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Ferrar Fentons 'Holy Bible in Modern English. All spelling, punctuation and formatting maintained through-out. Verse ordering follows the King James version for clarity and necessary organization of the verses.

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RF CH2 8:1 (992 B. C. ) Solomon's Army conquers Hanuth in the Delta.
It occurred at the end of the twenty years in which Solomon built the Temple of the EVER-LIVING, and his own Palace
RF CH2 8:2 and the towns that Huram had sold to Solomon, where Solomon built and settled the Children of Israel,
RF CH2 8:3 that Solomon advanced against Hamuth in the Zobah1 and captured it.
1 NOTE.—Ch. 8, v. 3. That is the Delta of the Euphrates and Tigris on the Persian Gulf, "Zobah" in Hebrew meaning "Marshy" or "Fenlands."—F.F.
RF CH2 8:4 He also built Thadmor-in-the-Desert,1 and several Colonial Cities that he built about Hamuth.
RF CH2 8:5 He built as well Beth-horon-the-Lower;—all fortified Cities with walls, gates, and bars.
RF CH2 8:6 And Balath, and all the Colonia Cities that Solomon possessed, and all the Barracks, for Chariots and Cavalry, with all that Solomon devised to build for his amusement in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and in the whole of the country he governed.
RF CH2 8:7 (1015 B.C.) Solomon Conscribes the Aborigines.
Solomon raised a conscription, which lasts to this day, from all the mass of the population who were not descended from Israel, the Hitites, the Amorites, the Perizites, the Hivites, the Jebusites,
RF CH2 8:8 the descendants of those who remained in the country, whom the Children of Israel had not destroyed.
RF CH2 8:9 Solomon, however, did not make slaves of the Children of Israel for his works, but they were soldiers, and officers, and Commanders of his charioteers, and horsemen.
RF CH2 8:10 King Solomon's General Officers were two hundred and fifty, who commanded the forces,
RF CH2 8:11 Solomon removes his Wife, Pharaoh's Daughter, from Zion.
Solomon, however, took the daughter of Pharoh from the City of David, to a house he had built for her; for he said, "My wife shall not reside in the Palace of David, King of Israel, for that, where the Ark of the EVER-LIVING was brought, is sacred."
RF CH2 8:12 Solomon was accustomed to offer Burnt-offerings to the EVER-LIVING on an Altar to the LORD, which he had built before the Porch,
RF CH2 8:13 regularly, day by day, with the Burnt-offerings as commanded by Moses; and on the Sabbaths, and Holy-days, and at the Assemblies three times in the year; at the Feast of the Unfermented Bread, and at the Feast of Weeks, and the Feast of Tabernacles.
RF CH2 8:14 And, as his father David had Decreed, he set up the Courses for the Services of the Priests, and the Levites and their Officers, to give praise and sing in association with the Priests regularly day by day; with the Doorkeepers in courses from Gate to Gate, as David the MAN of GOD had commanded.
1 NOTE: Ch. 8, v. 4. Called by the Greeks "Palmyra," that is "Paluatown," a simple translation of the Hebrew name.—F.F.
RF CH2 8:15 He did not depart from the arrangements of that King about the Priests and Levites in anything, or about the Treasuries.
RF CH2 8:16 Thus all the works of Solomon were finished about the Temple of the EVER-LIVING, from the day of its foundation to the entire completion of the House of the LORD.
RF CH2 8:17 Solomon Trades with Ophir.
Solomon also went to Azion-gabar, and Ailoth, on the shore of the Sea of the Land of Edom;
RF CH2 8:18 and Huram united with him by supplying the crews with his Officers, ships, and sailors, who understood the Sea, who proceeded with the sailors of Solomon to Aufer, and brought from there four hundred and fifty talents of Gold1 and delivered them to Solomon.
1 NOTE: Ch. 8, v. 18. About four hundred and fifty(450) cwt. English Weights, at each voyage.—F.F.


AKJV ROM 8:32 He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

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