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, the LORD See Exod. 25;
ky Sam. 16. 12.
Lord, and of all the chambers round about, Befort
I David in a solemn asembly, having decla- 9 of the treasuries of the house of God, and
Chritt cir. 1015. fon Solomon, exhorteth them to fear God. 13 Also for the courses of the priests and cif. 1015:
1 9, 20 He encourageth Solomon to build the the Levites, and for all the work of the fertemple. ! He giveth him patterns for the vice of the house of the Lord, and for all form, and gold and silver for the materials. the vessels of service in the house of the
Nd David assembled all the princes of LORD.
A Ifrael," the princes of the tribes, and
14 He gave of gold by weight; for things • Chap 271,2 the captains of the companies that mini- of gold, for all initruments of all manner of
stred to the king by course, and the captains service, silver also for all instruments of fil
over the thousands, and captains over the ver by weight, for all instruments of every • Chap. 27.25. hundreds, and the ftewards over all the sub- kind of service:
stance and * possession of the king, † and 15 Even the weight for the candlesticks 10r,andhisfors of his sons, with the fofficers, and with the of gold, and for their lamps of gold, by Chap 11. loa mighty men, and with all the valiant men un- weight for every candlestick, and for the to Jerusalem
lamps thereof : and for the candlesticks of Ź Then David the king stood up upon his silver by weight, both for the candlestick, feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, and and also for the lamps thereof, according to my people, As for me, I had in mine heart
the use of every candlestick.
stool of our God, and had made ready for likewise silver for the tables of silver;
17. Also pure gold for the flesh-hooks, and
build an house for my name, because thou bafons he gave gold by weight for every bas * Biebbloodsa haft been a man of war, and haft shed blood. fon; and likewise silver by weight for every
4. Howbeit, the LORD God of Israel bason of silver:
chosen - Judah to be the ruler ; and of the the chariot of the cherubims, that spread ' 1 Sam. 4. 4. 1Sam. 1.6.%. house of Judah, the house of my father; out their wings, and covered the ark of the &c.
and k among the sons of my father, he liked covenant of the LORD. 1 Sam.16.1. me to make me king over all Itrael:
19 All this, faid David, 1Chap: 23. •
| And of all my sons (for the LORD made me understand in writing by his hand *'.
5 *Chap. 22.9. hath given me many sons) he hath chosen
he hath chosen upon me, even all the works of this pattern. Solomon my son, to sit upon the throne of 20 And David said to Solomon his son, the kingdom of the Lord over Israel. · Be strong and of good courage, and do it: 'Deut. 31.7, 6.
6. And he said unto me, » Solomon thy fear not, nor be dismayed, for the LORD Chap.22.1;. • 2 Sam. 7. 13, 14. a Chri 1.9. son, he shall build my house and my courts : God, even my God, will be with thee, he • Jolhu 1.se
for I have chosen him to be my son, and I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee, until
thou hast finished all the work for the service
for ever, if he be f.constant to do my com- 21 And behold, the courses of the priests Heb. ftrange
mandments and my judgments, as at this day. and the Levites, even they shall be with thee
8 Now therefore in the fight of all Israel for all the service of the house of God, and
CHA P. XXIX.
with a perfect heart, and with a willing mind: ly. 10 Davids thanksgiving and prayer. 1 Sam. 16.7. 'for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and 20 The people having blefed God, and saChap.26.17. understandeth all the imaginations of the
crificed, make Solomon king. 26 Davids Pal.7.9 . & 139. thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found
reign and death. Jer
. 11. 20. &e of thee ; but if thou forsake him, he will "Urthermore, David the king said unto 17.10.& 20.12. cast thee off for ever.
all the congregation, Solomon my son, 10 Take heed now, for the LORD hath whom alone God hath chosen, is yet young 1 King: 3.7: chosen thee to build an house for the sanctus and tender, and the work is great: for the Prov.g. 1. ary: be strong and do it.
palace is not for man, but for the LORD
houses thereof, and of the treasuries thereof, for the house of my God, the gold for things
iron for things of iron, and wood for things "scella.54, nr. Heb. of all that 12 And the pattern of all that he had by of wood; bonyx-stones, and stones to be set, 11. Rev.21.11 was with him ,
the spirit, of the courts of the house of the
Davids thanksgiving, I. Chronicles.
and prayer, &c.
Befoze glistering stones, and of divers colours, and 17. I know also, my God, that thou ' triest Before Chrift all manner of precious stones, and marble- the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. stones in abundance.
As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart
Christ 1015: 3 Moreover, because I have set my affe- I have willingly offered all these things : and 1015.
&tion to the house of my God, I have of now have I seen with joy thy people which chap.zs... mine own proper good, of gold and silver,
are + present here, to offer willingly unto tos, found which I have given to the house of my God,
of Israel our fathers, keep this for ever 4 Even three thousand talents of gold, in the imagination of the thoughts of the 1 Kings 9. 28. of the gold of Ophir, and seven thousand
heart of thy people, and I prepare their #05, kabize talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls heart unto thee. of the houses withal :
19 And give unto Solomon my son a perŠ The gold for things of gold, and the feat heart to keep thy commandments
, thy silver for things of silver, and for all manner testimonies, and thy statutes, and to do all
of work to be made by the hands of artificers. these things, and to build the palace for the * Heb. 10 fill his And who then is willing * to consecrate his
which I have made provision. service this day unto the LORD?
20 | And David said to all the congre6 Then the chief of the fathers and prin- gation, Now bless the LORD your God.
ces of the tribes of Israel, and the captains of And all the congregation blessed the LORD - Chap.27.25, thousands, and of hundreds, with d the rulers God of their fathers, and bowed down their
over the kings work, offered willingly, heads, and worshipped the Lord and the
7 And gave for the service of the house of king.
thousand lambs, with their drink-offerings,
were found, gave them to the treasure of the 22 And did eat and drink before the · Chap26.28. house of the Lord, by the hand of Jehiel LORD on that day with great gladness, and the Gershonite.
they made Solomon the son of David king. 9 Then the
people rejoyced, for that they the second time, and k anointed him unto theks Kings lis, offered willingly, because with perfect heart Lord to be the chief governor, and Zadok 38 they offered willingly to the LORD: and to be priest. David the king also rejoyced with great joy. 23 Then Solomon sat on the throne of the
10 9 Wherefore David blessed the LORD LORD as king in stead of David his father, before all the congregation : and David said, and prospered, and all Ifrael obeyed him. Blessed be thou, LORD God of Israel our 24 And all the princes and the mighty father, for ever and ever.
men, and all the sons likewise of king David II Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, ?* submitted themselves unto Solomon the ' Eccles s.r. and the power, and the glory, and the victo- king. ry, and the majesty : for all that is in the 25 And the LORD magnified Solomon Solomon. heaven and in the earth, is thine ; thine is exceedingly in the sight of all Israel, and the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exal- bestowed upon him such royal majelty as had Ezek. 17.18. ted as head above all. not been on any king before him in Ifrael.
m 1 Kings 3.13. 12 Both riches and honour come of thee, 26 Thus David the son of Jesse reigned Eccles 2• 9• and thou reignest over all, and in thine hand over all Israel. is power and might, and in thine hand it is
And the time that he reigned over 2 Sam. s. 4 to make great, and to give strength unto all
, was forty years; • seven years reigned Kings 2.11. 13 Now therefore, our God, we thank he in Hebron, and thirty and three years thee, and praise thy glorious name.
reigned he in Jerusalem. 14
But who am ỉ, and what is my people, 28 And he died in a good old age, full + Hebo retain, or, that we should † be able to offer so willingly of days, riches, and honour : and Solomon obtam Arengebs. after this fort? for all things come of thee, his fon reigned in his stead. Heb. of thine. and of thinè own have we given thee. 29 Now the acts of David the king, first
15 For 8 we are strangers before thee, and last, behold, they are written in the + for, kibery.
and Tojourners, as were all our fathers : h # book of Samuel the seer, and in the book #Heb. wordio Pfal
. 30.;.& our days on the earth are as a shadow, and of Nathan the prophet, and in the book of joz. 11.& 144. there is none * abiding.
Gad the feer, 16 O LORD our God, all this store that 30 With all his reign and his might, Pand e Dan. 2. 21. we have prepared to build thee an house for the times that went over him, and over Jfthine holy name, cometh of thine hand, and rael, and over all the kingdoms of the counis all thine own.
Matth. 6. 132 1 Tim. 1.17 Rev. s.13,
* Heb. gave sho
24.2. & 47. 29.
2 Chr. 1.12.
• 2 Sam. soso
* Heb. expottaro tion.
1 Kings 2.46.
the kings Hebe thegoing
i Chr. 16. 39.
< 2 Sam. 6. 2,170 1 Chr. Is. 1.
& 38. 1.
horsemen : and he had a thousand and four Befożê 1 The solemn offering of Solomon at Gibeon. hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horseSolomons choice of wisdom is blessed by
Chiist men, which he placed in the chariot-cities, God. 13 Solomons strength and wealth. and with the king at Jerusalem.
ND · Solomon the son
m : Kings 10 Christ of David was strength- at Jerusalem as plenteous as stones, and ce- 27
Chap 9. 3. ned in his kingdom, dar-trees made he as the sycomore-trees Job 22. 24. IOIS.
and the LORD his that are in the vale for abundance.
Chap. 9. 13. ceedingly.
merchants received the linen yarn at a price. forth of the berica 2 Then Solomon 17 And they fetcht up, and brought forth mense
spake unto all Israel, to out of Egypt a chariot for six hundred shekels the captains of thousands and of hundreds, of filver, and an horse for an hundred and and to the judges, and to every governor fifty : and so brought they out horses for all in all Israel, the chief of the fathers.
the kings of the Hittites, and for the kings 3 So Solomon and all the congregation
of Syria, f by their means. with him, went to the high place that was
CH A P. II.
the congregation of God, which Moses the of the temple. 3 His embassage to Huram
ram sendeth him a kind answer.
up from Kirjath-jearim, to the place which 1045.
house for the name of the Lord, and
2 And - Solomon told out threescore and 1 Kings siis: * Exod. 27. 1, 2. 5 Moreover, d the brafen altar that e Be- ten thousand men to bear burdens; and four
zaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, had score thousand to hew in the mountain, * 0s, was there made, * he put before the tabernacle of the and three thousand and lix hundred to over
LORD: and Solomon and the congregation see them.
3 | And Solomon sent to * Huram the *ot, Hiram,
7 . In that night did God appear unto 4 Behold, I build an house to the name of Solomon, and said unto him, Ask what I the LORD my God, to dedicate it to him, Thall give thee.
and to burn before him t sweet incenfe, and f Heb.incerifoef 8 And Solomon said unto God, Thou haft for the continual Thew-bread, and for the pumzi.
Thewed great mercy unto David my father, burnt-offerings morning and evening, on the 9, 11. : Chr. 28.so and haft made me f to reign in his stead. fabbaths, and on the new-moons, and on
9 Now, O LORD God, let thy promise the folemn feasts of the LORD our God.
unto David my father be established : 3 for This is an ordinance for ever to Ifrael. + Heb. much as thou hast made me king over a people, † like 5 And the house which I build is great : che dust of the the duft of the earth in multitude.
for great is our God above all gods. 10 h Give me now wisdom and know- 6°? But who I is able to build him and, Kings 6.27 Nam: 27.17. ledge, that I may go out and come in be- house, seeing the heaven, and heaven of Chap. cis.
fore this people for who can judge this heavens cannot contain him ? who am I then lained, or, -thy people, that is so great ?
that I should build him an house, save only 11 And God said to Solomon, Because this to burn sacrifice before him ? was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked 7 Send me now therefore a man cunning richés, wealth, or honour, nor the life of thine to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, enemies, neither yet haft asked long life ; and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and but halt asked wifdom and knowledge for blue, and that can skill * to gráve with the * Heb. to grazi thy self; that thou mayst judge my people, cunning men that are with me in Judah and gravings. over whom I have made thee king : in Jerufalem, whom David my father did
12 Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto provide. thee, and I will give thee riches and wealth, 8 Send me also cedar-trees, fit-trees, and and honour, such as k none of the kings have t algum-trees out of Lebanon: (for I know for, almuesimi. had, that have been before thee, neither shall that thy servants can skill to cut timber in 1 Kings 18.114 there any after thee have the like: .
Lebanon) and behold, my servants shall be 13 Then Solomon came from his jour- with thy servants,
ney to the high place that was at Gibeon; to 9 Even to prepare me timber in abun!1 Kings 4.26. Jerusalem, from before the tabernacle of the dance : for the house, which I am about to
*Hebogress and congregation; and reigned over Ifrael. build; Mall be * wonderful great.
14 'And Solomon gathered chariots and
L 1 Kings 3.7.
II. Chronicles. The temple built
* Heb. covered.
think) of move able work.
to all thy need,
Before 10And behold, I will give to thy ser- 5 And the greater house he cieled with Before Chritt vants, the hewers that cut timber, twenty fir-tree, which he overlaid with fine gold,
thousand measures of beaten wheat, and and set thereon palm-trees and chains. 1015. twenty thousand measures of barley, and 6 And he * garnished the house with pre1 Kings salto
twenty thousand baths of wine, and twenty cious stones for beauty: and the gold was
gold of Parvaim.
on the walls.
standing, that might build an house for the it with fine gold, amounting to six hundred Heb. knowing LORD, and an house for his kingdom. talents.
13 And now I have sent a cunning man 9 And the weight of the nails was fifty
chambers with gold. 1 Kings 7.13; 148 The son of a woman of the daugh
f And in the most holy house he made ', Kings 6.231 ters of Dan, and his father was a man of two cherubims t of image-work, and over- tos, as some Tyre, skilful to work in gold and in silver, laid them with gold. in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in I And the wings of the cherubims purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in were twenty cubits long : one wing of the crimson : allo to grave any manner of gra- one cherub was five cubits, reaching to the ving, and to find out every device which wall of the house : and the other wing was shall be put to him, with thy cunning men, likewise five cubits, reaching to the wing of and with the cunning men of my lord David the other cherub. thy father..
12 And one wing of the other cherub, was 15 Now therefore the wheat and the five cubits, reaching to the wall of the house: Ver, 101 barley, the oyl, and the wine which h my and the other wing was five cubits also, joyn
lord hath spoken of, let him fend unto his ing to the wing of the other cherub.
13 The wings of these cherubims spread 16 And we will cut wood out of Leba- themselves forth twenty cubits : and they Heb. According
non, t as much as thou shalt need, and we stood on their feet, and their faces were #Or, toward the
14 G And he made the 8 vail of blue, e Matth. 27.5.0 17 And Solomon numbred all * the and purple, and crimson, and fine linen, and 16.03. trangers that were in the land of Israel, after Wrought cherubims thereon. * Heb. the men the the numbring wherewith k David his father 15 Allo he made before the house hascond.
had numbred them; and they were found two pillars of thirty and five cubits + high,
| Heblongo thousand and fix hundred.
of them was five cubits. As it is Vet. 2
18 And he fet 'threescore and ten thou- 16 And he made chains, as in the oracle, sand of them to be bearers of burdens, and and put them on the heads of the pillars, and fourscore thousand to be hewers in the moun- made i an hundred pomegranates, and put is Kings7.20. tain, and three thousand and six hundred them on the chains. overseers to set the people a work.
•17 And he k reared up the pillars before s Kings7.2 si CH A P. III.
the temple, one on the right-hand, and the
other on the left; and called the name of that
1 The altar of brass. 2 The molten sea upon Moriah, * where the LORD appeared un- twelve oxen. 6 The ten lavers, candlesticks, * Or, which was to David his father, in the place that David and tables. 9 The courts, and the inftrufactory of David his had prepared in the threshing-floor of of ments of brass, 19 The instruments of gold. * 1 Chr.2.1.18. Ornan the Jebusite. 2 And he began to build in the second Moreover, he made an altar of brass, « Ezek 43:19
twenty cubits the length thereof, and "?. 2 Sam. 34.18. day of the second month, in the fourth year twenty cubits the breadth thereof, and ten of his reign.
cubits the height thereof. 3 [Now these are the things wherein 2 9 b. Also he made a molten fea of ten 6, Kings7.23 , # Heb. Foundede Solomon was instructed for the building of cubits; * from brim to brim, round in com- *Heb.fram he
the house of God. The length by cubits pass, and five cubits the height thereof, and
4 1 Kings 6.3.
the house, the length of it was according to oxen, which did compass it round about: ten
i As Ver. 2.
* Heb. caused to
The ten lavers, &c.
Chap. V. The ark placed in the oracle
See Chap. 7. 8, 9, 10.
Brf Before 4 It stood upon twelve oxen,
oxen, three look of the house of the temple, were of gold. Before
CHAP. V. Chu Chritt ing toward the north, and three looking to
the south, and three looking toward the duction of the ark into the oracle. 11 God be 1005.
Hus all the work that Solomon made
for the house of the LORD, was fibreadth, and the brim of it like the work of nished : and Solomon brought in all the '1 Kings 2.51. 1 Oz, like alily the brim of a cup, † with flowers of lilies; things that David his father had dedicated; flower. and it received and held three thousand baths. and the silver, and the gold, and all the in* 1 Kings 7.38.
6. He made also ten lavers, and put five struments, put he among the treasures of the
on the right hand, and five on the left, to wash house of God.
burnt-offering, they washed in them; but the of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the
chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, Kings 7.49 7e And he made ten candlesticks of gold unto Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the 'Exod. 25. 31, according to their form, and set them in covenant of the LORD, out of the city • 2 Sam. 6.11. i chc.25.12,19. the temple, five on the right hand, and five of David, which is Zion. on the left.
3 d Wherefore all the men of Israel assem- 1004. * 1 Kings 7.48.
8 . He made also ten tables, and placed bled themselves unto the king in the feast, 1 Kings 6.2. them in the temple, five on the might side, which was in the seventh month. and five on the left : and he made an hun
And all the elders of Israel came, and Or, bowls. dred * basons of gold.
the Levites took up the ark. 1 Kings 6. 36.
9 Furthermore, h he made the court 5 And they brought up the ark, and the of the priests, and the great court, and doors tabernacle of the congregation, and all the for the court, and overlaid the doors of them holy vessels that were in the tabernacle, these with brass.
did the priests and the Levites bring up. 1 Kings 7.39.
10 And i he set the sea on the right side, 6 Alló king Solomon and all the congre
of the east-end, over against the south. gation of Israel that were assembled unto * Sec Kings
11 And \ Huram made the pots, and the him before the ark, sacrificed Theep and
shovels, and the + bafons, and Huram fini- oxen, which could not be told nor numbred Heb. Finsbed shed the work that he was to make for king for multitude. Solomon for the house of God:
7. And the priests brought in the ark of the
covenant of the LORD unto his place, to the
which were on the top of the pillars : wings over the place of the ark, and the
cherubims covered the ark and the Itaves the two wreaths ; two rows of pomegra- thereof, above.
nates on each wreath, to cover the two 9 And they drew out the staves of the *Heb. upon the
pommels of the chapiters, which were * up- ark, that the ends of the staves were seen face. on the pillars.
from the ark before the oracle, but they 14 He made also " bases; and † lavers were not seen without. And * there it is Or, tiey mo Os, caldrons. made he upon the bases;
unto this day.
1 Kings 8. 9. 15 One sea, and twelve oxen under it : 10 There was nothing in the ark save the 16 The pots also, and the shovels, and two tables which Moses' put therein at Ho- Deut
. 10.2.5. the flesh-hooks, and all their instruments, did reb, † when the Lord made a covenant 101, where •'Kings 7.140 Huram his father make to king Solomon with the children of Israel, when they came * Heb. made for the house of the Lord, of bright out of Egypt. bright, or, scow brass.
11 And it came to pass when the priests Po Kings 7.46.
17 In the plain of Jordan did the king were come out of the holy place : (for all
cast them, in the * clay-ground, between the priests that were + present were sancti- #Hebo found, * Heb. thicknesses of the ground. Succoth and Zeredathah.
fied, and did not then wait by course.
12 Allo the Levites which were the 1 Chr. 25. 1.
of Jeduthun, with their fons, and their bre-
that were for the house of God, the golden cymbals, and psasteries, and harps, stood at 'Exod. 2530.
altar also, and the cables whereon'the shew- the east-end of the altar, h and with them se Chr.rs. 2. bread was set;
an hundred and twenty priests, founding 20 Moreover, the candlesticks with their with trumpets ) • Exod. 27.20, lamps, that they should burn after the man- 13 It came even to pass, as the trumpe
ner, before the oracle, of pure gold; ters and singers were as one, to make one
21 And the flowers, and the lamps, and found to be heard in praising and thanking
the tongs made be of gold, and that t perfect the LORD ; and when they lift up their + Heb.perfektions gold.
voice with the trumpets and cymbals, and Or, bowls. 22. And the snuffers, and the † basons, instruments of musick, and praised the LORD,
and the spoons, and the censers, of pure gold: saying, · For he is good, for his mercy endur- 1 Pfal. 116.
1 Kings 7-48.
+ Exod. 25.31, &c.
X x 2