2 Chronicles 1:8
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New American Standard Bible
Solomon said to God, "You have dealt with my father David with great lovingkindness, and have made me king in his place.

King James Bible
And Solomon said unto God, Thou hast shewed great mercy unto David my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead.

Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon said to God, Thou hast shewn unto David my father great loving-kindness, and hast made me king in his stead.

World English Bible
Solomon said to God, "You have shown great loving kindness to David my father, and have made me king in his place.

Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon saith to God, 'Thou hast done with David my father great kindness, and hast caused me to reign in his stead.

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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

Cross References
1 Kings 3:6
Then Solomon said, "You have shown great lovingkindness to Your servant David my father, according as he walked before You in truth and righteousness and uprightness of heart toward You; and You have reserved for him this great lovingkindness, that You have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

1 Chronicles 28:5
"Of all my sons (for the LORD has given me many sons), He has chosen my son Solomon to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.

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