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had built the house of the LORD, and his own house,
CH2 8:2 That the cities which Huram had restored to Solomon, Solomon
built them, and caused the children of Israel to dwell there.
CH2 8:3 And Solomon went to Hamathzobah, and prevailed against it.
CH2 8:4 And he built Tadmor in the wilderness, and all the store
cities, which he built in Hamath.
CH2 8:5 Also he built Bethhoron the upper, and Bethhoron the nether,
fenced cities, with walls, gates, and bars;
CH2 8:6 And Baalath, and all the store cities that Solomon had, and all
the chariot cities, and the cities of the horsemen, and all that Solomon
desired to build in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and throughout all the
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