2 Chronicles 1:2-132Solomon spoke to all Israel, to the a commanders of thousands and of hundreds, to the judges, and to all the leaders in all Israel, the heads of fathers’ houses. 3And Solomon, and all the assembly with him, went to b the high place that was at Gibeon, c for d the tent of meeting of God, which Moses the servant of the Lord had made in the wilderness, was there. 4 e (But David had brought up the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim to the place that David had prepared for it, for he had pitched a tent for it in Jerusalem.) 5Moreover, f the bronze altar that g Bezalel the son of Uri, son of Hur, had made, was there before the tabernacle of the Lord. And Solomon and the assembly h sought it ▼
▼Or himout. 6And Solomon went up there to the bronze altar before the Lord, which was at the tent of meeting, j and offered a thousand burnt offerings on it.
Solomon Prays for Wisdom7 k In that night God appeared to Solomon, and said to him, “Ask what I shall give you.” 8And Solomon said to God, “You have shown great and steadfast love to David my father, l and have made me king in his place. 9O Lord God, m let your word to David my father be now fulfilled, for you have made me king over a people as numerous n as the dust of the earth. 10Give me now wisdom and knowledge to o go out and come in before this people, for who can govern this people of yours, which is so great?” 11God answered Solomon, “Because this was in your heart, and you have not asked for p possessions, wealth, honor, or the life of those who hate you, and have not even asked for long life, but have asked for wisdom and knowledge for yourself that you may govern my people over whom I have made you king, 12wisdom and knowledge are granted to you. I will also give you q riches, possessions, and honor r such as none of the kings had who were before you, and none after you shall have the like.” 13So Solomon came from ▼
▼Septuagint, Vulgate; Hebrew tothe t high place at Gibeon, from before u the tent of meeting, to Jerusalem. And he reigned over Israel.
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