A. M. 3278-3306. B.C. 726-698. exceeding much
wisdom and knowledge are given to you. I will also give you riches, wealth, and glory, such that it was not like this for the kings who were before you, nor will it be like this for those after you."
The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar as abundant as sycamore in the Judean foothills.
So the LORD established the kingdom in his hand. Then all Judah brought him tribute, and he had riches and honor in abundance.
The LORD's blessing enriches, and struggle adds nothing to it.
Azmaveth son of Adiel was in charge of the king's storehouses. Jonathan son of Uzziah was in charge of the storehouses in the country, in the cities, in the villages, and in the fortresses.
Ezri son of Chelub was in charge of those who worked in the fields tilling the soil.
Shimei the Ramathite was in charge of the vineyards. Zabdi the Shiphmite was in charge of the produce of the vineyards for the wine cellars.
Baal-hanan the Gederite was in charge of the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah. Joash was in charge of the stores of olive oil.
Shitrai the Sharonite was in charge of the herds that grazed in Sharon, while Shaphat son of Adlai was in charge of the herds in the valleys.
Obil the Ishmaelite was in charge of the camels. Jehdeiah the Meronothite was in charge of the donkeys.
Jaziz the Hagrite was in charge of the flocks. All these were officials in charge of King David's property.