Thus Solomon finished the house of the Lord and the king’s palace, and successfully completed all that he had planned on doing in the house of the Lord and in his palace.
Now it came about when Solomon had finished building the house of the Lord, and the king’s house, and all that Solomon desired to do,
Now Solomon decided to build a house for the name of the Lord and a royal palace for himself.
I enlarged my works: I built houses for myself, I planted vineyards for myself;
All that my eyes desired I did not refuse them. I did not withhold my heart from any pleasure, for my heart was pleased because of all my labor and this was my reward for all my labor.