And he built fortified cities in Judah. For the land was quiet, and he had no war in those years, because LORD had given him rest.
And all Judah rejoiced at the oath. For they had sworn with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire, and he was found by them. And LORD gave them rest round about.
Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest. And I will give him rest from all his enemies round about, for his name shall be Solomon. And I will give peace and quietness to Israel in his days.
And it came to pass after many days, when LORD had given rest to Israel from all their enemies round about, and Joshua was old and well stricken in years;
So Moab was subdued that day under the hand of Israel. And the land had rest eighty years.
So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD, but let those who love him be as the sun when he goes forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.
But now LORD my God has given me rest on every side; there is neither adversary, nor evil occurrence.
that the cities which Huram had given to Solomon, Solomon built them, and caused the sons of Israel to dwell there.
And Rehoboam dwelt in Jerusalem, and built cities for defense in Judah.
When he gives quietness, who then can condemn? And when he hides his face, who then can behold him? [It is] the same whether to a nation, or to a man,
He makes wars to cease to the end of the earth. He breaks the bow, and cuts the spear in two. He burns the chariots in the fire.