2 Chronicles 9:26
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New International Version
He ruled over all the kings from the Euphrates River to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt.

King James Bible
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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Four thousand stalls for horses - See the note on 1 Kings 4:26, where the different numbers in these two books are considered. The Targum, instead of four thousand, has ארבע מאה arba meah, four hundred.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

reigned over

1 Kings 4:21,24 And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river to the land of the Philistines, and to the border of Egypt: they brought presents...

Psalm 72:8-11 He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river to the ends of the earth...

Daniel 7:14 And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him...

Revelation 19:16 And he has on his clothing and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

river. `That is, Euphrates.'

Genesis 15:18 In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, To your seed have I given this land...

Exodus 23:31 And I will set your bounds from the Red sea even to the sea of the Philistines, and from the desert to the river...

Joshua 13:2-7 This is the land that yet remains: all the borders of the Philistines, and all Geshuri...

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The Great Gain of Godliness
'And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon. 26. And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen. 27. And those officers provided victual for king Solomon, and for all that came unto king Solomon's table, every man in his month: they lacked nothing. 28. Barley also and straw for the horses and dromedaries brought they unto the place where the officers were,
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
Genesis 15:18
On that day the LORD made a covenant with Abram and said, "To your descendants I give this land, from the Wadi of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates--

1 Kings 4:21
And Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt. These countries brought tribute and were Solomon's subjects all his life.

1 Kings 4:24
For he ruled over all the kingdoms west of the Euphrates River, from Tiphsah to Gaza, and had peace on all sides.

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