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1 Kings 7:51

7:51 David his father. During his reign David accumulated booty from military campaigns and received tribute from a variety of states (2 Sam. 8:9–12; 1 Chr. 18:7–11; 2 Chr. 5:1).

treasuries of the house of the Lord. Depositories for the government’s wealth, sometimes used as tribute by the kings to ward off foreign invaders (15:18; 2 Kin. 12:18; 18:13–16). The treasure was also the object of raids by opposing kings (14:25, 26; 2 Kin. 14:13, 14).