2 Chronicles 1:7
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New American Standard Bible
In that night God appeared to Solomon and said to him, "Ask what I shall give you."

King James Bible
In that night did God appear unto Solomon, and said unto him, Ask what I shall give thee.

Darby Bible Translation
In that night God appeared to Solomon, and said to him, Ask what I shall give thee.

World English Bible
In that night God appeared to Solomon, and said to him, "Ask what I shall give you."

Young's Literal Translation
In that night hath God appeared to Solomon, and saith to him, 'Ask -- what do I give to thee?'

2 Chronicles 1:7 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The verbal differences between this passage and the corresponding one of Kings 1 Kings 3:5-14 are very considerable, and indicate the general truth that the object of the sacred historians is to give a true account of the real bearing of what was said: not ordinarily to furnish us with all or the exact words that were uttered. The most important point omitted in Chronicles, and supplied by Kings, is the conditional promise of long life made to Solomon 1 Kings 3:14; while the chief point absent from Kings, and recorded by our author, is the solemn appeal made by Solomon to the promise of God to David his father 2 Chronicles 1:9, which he now called upon God to "establish," or to perform.

2 Chronicles 1:7 Parallel Commentaries

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Commerce
The remarkable change which we have noticed in the views of Jewish authorities, from contempt to almost affectation of manual labour, could certainly not have been arbitrary. But as we fail to discover here any religious motive, we can only account for it on the score of altered political and social circumstances. So long as the people were, at least nominally, independent, and in possession of their own land, constant engagement in a trade would probably mark an inferior social stage, and imply
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

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