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to bear 41 And it was told Solomon, that Shimei had 17 Behold, I have done according, to thy gone from Jerusalem to Gath, and was come words, !0, I have given thee a wise and an unmain.

derstanding heart, so that there was none like 42 And the king sent and called for Shimei,thee before thee, neither after thee Thall any and said unto him, Did I not make thee to twear arise like unto thee. by the LORD, and protested unto thec, saying, 13 And I have also * given thee that which + Mutt. Know for a certain that on the day thou goeft thou hast not asked, both riches and honour, fo 6.33. out, and walkest abroad any whither, that thou that thereufhall not be any anjong the kings like Oy, Thalt surely die? And thou faidst unto me. The unto thee all thy days.

beeg. word that I have heard is good.

14 And if thou wilt walk in my wayes, .co * Chap
43 Why then haft thou not kept the oath of keep my statutes, and my commandments, as 15.5.
the LORD, and the commandment that I have thy father David did walk, then I will lengthen
charged thee with?

thy dayes.
44 The king said moreover to Shimei, Thou 15 And Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a
knoweft all the wickedness which thine heart is dream: and he came to Jerusalem, and stood be
privy to, that thou didst to David my father : fore the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and
therefore the LORD shall return thy wickedness offered up burnt-offerings, and offered peace-of-
upon thine own heal.

ferings, and made a feak to all his servants.
45 And king Solomon shall be blessed, and the 16 I Then came there two women tbat were
throne of David Thall be established before the harlots, unto the king, and stood before him.
LORD for ever.

17 And the one woman laid, my lord, I and
46 So the king commanded Benajah the fon this woman dwell in one houle, and I was deli-

of Jehojada who went out, and fell upon him vered of a childe with her in the house.
* 2 Chr. that he died, and the * kingdom was established 18 And it came to pass the third day after thag
in the hand of Solomon.

I was delivered, that this woman was delivered

also: and we were together;tbere was no stranger
I Solomon marrietb Pbaraobs daughter. 2 High with us in the house, lave we two in the houle.
places being in use, Solomon facrificetb at Gibeon. 19 And this womans childe died in the night;
5 Solomon at Gibeon in the cloice wbicb God gave becaule fhe overlaid it.
bim preferring wisdom,obtainetb wisdom, ricbes, 20 And she arose at midnight, and took my
and bonour. 16 Solomuns judgement between tbe fun from befide me, while

thine handmaid Nepe
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and laid it in her bufome, and laid her dead child
Aking of Egyp, and cook Pharaohs daughter,
Nd * Solomon made affinity with Pharaoh in my bosome.

21 And when I rose in the morning to give my
and brought her into the city

of David, until he childe fuck, behold, it was dead: but when I had
had made an end of building his own house, and confidered it in the morning, behold, it was not
the house of the LORD, and the wall of Jerufa- my fon, which I did bear.
lem round about.

22 And the other woman said, Nay, but the 2* Only the people sacrificed in high places, living is my fun, and the dead is thy fon : and 33.17.

because there was no house built unto the name this laid, No, but the dead is thy fon, and the li-
of the LORD until thote dayes.

ving is my son. Thus they spake before the king.
3 And Solomon loved the LORD, walking in 23. Then laid the king, The one faith, 'This is
the statutes of David his father : only he facrifi- | my Ton that liveth and thy fon is the dead : and
ced and burnt incense in high places.

the other faith,Nay, but thy sun is the dead, and
4. And the king went to Gibeon to facrifice my son is the living..
there, for that was the great high place: a thou 24 And the king Taid, Bring me a sword, and
land burnt-offerings did Solomon offer upon they brought a lword before the king.
that altar.

25 And the king said, Divide the living

51 In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Sulomon in two, and give half to the ones and half to the
irra dream by night: and Göd faid, Ask what I other.
Thall give thee.

26 Then spake the woman whose the living
6 And Solomon said, Thou haft shewed unto childe was unco the king (for her bowels fyern- + Hate

thy lervant David my father great y mercy, acol al upon her fun) and she laid, O my lord, give it bet bounty. cording as he walked before thee in truth, and her the living childe, and in no wise Nay it : but

in righteoulness, and in uprightness of heart the other said, Let it be neither mine nor thine,
with thee, and thou hast kept for him this great but divide it.
kindness that thou haft given him a lon to fit on 27. Then the king answered and said, Give her
his throne: as it is this day.

the living childe, and in no wife Nay ít: she is
7 And now, O LORD my God, thou hast made the nfuther thereof.
thy servant king in stead of David my father, 28 And all Ilrael heard of the judgement 1895.
and I am but a little childe: I know not bow to which the king had judged, and they feared the in the
go out, or come in.

king: for they saw that the wisedom of God was midlt of 8 And thy servant is in the midst of thy people t in him to do judgement,

hic. which thou hast chofen; a great people that can

not be numbred, nor counted for multitude. I Solomons princes : 7 His twelve officers for pro-

9*Give therefore thy fervant ant understand vision, 20,24 Tbe peace and largeness of bis king2 Chr.

ing heart to judge thy people,that I may difcern dom : 22 His daily provision : 26 His liabdes: Med. between good and bad for who is able to judge 29 His wifedomi bearing this thy to great a people ?

I O, 1o And the speech pleased the Lord, that soil Skin Solomon was king over a!! Israel,

2 And these were the princes which he had, ühe chief lomur had asked this thing.

Azariah the fun of Zadok, the priest. 11 And God said unto him, Because thou haft.3Elihoreph,ş Ahiah the tons of Shisha,scribes: hacreta. asked this thing, and haft not asked for thy self Jeholhaphat the foa of Ahilud the il recorder:

+ long, life, neither haft asked riches for thy felf, 4And Benajah the fun of Jehojada was over the Or, dass

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Chap.v. His purpose to build 4 Temple s And Azariah the son of Nathan was over dom of all the children of the eaft-countrey,and the officers : and Zabud the fun of Nachan was all the wisdom of Egypt. principal officer, and the kings friend.

31 For he was wiler then all men : then Ethan 6 And Ahifhar was over the houshold: and the Ezrahite,and Heman,an Chalchol;and Dars * Adoniram the fun of Abda was over the li tri- da the tons of Mahol: and his fame was in all nabute.

tions round about. 7 | And Solomon had twelve officers over all 32 And he fpake three thousand proverbs : Ifraels which provided victuals for the king and and his songs were a thousand and five. his houshold: each man his moneth in a year 33 And he sake of trees, from the cedar-tree made provifion.

that is in Lebanon, even unto the hyshop that 8 And the le are their names : { the fun of Hur fpringech out of the wall: he spake allo of in nount Ephraim.

beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and 9 u The fon of Dekar in Makaz, and in Shaal- of fishes. kar bim, and Beth-fhemelh, and Elon-beth-hanan. 34 And there came of all people to hear the


The fun of Heseb in Aruboths te bim pero wi ledom of Solomon, from all kings of the tained Suchoh, and all the land of

Hepher: earth, which had beard of his wildum. 100 The fun of Abinadab in all the region of

C H A P. i.

Dor, which had Taphath che daughter of Sulu- fam lending to congratulate Solomon, is certis mon to wife:

fied of bis purpose to build tbe temple, and defired 12 Baana the son of Abilud, to bim pertained to furnish bim doitb timber ebereto.7 Hirain blesTaanach, and Megiddo, and all Beth-thean,which fing God for Sulomon, and requesting food for bis is by Zartanah beneath Jezreel,

from Beth-thean family, furnishetb bim with trees. 13 Tbe number to Abel-meholah, even unto the place that is be

and labourers. yond Jokmeam.

13 u The lon of Geber in Ramoth-gilead, to Lunto Solomon : (for he had heard that they himpertained the towns ofJair the lon of Manaf- had

anointed him king in the room of his fafeh, which are in Gilead to him al fo pertained ther) for Hiram was ever a lover of David. the region of Argub, which is in Baihan, three 2 And * Solomon fent to Hiram, saying, *1 Cha. scure great cities with wals and bralen bars. 3 Thou knoweft how thar David my father 3.

14 Abinadab the son of Iddo bad Mahanaim. could not build an house unto the Name of the ah

15 Ahimaaz was in Naphtali : he also took Baf LORD his God, for the wars which were about math the daughter of Solomon to wife : him on every fide, until the LORD put them un.

16 Baanah the son of Hushai was in Alher and der the foles of his feet. in Aloth:

4 But now the LORD my God hath given me 17 Jehushaphat the fon of Paruah in Ilachar : relton every fide, so that there is neither adver18 Shimei the son of Elah in Benjamin : fary, nor evil occurrent,

19 Geber the son of Uri was in the countrey 5 And behold, I. fpurpose to build an house Heb. of Gilead, in the countrey of Sihon king of the unto the Name of the LORD my God, * as the ay Amorite, and of Og king of Balhan: and be was LORD (pake unto David my father, saying, Thy 12. Sarz. the only officer which was in the land.

fon, whom I will let upon thy throne in thy ctro. 201 Judah and Israel were many, as the fand room, he shall build an house unto my Name. which is by the sea in multitude, eating and 6 Now therefore command thou, that they drinking, and making merry.

hew me cedar-trees out of Lebanon, and my fer. 21 And Solomon reigned over all king- vants shall be with thy servants: and unto thee doms, from the river unto the land of the Phili- will I give hire for thy fervants, according 10 Itines, and unto the border of Egypt: they all that thou shalt tappoint : for thou knuwent Hebo brought presents, and served Sulomon all the that tbere is not among us any that can skill to fay. dayes of his life.

hew timber, like unto the Zidonians. 22 | And Solomons + provifion for one day, 7 | And it came to pass, when Hiram heart was thirtyt nieasures of fine Huur, and three- the words of Solomon, that he rejoyced greaily, score measures of meal,

and laid, Blessed be the LORD this day, which 23 Ten fat oxen, and twenty oxen out of the hath given unto David a wise fon over this great pastures, and an hundred sheep, bef harts, and people. ro-bucks, and fallow.deer,and fatted fowl. 8 And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have

24 For he had dominion over all tbe region on considered the things which thou lentelt to me 4 Bebe this fide the river, from Tiphsah even to Azzah, for: and I will do all thy defire concerning tin- heatc. over all the kings on this fide the river: and he ber of cedar, and concerning timber of fir. had peace on all fides round about him.

9 My servants shall bring them down from 35 And Judah and Ifrael dwelt Tlafely, every Lebanon unto the lea: and I will convey them man under his vine, and under his fig-trees by lea in il Avats, unto the place that thou shalt li Or. frorn Dan even to Beer-sheba, all the dayes of tappoint me,and will caule them to be dilchar-faits, Solomon.

ged there and thou shalt receive tbem: and thou Hello 26 9 And * Solomon had forty thousand falls ihall accomplish my defire, in giving food for of hories for his chariots, and twelve thouland my houshold. horfien.

10 So Hiram gave Solomon cedar-trees, and 27 And those officers provided viftual for fir-trees, according to all his desire. king Sulumun, and for all that came unto king 11 And Solomon gave Hiram twenty thousand Solomons table, every man in his moneth: they + measures of whcal, for food to his houshold, + Hab. lacked nothing

and twenty measures of pure vil: thus gave Su-core. 28 Barley allo and Araw for the horses, and lumon to Hiranı year by year. or u dromedaries, brought they untu the place 12 And the LORD gave Sulumon wisedom, *as

Chap where the officers were, every man according to he promised him, and there was * peace between 3:12 his charge. Hiram and Solomonand they two made a league


4.17 29 1 And God gave Solomon wisdom and together. underitanding,exceeding much and largenets of 13 And king Solomon raifel a t levy out

Heb. heart, even as the fand that is on the tea Thure. of all Ifrael, and the levy was thirty thouland tribute

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of cedar : he even built them for it within, event 46. 15 And Solomon had threescore and ten thou-l for the oracle, even for the t moft holy place.

+ Heb. fand that bare burdens, and fourscore thousand 17 And the house, that is the temple betore it

holinelo hewers in the mountains :

was foriy cubits long.

aers. 16 Betives the chief of Solomons officers which 18 and the cedar

of the house within was car were over the work, three thoufani and threeved with knops, and topen Howers, all wall 01, hundreds, which ruled over the people that cedar, there was no stone leen.

gourds. wrought in the work.

19. And the oracle he prepared in the hourd 1 Heb. 17 And the king commanded, and they brought within, to let there ihe ark of the covenant of optomers great stones, cultly stones, and hewed stones, to the LORD. lay the foundation of the house.

20 And the oracle in the forepart pas twenty 18And Solomons builders and Hirams builders cnbits in length, and twenty cubits in breadth Gibtites, did hew them, and the I stone squarers, to they and twenty cubits in the height thereof : and he as 37.9. prepared timber and stones to build the house, overlaid it with t pure gold and so covered tha Heb. C H A P. VI.

altar which was of cedar. i The building of Solomons temple. 5T be chambers 21 Su Solomon overlaid the house within with gold. tbereof, 11 Gods promise untoje. 15 Tbe cieling pure gold: and he made a partition by the chains jer.24.8. and adorning of it, 23 The cberubims : 31 T be of goid before the oracle, and he overlaid it with heb.

doors. 36 T be court. 37 T be time of building of it. gold. + Cho Nd*it came to pass in the four hundreland 22 And the whole house he overlaid with 5.1. A ,

were come out of the land of Egypt, in the whole altar that was by the oracle, he overlaid

fourth year of Solomons reign over Israel, in the with gold.

moneth Zif,which is the fecond moneth,that he 23 | And within the oracle he made two chew 01, + Web.

It began to build the house of the LORD. rubims of i tolive-tree, cach ten cubits high. ily:

2 And the house which king Solomon built 24And five cubits poas the one wing of the che Hebr. windore for the LORD, the length thereof was threescure rub,and five cubits the other wing of the cherub: trees of

oil. cubits, and the breadth thereof twenty cubits, from the u:termost part of the one wing, untu and the height thereof thirty cubits.

the uttermost part of the other, were ten cubits. 3 And the porch before the temple of the 25 And the other cherub was ten cubits : both Tow with

house, twenty cubits was the length thereof, ac- the cherubims were of one measure and one cise. hered cording to the breadth of the houle, and ten cu. 25 The height of the one cherub mas ten cuand clo

bits was the breadih thereof before the house, bits, and so was it of the other cherub. HOT, 4 And for the house, he made il windows of 27. And he let the cherubims within the inner

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house round aboutsboth of the temple, and of the cherub touched the other wall: and their wings rubias + Hebr. oracle : and he made t chambers round about. touched one another in the midst of the house,

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fortb 6 The nethermost chamber was five cubits 28 And he overlaid the cherubims with gold. their + Heb.

broad, and the middle was fix cubits broad, and 29 And he carved all the wals of the house wings. 3ngs, OT the third was leven cubits broad : for without in round about with carved figures of cherubims, the wall of the house he made + narrowed rests and palm-trees, and topen flowers, within and + Heb

openings round about, that the beams should not be falten- without. ed in the wals of the house,

30 And the floor of the house he overlaid with of flowers. 7. And the house,when it was in building, was gold, within and without. built of stone, made ready be fore it was brought 31. 1 And for the entring of the oracle, he thither : 10 that there was neither hammer, nor made doors of olive-tree: the lintel and sideax, nor any tool of iron heard in the house,while posts were li a fifth part of the wall. it was in building.

32 The two 11 doors also were of olive-tree, and

five-square 8 The door for the middle chamber das in he carved upon them carvings of cherubims and leaves of

the right t fide of the houle: and they went up palm-trees and topen Powers and overlaid them the doors. poulder. with winding stairs into the middle chambersand with gold, and lpread gold upon the cherubims, Hibri

openings out of the middle into the third.

and upon the palm-trees.

of romero U OT, 9 So be built the house and finished it:and cove 33 So alto marte he for the door of the temple, || Or, the vault- red the house it with beams and boards of cedar. I posts of olive-tree l a fourth part of the wall. ni the

10 'And then he built chambers against all the 34 And the two doors were of fir-tree: the 'quare. Kidlings house, five cubits high ; and they rested on the two leaves of the one door dere folding, and the with ce house with timber of cedar.

two leaves of the other door were folding.
u (And the word of the LORD came to Su 35 And he carved thereon cherubims, and
lomon, saying,

palm-trees and open flowers : and covered them
12. Concerning this house which thou art in with gold, fitied upon the carved work.
building, if thou wilt walk in my staintes, and 36And he built the inner court with
execute my judgements, and keep all my coin three rows of hewed stone, and a row of cedar-
mandments to walk in them : then will I per-| beanis.
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37 | In the fourth vear was the foundation of Lev.16. David thy father.

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13 And I will * dwell among the children of 33 And in the eleventh year, in the moneth the appui.
Ifrael, and will not forsake mv people Ifrael. Bul ( which is the eighth moneth) was the houle tenance
14 So Solomon built the horie, ang tinished it. finished l throughout all the parts thereof, and the cofin

and with be houle, 95.9 And he built the wals of the lo ile within according to all the fashion of it: so was he lewith boards of cedlar, u boh the tor of the ven years in building it.

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Ornaments and utensils Chap.vii.

for the Temple. Tebanon, 6 of the porch of pillars, 7 Of tbe porconates were two hundrei, in rows round about of judgement.8of the bouse for Pbaraobs daugba upon the other chapiter. ter, 13 Hirams doork of tbe two pillars, 23 of 21 * And he set up the pillars in the porch of * 2 Chro. tbe molten fea, 27 of tbe ten bafes, 38 of the ten the temple: and he fet up the right pillar, and 3:17 lavers, 40 and all the vessels. called the name thereofll Jachin, and he fet up That isa

he hall Chisp . Bothirteen years and the finished in this house Ut Solunion was building his own houte the left pillar,and called the name thereofi Buaz


22 And upon the top of the pillars was lilie- l That isa 9,20

2 0 He built allo the house of the forest of work : fo was the work of the pillars finished.
Lebanon ; the length thereof was a hundred 23 | And he made a molten fea, ten cubits rette

cubits, and the breadth thereof fifty cubits, and from the one brim to the other: it poas round from bie
the height thereof thirty cubits,upon four rows all about, and his height was five cubits: and a brim to
of cedar-pillars,with cedar beans upon ý pillars. line of thirty cubits did compass it round about. bis brim.

3 And it was covered with cedar above upon 24 And under the brim of it round about * z Chro. Heb. the t beams, that lay on forty five pillars, fif- there were knops compassing it, ten in a cubit, 4.3. teen in a row.

* compassing the sea round about : the knops 4 And there were windows in three rows; and were cast in two rows, when it was caft. + Hib. + light was against light in three ranks.

25 It stood upon twelve oxen, three looking ght a

And all the lo nd posts were square, toward the north, and three looking toward the

with the windows : and light was against light welt, and three looking toward the fouth, and
linthree ranks.

three looking toward the eaft: and the sea 6 | And he made a porch of pillars ; the Vet above upon thenı, and all their hinder paris Pillars

length thereof was fifty cubits, and the breadth were inward. were

thereof thirty cubịts:and the porch was !! before 26 And it was an hand-breadth thick, and the que in Froipeat.

them : and the other pillars and the thick beam brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a 01 werell before them.

cup, with flowers of lilies : it contained two according 7 Then he made a porch for the throne thouland baths. so them

where he might judge, even the porch of 27 | And he made ten bases of brass, four cuaccording ment: and it was covered with cedarf from bits was the length ofone bafe,efour cubits the to thes one fide of the floor to the other.

breadth thereof, and three cubits the height of id 8 | And his house where he dwelt, bad ano 28 And the work of the bases was on this ther court within the porch, dobich was of the manner : They had borders, and the borders

like work. Solomon made allo an house for Pha- were between the ledges : Chap

raohs daughter, (* whom he had taken to wife) 29 And on the borders that mere between the
Like unto this porch..

ledges poere lions, oxen, and cherubims : and
9 All there were of costly stones according to l upon the ledges, tbere vas a base above: and
the measures of hewed itunes, lawed with laws, beneath the lions and oxen were certain additi-
within and without, even from the foundation ons made of thin work.
onto the coping, and so on the outside toward 30 And every base had four brazen wheels,
the great court.

and plates of brass, and the four corners there-
10 And the foundation was of coftly stones, of had under-fetters: under the laver were un-
eu.n great Itunes, stones of ten cubits, and der-letters molten, at the fide of every addition.
Itunes of eight cubits.

3! And the mouth of it within the chapiter 11 And above were costly stones ( after the Šabove was a cubit: but the mouth thereof was imeasures of hewed stones) and cedars.

round after the work of the bale, a cubit and an 12 And the great court round about , was half : and also upon the mouth of it were grave. with three rows of hewed ftones, and a row of ings with their borders, four-square, not round. cedar beanis, both for the inner court of the 32 And under the borders were four wheels : huule of the LORD,S for the purch of the houle and the axle-trees of the wheels were + joyned Heb.

13 | And king Solomon tënt and fet Hiram to the base and the height of a wheel boas a cu- so she out of Tyre.

bit and half a cubit.

bare. 4 Hcb. 14 He was f a widows lon of the tribe of

33 And the work of the wheels was like the the son of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a work of a chariot-wheel : their axle-trees, and

worker in brass : and he was filled with wisdom their naves, and their felloes, and their ipukes
and understanding, and cunning to work all were all molten.
works in brals; and he came to king Solomon, 34 And there were four under-fetters to the
and wrought all his work.

four corners of one base : and the under-letters
15 For he } çast two pillars of brass, of eigh- were of the very bale it felf.
linioned. teen cubits high apiece: and a line of twelve

35 And in the top of the base was there a round
cubits did compass either of them about. cumpals of half a cubit high : and on the top of

16 And he made two chapiters of multen brass, the base, the ledges thereof and the borders
to lec upon the tops of the pillars: the height of thereof were of the fame.
the one chapiter doas five cubits, and the height || 36 For on the plates of the ledges thereof, and
bf the other chapiter das five cubits :

on the borders thereof, he graved cherubims,
17 And nets of checker-work', and wreaths lions,and palm-trees,according to the f propor- + Heb.
bof chain-work, for the chapiters which were tion of every one, and additions round about.
upon the top of the pillars : leven for the unc 37 After ihis manner he made the ten bafes : hele-
chapiter and leven for the other chapter. all of them had one casting, one mealure, and

18 And he made the pillars, and two rows one cise.
round about upon the une net-work, to cover 38 Then made he ten lavers of brass : one
the chapiters that were upon the top, with pome- laver contained forty baths : and every laver
granates: and to did he for the other chapiter. was four cubits: and upon every one of the ten

19. And the chapiters that were upon the top bales, one laver.
of the pillars, pere of lilie-work in the porch, 39 And he put five bafes on the right + fide Hes
four cubits.

of the houle, and five on the left side of the mouldeg. 20 And the chapiters upon the two pillars bed house: and he fet the sea un the right side of the pomegranutes allò above, over against the belly boule eastward over against the south. which was by the net-work : and the pomera

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pets, and the bafons : to Hiram made an end of place before the oracle, and they were not seen
doing all the work that he made king Solomon, without , and there they are unto this day:
for the house of the LORD.

9 There was nothing in the ark, * lave the Deut. 41 The two pillars, and the tooo bowls of the two tables of stone, which

Mofes put there at 10.5 chapiters that were on the top of the two pil-Horeb, 11 when the LORD made a covenant with us, Jars : and the two net-works to cover the two the children of Israel,when they came out of the where. bowls of the chapiters,which were upon the top land of Egypt. of the pillars:

10 And it cane to pass when the priests were 43 And four hundred pomegranates for the come out of the holy place that the cloud *filled two net-works, even two rows of poinegranates the house of the LORD;

40.3+ for one net-work, to cover the two bowls of the ! So that the priests could not stand to miA Heb. chapiters that were t upon the pillars : nister, because

of the cloud: for the glory of upon the

43 And the ten bales, and ten lavers on the the LORD had filled the house of the LORD. race of the bales :

* i Chro 12. 1 Then (pake Solomon,

The LORD * laid Bailars.

44 And one sea and twelve oxen under the sea :) that he would dwell in the thick darkness.

45 And the puts, and the shovels, and the ba 13 I have surely built thee an house to dwell
fons: and all these yessels which Hiram made to in, a letled place for thee to abide in for ever.

king Solomon for the house of the LORD, were 14. And the king turned his about, and + Heb. of bright brals.

bleted all the congregation of Ifrael; (and all Bright, or them, In the clay ground between Succoth,and 46 In the plain of Jordan did the king car the congregation of Irael food)

15 And he laid, Blessed be the LORD God of Zarihan.

Israel, which spake with his mouth unto David 47 And Solomon left all the vessels unweigbeds my father, and hath with his hand fulfilled it, chicknerst because they were exceeding many: neither laying,

was the weight of the brais t tuund out. ground.

16 Since the day that I brought forth my peos 48 And Solomon male all the vessels that pera ple Ifrael out of Égypt, I chofe

no city out ofall for the

tained unto the house of the LORD : the altar of the tribes of Israel to build an houte, that my exceeding gold and the table of gold, whereupon the shew Name might be therein: but I chole Davidt, some

7.8. + Hob.

to be over my people Israel: icarched.

49 And the candlesticks of pure gold, five on 17 And it was in the heart of David my fa-
the right side, and five on the left, before the ther,to build an house for the name of the LORD
oracle, with the flowers, and the lamps, and the God of Ilrael.
tongs of gold.

18 And the LORD said unto David my father,
50 And the bowls,and the snuffers, and the ba- whereas it was in thine heart to build

an hould * Hel. fons, and the spoons, and ihe † cenlers of pure unto my Name, thou didit well that it was in an-paas. gold: and the hinges of gold,botb for the doors thine heart.

of the inner house, the most holy place, and for 19 Nevertheless, thou shalt not build the house,
the doors of the houle, to wit, of the temple. but thy fon that shall coine forth out of thy
51 So was ended all

the work that king Solo-loins, he shall build the house unto my Name. + Heb. mon made for the house of the LORD: and Solo 20 And the LORD hath t performed his word + Meb. foly mon brought in the f things which David his that he spake,and I am risen up in the room of enablished things of father had dedicated, even the filver and the David my father, and fit on the throne of strael, Parochoro gold, and the vessels did he put among the trea- as the LORD promised, and have built an house 5.1. fures of the house of the Lord.

for the name of the LORD God of Israel. CHAP. VIIT.

21 And I have set there a place for the ark,
1 The feast of the dedication of the temple. 12, 54 wherein is the covenant of the LORD, which he

Solomons blessing, 22 Solomons prayer. 62 His made with our fathers, when he brought them
Jacrifice of peace-offerings,

vut of the land of Egypt. * 2 Choo. "Hen Solomon allembled the elders of IT 22 | And Solomon stood before the altar of * 2 Chro.

rat), and all the heads of the tribes, the the LORD, in the prelence of all the congregati, 6.12. * Heb.

+ chief of the fathers of the children of Ilrael, un of [lrael, and spread forth his hands toward
anto king Soiufhon in Jerusalem, that they heaven:
might bring up the ark of the covenant of the

23 And he laid, LORD God of Israel bere is
LORD, out of the city of David which is Zion. no god like theee, in heaven above, or on earth
2 And all the men of Ifrael assembled then- beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with
felves unto king Solomon at the feast, in the thy servants that walk before thee with all their
muneth Ethanim, which is the leventh moneth, heart.

3 And all the elders of Israel came, and the 24 Who hast kept with thy servant David my priests took up the ark.

father that thou promifedft him : thou fpakelt 4 And they brought up the ark of the LORD, also with thy mouth, and halt fulfilled it with and the tabernacle of the congregation, and all thine hand, as it is this day. the holy vessels that were in the tabernacle,even 25 Therefore now, LORD God of Ifrael,keep thotë did the priests and the Levites bring up. with thy servant David my father that thou ÇAnd King Solomon,& all the congregation of promised him, saying, ** There shall not fail Chap. Israel,that were assembled unto him, were with thee a man in my light, to fit on the throne ofta 1.

2 fs m. 7.33 him before the ark,facrificing sheep & oxen,that Ifrael, + fo that thy children take heed to their

t Heb. could not be told nor numbred for multitude. way, that they walk before me, as thou hast there thall 6 And the priests brought in the ark of the walked before me.

not be cut covenant of the LORD unto his place, into the

26 And now, O God of Israel, let thy word off unto oracle of the houte, to the most holy place, even ||( I pray thee) be verified, which thou spakelt from my under the wings of the cherubims.

untothy fervant David my father.

right. 7 For the cherubims fpread forth their two 27 But will God indeed dwell on the earth? 1 Heb. Pe!! wings over the place of the ark, and the che- behold, the heaven, and heaven of heavens onely if

rubims covered the ark , and the Itaves thereof cannot contain thee: how much less this houle
that I have built ?

720. 2. son 11 8 And they drew out the staves, that the 28. Yet have thou respect unto the prayer of

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