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Before with a cloud, even the house of the LORD; and hast fulfilled it with thine hand, as it is Before 23 Chrift 14 So that the priests could not stand to

this day. minister by reason of the cloud : k for the 16 Now therefore, O Lord God of Ilglory of the Lord had filled the house of rael, keep with thy servant David my fa- 1004. God.

ther, that which thou hast promised him, CH A P., VI.

saying, it There shall not fail thee a man aSam. 7.12,
Solomon having blessed the people, blesseth in my fight to fit upon the throne of Israel ; i Kings ride
God. 12 Solomons Prayer in the confecrati- yet so that thy children take heed to their 12
on of the temple, upon the brafen scaffold. way to walk in my law, as thou hast walked

Hen - said Solomon, The Lord hath before me.
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faid that he would dwell in the b thick 17 Now then, O LORD God of Israel,
darkness.

let thy word be verified, which thou hast
2 But I have built an house of habitati-spoken unto thy servant David.
on for thee, and a place for thy dwelling 18 ( But will God in very deed dwell
for ever.

with men on the earth ? ' behold, heaven, 'Chap. 2. 6.
3. And the king turned his face, and blef- and the heaven of heavens cannot contain
fed the whole congregation of Israel, ( and thee ; how much less this house which I
all the congregation of Israel food)

have built ? )
4 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God 19 Have respect therefore to the prayer
of Ifrael, who hath with his hands fulfilled of thy servant, and to his fupplication, o
that which he spake with his mouth.to my Lord my God, to hearken unto the cry
father David, saying,

and the prayer which thy servant prayeth
5 Since the day that I brought forth my before thee :
people out of the land of Egypt, I chose no

20 That thine eyes may be open upon
city among all the tribes of Israel to build this house day and night, upon the place
an house in, that my name might be there, whereof thou hast said, that thou wouldst
neither chose I any man to be a ruler over put thy name there ; to hearken unto the
my people Israel :

prayer, which thy servant prayeth | towards for, in le 6 But • I have chosen Jerusalem, that my this place. d. Chr. 28. 4. name might be there, and d have chosen 21 Hearken therefore unto the supplica

David to be over my people Ifrael. tions of thy servant, and of thy people Ifra

7 Now · it was in the heart of David my el, which they shall * make towards this * Heb,"prani! father to build an house for the name of the place : hear thou from thy dwelling-place, LORD God of Israel.

even from heaven; and when thou hearest, 8 But the Lord said to David my father, forgive. Forasmuch as it was in thine heart to build 22 | If a man sin against his neighbour, an house for my name, thou didit well in that t and an oath be laid upon him, to make + Heb, and a it was in thine heart :

him swear, and the oath come before thine require an oasia
9 Notwithstanding, thou shalt not build altar in this house :
the house, but thy fon which shall come 23 Then hear thou from heaven, and
forth out of thy loyns, he shall build the do, and judge thy servants by requiring the
house for my name.

wicked, by recompenling his way upon
10 The LORD therefore hath perfor- his own head, and by juftifying the righte-
med his word that he hath spoken : for ous, by giving him according to his righte-
I am risen up in the room of David my ousnets.
father, and am set on the throne of Israel, 24 | And if thy people Israel be put to the
as the LORD promised, and have built the worse before the enemy, because they have
house for the name of the LORD God of sinned against thee; and shall return and con-
Israel.

fess thy name, and pray and make supplica"Chap. so 100

11 And in it have I put the ark, where- tion before thee * in this house : in is the covenant of the LORD, that he 25

Then hear thou from the heavens, and
made with the children of Israel.

forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring
12 And he stood before the altar of them again unto the land which thou gavelt
the LORD, in the presence of all the con- to them, and to their fathers.
gregation of Israel, and spread forth his 26 9 When the m heaven is shut up, and

there is no rain, because they have linned 13 (For Solomon had made a brasen scaf- against thee; yet if they pray towards this * Heborhelength fold, of five cubits * long, and five cubits place, and confess thy name, and turn from

broad, and three cubits high, and had set their fin when thou dost afflict them :
it in the midst of the court, and upon it be 27 Then hear thou from heaven, and for-
stood, and kneeled down upon his knees give the sin of thy servants, and of thy people
before all the congregation of Israel, and Israel, when thou hast taught them the good
spread forth his hands towards heaven) way, wherein they should walk; and send

14 And said, O Lord God of Israel, rain upon the land which thou hast given unDeut, 4. 39. there is no God like thee in the heaven, nor to thy people for an inheritance.

in the earth ; which keepest covenant, and 28 ( If there be dearth in the land, if.
Shewest mercy unto thy fervants, that walk there be pestilence, if there be blasting, or
before thee with all their hearts :

mildew, locusts, or caterpillers; if their ene-
15 - Thou which halt kept with thy ser- mies besiege them tin the cities of their land ; | Hebo in the land
vant David my father, that which thou hast whatsoever fore, or whatsoever fickness there of their gatti
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prayer by fire from heaven, and glory in the 1004: his own fore, and his own grief, and shall temple, the people worship him. 4 Solon 1004. +0s, toward spread forth his hands in this house:

mons solemn sacrifice. 8 Solomon having 30 Then hear thou from heaven thy dwel- kept the feast of tabernacles, and the feast ling-place, and forgive, and render unto eve- of the dedication of the altar, dismisseth,

ry man according unto all his ways, whose the people, 12 God appearing to Solomon, Chf. 25. 9. heart thou knoweft: (for thou only know- giveth him promises upon condition. est the hearts of the children of men)

* when Solomon had made an end 1 Kings 8. s** 31 That they may fear thee, to walk in

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of praying, the b fire came down from Lev.9.24. * Heb. all the thy ways so long as they live † in the land heaven, and consumed the burnt offering Kings is.3s. which thou gavest unto our fathers. and the sacrifices ; and the glory of the Ch:2:26,

< 1 Kings 8. 10; face of the lando

32. Moreover, concerning the stranger, Lord filled the house. John 12. 20. P which is not of thy people Ifrael, but is

2 d And the priests could not enter in- ' chape.si ito
come from a far country for thy great to the house of the Lord, because the glo-
names fake, and thy mighty hand, and thy ry of the LORD had filled the L O R DS
stretched out arm ; if they come and pray in house.
this house:

3. And when all the children of Israel faw.
33 Then hear thou from the heavens, how the fire came down, and the glory of
even from thy dwelling-place, and do ac- the LORD upon the house, they bowed
cording to all that the stranger calleth to themselves with their faces to the ground
thee for; that all people of the earth may upon the pavement, and worshipped, and
know thy name, and fear thee, as doth thy praised the LORD," saying, For he is good, 'Chap. s.15.

* for his mercy endureth for ever.
people Ifrael, and may know that this

si Chr. 16.41. called span this house which 'I have built, is called by thy

4 Then the king and all the people 2 1 Kingss.ba.

offered facrifices before the LORD.
34 If thy people go out to war against 5 And king Solomon offered a sacrifice of
their enemies by the way that thou shalt

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that thou shalt

send twenty and two thousand oxen, and an hun-
them, and they pray unto thee toward this dred and twenty thousand Theep: so the
city which thou hast chofen, and the house king and all the people dedicated the house
which I have built for thy name::

of God.
35 Then hear thou from the heavens their 6 And the priests waited on their offi- "1 Chr. 15. 16i
prayer and their supplication, and maintain ces: the Levites also with instruments of mu-
their * cause.

sick of the LORD, which David the king
36 If they sin against thee (for there is no had made to praise the LORD, because his

man which sinneth not) and thou be angry mercy endureth for ever, when David praiJohn 1.8.

with them, and deliver them over before sed by their ministry: and the priests foun- Heb. by sheti, 1 Hebthey that their enemies, and † they carry them away ded trumpets before them, and all Ifrael band. carry them away. captives unto a land far off or near ;

stood. Heb. bring back

37. Yet, if they # bethink themselves in 7 Moreover, Solomon hallowed the middle
the land whither they are carried captive, of the court that was before the house of
and turn and pray unto thee in the land the LORD: for there he offered burnt-
of their captivity, saying, We have fin- offerings, and the fat of the peace-offerings,
ned, we have done amiss, and have dealt because the brafen altar which Solomon had
wickedly;

made, was not able to receive the burnt-
38 If they return to thee with all their offerings, and the meat-offerings, and the
heart and with all their soul, in the land of fat.
their captivity, whither they have carried 8 Also at the same time Solomon kept 's Kings 6. 6s.
them captives, and pray toward their land the feast seven days, and all Israel with him,
which thou gavest unto their fathers, and to- a very great congregation, from the en-
ward the city which thou hast chosen, and tring in of Hamath, unto k the river of E- k Josh. 13.3.
toward the house which I have built for thygypt.
name:

9 And in the eighth day they made f a theb, ärefraint.
39 Then hear thou from the heavens, even solemn assembly: for they kept the dedica-

from thy dwelling-place, their prayer and tion of the altar seven days, and the feast *OI, righto their supplications, and maintain their* cause,

seven days. and forgive thy people which have sinned

1o And on the three and twentieth day 11 Kings 8.66 against thee.

of the seventh month, he sent the people 40 Now my God, let (I beseech thee) away into their tents, glad and merry in

thine eyes be open, and let thine ears heart for the goodness that the LORD had theb, to the pray attent f unto the prayer that is made in this shewed unto David, and to Solomon, and place.

to Israel his people. * Psal. 132.8,

41 Now' therefore arise, O LORD God, 11 Thus * Solomon finished the house of = 1 Kings g. ;
into thy resting-place, thou, and the ark of the LORD, and the kings houle: and all
thy strength : let thy priests, O LORD God, that came into Solomons heart to make in
be clothed with salvation, and let thy saints the house of the LORD, and in his own
rejoyce in goodness.

house, he prosperously effected.
42 O LORD God, turn not away the face 12 | And the LORD appeared to Solo-
Pfal. 132.1. of thine anointed : s remember the mercies mon by night, and said unto him, I have
of David thy servant.

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Before heard thy prayer, and have chosen this 5 Also he built Beth-horon the upper, and 25efoze Chrilt place to my self for an house of facrifice. Beth-horon the nether, fenced cities, with

Christ 13 If I shut up heaven that there be no walls, gates, and bars: 1004. rain, or if I command the locufts to devour 6 And Baalath, and all the ltore-cities that 992.

the land, or if I send pestilence among my Solomon had, and all the chariot-cities, and
people;

the cities of the horsemen, and * ball that *Heb. ali se do Heb. upon 14 If my people which are called by Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, and which we defined

my name, İhall humble themselves and pray, in Lebanon, and throughout all the land of Kingssis
and seek my face, and turn from their wić- his dominion.
ked ways: then will I hear from heaven, .7, 1. As for all the people that were left
and will forgive their fin, and will heal of the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the
their land.

Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebufites
15 Now ° mine eyes shall be open, and which were not of Israel ;
* Heb. to the pray- mine ears attent unto the prayer that is 8 But of their childern who were left af-
6 of tbis plac.
made in this place.

ter them in the land, whom the children of
16 For now have p I chosen and fan&ified Ifrael consumed not; them did Solomon make
this house, that my name may be there for to pay tribute, until this day.
ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall 9 But of the children of Israel did Solo-
be there perpetually.

mon make no fervants for his work: but 15 Kings 9.40 17 9 And as for thee, if thou wilt walk they were men of war, and chief of his cap

before me, as David thy father walked, and tains, and captains of his chariots and horse-
do according to all that I have commanded
thee, and salt observe my statutes and my . 10 And these were the chief of king So-
judgments :

lomons officers, even two hundred and

fifty, 18 Then will I ftablish the throne of that bare rule over the people.

thy kingdom, according as I have cove- 11 | And Solomon brought up the King: 3.1.& * Heb's here fall nanted with David thy father, saying, 't daughter of Pharaoh, out of the

city of Da- 78. & 9241 not be cut off to There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler vid, unto the house that he had built for in Israel.

her: for he said, My wife shall not dwell in 19 · But if ye turn away and forfake my the house of David king of Israel, because Deut . 28.2 936, statutes and my commandments which I have the places are ţ holy, whereunto the ark of t Hebo bolinesia

set before you, and thall go and serve other the LORD hath come.
gods, and worship them:

12 Then Solomon offered burnt-offe-
20 Then will I pluck them up by the roots rings unto the LORD on the altar of the
out of my land which I have given them; LORD, which he had built before the
and this house which I have sanctified for my porch:
name, will I cast out of my fight, and will! 13 Even after a certain rate every day, 'Exod, 19. st

. make it to be a proverb, and a by-word a- offering according to the commandment of mong all nations.

Moses, on the fabbaths, and on the new21 And this house which is high, shall be moons, and on the folemn feasts, three times • Exod. 23. 14

an astonishment to every one that pafTech by in the year, even in the feast of unleavened Jer, 22.8, 9.

so that he shall say, Why hath the bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the
LORD done thus unto this land, and unto feast of tabernacles.
this house?

14 | And he appointed, according to the
22 And it shall be answered, Because they order of David his father, the couries of ': Ch.24. 1.
forsook the LORD God of their fathers, the priests to their service, and the Levites 51 Chr. 25.1.
which brought them forth out of the land to their charges, to praise and minister be-
of Egypt, and laid hold on other gods, fore the priests, as the duty of every day.
and worshipped them, and served them: required: the "porters also by their courses, 1 Chr.o. 17.
therefore hath he brought all this evil upon at every gate : for # so had David the man Heb. Sowas the
them.

of God. commanded. CH A P. VIII.

15 And they departed not from the com- Gods i Solomons buildings. 7 The Gentiles which mandment of the king unto the priests and

were left, Solomon made tributaries; but the Levites, concerning any matter, or concer-
Ifraelites, rulers. 11 Pharaohs daughter ning the treasures.
removeth to her houfe. 12 Solomons yearly 16 Now all the work of Solomon was pre-
folemn facrifices. 14 He appointeth the pared unto the day of the foundation of the
priests and Levites to their places. 17 The house of the LORD, and until it was fini-
navy fetcheth gold from Ophir.

shed: so the house of the Lord was per992.

Nd it came to pass (at the end of twen- fected.

ty years, wherein Solomon had built 17 | Then went Solomon to Ezion-geber, the house of the LORD, and his own

and' to"* Eloth, at the sea-side in the land Deus. eis. house)

of Edom.
2 That the cities which Huram had resto- 18 i And Huram sent him by the hands ' Chap.9,10,13.
- red to Solomon, Solomon built them, and of his servants, Thips, and servants that had
caused the children of Israel to dwell there. knowledge of the fea; and they went with

méz And Solomon went to Hamath-zobah, the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and
and prevailed against it.

took thence four hundred and fifty ta-
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and all the store-cities which he built in Ha Solomon.
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dred targets of beaten gold : fix hundred Befojë 1 The green of Sheba admireth the wisdom Shekels of beaten gold went to one target: Chritt

of Solomon. 13 Solomons gold. 15 His 16 of Christ CIT. 992.

targets. 17. The throne of ivory. 20 His beaten gold : three hundred pekels of gold
vesels. 23 His presents. 25 His chari- went to one shield : and the king put them
ots and horse. 26 His tributes, 29 His in the house of the forest of Lebanon.
reign and death.

17 Moreover, the king made a great
Nd · when the queen of Sheba heard of throne of ivory, and overlaid it with pure
A the fame of

fame of Solomon, she came to gold. prove Solomon with hard questions at Jeru- 18 And there were six steps to the throne; salem, with a very great company, and ca- with a footstool of gold, which were fastned mels that bare spices, and gold in abundance, to the throne, and * stays on each side of * Heb. bandia and precious stones: and when she was come the sitting-place, and two lions standing by to Solomon, the communed with him of all that was in her heart.

19 And twelve lions stood there on the
2 And Solomon told her all her questions : one side and on the other, upon the fix
and there was nothing hid from Solomon steps. There was not the like made in any
which he told her not.

kingdom.
3 And when the queen of Sheba had seen 20 And all the drinking-vessels of king
the wisdom of Solomon, and the house that Solomon were of gold, and all the vessels of
he had built,

the house of the forest of Lebanon quere of
4 And the meat of his table, and the fit- ť pure gold : # none were of silver , it was + Heb. Most op:
ting of his servants, and the attendance of not anything accounted of in the days of Soz

no fiber in themi his ministers, and their apparel, his * cup

lomon.
bearers also, and their apparel, and his ascent 21 For the kings Thips went to Tarshiski
by which he went up into the house of the with the servants of Huram : every three
LORD; there was no more spirit in her. years once came the ships of Tarshis bring-

§ And she said to the king. It was a true ing gold and silver, ivory, and apes, and ot, clepharise
7 report which I heard in mine own land, peacocks.
of thine # acts, and of thy wisdom :

22 And king Solomon passed all the kings
6 Howbeit, I believed not their words, of the earth in riches and wisdom.
until I came, and mine eyes had seen it : 23 I And all the kings of the earth sought
and behold, the one half of the greatness of the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom
thy wisdom was not told me : for thou ex- that God had put in his heart.
ceedest the fame that I heard.

24 And they brought every man his pre-
7. Happy are thy men, and happy are these sent, vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and
thy servants, which stand continually before raiment, harness, and spices, horses and mules,
thee, and hear thy wisdom,

a rate year by year: 8 Blessed be the LORD thy God, which 25 ( And Solomon · had four thousand 1 Kings 4.26 delighted in thee to set thee on his throne, stalls for horses and chariots, and twelve Chap. 1...

, to be king for the LORD thy God : because thousand horsemen, whom he bestowed in thy God loved Ifrael, to establish them for the chariot-cities, and with the king at Jei ever, therefore made he thee king over rufalem. them, to do judment and justice.

26 Ad And he reigned over all the kings; d i Kings 4.21: 9 And she gave the king an hundred and from the triver, even unto the land of the Gen. 15. 18. twenty talents of gold, and of spices great Philistines, and to the border of Egypt: abundance, and precious stones : neither 27 And the king # made silver in Jerusa- #Héb. gavai ) was there any such spice as the queen of lem as stones, and cedar-trees made he as Sheba gave king Solomon.

the fycomore-trees, that are in the low io And the servants also of Huram, and plains, in abundance. Chap. 8.12: the servants of Solomon, which brought 28'e Ànd they brought unto Solomon (1 Kingsro.zdi

gold from Ophir, brought algum-trees, and horses out of Egypt, and out of all lands.
precious stones.

29 Now the rest of the 8 acts of Solo- 51 Kings 11.43; 11 And the king made of the algum-trees, mon, first and last; are they not written in

terrises to the house of the LORD, and the * book of Nathan the prophet, - and in .Heb. words, to the kings palace, and harps and pfalteries the prophecy of Ahijah the Shilonite, and " 1 Kings 11.291 for fingers ; and there were none such seen in the visions of Iddo the seer, against Je- Chap. 12. Isi before in the land of Judah.

roboam the son of Nebat ?
12 And king Solomon gave to the queen 30 And Solomon reigned in Jerusalem over
of Sheba, all her defire, whatsoever she asked, all Ifrael forty years.
besides that which she had brought unto the. 31 And Solomon slept with his fathers;

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king: so she turned, and went away to her and he was buried in the city of David his
own land, she and her servants:

father, and Rehoboam his son reigned in his
13 Now the weight of gold that came stead.
to. Solomon in one year, was six hundred and

CH A P. X.
threescore and six talents of gold ;

I The Ifraelites assembled at Shechem to crown 14 Besides that which chapmen and mer- Rehoboam, by Jeroboam make a suit of rea

chants brought: and all the kings of Arabia, laxation unto him. 6 Rehoboam refusing f Ot, captaidio and I governors of the country, brought gold the old mens counsel, by the advice of young and filver to Solomon.

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the land, or if I send pestilence among my Solomon had, and all the chariot-cities, and
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If my people I which are called by Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, and which we defered
my name, shall humble themselves and pray, in Lebanon, and throughout all the land of * i Kingseis
and seek my face, and turn from their wic- his dominion.
ked ways then will I hear from heaven, 7. As for all the people that were left
and will forgive their fin, and will heal of the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the
their land.

Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites
15 Now ° mine eyes shall be open, and which were not of Israel ;
*Heb.to the pray- mine ears attent * unto the prayer that is 8 But of their childern who were left af
made in this place.

ter them in the land, whom the children of
16 For now have PI chosen and fan&ified Israel consumed not; them did Solomon make
this house, that my name may be there for to pay tribute, until this day.
ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall 9 But of the children of Israel did Solo-
be there perpetually.

mon make no fervants for his work: but
17 9 And as for thee, if thou wilt walk they were men of war, and chief of his cap-
before me, as David thy father walked, and tains, and captains of his chariots and horse-
do according to all that I have commanded
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judgments :

lomons officers, even two hundred and fifty, 18 Then will I ftablish the throne of that bare rule over the people.

thy kingdom, according as I have cove- 11 | And Solomon · brought up the 1 Kings 1.1.86 . + Heb. here jball nanted with David thy father, saying, 't daughter of Pharaoh, out of the

city of Da- 76. & 924 not be cut off to There shall not fail thee a man to be ruler vid, unto the house that he had built for in Israel.

her: for he said, My wife shall not dwell in 19 But if ye turn away and forsake my

and forsake mythe house of David king of Israel, because
Deut. 28613,36statutes and my commandments which I have the places are † holy, whereunto the ark of Heb, holinesio

set before you, and fhall go and serve other the LORD hath come.
gods, and worship them:

12 Then Solomon offered burnt-offe-
20 Then will I pluck them up by the roots rings unto the LORD on the altar of the
out of my land which I have given them ; LORD, which he had built before the
and this house which I have fančtified for my, porch:
name, will I cast out of my fight, and will 13 Even after a certain rate every a day, Exod. 29. 38.
make it to be a proverb, and a by-word a- offering according to the commandment of
mong all nations.

Moses, on the fabbaths, and on the new21 And this house which is high, shall be moons, and on the solemn feasts, three times • Exod. 23. 14.

an astonishment to every one that passech by in the year, even in the feast of unleavened
Deut. 29.24. it ; so that he shall say, · Why hath the bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the
Jes. 22, 8, 9.

LORD done thus unto this land, and unto - feast of tabernacles.
this house?

14 I And he appointed, according to the
22 And it shall be answered, Because they order of David his father, the f courles of '1 Chr. 24. 1.
forsook the LORD God of their fathers, the priests to their service, and & the Levites 81 Chr. 25.1.
which brought them forth out of the land to their charges, to praise and minister be-
of Egypt, and laid hold on other gods, fore the priests, as the duty of every day.
and worshipped them, and served them : required: the hporters also by their courses, : Ch.9.11.
therefore hath he brought all this evil upon at every gate : for # so had David the man Heb. Sowastbe
them.

of God commanded. CH A P. VIII.

15 And they departed not from the com- Gods I Solomons buildings. 7 The Gentiles which mandment of the king unto the priests and

were left, Solomon made tributaries; but the Levites, concerning any matter, or concer-
Ifraelites, rulers. 11 Pharaohs daughter ning the treasures.
removeth to her house. 12 Solomons yearly 16 Now all the work of Solomon was pre-
folemn facrifices. 14 He appointeth the pared unto the day of the foundation of the

priests and Levites to their places, 17 The house of the LORD, and until it was fini-
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navy fetcheth gold from Ophir.

shed: fo the house of the Lord was per-
992., Aty years, wherein Solomon had built
Nd - it came to pass (at the end of twen- fected.

17 Then went Solomon to Ezion-geber,
the house of the LORD, and his own and to** Eloth, at the sea-side in the land Deut. Jis.
house)

2 Kings 140 226 2 That the cities which Huram had resto- 18 i And Huram sent him by the hands' Chap.9.10,11, - red to Solomon, Solomon built them, and of his servants, Thips, and servants that had caused the children of Israel to dwell there. knowledge of the fea; and they went with 1-3 And Solomon went to Hamath-zobah, the servaņts of Solomon to Ophir, and and prevailed against it.

of Edom.

took thence four hundred and fifty ta4. And he built Tadmor in the wilderness lents of gold, and brought them to king and all the store cities which he built in Ha Solomon. matha

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Deut. 56, 16.

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., Kings 9. 10,
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