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out, and fell upon him, that he died. And the kingdom was established in
the hand of Solomon.
KI1 3:1 And Solomon made affinity with Pharaoh king of Egypt, and took
Pharaoh's daughter, and brought her into the city of David, until he had
made an end of building his own house, and the house of the LORD, and
the wall of Jerusalem round about.
KI1 3:2 Only the people sacrificed in high places, because there was no
house built unto the name of the LORD, until those days.
KI1 3:3 And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in the statutes of David
his father: only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.
KI1 3:4 And the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there; for that was
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