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1015.

1015

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Solomon made king.
2 CHRONICLES, I.

David's reign and death. che lors r rams, and a thousand lambs, with their ) as had not been on any king before him

drink offerings, and sacrifices in abun- in Israel.
dance for all Israel:

26 Thus David the son of Jesse
22 And did eat and drink before the reigned over all Israel.
Lord on that day with great gladness. 27 And the time that he reigned over hom. 1.4.

And they made Solomon the son of Israel was forty years; seven years u 2 Sam. 5.5. Kingii

. David king the second time, and 'anoint- reigned he in Hebron, and thirty and three

ed him unto the Lord to be the chief go- years reigned he in Jerusalem.
vernor, and Zadok to be priest.

28 And he died in a good old age,
23 Then Solomon sat on the throne 'full of days, riches, and honour: and ych. 23. .
of the LORD as king instead of David his Solomon his son reigned in his stead.

father, and prospered; and all Israel 29 Now the acts of David the king, Eccle. 1.2. obeyed him.

first and last, behold, they are written in 24 And all the princes, and the mighty the || + book of Samuel the seer, and in 1 Or, history. der Salome: men, and all the sons likewise of king the book of Nathan the prophet, and in werds. 2. &7.22.* David, '+ submitted themselves unto So- the book of Gad the seer,

30 With all his reign and his might, 25 And the Lord magnified Solomon | " and the times that went over him, and z Dan. 2. 21. 11. Chron. exceedingly in the sight of all Israel, and over Israel, and over all the kingdoms of

• bestowed upon him such royal majesty the countries.

Heb. gate
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THE SECOND BOOK OF THE CHRONICLES.
CHAP. I.

father, and hast made me 'to reign in his
1 The solemn offering of Solomon at Gi- stead.
beon. 7 Solomon's choice of wisdom is 9 Now, O LORD God, let thy promise
blessed by God. 13 Solomon's strength and unto David my father be established: 28 5.
wealth.

m for thou hast made me king over a m Kings 3. kiups 2

Anne Solomon the son of David was propieudt.ike the dust of the earth in a more b Gen. 1923 othe LORD his God was with him, and

10 "Give me now wisdom and know- ni kings 3. ‘magnified him exceedingly.

ledge, that I may 'go out and come in
2 Then Solomon spake unto all Israel, before this people: for who can judge
Chron to the captains of thousands and of this thy people, that is so great?
hundreds, and to the judges, and to every

1 And God said to Solomon, Be- pi Kings 3.
governor in all Israel, the chief of the cause this was in thine heart, and thou
fathers.

hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, 3 So Solomon, and all the congrega- nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet

tion with him, went to the high place hast asked long life; but hast asked wis4 Foto that was at Gibeon; for there was the dom and knowledge for thyself

, that thou
* * * 21. tabernacle of the congregation of God, mayest judge my people, over whom I

which Moses the servant of the Lord had have made thee king:
made in the wilderness.

12 Wisdom and knowledge is granted
4 But the ark of God had David unto thee; and I will give thee riches,
i Chron brought up from Kirjath-jearim to the and wealth, and honour, such as 'none al Chron.

place which David had prepared for it: of the kings have had that have been be-bris 2:
for he had pitched a tent for it at Je- fore thee, neither shall there any after 3-

thee have the like.
5 Morcover the brasen altar, that 13 | Then Solomon came from his
"Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, journey to the high place that was at
had made, || he put before the tabernacle Gibeon to Jerusalem, from before the ta-
of the Lord: and Solomon and the con- bernacle of the congregation, and reigned
gregation sought unto it.

over Israel,
6 And Solomon went up thither to 14 " And Solomon gathered chariots Kings
the brasen altar before the Lord, which and horsemen: and he had a thousand kic.ch. 9 23.

was at the tabernacle of the congrega- and four hundred chariots, and twelve Si kup 24 tion, and offered a thousand burnt offers thousand horsemen, which he placed in ings upon it.

the chariot cities, and with the king at 7 9 * In that night did God appear Jerusalem. unto Solomon, and said unto him, Ask 15 And the king + made silver and; King 10. what I shall give thee.

gold at Jerusalem as plenteous as stones, Job 11. 24 8 And Solomon said unto God, Thou and cedar trees made he as the sycomore hast shewed great mercy unto David my trees that are in the vale for abundance.

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Solomon's message to Huram.
2 CHRONICLES.

Huram's answer. 16 • And + Solomon had horses wine, and twenty thousand baths of oil.

brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: 11 g Then Huram the king of Tyre t 1 Kings 10.

the king's merchants received the linen answered in writing, which he sent to So28 , 29. ch.9 yarn at a price.

lomon," Because the Lord hath loved his = 1 Kings 1o. 17 And they fetched up, and brought people, he hath made thee king over them. of the horses forth out of Egypt a chariot for six hun 12 Huram said moreover, °Blessed be o 1 Kings s

dred shekels of silver, and an horse for an the LORD God of Israel, P that made hea- p Gen. 1. & hundred and fifty: and so brought they ven and earth, who hath given to David & 22 23

out horses for all the kings of the Hit- the king a wise son, tendued with pru- 2 8 136. their hand. tites, and for the kings of Syria, + by their dence and understanding, that might . & 14.13

build an house for the LORD, and an house

for his kingdom.
CHAP. II.
1, 17 Solomon's labourers for the building of

13 And now I have sent a cunning standing.
the temple. 3 His embassage to Huram man, endued with understanding, of Hu-
for workmen and provision of stuff. 11 ram my father's,
Huram sendeth him a kind answer.

14 "The son of a woman of the daugh- Kings;. « 1 Kings 5 ND Solomon * determined to build ters of Dan, and his father was a man of and an house for his kingdom.

ver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in bi Kings 5 2 And Solomon told out threescore timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine

and ten thousand men to bear burdens, linen, and in crimson; also to grave any
and fourscore thousand to hew in the manner of graving, and to find out every
mountain, and three thousand and six device which shall be put to him, with thy
hundred to oversee them.

cunning men, and with the cunning men
3 [ And Solomon sent to || Huram of my lord David thy father.
c 1 Chrou." the king of Tyre, saying, As thou didst 15 Now therefore the wheat, and the

deal with David my father, and didst send barley, the oil, and the wine, which 'my
him cedars to build him an house to dwell lord hath spoken of, let him send unto his
therein, even so deal with me.

servants:
4 Behold, I build an house to the 16 'And we will cut wood out of Le Kings s

name of the Lord my God, to dedicate banon, † as much as thou shalt need: and Hebe & Exod. 30.7. it to him, and to burn before him tsweet we will bring it to thee in flotes by sea all thy need.

incense, and for the continual shewbread, to +J opa; and thou shalt carry it up to 1. Hleda

and for the burnt offerings morning and Jerusalem. 30. Lev. 24.8. evening, on the sabbaths, and on the new 17 It And Solomon numbered all As ver. 2. 5,9,10.,. *. moons, and on the solemn feasts of the + the strangers that were in the land of Kings

LORD our God. This is an ordinance for Israel, after the numbering wherewith 21. ch & ever to Israel.

u David his father had numbered them; †Heb. the 5 And the house which I build is great; and they were found an hundred and rate h Ps. 135-5. for "great is our God above all gods. fifty thousand and three thousand and six i Chron. ii Kings & 6. But who tis able to build him an hundred.

house, seeing the heaven and heaven of 18 And he set 'threescore and ten "As it is telebe back, heavens cannot contain him? who am I thousand of them to be bearers of bur

then, that I should build him an house, dens, and fourscore thousand to be hewers
save only to burn sacrifice before him? in the mountain, and three thousand and

7 Send me now therefore a man cun- six hundred overseers to set the people
ning to work in gold, and in silver, and a work.
in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and

CHAP. III.
crimson, and blue, and that can skill t.to 1 The place, and time of building the temple.
grave with the cunning men that are with 3 The measure and ornaments of the house.
me in Judah and in Jerusalem, * whom 11 The cherubims. 14 The vail and pillars.
David my father did provide.

WHEN Solomon began to build the 11 Kings 5.6. 8 Send me also cedar trees, fir trees, Theory akmanes and || algum trees, out of Lebanon: for I mount Moriah, || where the LORD ap- . Gen 22 %,

know that thy servants can skill to cut peared unto David his father, in the place iOr, which timber in Lebanon; and, behold, my that David had prepared in the threshing- Derit servants shall be with thy servants, floor of " || Ornan the Jebusite.

9 Even to prepare me timber in abun 2 And he began to build in the second a. 18 **

dance: for the house which I am about day of the second month, in the fourth + Hjeb. great to build shall be + wonderful great. year of his reign.

10 " And, behold, I will give to thy 3 | Now these are the things wherein di Kisgra m. Kings 5. servants, the hewers that cut timber, Solomon was instructed for the building Hel

twenty thousand measures of beaten of the house of God. The length by cubits Jasses
wheat, and twenty thousand measures of after the first measure was threescore cu-
barley, and twenty thousand baths of l bits, and the breadth twenty cubits.

+ Heb. incense of spices. fExod. 25.

Japan, Jash, 19 Acts

27. ch. 6. 18. Isai. 60. 1.

obtained strength.

+ Heb.to grare gras

ki Chron. 22. 15.

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b i Kings 7.

24, 25, 261.

+ Heb. opeered.

7. 26.

e 1 Kings 7. 38.

23, &c. 1 Or, (as some think) werk

+ Heb. the

ing.

The measure, &c. of the temple.

CHAP. IV.

The molten sea. * And the porch that was in the front | M brass, twenty cubits the length

of the house, the length of it was accorde 1 Kings 6. ing to the breadth of the house, twenty thereof, and twenty cubits the breadth . Exod. 27.

cubits, and the height was an hundred thereof, and ten cubits the height thereof. 16. 11. Ezek. and twenty: and he overlaid it within 21 Also he made a molten sea of ten 43. 13, 16. with pure gold.

cubits from brim to brim, round in 23. 1 Kings 6. 5 And 'the greater house he cieled compass, and five cubits the height there with this from

with fir tree, which he overlaid with fine of; and a line of thirty cubits did com- his brim.
gold, and set thereon palm trees and pass it round about.
chains.

3°And under it was the similitude of s1 Kings 7.
6 And he + garnished the house with oxen, which did compass it round about:
precious stones for beauty: and the gold ten in a cubit, compassing the sea round
was gold of Parvaim.

about. Two rows of oxen were cast,
7 He overlaid also the house, the when it was cast.
beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, 4. It stood upon twelve oxen, three
and the doors thereof, with gold; and looking toward the north, and three look-
graved cherubims on the walls.

ing toward the west, and three looking to-
8 | And he made the most holy house, ward the south, and three looking toward
the length whereof was according to the the east: and the sea was set above upon
breadth of the house, twenty cubits, and them, and all their hinder parts were
the breadth thereof twenty cubits: and inward.
he overlaid it with fine gold, amounting

5 And the thickness of it was an hand.
to six hundred talents.

breadth, and the brim of it like the work 9 And the weight of the nails was fifty of the brim of a cup, ll with flowers of lify like e shekels of gold. And he overlaid the lilies; and it received and held a three a See 1 Kings upper chambers with gold.

thousand baths. (1 Kings 6.

io 5 And in the most holy house he 69 He made also "ten lavers, and put

made two cherubims || of image work, five on the right hand, and five on the of cable and overlaid them with "gold.

left, to wash in them: + such things as workoj 11 And the wings of the cherubims they offered for the burnt offering they burnt offer. were twenty cubits long: one wing of the washed in them; but the sea was for the one cherub was five cubits, reaching to priests to wash in. the wall of the house: and the other 7. And he made ten candlesticks of f1 Kings 7. wing was likewise five cubits, reaching to gold &according to their form, and set Exod. 25. the wing of the other cherub.

them in the temple, five on the right hand, i Chron. 28.
12 And one wing of the other cherub and five on the left.
was five cubits, reaching to the wall of 8 "He made also ten tables, and placed 48
the house: and the other wing was five them in the temple, five on the right side,
cubits also, joining to the wing of the and five on the left. And he made an
other cherub.

hundred || basons of gold.
13 The wings of these cherubims spread 9 Furthermore he made the court 36

i i Kings 6. themselves forth twenty cubits: and they of the priests, and the great court, and

stood on their feet, and their faces were doors for the court, and overlaid the Or, faucard || inward.

doors of them with brass. 14 1 And he made the "vail of blue, 10 And " he set the sea on the right side o Kings 7. H:He and purple, and crimson, and fine linen, of the east end, over against the south. and 7 wrought cherubims thereon.

11 | And ? Huram made the pots, and 15' Also he made before the house the shovels, and the || basons. And Hu- 1 Or, bowls.

two pillars of thirty and five cubits ram + finished the work that he was to ed to make 2. Jer. thigh, and the chapiter that was on the make for king Solomon for the house of 7 Uked. Long. top of each of them was five cubits. God;

16 And he made chains, as in the 12 To wit, the two pillars, and the 7.1 Kings 7.

oracle, and put them on the heads of the pommels, and the chapiters which were Kiaga 7. pillars; and made kan hundred pome-on the top of the two pillars, and the

granates, and put them on the chains. two wreaths to cover the two pommels of 1 1 Kings 7.

17 And he reared up the pillars be the chapiters which were on the pillars; fore the temple, one on the right hand, 13 And "four hundred pomegranates 7. 20. and the other on the left; and called the on the two wreaths; two rows of pomename of that on the right hand || Jachin, granates on each wreath, to cover the and the name of that on the left || Boaz. two pommels of the chapiters which were CHAP. IV. t upon the pillars.

o1 Kings 7. I The altar of brass. 2 The molten sea upon made he upon the bases;

14 He made also obases, and || lavers twelve ozen. 6 The ten lavers, candlesticks, and tables. 9 The courts, and the instru 15 One sea, and twelve oxen under it. drons. ments of brass. 19 The instruments of gold. 16 The pots also, and the shovels, and

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Tye ark placed in the oracle.

2 CHRONICLES.

A cloud filleth the temple. the fleshhooks, and all their instruments, the most holy place, even under the wings CHRIST

did 'Huram his father make to king So- of the cherubims: pl Kings 7. lomon for the house of the Lord of 8 For the cherubims spread forth their Heh. made + bright brass.

wings over the place of the ark, and the 17 In the plain of Jordan did the king cherubims covered the ark and the staves 9.1 Kings 7. cast them, in the † clay ground between thereof above. Succoth and Zeredathah.

9 And they drew out the staves of the
18 'Thus Solomon made all these ves-ark, that the ends of the staves were seen
ground.
ri Kings 7.

sels in great abundance: for the weight from the ark before the oracle; but they
of the brass could not be found out.

were not seen without. And || there it is not there are
19 1 And Solomon made all the ves unto this day.

1 Kings 6. & sels that were for the house of God, the 10 There was nothing in the ark save 1. Exod. 25. golden altar also, and the tables + whereon the two tables which Moses fput therein Deat. 10.4 the shewbread was set;

at Horeb, || when the Lord made a co- i Or, where
20 Moreover the candlesticks with venant with the children of Israel, when
Exod. 97. their lamps, that they should burn after they came out of Egypt.

the manner before the oracle, of pure 11 And it came to pass, when the
gold;

priests were come out of the holy place:
21 And 'the flowers, and the lamps, | (for all the priests that were + present were hele

and the tongs, made he of gold, and that sanctified, and did not then wait by course: Heb. per. t perfect gold;

12 Also the Levites which were the Chron.
22 And the snuffers, and the ll basons, singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman,
1 Or, boxels. and the spoons, and the censers, of pure of Jeduthun, with their sons and their

gold; and the entry of the house, the brethren, being arrayed in white linen,
inner doors thereof for the most holy having cymbals and psalteries and harps,
place, and the doors of the house of the stood at the east end of the altar, "and Chron.
temple, were of gold.

with them an hundred and twenty priests
CHAP. V.

sounding with trumpets :) 1 The dedicated treasures. 2 The solemn in

13 It came even to pass, as the trumsluction of the ark into the oracle. ll God peters and singers were as one, to make being praised giveth a visible sign of his one sound to be heard in praising and favour.

thanking the Lord; and when they lifted
THUS *all the work that Solomon up their voice with the trumpets and cym.

T
was finished: and Solomon brought in praised the LORD, saying, 'For he is good; bei
all the things that David his father had for his mercy endureth for ever: that then 16. 346 d.
dedicated; and the silver, and the gold, the house was filled with a cloud, even
and all the instruments, put he among the house of the Lord;
the treasures of the house of God.

14 So that the priests could not stand
29 "Then Solomon assembled the el to minister by reason of the cloud: " for the
ders of Israel, and all the heads of the the glory of the Lord had filled the
tribes, the chief of the fathers of the house of God.
children of Israel, unto Jerusalem, to
the ark of the covenant of the 1 Solomon, having blessed the people, blesseth

CHAP. VI.
bring up
< 2 Sam. 6. LORD out of the city of David, which is

God. 12 Solomon's prayer in the consecra-
Zion.

tion of the temple, upon the brasen scaffold.

THEN assembled themselves the king said that he would dwell in the See ch.7in the feast which was in the seventh thick darkness. month.

2 But I have built an house of habita4 And all the elders of Israel came; tion for thee, and a place for thy dwelland the Levites took up the ark. ing for ever.

5 And they brought up the ark, and 3 And the king turned his face, and
the tabernacle of the congregation, and blessed the whole congregation of Israel:
all the holy vessels that were in the ta- and all the congregation of Israel stood.
bernacle, these did the priests and the 4. And he said, Blessed be the LORD
Levites bring up

God of Israel, who hath with his hands
6 Also king Solomon, and all the con- fulfilled that which he spake with his
gregation of Israel that were assembled mouth to my father David, saying,
unto him before the ark, sacrificed sheep 5 Since the day that brought forth
and oxen, which could not be told nor my people out of the land of Egypt I
numbered for multitude.

chose no city among all the tribes of Is-
7 And the priests brought in the ark rael to build an house in, that my name
of the covenant of the Lord unto his might be there; neither chose I any man
place, to the oracle of the house, into I to be a ruler over my people Israel:

1003 * 1 Kings 7. 51.

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1001 bikings 8.

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di Kings & 2.

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8, 9, 10.

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Before CHRIST

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Solomon's prayer at the

CHAP. VI.

consecration of the temple. 6 "But I have chosen Jerusalem, that and the prayer which thy servant prayeth my name might be there; and a have before thee: chosen David to be over my people Israel. 20 That thine eyes may be open upon

7 Now it was in the heart of David this house day and night, upon the place Sam.7.2

. my father to build an house for the name whereof thou hast said that thou would1 Chron. 17. of the LORD God of Israel.

est put thy name there; to hearken unto
8 But the LORD said to David my fa- the prayer which thy servant prayeth
ther, Forasmuch as it was in thine heart || toward this place.
to build an house for my name, thou didst 21 Hearken therefore unto the suppli-
well in that it was in thine heart: cations of thy servant, and of thy people

9 Notwithstanding thou shalt not build Israel, which they shall + make toward + Heb. pray.
the house; but thy son which shall come this place: hear thou from thy dwelling
forth out of thy loins, he shall build the place, even from heaven; and when thou
house for my name.

hearest, forgive. 10 The LORD therefore hath performed 22 If a man sin against his neighbour, his word that he hath spoken: for I am fand an oath be laid upon him to make Heb. and risen up in the room of David my fa him swear, and the oath come before outh of him. ther, and am set on the throne of Israel, thine altar in this house; as the LORD promised, and have built 23 Then hear thou from heaven, and the house for the name of the LORD God do, and judge thy servants, by requiting of Israel.

the wicked, by recompensing his way feb. 5. 10. 11 And in it have I put the ark, 'where upon his own head; and by justifying

in is the covenant of the LORD, that he the righteous, by giving him according to
made with the children of Israel.

his righteousness. 71 Kings &

129 And he stood before the altar of 24 And if thy people Israel || be put ! or, be the Lord in the presence of all the con to the worse before the enemy, because gregation of Israel, and spread forth his they have sinned against thee; and shall hands :

return and confess thy name, and pray 13 For Solomon had made a brasen and make supplication before thee || in 101,loward. i Helite scaffold, of five cubits + long, and five this house;

cubits broad, and three cubits high, and 25 Then hear thou from the heavens,
had set it in the midst of the court: and and forgive the sin of thy people Israel,
upon it he stood, and kneeled down upon and bring them again unto the land which
his knees before all the congregation of thou gavest to them and to their fathers.
Israel, and spread forth his hands toward 26 When the “heaven is shut up, i.
heaven,

and there is no rain, because they have 14 And said, O Lord God of Israel, sinned against thee; yet if they pray toExod. 15. there is no God like thee in the heaven, ward this place, and confess thy name, * 47.9 * nor in the earth; which keepest covenant, and turn from their sin, when thou dost

and shewest mercy unto thy servants, that afflict them;
walk before thee with all their hearts: 27 Then hear thou from heaven, and

15 'Thou which hast kept with thy forgive the sin of thy servants, and of thy
servant David my father that which thou people Israel, when thou hast taught them
hast promised him; and spakest with thy the good way, wherein they should walk;
inouth, and hast fulfilled it with thine and send rain upon thy land, which thou
hand, as it is this day.

hast given unto thy people for an in16 Now therefore, O Lord God of heritance. Israel, keep with thy servant David my 28 | If there obe dearth in the land, - ch. 20. 9.

father that which thou hast proinised if there be pestilence, if there be blasting, saman; him, saying, " There shall not fail thee or mildew, locusts, or caterpillers; if their Kingat a man in my sight to sit upon the throne enemies besiege them tin the cities of Heb. in the

12 ch. of Israel; 'yet so that thy children take their land; whatsoever sore or whatso- rates. *Heb. There heed to their way to walk in my law, as ever sickness there be: cal thou hast walked before me.

29 Then what prayer or what suppli17 Now then, O Lord God of Israel, cation soever shall be made of any man, let thy word be verified, which thou hast or of all thy people Israel, when every spoken unto thy servant David.

one shall know his own sore and his own 18 But will "God in very deed dwell grief, and shall spread forth his hands || in this career with men on the earth? behold, heaven this house: and the heaven of heavens cannot contain 30 Then hear thou from heaven thy thee; how much less this house which I dwelling place, and forgive, and render have built !

unto every man according unto all his 19 Have respect therefore to the prayer ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for of thy servant, and to his supplication, thou only Pknowest the hearts of the host Chron. Lord my God, to hearken unto the cry children of men :)

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