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So King Solomon was king ouer all Israel.
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And these were the Princes which he had, Azariah the sonne of Zadok, the Priest,
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Elihoreph, and Ahiah the sonnes of Shisha, Scribes: Iehoshaphat the sonne of Ahilud the Recorder;
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And Benaiah the sonne of Iehoiada was ouer the host: And Zadok and Abiathar were the Priests:
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And Azariah the sonne of Nathan was ouer the officers: and Zabud the sonne of Nathan was principall officer, and the kings friend.
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And Ahishar was ouer the houshold: and Adoniram the sonne of Abda was ouer the tribute.
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And Solomon had twelue officers ouer all Israel, which prouided victuals for the king and his houshold: each man his moneth in a yeere made prouision.
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And these are their names: the sonne of Hur in mount Ephraim,
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The sonne of Dekar in Makaz, and in Shaalbim, and Bethshemesh, and Elon-Bethhanan.
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The sonne of Heseb in Aruboth, to him pertained Sochoh, and all the land of Hepher;
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The sonne of Abinadab in all the region of Dor, which had Taphath the daughter of Solomon to wife:
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Baana the sonne of Ahilud, to him pertained Taanach and Megiddo, and all Beth-shean, which is by Zartanah beneath Iezreel, from Beth-shean to Abel-Meholah, euen vnto the place that is beyond Iokneam:
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The sonne of Geber in Ramoth Gilead, to him pertained the townes of Iair the sonne of Manasseh, which are in Gilead: to him also pertained the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, threescore great cities, with walles, and brasen barres.
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Ahinadab the sonne of Iddo had Mahanaim.
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Ahimaaz was in Naphtali;
he also tooke Basmath the daughter of Solomon to wife.
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Baanah the sonne of Hushai was in Asher and in Aloth:
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Iehoshaphat the sonne of Paruah in Issachar:
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Shimei the sonne of Elah in Beniamin:
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Geber the sonne of Uri was in the countrey of Gilead, in the countrey of Sihon king of the Amorites, and of Og king of Bashan;
and hee was the onely officer which was in the land.
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Iudah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and making merrie.
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And Solomon reigned ouer all kingdoms from the riuer vnto the land of the Philistines, and vnto the border of Egypt: they brought presents, and serued Solomon all the dayes of his life.
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And Solomons prouision for one day, was thirtie measures of fine floure, and threescore measures of meale,
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Ten fat oxen, and twentie oxen out of the pastures, and an hundred sheepe, beside Harts, and Roe-buckes, and fallow Deere, and fatted foule.
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For he had dominion ouer all the region on this side the Riuer, from Tiphsah euen to Azzah ouer all the kings on this side the Riuer: and he had peace on all sides round about him.
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And Iudah and Israel dwelt safely, euery man vnder his Uine, and vnder his Figtree, from Dan euen to Beer-sheba, all the dayes of Solomon.
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And Solomon had fourtie thousand stalles of horses for his charets, and twelue thousand horsemen.
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And those officers prouided victuall for king Solomon, and for all that came vnto king Solomons table, euery man in his moneth: they lacked nothing.
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Barley also and straw for the horses and dromedaries, brought they vnto the place where the officers were, euery man according to his charge.
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And God gaue Solomon wisdome, and vnderstanding, exceeding much, and largenesse of heart, euen as the sand that is on the sea shoare.
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And Solomons wisedome excelled the wisedome of all the children of the East countrey, and all the wisedome of Egypt.
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For hee was wiser then all men;
then Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda the sonnes of Mahol: and his fame was in all nations round about.
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And he spake three thousand prouerbes: and his songs were a thousand and fiue.
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And hee spake of trees, from the Cedar tree that is in Lebanon, euen vnto the Hyssope that springeth out of the wall: hee spake also of beasts, and of foule, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
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And there came of all people to heare the wisedome of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, which had heard of his wisedome.