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2 Chronicles 1:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the king made silver and gold to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycomore-trees that are in the lowland, for abundance.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the king made silver and gold at Jerusalem [as plenteous] as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that [are] in the vale for abundance.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The king made silver and gold as plentiful in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamores in the lowland.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the king made silver and gold at Jerusalem [as plenteous] as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycamore trees that [are] in the vale for abundance.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the king made silver and gold in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he as the sycamores that are in the lowland for abundance.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And the king made silver and gold in Jerusalem, like stones, and, cedars, made he like the sycomores that are in the lowland, for abundance.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the king maketh the silver and the gold in Jerusalem as stones, and the cedars he made as sycamores that [are] in the low country, for abundance.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the king made silver and gold to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar trees as sycamores, which grow in the plains in great multitude.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the King made siluer and gold at Ierusalem [as plenteous] as stones, and Cedar trees made hee as the Sycomore trees, that [are] in the vale for abundance.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the king made silver and gold in Jerusalem [to be] as stones, and cedars in Judah{gr.Judea} as sycamores in the plain for multitude.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the king made silver and gold at Yerushalaim [as plenteous] as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that [are] in the vale for abundance.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the king 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
made 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
silver 3701
{3701} Prime
כֶּסֶף
keceph
{keh'-sef}
From H3700; silver (from its pale color); by implication money.
and gold 2091
{2091} Prime
זָהָב
zahab
{zaw-hawb'}
From an unused root meaning to shimmer; gold; figuratively something gold colored (that is, yellow), as oil, a clear sky.
at Yrlaim יְרוּשָׁלִַם 3389
{3389} Prime
יְרוּשָׁלִַם
Y@ruwshalaim
{yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im}
A dual (in allusion to its two main hills (the true pointing, at least of the former reading, seems to be that of H3390)); probably from (the passive participle of) H3384 and H7999; founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine.
[as plenteous] as stones, 68
{0068} Prime
אֶבֶן
'eben
{eh'-ben}
From the root of H1129 through the meaning, to build; a stone.
and cedar trees 730
{0730} Prime
אֶרֶז
'erez
{eh-rez'}
From H0729; a cedar tree (from the tenacity of its roots).
made 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
he as the sycomore trees 8256
{8256} Prime
שָׁקָם
shaqam
{shaw-kawm'}
(The second form is feminine); of uncertain derivation; a sycamore (usually the tree).
that x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
[are] in the vale 8219
{8219} Prime
שְׁפֵלָה
sh@phelah
{shef-ay-law'}
From H8213; Lowland, that is, (with the article) the maritime slope of Palestine.
for abundance. 7230
{7230} Prime
רֹב
rob
{robe}
From H7231; abundance (in any respect).
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Chronicles 1:15

And the king made silver and gold at Jerusalem [as plenteous] as (i) stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that [are] in the vale for abundance.

(i) He caused so great plenty that it was valued no more than stones.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the king:
He destroyed its value by making it so exceedingly plentiful.
2 Chronicles 1:12 Wisdom and knowledge [is] granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honour, such as none of the kings have had that [have been] before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like.
2 Chronicles 9:27 And the king made silver in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that [are] in the low plains in abundance.
1 Kings 10:27-29 And the king made silver [to be] in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he [to be] as the sycomore trees that [are] in the vale, for abundance. ... And a chariot came up and went out of Egypt for six hundred [shekels] of silver, and an horse for an hundred and fifty: and so for all the kings of the Hittites, and for the kings of Syria, did they bring [them] out by their means.
Job 22:24-25 Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the [gold] of Ophir as the stones of the brooks. ... Yea, the Almighty shall be thy defence, and thou shalt have plenty of silver.
Isaiah 60:17 For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron: I will also make thy officers peace, and thine exactors righteousness.

made:
Heb. gave

sycamore trees:

2 Chronicles 9:27 And the king made silver in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that [are] in the low plains in abundance.
Isaiah 9:10 The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones: the sycomores are cut down, but we will change [them into] cedars.
Amos 7:14 Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I [was] no prophet, neither [was] I a prophet's son; but I [was] an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit:
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