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1 Kings 2:45--3:1

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2:45 But King Solomon will be empowered 1  and David’s dynasty 2  will endure permanently before the Lord.” 2:46 The king then gave the order to Benaiah son of Jehoiada who went and executed Shimei. 3 

So Solomon took firm control of the kingdom. 4 

The Lord Gives Solomon Wisdom

3:1 Solomon made an alliance by marriage with Pharaoh, king of Egypt; he married Pharaoh’s daughter. He brought her to the City of David 5  until he could finish building his residence and the temple of the Lord and the wall around Jerusalem. 6 

1 tn Or “blessed.”

2 tn Heb “throne.”

3 tn “The king commanded Benaiah son of Jehoiada and he went out and struck him down and he died.”

4 tn “And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.”

5 sn The phrase City of David refers here to the fortress of Zion in Jerusalem, not to Bethlehem. See 2 Sam 5:7.

6 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.



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