||confortatus est ergo Salomon filius David in regno suo et Dominus erat cum eo et magnificavit eum in excelsum
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the Lord his God was with him, and magnified him to a high degree.
||praecepitque Salomon universo Israheli tribunis et centurionibus et ducibus et iudicibus omnis Israhel et principibus familiarum
And Solomon gave orders to all Israel, to the captains of thousands, and of hundreds, and to the rulers, and to the judges of all Israel, and the heads of the families:
||et abiit cum universa multitudine in excelsum Gabaon ubi erat tabernaculum foederis Dei quod fecit Moses famulus Dei in solitudine
And he went with all the multitude to the high place of Gabaon, where was the tabernacle of the covenant of the Lord, which Moses the servant of God made, in the wilderness.
||arcam autem Dei adduxerat David de Cariathiarim in locum quem paraverat ei et ubi fixerat illi tabernaculum hoc est in Hierusalem
For David had brought the ark of God from Cariathiarim to the place, which he had prepared for it, and where he had pitched a tabernacle for it, that is, in Jerusalem.
||altare quoque aeneum quod fabricatus fuerat Beselehel filius Uri filii Ur ibi erat coram tabernaculo Domini quod et requisivit Salomon et omnis ecclesia
And the altar of brass, which Beseleel the son of Uri the son of Hur had made, was there before the tabernacle of the Lord: and Solomon and all the assembly sought it:
||ascenditque Salomon ad altare aeneum coram tabernaculo foederis Domini et obtulit in eo mille hostias
And Solomon went up thither to the brazen altar, before the tabernacle of the covenant of the Lord, and offered up on it a thousand victims.
||ecce autem in ipsa nocte apparuit ei Deus dicens postula quod vis ut dem tibi
And behold that night God appeared to him, saying: Ask what thou wilt that I should give thee.
||dixitque Salomon Deo tu fecisti cum David patre meo misericordiam magnam et constituisti me regem pro eo
And Solomon said to God: Thou hast shewn great kindness to my father David: and hast made me king in his stead.
||nunc igitur Domine Deus impleatur sermo tuus quem pollicitus es David patri meo tu enim fecisti me regem super populum tuum multum qui tam innumerabilis est quam pulvis terrae
Now therefore, O Lord God, let thy word be fulfilled, which thou hast promised to David my father: for thou hast made me king over thy great people, which is as innumerable as the dust of the earth.
||da mihi sapientiam et intellegentiam ut egrediar coram populo tuo et ingrediar quis enim potest hunc populum tuum digne qui tam grandis est iudicare
Give me wisdom and knowledge that I may come in and go out before thy people: for who can worthily judge this thy people, which is so great?
||dixit autem Deus ad Salomonem quia hoc magis placuit cordi tuo et non postulasti divitias et substantiam et gloriam neque animas eorum qui te oderunt sed nec dies vitae plurimos petisti autem sapientiam et scientiam ut iudicare possis populum meum super quem constitui te regem
And God said to Solomon: Because this choice hath pleased thy heart, and thou hast not asked riches, and wealth, and glory, nor the lives of them that hate thee, nor many days of life: but hast asked wisdom and knowledge, to be able to judge my people, over which I have made thee king,
||sapientia et scientia data sunt tibi divitias autem et substantiam et gloriam dabo tibi ita ut nullus in regibus nec ante te nec post te fuerit similis tui
Wisdom and knowledge are granted to thee: and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and glory, so that none of the kings before thee, nor after thee, shall be like thee.
||venit ergo Salomon ab excelso Gabaon in Hierusalem coram tabernaculo foederis et regnavit super Israhel
Then Solomon came from the high place of Gabaon to Jerusalem before the tabernacle of the covenant, and reigned over Israel.
||congregavitque sibi currus et equites et facti sunt ei mille quadringenti currus et duodecim milia equitum et fecit eos esse in urbibus quadrigarum et cum rege in Hierusalem
And he gathered to himself chariots and horsemen, and he had a thousand four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen: and he placed them in the cities of the chariots, and with the king in Jerusalem.
||praebuitque rex argentum et aurum in Hierusalem quasi lapides et cedros quasi sycomoros quae nascuntur in campestribus multitudine magna
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.
||adducebantur autem ei et equi de Aegypto et de Coa a negotiatoribus regis qui ibant et coemebant pretio
And there were horses brought him from Egypt, and from Coa by the king's merchants, who went, and bought at a price,
||quadrigam equorum sescentis argenteis et equum centum quinquaginta similiter de universis regnis Cettheorum et a regibus Syriae emptio celebrabatur
A chariot of four horses for six hundred pieces of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty: in like manner market was made in all the kingdoms of the Hethites, and of the kings of Syria.