2 Chronicles 1:7–12

kOn that night God appeared to Solomon, and said to him, “Ask! What shall I give you?”

And Solomon said to God: “You have shown great lmercy to David my father, and have made me mking in his place. Now, O Lord God, let Your promise to David my father be established, nfor You have made me king over a people like the odust of the earth in multitude. 10 pNow give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may qgo out and come in before this people; for who can judge this great people of Yours?”

11 rThen God said to Solomon: “Because this was in your heart, and you have not asked riches or wealth or honor or the life of your enemies, nor have you asked long life—but have asked wisdom and knowledge for yourself, that you may judge My people over whom I have made you king—12 wisdom and knowledge are granted to you; and I will give you riches and wealth and honor, such as snone of the kings have had who were before you, nor shall any after you have the like.”

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