He had 700 wives, who were princesses, and 300 concubines. And his wives turned away his heart. For when Solomon was old his wives turned away his heart after other gods, and (A)his heart was not wholly true to the Lord his God, (B)as was the heart of David his father.

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26 (A)Did not Solomon king of Israel sin on account of such women? (B)Among the many nations there was no king like him, and he was (C)beloved by his God, and God made him king over all Israel. Nevertheless, foreign women made even him to sin.

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