9:17 Solomon built up Gezer, lower Beth Horon, 9:18 Baalath, Tadmor in the wilderness, 1 9:19 all the storage cities that belonged to him, 2 and the cities where chariots and horses were kept. 3 He built whatever he wanted in Jerusalem, Lebanon, and throughout his entire kingdom. 4
1 tn The Hebrew text has “in the wilderness, in the land.”
2 tn Heb “to Solomon.” The proper name has been replaced by the pronoun (“him”) in the translation for stylistic reasons.
3 tn Heb “the cities of the chariots and the cities of the horses.”
4 tn Heb “and the desire of Solomon which he desired to build in Jerusalem and in Lebanon and in all the land of his kingdom.”