1:13 Solomon left the meeting tent at the worship center in Gibeon and went to Jerusalem, where he reigned over Israel. 1
1:14 Solomon accumulated 2 chariots and horses. He had 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horses. He kept them in assigned cities and in Jerusalem. 3 1:15 The king made silver and gold as plentiful 4 in Jerusalem as stones; cedar was 5 as plentiful as sycamore fig trees are in the lowlands. 6
1 tn Heb “and Solomon came from the high place which was in Gibeon [to] Jerusalem, from before the tent of meeting, and he reigned over Israel.”
2 tn Or “gathered.”
3 tn Heb “he placed them in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.”
map For location see Map5-B1; Map6-F3; Map7-E2; Map8-F2; Map10-B3; JP1-F4; JP2-F4; JP3-F4; JP4-F4.
4 tn The words “as plentiful” are supplied in the translation for clarification.
5 tn Heb “he made.”
6 tn Heb “as the sycamore fig trees which are in the Shephelah.”