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the bafons, and the spoons, and the F cen- and blessed all the congregation of Israel : Chritt

Christ sers of pure gold; and the hinges of gold, and all the congregation of Ifrael Itood) 1005. both for the doors of the inner house, the 15 And he said, Blessed be the LORD 1004. # Hebo ajk-fais, most holy place, and for the doors of the God of Israel

, which spake with his mouth house, to wit, of the temple.

unto David my father, and hath with his 51 So was ended all the work that king hand fulfilled it

, saying, Solomon made for the house of the LORD: 16 » Since the day that I brought forth my and Solomon brought in the * things which people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city David his father had dedicated ; even the out of all the tribes of Israel to build an house, filver, and the gold, and the vessels did he that ° my name might be therein ; but I chose • Ver. 29. put among the treasures of the house of the

• David to be over my people Israel. LORD.

17 And 9 it was in the heart of David my 4 2 Sam.7.2. CH A P. VIII.

father, to build an house for the name of Chr. 19.1. i The feast of the dedication of the temple. the LORD God of Israel. 12, 54 Solomons blessing.' 22 Solomons

18 - And the LORD said unto David my · 2 Chr.6.1,9 prayer. 62 His facrifice of peace-offerings. father, Whereas it was in thine heart to Hen Solomon assembled the elders build an house unto my name, thou didit

of Israel, and all the heads of the well that it was in thine heart: * Hebo princeso tribes, the * chief of the fathers of the chil- 19 Nevertheless, thou shalt not build the

dren of Israel, unto king Solomon, in Jeru- house, but thy fon that shall come forth out ba Sam. 6. 17. falem, b that they might bring up the ark of of thy loyns, he shall build the house unto * 2 Sam. s.7,9. the covenant of the LORD, out of the city my name. of David, which is Zion.

20 And the Lord hath performed his 2 And all the men of Israel assembled word that he spake, and I am risen up in themselves unto king Solomon; at the fealt the room of David my father, and sit on the

in the month Ethánim, which is the seventh throne of Israel, as the LORD promised,
1004:
month.

and have built an house for the name of the
3 And all the elders of Israel came, d and LORD God of Israel.
the priests took up the ark.

21 And I have set there a place for the 4 And they brought up the ark of the ark, wherein is the covenant of the LORD, Chap 3-4 LORD, e and the tabernacle of the congre- which he made with our fathers, when he

gation, and all the holy vessels that were in brought them out of the land of Egypt.
the tabernacle, even those did the priests 22 | And Solomon stood before the al- '2 Ch.6.12.
and the Levites bring up.

tar of the LORD, in the presence of all the
5 And king Solomon, and all the congre- congregation of Israel, and spread forth his
gation of Israel, that were assembled unto hands toward heaven:
him, were with him before the ark, facri- 23 And he said, "LORD God of Israel, "? Mac.2. 8.
ficing sheep, and oxen, that could no tbe told x there is no God like thee, in heaven above, *Exod. 15.11.
nor numbred for multitude.

or on earth beneath, who keepest cove- · Dan... +
6 And the priests brought in the ark of nant and mercy with thy servants, that walk
the covenant of the LORD unto his place, before thee with all their heart:
into the oracle of the house to the most holy 24 Who haft kept with thy servant Da-
place, even under the wings of the cherubims. vid my father that thou promisedft him :

7 For the cherubims spread forth their thou fpakest also with thy mouth, and haft
two wings over the place of the ark, and fulfilled it with thine hand, as it is this
the cherubims covered the ark, and the day.
staves thereof above.

25 Therefore now, LORD God of Israel, 8 And they drew out the staves, that keep with thy servant David my father that 4 Heb. heads, the tends of the staves were seen out in the thou promisedst him, saying, 2 + There shall Chap. 2. 4 # Or, ark: as #holy place before the oracle, and they were not fail thee a man in my light to sit on the Heb. There se

not seen without: and there they are unto throne of Israel; # so that thy children take you because of this day.

heed to their way, that they walk before me my fight.

Heb. only if as thou hast walked before me : 9 There was nothing in the ark 8 save the two tables of stone, which Moses put 26 And now, O God of Israel, let thy

there at Horeb, *h when the Lord made word, I pray thee, be verified, which thou Exod. 34.27, a covenant with the children of Israel, when spakest unto thy servant David my father. they came out of the land of Egypt.

27 But · will God indeed dwell on the 2 Chr. 2.6. 10 And it came to pass when the priests earth ? behold, the heaven, and heaven of

Jer. 23. 24 were come out of the holy place, that the heavens cannot contain thee, how much A&s 7.49. 1 Exod. 40. 34, cloud i filled the house of the LORD,

less this house that I have builded ?
11 So that the priests could not stand to 28 Yer have thou respect unto the prayer
minister, because of the cloud: for the glo- of thy servant, and to his supplication, o
ry

of the LORD had filled the house of the Lord my God, to hearken unto the cry
LORD.

and to the prayer, which thy servant pray-
12 * Then spake Solomon, The LORD eth before thee to day:
said that he would dwell in the thick dark- 29 That thine eyes may be open toward
nefs.

this house night ard day, even toward the
13 I have surely built thee an house to place of which thou hast said, “My namie 5 Deut. 12.
dwell in, a settled place for thee to abide ihall be there: that thou mayst hearken unto
in for ever.

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Before the prayer which thý servant shall make *to- ihem, and shall pray unto the Lord * to Beloze Chrift wards this place.

ward the city which thou hast chosen, and 30 And hearken thou to the supplica toward the house that I have built for thy

Chritt 1004. tion of thy servant, and of thy people Ifrael, name! when they shall pray | towards this place:

45 Then hear thou in heaven their pray- fibecity?

* Heb. the way 2Chr.20.9. and hear thou in heaven thy dwelling-place, er and their supplication, and maintain their and when thou hearest, forgive.

+ cause: 31 [ If any man trespass against his neigh- 46 If they sin against thee (k for there is : Chr. 6.35 quire an oathof bour, "I and an oath be laid upon him to no man that finneth not) and thou be angry Eccles 7. 20. cause him to swear, and the oath come be

with them, and deliver them to the enemy, Joha 1.8, 10. * Exod. 22. 11. fore thine altar in this house:

so that they carry them away captives, 'un- Lev.26.3444 32 Then hear thou in heaven, and do, and to the land of the enemy, far of near ; judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, 47 Tet if they shall # bethink themselves, #Heb. bring back to bring his way upon his head, and justify- in the laña whither they were carried caping the righteous, to give him according to tives, and repent, and make fupplication unhis righteousness.

to thee, in the land of them that carried 33 | When thy people Ifrael be smitten

them captives,

saying, We have finned, - Pfal. 106. &; down before the enemy, because they have and have done perversly, we have comnité 'Lev. 26.39,40. finned against thee, and shall turn again to

ted wickedness; thee, and confess thy name, and pray, and 48 And fo return unto thee with all their * Os, towards. make fupplication unto thee * in this house: heart and with all their soul, in the land of

34 Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive their enemies, which led them away cap-
the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them tive, and "pray unto thee toward their land, - Dan, 6. 16;
again unto the land, which thou gavest unto which thou gavest unto their fathers, the
their fathers.

city which thou hast chosen, and the house.
35 9 : When heaven is shut up, and there which I have built for thy name:
is no rain, because they have sinned against 49 Then hear thou their prayer and their
thee; if they pray towards this place, and supplication in heaven thy dwelling-place;
confess thy name, and turn from their fin, and maintain their * cause,

* Or, right? when thou afflictest them:

50 And forgive thy people that have fin-
36 Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive ned against thee, and all their transgressions
the fin of thy servants, and of thy people If- wherein they have transgressed against thee;
rael, that thou teach them the good way and give them compassion before them who
wherein they should walk, and give rain up- carried them captive; 'that they may have
on thy land which thou hast given to thy compassion on them:
people for an inheritance.

51 For they be thy people and thine inhe37 - If there be in the land famine, if ritance, which thou broughtest forth out of 12, 27, 38,42. there be peltilence, blasting, mildew, locust, Egypt, o from the mids of the furnace of . Deit. a. zod or if there be caterpiller ; if their enemy be

iron: to jurifo fiege them in the land of their † cities, what- 52 That thine eyes may be open unto the

soever plague, whatsoever fickness there be ; fupplication of thy servant, and unto the sup

38 What prayer and supplication soever plication of thy people lsrael, to hearken unbe made by any man, or by all thy people If- to them in all that they call for unto thee. rael, which shall know every man the plague 53 For thou didit separate them from aof his own heart, and spread forth his hands mong all the people of the earth, to be thine towards this house:

inheritance, P as thou (pakest by the hand PExod. 19. s.
39 Then hear thou in heaven thy dwel- of Mofes thy servant, when thou broughtest & 14.2.
ling-place, and forgive, and do, and give to our fathers out of Egypt, O Lord God.
every man according to his ways, whose 54 And it was so, that when Solomon had
heart thou knoweft; (for thou, even thou made an end of praying all this prayer and
only knowest the hearts of all the children of fupplication unto the LORD, he arose from
men)

before the altar of the LORD, from knee-
40 That they may fear thee all the days ling on his knees, with his hands spread up
that they live in the land which thou gavest to heaven.
unto our fathers.

55 And he stood; 9 and blessed all the aż Sám. 6. ita
41 Moreover, concerning a stranger that congregation of Israel, with a loud voice,
is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out saying,
of a far country, for thy names fake;

56 Blessed be the Lord, that hath given 42 (For they shall hear of thy great name, rest urito his people Israel, according to all and of thy strong hand, and of thy stretched that he promised: - there hath not † failed Deut, iż.166 out arm) when he Thall come and pray to- one word of all his good promise, which he Heb. fallena wards this house :

promised by the hand of Moses his servant. 43 Hear thou in heaven thy dwelling- 57 The Lord our God be with us, as place, and do according to all that the stran- he was with our fathers: s let him not leave forh. 1.56 ger calleth to thee for: that all people of the us, nor forsake us: earth may know thy name, to fear thee, as 58 That he may incliné our hearts uinto

do thy people Israel, and that they may him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep { Heb. shy name know that this house which I have builded, his commandments; and' nis statutes, and is called sojos this is called by thy name.

his judgments, which he commanded out
44 If thy people go out to battle against fathers.
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2Before 59 And let these my words wherewith I sed to David thy father, saying, There shall 2Before Chritt have made fupplication before the LORD, not fail thee a man upon the throne of Il

Christ be nigh unto the LORD our God day and rael. 1004: night, that he maintain the cause of his fer- 6 . But if you shall at all turn from fol- 992. # Heb. the thing vant, and the cause of his people Israel # at lowing me, you or your children, and will Plal. sro. 70, 8. of a day in his day. all times, as the matter shall require: not keep my commandments and my statutes,

60 That all the people of the earth may which I have set before you, but go and serve "Deut. 4.15,39. know that the Lord is God, and that

and that other gods, and worship them: there is none else.

7 Then will I cut off Israel out of the land 61 Let your heart therefore be perfect which I have given them; and this house with the LORD our God, to walk in his which I have hallowed h for 'my name, will Jer. 7.14, statutes, and to keep his commandments, as I cast out of my light, i and Israel shall be a at this day.

proverb, and a by-word among all people: 62 And " the king, and all Israel with 8 And k at this house which is high, eve- *2 Ch.7. 21: him, offered sacrifice before the LORD. ry one that passeth by it shall be astonished,

63 And Solomon offered a sacrifice of and lhall hiss; and they shall say, 'Why hath Deut. 29.24 peace-offerings, which he offered unto the the LORD done thus unto this land, and to Jet22.8. LORD, two and twenty thousand oxen, and this house? an hundred and twenty thousand sheep : fo 9. And they shall answer, Because they forthe king and all the children of Israel dedi- fook the LORD their God, who brought cated the house of the LORD.

forth their fathers out of the land of Egypt, 12 Chr. 7.7.

64 The same day did the king hallow and have taken hold upon other gods, and
the middle of the court that was before the have worshipped them, and served them:
house of the LORD: for there he offered therefore hath the Lord brought upon
burnt-offerings, and meat-offerings, and the them all this evil.
fat of the peace-offerings: because y the bra- 10 And m it came to pass at the end

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sen altar that was before the LORD, was of twenty years, when Solomon had builc - Chap.6.37,
too little to receive the burnt-offerings, and the two houses, the house of the LORD, cha
meat-offerings, and the fat of the peace-of and the kings house,
ferings.

(Now Hirąm the king of Tyre had
65°And at that time Solomon held a feast, furnished Solomon with cedar-trees, and fir-
and all Ifrael with him, a great congrega-

great congrega- trees, and with gold, according to all his
tion, from the entring in of Hamath, unto desire) that then king Solomon gave Hiram
the river of Egypt, before the LORD our twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
God, ? seven days and seven days, even four- 12 And Hiram came out from Tyre to
teen days.

see the cities which Solomon had given him, 66 . On the eighth day he sent the people and they * pleased him not. * 01, thankedo away: and they * bleised the king, and 13 And he said, What cities are these right in biseyes.

went unto their tents joyful and glad of which thou hast given me, my brother ?
heart, for all the goodness that the LORD • And he called them the land of † Cabul • Joh. 19. 27.
had done for David his servant, and for If- unto this day.

pleafing, or, dirty rael his people.

14 And Hiram sent to the king sixscore
CH A P. IX.

talents of gold.
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Chap.s.13
10 The mutual presents of Solomon and which King Solomon raised, for to build the
Hiram. 15 In Solomons works the Gen- house of the LORD, and his own house,
tiles were his bond-men, the Israelites ho- and Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Vet 24.
nourable servants. 24 Pharaohs daugh- * Hazor, and · Megiddo, and Gezer.
ter removeth to her house. 25 Solomoirs 16 For Pharaoh king of Egypt had gone

• Josh. 17.11. yearly solemn sacrifices. 26 His navy

sacrifices. 26 His navy up, and taken Gezer, and burnt it with fire, Judg. 1. 29. fetcheth gold from Ophir.

" and flain the Canaanites that dwelt in the Josh. 16.10. 992.

Nd - it came to pass when Solomon had city, and given it for a present unto his
finished the building of the house of daughter, Solomons wife.

1014: the LORD, and the kings house, and ball 17 And Solomon built Gezer, and * Beth

Jolh. 21. 22. Solomons desire which he was pleased to do, horon the nether, 2 That the Lord appeared to Solomon 18 Andy Baalath, and Tadmor in the wil

Josh. 19.24 the second time, as he had appeared unto derness, in the land, him at Gibeon.

19 And all the cities of store that Solo3 And the Lord said unto him, I have mon had, and cities for his chariots, and -Chap. 4.26. heard thy prayer and thy supplication that cities for his horsemen, and that which # Heb. the defire thou hast made before me: I have hallowed Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, and of Solomon whiels this house which thou hast built, d to put in Lebanon, and in all the land of his domimy name there for ever, and mine eyes nion. and mine heart shall be there perpetually. 20 And all the people that were left of

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And if thou wilt walk before me, as the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites,
David thy father walked, in integrity of and Jebusites, which were not of the chil-

heart and in uprightness, to do according dren of Israel, 1 2 Sam. 7.12, to all that I have commanded thee, and wilt 21 Their children a that were left after " Tudg. 1. 219 16. Chap. 2.4. keep my statutes and my judgments : them in the land, whom the children of Joh. 15.63.

5 Then I will establish the throne of thy Israel also were not able utterly to destroy, kingdom upon Ifrael for ever, f as I promi

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ever, therefore made he thee king, to do 22 But of the children of Israel did Solo- judgment and justice.

Chritt 992. mon e make no bond-men : but they were 10 And she gave the king an hundred cit. 9926 Judg. 1.28.

men of war, and his servants, and his princes, and twenty talents of gold, and of spices
and his captains, and rulers of his chariots, very great itore, and precious stones : there
and his horsemen.

came no more such" abundance of spices,
23 These were the chief of the officers as these which the queen of Sheba gave to
1: Cht, 8.10. that were over Solomons work, f five hun- king Solomon.
dred and fifty, which bare rule over the

I And the navy also of Hiram that dcháp. 9.27: people that wrought in the work.

brought gold from Ophir, brought in from 24 But & Pharaohs daughter came up Ophir great plenty of * almug-trees, and 2 Cht. 2o8. out of the city of David, unto h her house precious stones.

which Solomon had built for her : i then did Iż · And the king made of the almuga • 2 Chr. 9.11. Chap. 11. 29. he build k Millo.

trees pillars for the house of the LORD, fOr, rails, 25 | And three times in a year did Solo- and for the kings house, harps also and psal- Hebo apropo mon offer burnt-offerings, and peace-offe- teries for singers : there came no such" al-'? Ch.9.106

rings upon the altar which he built unto the mug-trees, nor were seen unto this day.
Hebe upon it. LORD, and he burnt incense* upon the altar 13 And king Solomon gave unto the queen

that was before the LORD: fo he finished of Sheba all her desire whatsoever she asked,
the house.

besides that which Solomon gave her * of his * Heb. according 26 And ? king Solomon made a navy royal bounty : so she turned and went to Solemem. Num. 33.35. of ships in m Ezion-geber, which is beside her own country, she and her servants.

Eloth, on the † shore of the Red sea, in the 14 | Now the weight of gold that came
land of Edom.

to Solomon in one year, was six hundred
Chap 19 I. 27 ^ And Hiram sent in the navy his fer- threescore and fix talents of gold,
2.

vants, shipmen that had knowledge of the 15 Besides that he had of the merchant-
sea, with the servants of Solomon.

men, and of the traffick of the spice-mer-
28 And they came to Ophir, and fet from chants, and of all the kings of Arabia, and
thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, of the † governors of the country.
and brought it to king Solomon.

16 | And king Solomon made two hun-
CHAP. X.

dred targets of beaten gold : fix hundred
i The queen of Sheba admireth the wisdom. Shekels of gold went to one target.
: of Solomon. '14. Solomons gold. 16 His tar-

And be made s three hundred shields Chap:1446.

17
gets.. 18. The throne of. ivory. 21 His vef- of beaten gold; three pound of gold went
Jels. 24 His presents. 26 His chariots and to one shield: and the king put them in the
horse. 28 His tribute.

k house of the forest of Lebanon.
the of

18 q. Moreover, the king made a great i 2 Chr.9.178

throne of ivory, and overlaid it with the name of the LORD, she came b Judg.14

to prove best gold. him with hard questions.

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The throne had six steps, and the top 2 And she came to Jerusalem with a very of the throne was round # behind : and Heb. on the hinia great train, with camels that bare fpices,and there were * stays on either lide on the place * Heb. hands very much gold, and precious stones : and of the seat, and two lions stood beside the itays. when she was come to Solomon, she com- 20 And twelve lions stood there on the muned with him of all that was in her heart. one side and on the other upon the six

3 And Solomon told her all her * questi- steps : there was not † the like made in any + Heb. som ons: there was not any thing hid from the kingdom, king, which he told her not.

21 | And all king Solomons drinking.vef4. And when the queen of Sheba had seen sels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house all Solomons wisdom, and the house that he of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold, had built,

$none were of silver ;. it was nothing ac- 10:, there was

no filver in thein, 5 And the meat of his table, and the fit- counted of in the days of Solomon. hel.fardingting of his servants, and the + attendance of 22 For the king had at sea a navy of his ministers, and their apparel

, and his † Tarshish, with the navy of Hiram : once in Chz, 26.16. cup-bearers, C and his ascent by which he three years came the navy of Tarshish, bring

went up unto the house of the LORD: there ing gold and silver, * ivory, and apes, and *Or, eleplions was no more spirit in her.

peacocks. 6 And The laid to the king, It was a true 23 So k king Solomon exceeded all the "Chap. 3• 124

report that I heard in mine own land, of kings of the earth, for riches and for wisdom. Sayingsthy † acts, and of thy wisdom,

24 9 And all the earth † sought to Solo- + Heb. foughe she 7 Howbeit, I believed not the words, un- mon, to hear his wisdom, which God had face oj.

til I came, and mine eyes had seen it : and put in his heart.
tombaft behold, the half was not told me: # thy wil- 25. And they brought every man his

dom and prosperity exceedeth "the fame present, vessels of silver, and vessels of gold,
which I heard.

and garments, and armour, and spices, horses,
8 Happy are thy men, happy are these and mules, a rate year by year.
thy servants, which stand continually before 26 T ' And Solomon m

gathered toge-i Chap.4. 26. thee, and that hear thy wisdom.

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2Before twelve thousand horsemen, whom he be- 12 Notwithstanding in thy days I will not Wefore

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Chrift the king at Jerusalem.

rend it out of the hand of thy son. cit. 992.

27 And the king I made silver to be in Je- 13 Howbeit, I will not rend away all the cit. 992. Heb. gave.

rusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be kingdom: but will give one tribe to thy son,
as the sycomore-trees, that are in the vale, for David my servants fake, and for Jerusa-
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lems sake which I have chosen.
28 [* And Solomon had horses brought 14 And the LORD stirred up an ad-

out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the kings mer- versary unto Solomon, Hadad the Edomite; *Heb. And the chants received the linen yarn at a price. he was of the kings feed in Edom.

29. And a chariot came up and went out 15 " For it came to pass when David was 2 Sam. 8.14.

of Egypt for six hundred Thekels of silver, in Edom, and Joab the captain of the host • Josh. l. 4.

and an horse for an hundred and fifty: °and was gone up to bury the slain, after he had •Num. 24.19, fo for all the kings of the Hittites, and for smitten every male in Edom :

the kings of Syria, did they bring them out 16 (For six months did Joab remain there + Heb. by their † by their means.

with all Ifrael, until he had cut off

every
C H A P. XI.

male in Edom)
I Solomonis wives and concubines. 4. In his 17 That Hadad fled, he and certain E-

old age they draw him to idolatry; 9 God domites of his fathers servants with him,
threatneth him. 14 Solomons adversaries to go into Egypt; Hadad being yet a little
were Hadad, who was entertained in E- child.
gypt, 23 Rezon who reigned in Damascus, 18 And they arose out of Midian, and
26 and Feroboam, to whom Ahijab pro- came to Paran, and they took men with them
phesied. 41 Solomons afts, reign, and out of Paran, and they came to Egypt, unto
death: Rehoboam fucceedeth him.

Pharaoh king of Egypt, which gave him an
Ut king Solomon loved many strange house, and appointed him victuals, and

gave
women, (* together with the daughter him land.
of Pharaoh) women of the Moabites, Am- 19 And Hadad found great favour in the
monites, Edomites, Zidonians and Hittites: sight of Pharaoh, so that he gave him to wife

2 Of the nations concerning which the the sister of his own wife, the sister of Tah• Exod. 34. 16. LORD said unto the children of Israel, · Ye penes the queen.

shall not go in to them, neither shall they 20 And the sister of Tahpenes bare him
come in unto you, for surely they will turn Genubath his son, whom Tahpenes weaned
away your

heart after their gods: Solomon in Pharaohs house : and Genubath was in
clave unto these in love.

Pharaohs houshold among the sons of Pha3 And he had seven hundred wives, prin- raoh. cesses, and three hundred concubines : and 25 p And when Hadad heard in Egypt Pi Kings 2. : his wives turned away his heart.

that David Nept with his fathers, and that cir. 984.

For it came to pass when Solomon was Joab the captain of the host was dead, Haold, - that his wives turned away his heart àad said to Pharaoh, † Let me depart, that Heb. Send in after other gods: and his heart was not per- I may go to mine own country, feet with the LORD his God, as was the 22 Then Pharaoh said unto him, But what heart of David his father.

halt thou lacked with me, that behold, thou Judg.2.13. 5

For Solomon went after e Ashtoreth the seekeft to go to thine own country? And 12 Kings 23.13. goddess of the Zidonians, and after † Mil- he answered, # Nothing: howbeit, let me

go * Heb. Meie com, the abomination of the Ammonites.

in any wise. 6 And Solomon did evil in the sight of 23' And God stirred him up another #Heb. fulfilled the LORD, and I went not fully after the adversary, Rezon the son of Eliadah, which LORD, as did David his father.

fled from his lord Hadadezer king of Zo7 8 Then did Solomon build an high place bah.

for h Chemoth, the abomination of Moab, 24 And he gathered men unto him, and Judg. 11.24 in i the hill that is before Jerusalem; and for became captain over a band, 9 when David 2 Sam. 8. 3.

Molech, the abomination of the children of flew them of Zobab: and they went to Da-
Ammon.

mafcus, and dwelt therein, and reigned in
8 And likewise did he for all his strange Damascus.
wives, which burnt incense, and sacrificed 25. And he was an adversary to Ifrael all
unto their gods.

the days of Solomon, beside the mischief
99 And the LORD was angry with So- that Hadad did: and he abhorred Ifrael, and
lomon, because his heart was turned from reigned over Syria.
the Lord God of Israel, kwhich had appea- 26 And Jeroboam the son of Nebat, '2 Chr. 13.
red unto him twice,

an Ephrathite of Zereda, Solomons servant, Chap16.12.

10 And' had commanded him concerning (whose mothers name was Zeruah, a widow
this thing, that he fhould not go after other woman) even he lift up his hand against the
gods: but he kept not that which the LORD king.
commanded.

27 And this was the cause that he lift up 11 Wherefore the Lord said unto Solo- his hand against the king: s Solomon built Chap.8.2 *Heb. is with mon, Forasmuch as this * is done of thee, Millo, and repaired the breaches of the ci- * Heb. clara

and thou hast not kept my covenant and my ty of David his father.
statutes which I have commanded thee, I 28 And the man Jeroboam was a mighty
will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and man of valour : and Solomon seeing the
will give it to thy servant.

young

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