At the end of twenty years, Solomon had quite a list of accomplishments. He had: built The Temple of God and his own palace; rebuilt the cities that Hiram had given him and colonized them with Israelites; marched on Hamath Zobah and took it; fortified Tadmor in the desert and all the store-cities he had founded in Hamath; built the fortress cities Upper Beth Horon and Lower Beth Horon, complete with walls, gates, and bars; built Baalath and store-cities; built chariot-cities for his horses. Solomon built impulsively and extravagantly—whenever a whim took him. And in Jerusalem, in Lebanon—wherever he fancied.
he builded the cities, which Hiram had given to Solomon; and he made the sons of Israel to dwell there. (he rebuilt the cities, which Hiram had given to Solomon; and he ordered the Israelites to live there.)
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