New International Version
Solomon then went to Hamath Zobah and captured it.
King James Bible
And Solomon went to Hamathzobah, and prevailed against it.
Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon went to Hamath-Zobah, and overcame it.
World English Bible
Solomon went to Hamath Zobah, and prevailed against it.
Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon goeth to Hamath-Zobah, and layeth hold upon it;
2 Chronicles 8:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hamath-zobah - "Emessa, on the river Orontes." - Calmet.
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'Then Solomon offered burnt offerings unto the Lord ... Even after a certain rate every day.'--(A.V.) 'Then Solomon offered burnt offerings unto the Lord, even as the duty of every day required it.'--2 Chron. viii. 12-13 (R. V.). This is a description of the elaborate provision, in accordance with the commandment of Moses, which Solomon made for the worship in his new Temple. The writer is enlarging on the precise accordance of the ritual with the regulations laid down in the law. He expresses, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
2 Kings 14:28
As for the other events of Jeroboam's reign, all he did, and his military achievements, including how he recovered for Israel both Damascus and Hamath, which had belonged to Judah, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel?
2 Chronicles 8:2
Solomon rebuilt the villages that Hiram had given him, and settled Israelites in them.
2 Chronicles 8:4
He also built up Tadmor in the desert and all the store cities he had built in Hamath.
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