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And Solomon made affinity with Pharaoh king of Egypt, and took Pharaoh's daughter, and brought her into the city of David, until he had made an end of building his own house, and the house of the LORD, and the wall of Jerusalem round about.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

3:1 made affinity with Pharaoh. Most, if not all, of Solomon’s wives were acquired, like Pharaoh’s daughter, for political reasons. This proved a terrible mistake, for it was contrary to the command of God (Deuteronomy 17:17).

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