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2 Chronicles 2:3

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2:3 Solomon sent a message to King Huram 1  of Tyre: 2  “Help me 3  as you did my father David, when you sent him cedar logs 4  for the construction of his palace. 5 

2 Chronicles 2:11-12

Context

2:11 King Huram 6  of Tyre sent this letter to Solomon: “Because the Lord loves his people, he has made you their king.” 2:12 Huram also said, “Worthy of praise is the Lord God of Israel, who made the sky and the earth! He has given David a wise son who has discernment and insight and will build a temple for the Lord, as well as a royal palace for himself. 7 

1 tn Heb “Huram.” Some medieval Hebrew mss, along with the LXX, Syriac, and Vulgate spell the name “Hiram,” agreeing with 1 Chr 14:1. “Huram” is a variant spelling referring to the same individual.

2 map For location see Map1 A2; Map2 G2; Map4 A1; JP3 F3; JP4 F3.

3 tn The words “help me” are supplied in the translation for clarification and stylistic reasons.

4 tn Heb “cedars.” The word “logs” has been supplied in the translation for clarity.

5 tn Heb “to build for him a house to live in it.”

6 tn Heb “Huram” (also in v. 12). Some medieval Hebrew mss, along with the LXX, Syriac, and Vulgate spell the name “Hiram,” agreeing with 1 Chr 14:1. “Huram” is a variant spelling referring to the same individual.

7 tn Heb “who has given to David a wise son [who] knows discernment and insight, who will build a house for the Lord and house for his kingship.”



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