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1 Kings 22:39

22:39 the ivory house that he built. Archaeological excavations at Samaria have discovered decorative ivory inlays dating to this period. Such extravagance is criticized by Amos (Amos 3:15).

cities that he built. Archaeological excavations reveal that Samaria and Megiddo were refortified during this period.

Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel. See note 11:41.