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 9:1
When Solomon had finished building the temple of the LORD and the royal palace, and had achieved all he had desired to do,

2 Chronicles 8:5
He rebuilt Upper Beth Horon and Lower Beth Horon as fortified cities, with walls and with gates and bars,

2 Chronicles 8:7
There were still people left from the Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites (these people were not Israelites).

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