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The dedication

I. KINGS.

of the temple.

Heb rearch

2 Chr. 5. 9. m Ex. 25, 21. Deut. 10. 2

E7.10,c. EL 35. SO Lev. 21.5-8.

bread was,

n Deut. 10.5.

Heb. 9. 4. o Ex. 40. 20. PEx. 34.27.28.

Dent. 4. 13. ver. 21.

2 Chr. 5. 13 14. & 7.2

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Lev. 16. 2. Ps. 18. 11. & 97. 2. t 2 Sam. 7. 13. u P8, 132, 14.

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a 2 Sam. 7. 6,
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B. C. 1005. ceeding many: neither was the weight out in the holy place before the oracle, B. C. 1004. of the brass + found out. and they were not seen without: and

|| Or, ark: as 48 And Solomon made all the ves- there they are unto this day. Cbr. 22. 14. sels that pertained unto the house of 9 m There was nothing in the ark E15.2.&e the Lord: the altar of gold, and a the "save the two tables of stone, which table of gold, whereupon a the shew- Moses put there at Horeb, P when || Or, where.

the Lord made a covenant with the
49 And the candlesticks of pure gold, children of Israel, when they came
five on the right side, and five on the out of the land of Egypt.
left, before the oracle, with the flowers, 10 And it came to pass, when the
and the lamps, and the tongs of gold, priests were come out of the holy

50 And the bowls, and the snuffers, place, that the cloud 9 filled the house Ex: 10.34,35.
and the basins, and the spoons, and of the LORD,
the #censers of pure gold; and the 11 So that the priests could not stand
hinges of gold, both for the doors of to minister because of the cloud : for
the inner house, the most holy place, the glory of the Lord had filled the
and for the doors of the house, to wit, house of the Lord.
of the temple.

12 Then spake Solomon, The -2 Chr.6.1,&c.
51 So was ended all the work that LORD said that he would dwell sin
king Solomon made for the house of the thick darkness.
the Lord. And Solomon brought in 13 'I have surely built thee a house
the things which David his father to dwell in, "a settled place for thee

had dedicated; even the silver, and the to abide in for ever. 2 Nam. 8.11. gold, and the vessels, did he put among 14 And the king turned his face the treasures of the house of the Lord. about, and "blessed all the congrega- * 2 Sam. 6. 18.

tion of Israel : and all the congregaCHAPTER VIII.

tion of Israel stood : The elders and chief men of Israel assemble for the 15 And he said, y Blessed be the LORD y Luke 1. 68. dedication of the temple. 3 The ark is brought into the most holy place. 12 Solomon's blessing and God of Israel, which ? spake with his z 2 Sam. 7.5,

declaration. 22 His prayer. 62 His sacrifice. mouth unto David my father, and hath +? Chr. 5.2ke. MHEN a Solomon assembled the with his hand fulfilled it, saying,

16 · Since the day that I brought tieto princes of the tribes, the t chief of the fathers forth my people Israel out of Egypt,

of the children of Israel, unto king I chose no city out of all the tribes of b? Ja 4. 17. Solomon in Jerusalem, that they | Israel to build a house, that "my name

might bring up the ark of the cov- might be therein ; but I chose David

enant of the LORD out of the city of to be over my people Israel. 2. 16. 12, 16. David, which is Zion.

17 And it was in the heart of David 2 And all the men of Israel assem- my father to build a house for the bled themselves unto king Solomon name of the Lord God of Israel. at the feast in the month Ethanim, 18 e And the LORD said unto David e 2 Chr. 6.8,9. which is the seventh month.

my father, Whereas it was in thine 3 And all the elders of Israel came, heart to build a house unto my name, * and the priests took up the ark. thou didst well that it was in thine

4 And they brought up the ark of the heart. s. 15. 14, Lord, and the tabernacle of the con- 19 Nevertheless thou shalt not build 12 Sam. 7. 5, gregation, and all the holy vessels that the house; but thy son that shall

ch. 5. 3,5. were in the tabernacle, even those did come forth out of thy loins, he shall the priests and the Levites bring up. build the house unto my name. 5 And king Solomon, and all the 20 And the Lord hath performed his congregation of Israel, that were as- word that he spake, and I am risen

sembled unto him, were with him be- up in the room of David my father, { ? Siz 6. 13. fore the ark, 5 sacrificing sheep and and sit on the throne of Israel, 5 as 61 Chr. 28.5,6.

oxen, that could not be told nor num- the Lord promised, and have built a
bered for multitude.

house for the name of the LORD God
6 And the priests b brought in the of Israel.

ark of the covenant of the Lord unto 21 And I have set there a place for 3.4. his place, into the oracle of the house, the ark, wherein is h the covenant of h ver. 9.

to the most holy place, even kunder the the LORD, which he made with our
wings of the cherubim.

fathers, when he brought them out
7 For the cherubim spread forth their of the land of Egypt.
two wings over the place of the ark, 22 And Solomon stood before ithe i 2 Chr. 6. 12,

&c.
and the cherubim covered the ark and altar of the Lord in the presence
the staves thereof above.

of all the congregation of Israel, 8 And they 'drew out the staves, and k spread forth his hands toward 1 + Hell, horde. that the tends of the staves were seen

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Deut. 12. 11. cl Sam. 16. 1. 2 Sam. 7. 8. 1 Chr. 28, 4. d 2 Sam. 7. 2. 1 Chr. 17. 1.

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k Ex. 9. 33. Ezra 9. 5. Is. 1. 15.

Solomon's prayer at the

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dedication of the temple.

28

I Ex. 15. 11.

2 Sam. 7. 22. m Deut. 7.9. Neh. 1. 5. Dan. 9. 4. n Gen. 17. 1. ch. 3. 6. 2 Kings 20.3.

27. 11. & 9 12. & 143. &.

02 Sam. 7. 12, 16. ch. 2. 4.

shall not be cut off unto thee at

man

e Lev. 25. 16. 25, 26. Deut

38, 42, 52
2 Chr. 20.9

tion.

92 Chr. 2. 6.

Is. 66. I. Jer, 23. 24. Acts 7. 49. & 17. 24. r 2 Cor. 12. 2.

B. C. 1001. 23 And he said, Lord God of Israel, and bring them again unto the land B. C. 1001.

there is no God like thee, in heaven which thou gavest unto their fathers.
above, or on earth beneath, m who 35 F When heaven is shut up, and Ler. 8. 19
keepest covenant and mercy with thy there is no rain, because they have
servants that "walk before thee with sinned against thee; if they pray to-
all their heart:

ward this place, and confess thy name,
24 Who hast kept with thy servant and turn from their sin, when thou
David my father that thou promis- afflictest them:
edst him: thou spakest also with thy 36 Then hear thou in heaven, and
mouth, and hast fulfilled it with thine forgive the sin of thy servants, and
hand, as it is this day.

of thy people Israel, that thou teach P& 5.1
25 Therefore now, Lord God of Is- them the good way wherein they
rael, keep with thy servant David my should walk, and give rain upon thy d 1 Sam. 12. 2

father that thou promisedst him, say- | land, which thou hast given to thy + Heb. There ing, o + There shall not fail thee a man people for an inheritance.

in my sight to sit on the throne of Is- 37 I If there be in the land famine,

rael ; +so that thy children take heed if there be pestilence, blasting, mildew, 28. 21, 22, 27, from my siyht.

to their way, that they walk before locust, or if there be caterpillar; if + Heb.only is. me as thou hast walked before me. their enemy besiege them in the land p 2 Sam. 7. 25. 26 P And now, O God of Israel, let of their ll cities; whatsoever plague, 10r, jurisdic

ihy word, I pray thee, be verified, whatsoever sickness there be ;
which thou spakest unto thy servant 38 What prayer and supplication so-
David my father.

ever be made by any man, or by all
27 But I will God indeed dwell on thy people Israel, which shall know
the earth? behold, the heaven and every man the plague of his own heart,
"heaven of heavens cannot contain and spread forth his hands toward this
thee; how much less this house that house :
I have builded ?

39 Then hear thou in heaven thy
28 Yet have thou respect unto the dwellingplace, and forgive, and do,
prayer of thy servant, and to his sup- and give to every man according to
plication, O Lord my God, to hearken his ways, whose heart thou knowest;
unto the cry and to the prayer, which (for thou, even thou only, 'knowest 1 Sam. 16.7.
thy servant prayeth before thee to the hearts of all the children of men ;)
day:

40 < That they may fear thee all the 29 That thine eyes may be open to-days that they live in the land which Ps. 180. 1 ward this house night and day, even thou guvest unto our fathers.

toward the place of which thou hast 41 Moreover concerning a stranger, s Deut. 12. 11. said, • My name shall be there: that that is not of thy people Israel, but

thou mayest hearken unto the prayer cometh out of a far country for thy li Or, in this which thy servant shall make to- name's sake; place. ward this place.

42 (For they shall hear of thy great 30 u And hearken thou to the sup- name, and of thy hstrong hand, and Deni. 3. 24. plication of thy servant, and of thy of thy stretched out arm

m ;) when he
people Israel, when they shall pray shall come and pray toward this
Il Or, in this toward this place: and hear thou in house :
place.

heaven thy dwellingplace : and when 43 Hear thou in heaven thy dwell-
thou hearest, forgive.

ingplace, and do according to all that
31 I If any man trespass against his the stranger calleth to thee for: i that 11 Sam 17. 46

2 Kings 13. + Heh, and he neighbour, tand *an oath be laid upon all people of the earth may know thy onth of him,

him to cause him to swear, and the name, to k fear thee, as do thy people * Ps. 102 15.
oath come before thine altar in this Israel ; and that they may know that
house:

t this house, which I have builded, is + Heb. ly, 32 Then hear thou in heaven, and called by thy name.

ed upon this do, and judge thy servants, ' condemn- 44 T If thy people go out to battle ing the wicked, to bring his way upon against their enemy, whithersoever his head; and justifying the righteous, thou shalt send them, and shall pray to give him according to his righteous- unto the Lord t toward the city which Heh, the way

of the city thou hast chosen, and toward the house 33 [ When thy people Israel be that I have built for thy name : smitten down before the enemy, be- 45 Then hear thou in heaven their

cause they have sinned against thee, prayer and their supplication, and a Lev. 26. 39, and a shall turn again to thee, and maintain their ll cause.

| Or, rial 40. Neh. 1. 9. confess thy name, and pray, and make 46 If they sin against thee, ( for there 2 Chr. 6. Si || Or, towards. supplication unto theell in this house: is no man that sinneth not,) and thou

34 Then hear thou in heaven, and be angry with them, and deliver them
forgive the sin of thy people Israel, / to the enemy, so that they carry them

1 Chr. 25. 9. Ps. 11.4. Jer. 17.10. Acts 24.

t Dan. 6. 16.

u 2 Chr. 20. 9. Neh. 1. 6.

19. Ps. 67. 2

require an

Lev, 5, 1.
X Ex. 22. 11.

name '17

y Deut. 25. 1.

house.

ness.

z Lev. 26. 17. Deut. 28. 25.

Prov. 29.9
Ecc, 7. 3
James S. 2
1 Johu 1. &
10.

The prayer of Solomon.

I. KINGS.

His peace offerings.

4. Deut. 28.

Les. 28. 40.

Neh 1.6. Pa 106.6. Dan 9.5.

1 Sam. 17. 46.

19.

Jer. 29. 12,

39. d ch, 11. 4. & 15.3, 14.

Dan. 6. 10

&c.

+ Ezra 7. 6. Ps 16. 6.

B.C. 1004. away captives munto the land of the 59 And let these my words, where- | B. C. 1004. enemy, far or near;

with I have made supplication before + H-t bring

47 · Yet if they shall + bethink them- the Lord, be nigh unto the Lord our back to their selves in the land whither they were God day and night, that he maintain LA K. Sa, carried captives, and repent, and make the cause of his servant, and the cause

supplication unto thee in the land of of his people Israel tat all times, as + Heb the them that carried them captives, say- the matter shall require :

thing of a day

in his day. ing, We have sinned, and have done 60 • That all the people of the earth • Josh. 4. 24. perversely, we have committed wick- may know that the Lord is God, and

2 Kings 19. edness;

that there is none else.
48 And so Preturn unto thee with all 61 Let your heart therefore be per-

c Deut. 4. 35,
their heart, and with all their soul, in fect with the Lord our God, to walk
the land of their enemies, which led in his statutes, and to keep his com-

2 Kings 20.3. them away captive, and "pray unto mandments, as at this day. thee toward their land, which thou 62 | And the king, and all Israel2 Chr. 7. 4, gavest unto their fathers, thecity which with him, offered sacrifice before the thou hast chosen, and the house which Lord. I have built for thy name :

63 And Solomon offered a sacrifice 49 Then hear thou their prayer and of peace offerings, which he offered

their supplication in heaven thy dwell- unto the Lord, two and twenty thou101, right. ingplace, and maintain their i cause, sand oxen, and a hundred and twenty

50 And forgive thy people that have thousand sheep. So the king and all
sinned against thee, and all their trans- the children of Israel dedicated the
gressions wherein they have transgress- house of the Lord.
ed against thee, and 'give them com- 64" The same day did the king hallow 12 Chr. 7. 7.
passion before them who carried them the middle of the court that was before
captive, that they may have compas- the house of the Lord: for there he
sion on them :

offered burnt offerings, and meat offer-
51 For they be thy people, and thine ings, and the fat of the peace offerings :
inheritance, which thou broughtest becauses the brazen altar that was be- 82 Chr. 4. 1.
forth out of Egypt, 'from the midst fore the Lord was too little to receive
of the furnace of iron :

the burnt offerings, and meat offerings, 52 That thine eyes may be open and the fat of the peace offerings. unto the supplication of thy servant, 65 And at that time Solomon held ba 5 ver. 2. and unto the supplication of thy peo- feast, and all Israel with him, a great ple Israel, to hearken unto them in congregation, from ithe entering in i Num. 34. 8. all that they call for unto thee. of Hamath unto k the river of Egypt,

53 For thou didst separate them from before the Lord our God, 'seven days 2 Kings 14.

among all the people of the earth, to and seven days, even fourteen days. Et.19.3.

be thine inheritance, was thou spakest 66 mOn the eighth day he sent the 2. 14.2

by the hand of Moses thy servant, people away: and they blessed the
when thou broughtest our fathers out king, and went unto their tents joyful
of Egypt, O Lord God.

and glad of heart for all the goodness
54 And it was so, that when Solomon that the Lord had done for David his
had made an end of praying all this servant, and for Israel his people.
prayer and supplication unto the Lord,
he arose from before the altar of the

CHAPTER IX.
LORD, from kneeling on his knees with God's corenant with Solomon. 10 The mutual pres;

ents of Solomon and Hiram. 15 The houses and
his hands spread up to heaven.

cities built by Solomon, 20 Bondservice levied by 55 And he stood, sand blessed all

him upon the Canaanites, but not on the Israelites.

25 His solemn sacrifices thrice a year |

25 His navy
the congregation of Israel with a loud fetcheth gold from Ophir.
voice, saying,

ND *it came to pass, when Solo- about 992.

Det 9. 3. Sth. L 10

Jer. ll. 1.

Lev. 23. 34.

Josh. 13. 5.
Judg. 3. 3.

25. k Gen. 15. 18.

Num. 34. 5. | Or, thanked. 12 Chr. 7. 8. m 2 Chr. 7. 9,

10.

1 2 Sam. 6. 18.

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Dat2 given rest unto his people Israel, ac of the house of the Lord, band the

cording to all that he promised: Y there king's house, and all Solomon's desire C 2 Chr. 8. 6. * Leo, jallen. hath not + failed one word of all his which he was pleased to do,

good promise, which he promised by 2 That the Lord appeared to Solo-
the hand of Moses his servant. mon the second time, das he had ap-

57 The Lord our God be with us, peared unto him at Gibeon.
as he was with our fathers : 7 let him 3 And the Lord said unto him, 1 2 Kings 20.5.
not leave us, nor forsake us :

have heard thy prayer and thy sup-
58 That he may a incline our hearts plication, that thou hast made before
unto him, to walk in all his ways, and me: I have hallowed this house, which
to keep his commandments, and his thou hast built,' to put my name there ich. 8. 20.
statutes, and his judgments, which he for ever; b and mine eyes and mine 6 Deut. 11. 12
commanded our fathers.

heart shall be there perpetually.

: Dent 31.6. Jonin l. 5.

Ps. 10. 17.

1

Ps. 119.58.

God's covenant with Solomon.

I. KINGS.

Solomon's cities and navy.

h Gen, 17.1. i ch. 11. 4, 6,

21. 22. 2 Chr. &. 5. d Josh, 19. 44

15. 5.

&c.

12. 1 2 Sam. 7. 14.

mon which he derired. ( ver. 1. 62 Chr. 8. 7,

&c.

m Deut. 4. 26.

de 17. 12.

Jer. 7. 14.

Ps. 44. 14.

25,58, Nel. 7. 57, & 11. S.

P 2 Chr. 7. 21.

m Lev. 35. 32

10.

B. C. 4 And if thou wilt u walk before a present unto his daughter, Solomon's B. C. about 992. me, as David thy father walked, in wife.

about 2012 integrity of heart, and in uprightness, 17 And Solomon built Gezer, and to do according to all that I have Beth-horon the nether,

e Josh. 16.8. 38. & 14.8.& commanded thee, and wilt keep my 18 And Baalath, and Tadmor in the statutes and my judgments;

wilderness, in the land, 5 Then I will establish the throne

2 Chr. 84,

19 And all the cities of store that of thy kingdom upon Israel for ever, Solomon had, and cities for his char- ech. 4. 25. 12 Sam, 7, 12, *as I promised to David thy father, iots, and cities for his horsemen, and 6.12.9. 1. Chr. saying, There shall not fail thee a + that which Solomon'desired to build + Heb. the de22.10. Ps.132

sire of Solo man upon the throne of Israel. in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and in

6 'But if ye shall at all turn from all the land of his dominion. 2 Chr. 7. 19,

following me, ye or your children, 20 6 And all the people that were left 20. Ps. 89.30,

and will not keep my commandments of the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites,
and my statutes which I have set be- Hivites, and Jebusites, which were not
fore you, but go and serve other gods, of the children of Israel,
and worship them;

21 Their children hthat were left Judg. 1. 21. 7 m Then will I cut off Israel out of after them in the land, i whom the Josh. 15.02 2 Kings 17. 23. & 25. 21. the land which I have given them; children of Israel also were not able

and this house, which I have hallowed utterly to destroy, kupon those did Judg. 1. 2 " for my name, will I cast out of my Solomon levy a tribute of' bondservice See Gen 9.

25, 26. Ers • Deut. 28. 57. sight; °and Israel shall be a proverb unto this day.

and a byword among all people : 22 But of the children of Israel did

8 And Pat this house, which is high, Solomon " make no bondmen: but they
every one that passeth by it shall be were men of war, and his servants,

astonished, and shall hiss; and they and his princes, and his captains, and
9 Deut. 29. 24, shall say, "Why hath the Lord done rulers of his chariots, and his horsemen.
25Je.
8, 9.

thus unto this land, and to this house? 23 These were the chief of the offi

9 And they shall answer, Because cers that were over Solomon's work,
they forsook the Lord their God, who "five hundred and fifty, which bare See 2 Chr. &.
brought forth their fathers out of the rule over the people that wrought in
land of Egypt, and have taken hold the work.
upon other gods, and have worshipped 24 | But oPharaoh's daughter came
them, and served them: therefore hath up out of the city of David unto Pher
the Lord brought upon them all this house which Solomon had built for
evil.

her: 9 then did he build Millo.
992. 10 [ And "it came to pass at the end 25 [ *And three times in a year

2 Chr. 12.5 I ch. 6. 37, 38.

of twenty years, when Solomon had did Solomon offer burnt offerings and 2 Chr. 8. 12 built the two houses, the house of the peace offerings upon the altar which

13, 16. Lord, and the king's house,

he built unto the Lord, and he burnt 11 '(Now Hiram the king of Tyre incense t upon the altar that was be- +Heb. upon it had furnished Solomon with cedar fore the LORD. So he finished the trees and fir trees, and with gold, house. according to all his desire,) that then 26 | And ®king Solomon made a • 2 Chr. 8. 17, king Solomon gave Hiram twenty navy of ships in 'Ezion-geber, which cities in the land of Galilee.

is beside Eloth, on the shore of the + Heb. lip. 12 And Hiram came out from Tyre Red sea, in the land of Edom.

to see the cities which Solomon had 27 u And Hiram sent in the navy his + Heb, were given him; and they + pleased him servants, shipmen that had knowl- u ch. 10. 11. not right in not.

edge of the sea, with the servants of 13 And he said, What cities are these Solomon. which thou hast giveny me, my broth- 28 And they came to * Ophir, and - Job 22. 24.

' And he called them the land of fetched from thence gold, four hun| That is, Dis- Cabul unto this day.

dred and twenty talents, and brought
pleasing, or,
Dirty.

14 And Hiram sent to the king six- it to king Solomon.
score talents of gold.
15 | And this is the reason of u the

CHAPTER X.
levy which king Solomon raised; for The queen of Sheba admireth the wisdom of Solomon.
to build the house of the Lord, and

14 Solomon's gold and the use mude of it. 24 The

presents received by him. 2 His chariots and horse-
his own house, and "Millo, and the
Maecifaderanale de and Hazor, and A paw her the queen Of Someba como

16 For Pharaoh king of Egypt had concerning the name of the Lord,
gone up, and taken Gezer, and burnt she came to prove him with hard See Judg.
it with fire, band slain the Canaanites questions.
that dwelt in the city, and given it for 2 And she came to Jerusalem with

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about 992. a Josh, 16. 10.

Judg. 1. 29. b Josh. 16. 10.

14. 12. Prov. 1. 6.

The queen of Sheba's visit.

I. KINGS.

Solomon's wealth and wisdom.

12 Chr. 9. 24. Ps. 72. 10.

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B. C. a very great train, with camels that chantmen, and of the traffick of the B. C. about 192. bare spices, and very much gold, and spice merchants, and 'of all the kings about 992. precious stones : and when she was of Arabia, and of the l governors of

|| Or, captains. come to Solomon, she communed with the country. him of all that was in her heart. 16 | And king Solomon made two

3 And Solomon told her all her hundred targets of beaten gold : six + Heb. cords. + questions : there was not any thing hundred shekels of gold went to one

hid from the king, which he told her target.
not.

17 And he made m three hundred
4 And when the queen of Sheba had shields of beaten gold; three pounds
seen all Solomon's wisdom, and the of gold went to one shield: and the
house that he had built,

king put them in the house of the 5 And the meat of his table, and the forest of Lebanon. + Heb. stand sitting of his servants, and the tat- 18 [ . Moreover, the king made a o 2 Chr. 9. 17,

tendance of his ministers, and their great throne of ivory, and overlaid it
! Or, dutiere. apparel, and his lcupbearers, and his with the best gold.
* 1 Cur. 3. 16. ascent by which he went up unto the 19 The throne had six steps, and the

house of the Lord; there was no top of the throne was round + behind: 1 Heb. on the
more spirit in her.
and there were + stays on either side

thereof.
6 And she said to the king, It was on the place of the seat, and two lions + Heb. hands.

a true + report that I heard in mine stood beside the stays. · Ot, sayinga. own land of thy l acts and of thy 20 And twelve lions stood there on wisdom.

the one side and on the other upon 7 Howbeit I believed not the words, the six steps: there was not t the like + Heb. so. until I came, and mine eyes had seen made in any kingdom. it; and, behold, the half was not told 21 [ P And all king Solomon's drink- P 2 Chr. 9. 20, me: + thy wisdom and prosperity ex- ing vessels were of gold, and all the ceedeth the fame which I heard. vessels of the house of the forest of 8. Happy are thy men, happy are Lebanon were of pure gold; none 11 Or, there these thy servants, which stand con- were of silver: it was nothing actinually before thee, and that hear counted of in the days of Solomon. thy wisdom.

22 For the king had at sea a navy 9 • Blessed be the LORD thy God, of a Tarshish with the navy of Hiram: 9 Gen. 10. 4. which delighted in thee, to set thee once in three years came the navy of on the throne of Israel : because the Tarshish, bringing gold, and silver,

LORD loved Israel for ever, therefore ivory, and apes, and peacocks. 11 Or,elephants' it 2 Sam, 8. 15. made he thee king, 'to do judgment 23 So 'king Solomon exceeded all

rch. 3. 12, 13. and justice.

the kings of the earth for riches and (Ps. 12. 10, 15.

10 And she 5 gave the king a hun for wisdom.
dred and twenty talents of gold, and 24 [ And all the earth + sought to + Heb. sought

the face of
of spices very great store, and pre- Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which
cious stones : there came no more God had put in his heart.
such abundance of spices as these 25 And they brought every man his
which the queen of Sheba gave to present, vessels of silver, and vessels
king Solomon.

of gold, and garments, and armour, 11 And the navy also of Hiram, that and spices, horses, and mules, a rate

brought gold from Ophir, brought in year by year. helepe trees from Ophir great plenty of l' almug 26 TAnd Solomon 'gathered to ch.4. 26. 3. 14. 11. trees, and precious stones.

gether chariots and horsemen: and 12 · And the king made of the almug he had a thousand and four hundred Deut. 17. 16.

trees pillars for the house of the Lord, chariots, and twelve thousand horse. Bete a prop, and for the king's house, harps also men, whom hebestowed in the cities

and psalteries for singers : there came for chariots, and with the king at
no such kalmug trees, nor were seen Jerusalem.
unto this day.

27 " And the king + made silver to + Heb. gave.
13 And king Solomon gave unto the be in Jerusalem as stones, and ce-
queen of Sheba all her desire, what- dars made he to be as the sycamore

soever she asked, besides that which trees that are in the vale, for abun- Deut. 17. 16. Deb.c.coord. Solomon gave her tof his royal bounty. dance. end of king So she turned and went to her own 28 | 3t And Solomon had horses + Heb. And country, she and her servants. brought out of Egypt, and y linen

forth of the 14 T Now the weight of gold that yarn : the king's merchants received came to Solomon in one year was six the linen yarn at a price. hundred threescore and six talents of 29 And a chariot came up and went y Ez. 27. 7. gold,

out of Egypt for six hundred shekels 15 Besides that he had of the mer- of silver, and a horse for a hundred

2 Chr. 20. 36.

tecth.

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