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And he said, What cities are these which thou hast given me, my brother? And he called them the land of Cabul unto this day.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

9:13 What cities are these. Apparently, Hiram refused to accept these cities with which Solomon thought to repay Hiram, so Solomon later renovated them for Israel’s use (II Chronicles 8:2). Presumably Solomon repaid Hiram in some other way, but there is no mention of it in the Biblical record. As far as the name “Cabul” is concerned, Josephus rendered it as “worthless.”

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