2 Chronicles 2:11-12Context
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
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
7 tn Heb “who has given to David a wise son [who] knows discernment and insight, who will build a house for the