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David's charge to Solomon.

CHAPTER II.

Adonijah's request: his death. Before, and they have caused him to ride upon the king's } dan, and I sware to him by the Lord, saying, I will before mule :

not put thee to death with the sword.
45 And Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophets 9 Now therefore hold him not guiltless; for thou

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up from thence rejoicing, so that the city rang again.do unto him; but his hour head bring thou down to
This is the noise that ye have heard.

the grave with blood. 46 And also Solomon sitteth on the throne of the 10 So David 'slept with his fathers, and was r ch. 1, 21,

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buried in the city of David.
47 And, moreover, the king's servants came " to 11 And the days that David reigned over Israel
bless our lord king David, saying, God make the were forty years: seven years reigned he in Hebron,
name of Solomon better than thy name, and make and thirty and three years reigned he in Jerusalem.

his throne greater than thy throne. And the king 12 Then "sat Solomon upon the throne of David his
Gen, 24, bowed himself upon the bed.

father; and his kingdom was established greatly.
48 And also thus said the king, Blessed be the 13 And Adonijah the son of Haggith came to Bath-
LORD God of Israel, which hath given one to sit on sheba the mother of Solomon. And she said, Comest
my throne this day, mine eyes even seeing it. thout peaceably? And he said, Peaceably.

49 And all the guests that were with Adonijah were 14 He said, moreover, I have somewhat to say 'Kings 9,
afraid, and rose up, and went every man his way. unto thee. And she said, Say on.

50 And Adonijah feared because of Solomon, and 15 And he said, Thou knowest that the kingdom y Ex. 38, 2 arose, and went, and caught hold on the horns of was mine, and that all Israel set their faces on me, from 125.50 1. Pr.21,14. the 'altar.

that I should reign: howbeit, the kingdom is turned Dan. 2, 11. 51 And it was told Solomon, saying, Behold, Ado- about, and is become my brother's : for it was his pijah feareth king Solomon; for, lo, he hath caught from the LORD. hold on the horns of tiie altar, saying, Let king Solo- 16 And now I ask one petition of thee, + deny me mon swear unto me to-day, that he will not slay his not. And she said unto him, Say on. servant with the sword.

17 And he said, Speak, I pray thee, unto Solomon my face,

I 52 And Solomon said, If he will shew himself a the king, (for he will not say thee nay,) that he give 1 Sam. 14, worthy man, there shall not a hair of him fall to the me Abishag the Shunammite to wife. Acer 2134. earth: but if wickedness shall be found in him, he 18 And Bath-sheba said, - Well; I will speak for , Prov. 14, shall die.

thee unto the king.
53 So king Solomon sent, and they brought him 19 Bath-sheba therefore went unto king Solomon,

down from the altar. And he came and bowed him-{to speak unto him for Adonijah. And the king rose Eurar

, 13, self to king Solomon : and Solomon said unto niin, up to meet her, and a bowed himself unto her, and a Ex. 20, 12 mm 24,2 Go to thine house.

sat down on his throne, and caused a seat to be set CHAPTER II.

for the king's mother; and she sat on his right hand. Ps. 95% David, having given a charge to Solomon, dieth.

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die: and he charged Solomon his son, saying, said unto her, Ask on, my mother; for I will not say
2 I go the way of all the earth : be thou strong, thee nay.
therefore, and shew thyself a man;

21 And she said, Leto Abishag the Shunammite c2 Sam. 8, 3 And. keep the charge of the LORD thy God, to be given to Adonjah thy brother to wife. e Josh. 19?. walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his com- 22 And king Solomon answered and said unto his

mandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, mother, And why dost thou ask Abishag the Shunamcalear. 17, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest {mite for Adonijah ? ask for him the kingdom also ; 7. & 13, 212

prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thon for he is mine elder brother; even for him, and for a chap. 1, ?. turnest thyself;

* Abiathar the priest, and for Joab the son of Zeruiah. 4. That the Lord may e continue his word, which 23 Then king Solomon sware by the LORD, say- . (2 Tim. 4,5. he spake concerning me, saying, If thy children'take ing, God do so to me, and more also, if Adonijah have a Chr. 23, 5 Luke 1,6.

heed to their way, to walk's before me in truth with not spoken this word against his own life.

all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not 24 Now therefore, as the LORD liveth, which hath 27. Ook 2.10.* fail thee (said he) a 'man on the throne of Israel. established me, and 'set me on the throne of David

5 Moreover, thou knowest also what Joab the son my father, and who hath made me 6 a house, as he iz; sam. ?, of Zeruiah * did to me, and what he did to the two" promised, Adonijah shall be 'put to death this day. i Prop

. 21, 2 San captains of the hosts of Israel, unto Abner the son of 25 And king Solomon sent by the hand of Benaiah 50.

Ner, and unto Amasa the son of Jether, whom he the son of Jehoiada ; and he fell upon him that he k 2 Sanı. I,

slew, and 'shed the blood of war in peace, and put died. * Sam.. the blood of war upon his girdle that was about his 26 And unto Abiathar the priest said the king, Get 1 Jer. 1, 1. loins, and in his shoes that were on his feet.

thee to 'Anathoth, unto thinc own fields; for thou art 2 Samuel 6 Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let worthy of death: but I will not "at this time put thee

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to death, because thou barest the ark of the Lord God 7 But shew kindness unto the sons of Barzillai before David my father, and because thou hast been 2S. the Gileadite, and let them be of those that Peat at afflicted in all wherein my father was afflicted.

thy table: for so they came to me when I fled be- 27 So Solomon thrust out Abiathar from being 2,33. Fam. % cause of Absalom thy brother.

priest unto the LORD; that he might Pfulfil the word 427,3 8 And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei the son of the Lord, which he spake concerning the house on 23.54 of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me of Eli in 9 Shiloh. 16,5. with a grievous curse in the day when I went to 28 Then tidings came to Joab: (for Joab had a Px. 78. u

Mahanaim: but he came down to meet me at Jor- ' turned after Adonijah, though he turned not after r chap. 1.7

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1. KINGS.

Solomon's petition. Absalom :) and Joab fled unto the tabernacle of the throne of David 'shall be established before the CHRIST

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Lord for ever. Cir. 1012 LORD, and caught hold on the horns of the altar.

29 And it was told king Solomon that Joab was 46 So the king commanded Benaiah the son of ch. 1,50. fled unto the tabernacle of the Lord: and, behold, Jehoiada ; which went out, and fell upon him

that Ps 106, sh he is by the altar. Then Solomon sent Benaiah the he died. And the kingdom was established in ine son of Jehoiada, saying, Go fall upon him.

hand of Solomon.
30 And Benaiah came to the tabernacle of the

CHAPTER III.
LORD, and said unto him, Thus saith the king, Come Solomon's judgment between the two harlots, niaketh him
forth. And he said, Nay; but I will die here. And

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Egypt, took , 31 And the king said unto him, Do as he hath brought her into the city of David, until he had made • ch. 2, 10. 1 Ex. 21, 14. said, and · fall upon him, and " bury him ; that thou an end of building his own house, and the house of dcbap. 7, 1.

mayest take away the innocent blood, which Joab the LORD, and the wall of Jerusalem round about. ech 9, 15. shed, from me, and from the house of my father. 2 Only the people sacrificed in ‘bigh places, be- rch. 22, 43. 32 And the LORD shall return his blood upon his cause there was no house built unto the name of the

} s bien. 4,11. own head, who fell upon two men more righteous and { LORD until those days.

better than he, and slew thein with the sword, my 3 And Solomon "loved the LORD, 'walking in the h2 Cor. 5,
father David not knowing thereof, to wit, Abner the statutes of David his father : only he sacrificed and
son of Ner, captain of the host of Israel, and Amasa burnt incense in high places.
the son of Jether, captain of the host of Judah.

4 And the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there; ki Chron.
33 Their † blood shall therefore return upon the for that was k the great high place: a thousand burnt-
head of Joab, and upon the head of his seed for ever: offerings did Solomon offer upon that altar.

but upon David, and upon his seed, and upon his 5 ln Gibeon, the LORD appeared to Solomon in'a m 2 Chron. z. Prov. 1€, house, and upon his throne, shall there be ? peace dream by night: and God said, " Ask what I shall ;7. Isa. 5, 6, 7. for ever from the LORD.

give thee. 34 So Benaiah the son of Jehoiada went up, and 6 And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy 2 Kings cat32fell upon him, and slew him; and he was buried in servant David my father great mercy, according as he Rom. 5,... his own house in the wilderness.

walked before thee in truth, and Pin righteousness, 35 And the king put Benaiah the son of Jehoiada and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast 9 Ps. 15, 2 Acts 8, 21." in his room over the host ; and Zadok the priest did kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given u Num. 25, the king put in the room of Abiathar.

him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day. 36 1 And the king sent and called for Shimei, and 7 And now, O LORD my God, thou hast made thy said unto him, Build thee a house in Jerusalem, and servant king instead of David my father; and I am 3, Kim dwell there, and go not forth thence any whither. but a little child: I know not howu to go out or come in.

37 For it shall be, that on the day thou goest out, 8 And thy servant is in the midst of thy people I. Prov.2)and passest over the brook Kidron, thou shalt know which thou hast * chosen, a great people, that can- x Deut. 7,7

for certain that thou shalt surely die: 'thy blood shall not be numbered nor counted for multitude.
be upon thine own head.

9Give therefore thy servant an understanding 38 And Shimei said unto the king, The saying Sis heart a to judge thy people, that I may discern be- 2 Janies 1,5. . 27, 28. good: as my lord the king hath said, so will thy ser-tween good and bad; for who is able to judge this a Ps. 72, 1.

vant do. And Shimei dwelt in Jerusalen many thy so great a people ?
days.

10 And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solo-
39 And it came to pass, at the end of three years, mon had asked this thing.

that two of the servants of Shimei ran away unto 11 And God said unto him, Because thou hast 1 Heb. b. Samues "Achish son of Maachah, king of Gath: and they asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself † long es 13, 11 told Shimei, saying, Behold, thy servants be in Gath. life; neither hast asked riches for thyself

, nor hast 40 And Shinei arose, and saddled his ass, and asked the life of thine cnemies; but hast asked for 1 Jouts 3,2

went to Gath, to Achish, to seek his servants: and tiyself understanding to discern judgment; Luke 12, 15. Shimei went, and brought his servants from Gath. . 12 Behold, 'I have done according to thy word : Prov. 1, 2.

41 And it was told Solomon that Shimci had gone}lo, I have given thee e a wise and an understanding {sh. 4. 29. from Jerusalem 1o Gath, and was come again. heart; so that there was none like thee before thee,

42 And the king sent and called for Shinei, and neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.
Ps. 15, 4. said unto him, Did I not make thee *o 'swear by the 13 And I have also given thee that which thou

Lor), and protested unto thee, saying, Know for a shast % not asked, both riches and honour; so that bel. 13, 7.
certain, that on the day thou goest out, and walkest there shall not be any among the kings like unto thee 12 Sam. 5.4.
abroad any whither, that thou shalt surely die? and all thy days.
thon saidst unto me, The word that I have heard is 14 And if thou wilt walk in my ways, to keep my kGer. 41, 7.
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statutes and my commandments, as thy father David 1 Ex. 40, 5, 43 Why then hast thou not kept the 'm oath of the did walk, then I will lengthen thy days. Ezek 19,19. Lors, and the commandment that I have charged 15 And Solomon awoke; and, behold, it was thee win?

dream. And he came to Jerusalem, and stood before 41. The king said, moreover, to Shimei, " Thou 'the ark of the covenant of the Lory, and offered up 125.2 knowest all the wickedness which thine heart is burnt-offerings, and offered peace-offerings, and made

privy to, that ° thou didst to David my father: there a feast to all his servants. purpos 23 ore the LORD shall return thy wickedness upon 16 I " Then came there two women, that were thine own head :

harlots, unto the king, and stood before him. 45 And king Solomon shall be a blessed, and the 17 And the one woman said, PO my lord, I and verse 2

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CHAPTER IV....V.

His riches and wisdom this woman dwell in one house; and I was delivered 13. The son of Geber, in' Ramoth-gilead ; to him clinfos CHRIST of a child with her in the house. a

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we were together ; there was no stranger with us in cities, with walls and brazen bars.
the house, save we two in the house.

14 Ahinadab the son of Iddo had Mahanaim.
19 And this woman's child died in the night; be- 15 Ahimaaz wus in Naphtali; he also took Bas-
cause she overlaid it.

math the daughter of Solomon to wife.
20 And she arose # at midnight, and took my son 16 Baanah the son of Hushai was in Asher and in
from beside me, wbile thine handmaid slept, and laid Aloth.
it in her bosom, and laid her dead child in my bosom. 17 Jehoshaphat the son of Paruah in Issachar.

21 And when I arose in the morning, to give my 18 Shimei the son of Elah in Benjamin.
Sam. 1,23. child ' suck, behold, it was dead; but when I had 19 Geber the son of Uri was in the country of Gil-
Lam. 4, S. considered it in the morning, behold, it was not my ead, in the country of * Sihon king of the Amorites,
son which I did bare.

and of Og king of Bashan ; and he was the only offi? - Deut 3, 8. 22 And the other woman said, Nay; but the living cer which was in the land. is my son, and the dead is thy son. And this said, 20 1 Judah and Israel were many, as the sand No; but the dead is thy son, and the living is my son. which is by the sea in multitude,' eating and drinking, ža. Thus they spake before the king.

and making merry. 23 Then said the king, The one saith, This is my son 21 And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from prov. 29, 1. that liveth, and thy son is the dead: and the other saith, } the river unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the Micah 4, 4. Nay; but thy son is the dead, and my son is the living: border of Egypt: they brought presents, and served Dan. 7,14

24 And the king said, Bring me a sword. And Solomon all the days of his life. they brought a sword before the king.

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, 10. 25 And the king said, Divide the living child in two,} || thirty measures of fine flour, and || threescore mea- 1 Heb. and give half to the one, and half to the other. sures of meal,

26 Then spake the woman whose the living child 23 Ten fat oxen, and twenty oxen out of the pasu Gen. 23,6. Wirs unto the king, (for her bowels † yearned upon hertures, and a hundred sheep, besides harts, and roe- bushell

son,) and she said, O my lord, give her the living child, {bucks, and fallow deer, and fatted fowl. Isa. 11,3 and in no wise slay it. But the other said, Let it be 24 For he had dominion over all the region on this too bushels. # Deut. 1, neither mine nor thine, but divide it.

side the river, from Tiphsah even to" Azzah, over 2 Kings in 27 Then the king answered and said, Give her the all the kings on this side the river: and he had peace living child and in no wise slay it: she is the inother on all sides round about him. thereof.

25 And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man 28 And all Israel heard of the judgment which the under his vine and under his fig-tree, from Dan even : Ping?," king had judged ; and they feared the king: for they to Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon. saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to do. 26 And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses Jer. 23, 6.

"' judgment.

for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen. CHAPTER IV.

27 And those officers provided victual for king žech. 3 10. 1 Solomon's princes....7 His twelve officers for provision. Solomon, and for all that came unto king SoloO king Solomon was king over a all Israel. mon's table, every man in his month: they lacked

2 And these were the princes which he had ; { nothing. clay. 2, 35. Azariah the son of || Zadok the priest ;

28 Barley also and straw for the horses and drom- hEsth. 8,14. 3 Elihoreph and Ähiah, the sons of Shisha, 'scribes; edaries brought they unto the place where the officers

Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, the recorder. were, every man according to his charge. He kept

4 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the 29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and under- ich. 3, 10, host; and Zadok and || Abiathar were the priests; standing exceeding much, and + largeness of heart,

5 And Azariah the son of Nathan was over the even as the sand that is on the sea-shore.

officers; and Zabud the son of Nathan was principal 30 And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of prov: 21 4 e ch. 5, 14. officer, and the king's friend;

all the children of the east country, and all the
6 And Ahishar was over the household ; and Ado-wisdom of Egypt.
niram the son of Abda was over the e tribute.

31 For he was "wiser than all men ; than Ethan Acts 7, 12. 7 And Solomon had twelve officers over all Israel, the Ezrahite,

and Heman, and Chalcel, and Darda, m. col. 2, 3 Josh. 15, which provided victuals for the king and his house-the sons of Mahol : and his fame was in all nations n1Chr. 2,6.

hold: each man his month in a year made provision. {round about.

8 And these are their names : The son of Hur, in 32 And he spake three thousand proverbs : and 'mount Ephraim.

his ? songs were a thousand and five. 9 The son of Dekar, in Makaz, and in Shaalbim, 33 And he spake cf trees, from the cedar-tree that 9 Song 1, 1. 1 Jeshi. 17, and Beth-shemesh, and Elon-beth-hanan.

is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out 10 The son of Hesed, in Aruboth; to him per- of the wall: he spake also of beasts, ard of fowl, and Josh. 3, tained Sochoh, and all the land of Hepher.

of creeping things, and of fishes. 11 The son of Abinadab, in all the region of Dor; 34 And there came of all people to hear the wis- chap 10 which had Taphath the daughter of Solomon to wife. {dom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, which

12 Baana, the son of Ahilud ; to him pertained had heard of his wisdom. ! Taanach and Megiddo, and all Beth-shean, which

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1. KINGS.

The building and anointed him king in the room of his father ;) for come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year

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Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month Zif, which 2 And Solomon sent to Hiram, saying,

is the second month, that he began to build the house 3 Thou knowest how that David my father could of the LORD. i Sir.14,1: not build a house ' unto the name of the Lord his

2 And the house which king Solomon built for the Exod. 12, Ps41, 8. & God, for the wars which were about him on every LORD, the length thereof was threescore cubits, and

side, until the LORD put them under the soles of his the breadth thereof twenty cubits, and the height
feet.

thereof thirty cubits. 4 But now the Lord my God hath given me 6 rest 3 And the porch before the temple of the house, eLuke 1,10. • Ps. 76, 1. on every side, so that there is neither adversary nor twenty cubits was the length thereof, according to the detest 2017 1 Chr. 22 evil occurrent.

breadth of the house ; and ten cubits was the breadth 12 5 And, behold, I purpose to build a house unto the thereof before the house. name of the LORD my God, 'as the LORD spake unto

4. And for the house he made' windows of narrow isuus, . haloshua), David my father, saying, Thy son whom I will set lights.

upon thy throne in thy room, he shall build a house 5 And against the wall of the house he built & cham-
unto my name.

bers round about, against the walls of the house round 11. 6 Now therefore command chou that they hew me about, both of the temple and of the huracle: and he

*cedar-trees out of Lebanon ; and my servants shall made chambers round about. * ch. 6, 20. be with thy servants: and unto thee will I give hire 6 The nethermost chamber was five cubits broad, Lev. 16, 2

for thy servants, according to all that thou shalt ap- and the middle was six cubits broad, and the third

point: for thou knowest that there is not among us any was seven cubits broad: for without in the wall of the 1 Gen. 19, that can skill to hew timber like unto the 'Sidonians. house be made narrowed rests round about, that the 7 And it came to pass, when Hiram heard the beams should not be fastened in the walls of the house.

” m 2 Sam. 6, words of Solomon, that he rejoiced greatly, and said, 7 And the house, when it was in building, was ichaf. 5,19 Song 1, 17. Blessed bef the Lord this day, which hath given unto built' of stone made ready before it was brought David a wise son over this great people.

thither: so that there was neither hammer, nor axe, 8 And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have con-nor any tool of iron, heard in the house while it was kIsa. 4,5 3 Kings 5, sidered the things which thou sentest to me for: and in building. Psal

. 58, 11. I will do all thy desire concerning timber of cedar, 8 The door for the middle chamber was in the right
Dan. 3, 22. and concerning timber of fir.

side of the house : and they went up with winding
9 My servants shall bring them down from Leba- stairs into the middle chamber, and out of the middle
non unto the sea; and I will convey them by sea in into the third.
floats unto the place that thou shalt appoint me, and 9 So he built the house, and finished it; and cov-
will cause them to be discharged there, and thouered the house with beams and boards of cedar.

shalt receive them : and thou shalt accomplish my 10 And then he built chambers against all the Eph. 2, 16. :. Ezek. 27, desire in giving food for my household.

house, five cubits high : and they rested on the house
10 So Hiram gave Solomon cedar-trees, and fir- with timber of cedar.
trees, according to all his desire.

11 1 And the word of the LORD came to Solo- nchap. 9, 2 11 And Solomon gave Hiram twenty thousand mon, saying, chap.com # measures of wheat for food to his household, and 12 Concerning this house which thou art in build

twenty measures of pure oil; thus gave Solomon toing, if thou wilt walk in my statutes, and execute my
Hiram year by year.

judgments, and keep all my commandments to walk chap. 2, 3 12 And the LORD gave Solomon wisdom, as he in them; then will I perform my word with thee, p ch. 3 12 P promised him; and there was peace between Hiram which I 'spake unto David thy father :

and Solomon; and they two made a league together. 13 And I will p dwell among the children of Israel, Core, 16

13 And king Solomon raised 9 a levy out of all { and will not forsake my people Israel.
Israel; and the levy was thirty thousand men.

14 So Solomon built the house, and finished it.
14 And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a 15 And he built the walls of the house within with

Heb.front month by courses; a month they were in Lebanon, boards of cedar, + both the floor of the house and the themelore and two months at home: 'and Adoniram was over { walls of the ceiling: and he covered them on the interneten the levy.

side with wood, and covered the floor of the bouse the roof: 15 And Solomon had threescore and ten thousand with planks of fir. 12Chr. 2; that' bare burdens, and fourscore thousand || hewers 16 And he built twenty cubits on the sides of the in the mountains :

house, both the floor and the walls, with boards of 16 Besides the chief of Solomon's officers which cedar: he even built them for it within, even for the este resun were over the work, three thousand and three hun- oracle, even for the t most holy place. of stone und dred, wbich ruled over the people that wrought in the 17 And the house, that is, the temple before it, was work.

forty cubits long. 17 And the king commanded, and they brought 18 And the cedar of the house within was carved iChr. 6, 43. u 1 Chr. 22, 'great stones, costly stones, and "hewed stones, to lay with || knops and open flowers: all was cedar; there Ezek 13,3 the foundation of the house.

was no stones seen. 18 And Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders 19 And the oracle he prepared in the house within, monitor

did hew them, and the || stone-squarers: so they pre- to set there the ark of the covenant of the LORD. fram 23, 8. pared timber and stones to build the house.

20 And the oraele in the forepart was twenty CHAPTER VI.

cubits in length, and twenty cubits in breadth, and 34, 37. The building of Solomon's temple.

twenty cubits in the height thereof: and he overlaid ND. it came to pass, in the four hundred and it with "pure gold; and so covered the altar which eightieth year after the children of Israel were was of cedar.

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CHAPTER VII.

Solomon's buildings, fr. 21 So Solomon overlaid the house within with pure 6 And he made a porch of pillars; the length theregold : and he made a partition by the chains of gold of was fifty cubits, and the breadth thereof thirty cubefore the oracle ; and he overlaid it with gold. bits: and the porch was before them; and the other

22 And the whole house he overlaid with gold, un-pillars and the thick beam were before them. til he had finished all the house : also the whole't al- 7 Then he made a porch for the throne, where he ich 10, 18 tar that was by the oracle he overlaid with gold. might judgc, even the porch of judgment: and it was Isa. 9, 7.

23 And within the oracle he made two" cherubims covered with cedar from one side of the floor to the 2°Cbr . 5, 8. of † olive-tree, each ten cubits high.

other. 24 And five cubits was the one wing of the cherub, 8 And his house where he dwelt had another court Ex. 25, 18

and five cubits the other wing of the cherub: from within the porch, which was of the like work. SoloNeh. & 16. the uttermost part of the one wing unto the uttermost mon made also a house for Pharaoh's daughter, part of the other were ten cubits.

whom he had taken to wife, like unto this porch. 25 And the other cherub was ten cubits: both the 9 All these were of costly stones, (according to "rh. 5, 17.

. cherubims were of one measure and one size. the measures of hewed stones, sawed with saws,)

26 The height of the one cherub was ten cubits, within and without even from the foundation unto the and so was it of the other cherub.

coping, and so on the outside toward the great court. 27 And he set the cherubims within the inner house: 10 And the foundation was of costly stones, even achr.3.11 and they "stretched forth the wings of the cherubims, great stones; stones of ten cubits, and stones of eight

so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and cubits.
the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; 11 And above were costly stones, (after the mea- e Eph. 1,
and their wings touched one another in the midst of sures of hewed stones,) and cedars.
the house.

12 And the great court round about was with three
28 And he overlaid the cherubins with gold. rows of hewed stones, and a row of cedar beams,

29 And he carved all the walls of the house round both for the 'inner court of the house of the Lord,

about with carved figures of cherubims and palm- and for the porch of the house. Rowers of trees and open flowers, within and without.

13 1 And king Solomon sent, and & fetched Hiram 14, 16.
30 And the flour of the house he overlaid with gold, { out of Tyre.
within and without.

14 He was a widow's sun of the tribe of Naphtali, % 4 36, 1.
31 And for the entering of the oracle he made doors and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in brass : 1 Heb.
your tickets of olive-tree: the lintel and side-posts were || a fifth and he was filled with wisdoin and understanding, someone
verse de, part of the wall.

and cunning to work all works in brass. And he came 2 Kings 25,
32 The two doors also were of olive-tree; and he to king Solomon, and wrought all his work.
carved upon them carvings of cherubims and palm- 15 For he † cast 'two pillars of brass, of || eighteen Jer. 52, 21.
trees and open flowers, and overlaid them with gold, cubits high a piece; and a line of twelve cubits did 1 In 2 Chr.
and spread gold upon the cherubims and upon the compass either of them about.
palm-trees.

16 And he made two chapiters of molten brass, to cubits men-
33 So also made he for the door of the temple, set upon the tops of the pillars: the height of the one are reckon

posts of olive-tree, a fourth part of the wall. chapiter was five cubits, and the height of the other dafter the { chap. 5, 8.

34 And the two doors were of y fir-tree: the two chapiter was five cubits : leaves of the one door were folding, and the two leaves 17 And nets of checker-work, and wreaths of chain the common of the other door were folding.

work, for the chapiters which were upon the top of Gea 6, is. 35 And he carved thereon cherubims and palm-the pillars; seven for the one chapiter, and seven for trees and open flowers; and covered them with gold the other chapiter. fitted upon the carved work.

18 And he made the pillars, and two rows round k 2 Kings 36 And he built the inner court with three rows about upon the one net-work, to cover the chapiters 25, 17 ciev. 11,2 of hewed stone, and a row of cedar-beams.

that were upon the top, with pomegranates: and so "Jer 52 37 1 In the fourth year was the foundation of the did he for the other chapiter. part of house of the Lord laid, in the month Zif:

19 And the chapiters that were upon the top of the 20. 38 And in the eleventh year, in the month || Bul, pillars were of lily-work in the porch, " four cubits.

(which is the eighth month,) was the house finished 20 And the chapiters upon the two pillars had "That is Luke 14, throughout all the parts thereof, and according to all pomegranates also above, over against the belly which hablish

the fashion of it. So was he seven years in build-was by the net-work: and the pomegranates were 'two Isa. 9, =p.7, 1. ing it.

hundred, in rows rourd about upon the other chapiter. That is, in CHAPTER VII.

21 And he set up the pillars in the porch of the author. 1 The building of Solomon's house, 2 of the house of Lebanon. temple; and he set up the right pillar, and called the BUT Solomon was building hisown house || thir- name thereof || Jachin; and be set up the left pillar, on

; teen years, and he finished all his house.

called name thereof || . 2 He built also the house of the forest of Lebanon; 22 And upon the top of the pillars was lily-work: Oren are

the length thereof was a hundred cubits, and the so was the work of the pillars finished. 53. breadth thereof fifty cubits, and the height thereof 43 And he made " a molten sea, ten cubits from eigencement de 2 thirty cubits, upon four rows of cedar pillars, with the

one brim to the other: it was round all

about, and will be 50. cedar beams upon the pillars.

his height was five cubits; and a line of thirty cubits turcsus 3 And it was covered with cedar above upon the did compass it round about. beams, that lay on forty-five pillars, fifteen in a row. 24 And under the brim of it round about there were 38

4 And there were windows in three rows, and light || knops compassing it, ten in a cubit, compassing the more you can was against light in three ranks.

sea round about: the knops were cast in two rows, finance, or, 5 And all the doors and posts were square, with the when it was cast. windows: and light was against light in three ranks. 25 lt stood upon twelve o oxen, three looking 2Chr.4,5,

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