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Purniture of the Temple. 2 CHRONICLES, V. The Ark placd in the Temple.

3 The wings of these cherubims spread, B. C. 1012. | 14 He made also bases; a and 1 iaven themselves forth twenty cubits; and they

made he upon the bases; flood on their feet, and their faces were alKi.7.27,43.15 One sea, and twelve oxen under it. inward. 3

1 or calirons. 16 The pots also, and the shovels, and the 14 And he made the vail b of blue, apdor, loward flesh-hooks, and all their instruments, did purple, and crimson, and fine linen, and the house. Huram chis father make to kingSolomon, wrought 3 cherubims thereon.

b Ex.26.31. for the house of the LORD,914 bright brass, lá Also he made before the house two C IKI.7.14,45.) 17 In the plain of Jordan did the king pillars d of thirty and five cubits 5 high, 3 caused to cast them, in the 6 clay.ground, between and the chapiter that was on the top of ascend. Succoth and Zeredathah. each of them was five cubits.

made brighi 18 Thus Solomon made all these vessels 16 And he made chains, as in the ora- or, scoured. in great abundance: for the weight of the cle, and put them on the heads of the pil- d IK1.7.15-21. brass could not be found out. lars; and made an hundred pomegra- Je.52.20,21, 19 And Solomon made all the vessels pates, and put them on the chains,

that were for the house of God, the golden 17 And he reared up the pillars before thicknesses altar also, and the tables where on the the temple, one on the right hand, and of the shew-bread e was set ; the other on the left; and called the ground. 20 Moreover the candlesticks with their Dame of that on the right hand 1 Jachin, e Ex.25.30. lamps, that they should burn f after the and the name of that on the left & Boaz." i.e. he shall manner, before the oracle, of pure gold; CHAP. IV.

establish, 21 And the flowers, & and the lamps, М. COREOVER, he made an altar h of f Ex.27.20, and the tongs, made he of gold, and that

brass, twenty cubits the length there- 21. perfect gold: of, and twenty cubits the breadth thereof, 8 i.e. in it is 22 And the snuffers, and the 1 basons, and ten cubits the height thereof. strength, and the spoons, and the censers, of puro 2 Also be made a molten sea é of ten & Ex.25.31, gold: and the entry of the house, the in. cubits 2 from brim to brim,round in com,


per doors thereof for the most holy place pass, and five cubits the height thereof; h Ex.27.1,2. and the doors of the house of the temple, and a line of thirty cubits did compass it 2Ki.16.14. were of gold. mund about.


CHAP. V. 3 And under it was the similitude of


made for the house of the LORD WAS teo in a cubit, compassing the sea round of gold. finished : and Solomon brought in all the abriut. Two rows of oxen were cast, 1 or, bowls. I things that David his father had dedicat when it was cast.

li 1Ki.7.23, ed; and the silver, and the gold, and all 4 lt stood upon twelve oxen, three look. &c. the instruments, put he among the treas ing toward the corth, and three looking from his ures of the house of God. toward the west, & three looking toward brim to his 2 Then in Solomon assembled the eldery the socth, and three looking toward the brim.

of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, tast ; & the sea was set abore upon them, 1K1.7.51.

the chief of the fathers of the children of and all their hinder parts were inward. 2 1Ch.22.14. Israel, unto Jerusalem, to bring up the . And the thickness of it was an hand- mlKi.8.1,&c. ark n of the covenant of the

Lord out

of breadth, and the brim of it like the work n Nu.10.33, the city of David, which is Zion. P of the brim of a cup, 3 with flowers of


3 Wherefore all the men of ksrael as lilies: and it received and held three o 28.6.12. sembled themselves unto the king, in the

feast q which was in the seventh month. 6 He made also ten lavers, and put five


4 And all the elders of Israel came; on the right hand, and five on the left, to

132.13-17 and the Levites took up the ark. wash in them: 4 such things as they offer- 3 or, like a 5 And they brought up the ark, and the ed for the burnt-offering they washed r lily-flower. tabernacle of the congregation, and all the in them: but the sea was for the priests 9 c.7.8-10, boly vessels that were in the tabernacle,

the work of these did the priests&the Levites bring up 7 And! he made ten candlesticks of gold burnt offer. 6 Also king, Solomon, and all the con according to their form, s and set them in ing.

gregation of Israel that were assembled the temple, five on the right hand, and r He 9.23. unto him before the ark, sacrificed sheep Sre on the left.

s Ex.25.31-40 and oxen, which could not be told nor 9 He made also ten tables, and placed 1Ch.28. 12. numbered for multitude. ther in the temple, five on the right side,


7 And the priests brought in t the ark and five on the left ; and he made an He.8.6. of the covenant of the LORD unto his hundred 5 basons of gold.

t Ps. 132.8. place, to the oracle of the house, into 9 Furthermore, he made the court u of 5 or, bowls. ihe most holy place, even under the the priests, and the great court, and doors u 1Ki.6.36. wings of the cherubims : v for the court, and overlaid the doors of v Ex.37.7-9. 8 For the cherubims spread forth their

He. 9.4,5. wings over the place of the ark, and tho 10 And he set the sea on the right side

cherubims covered the ark and the w of the east end, over against the south.

w Ex.37. 15. staves thereof above. 11 And Huram made the pots, and the

9 And they drew out the staves of the

ark, that the ends of the staves were seen finished 6 the work that he was to make 6 finished to from the ark before the oracle, but they for king Solomon for the house of God;

make. were not seen without. And t'there it is 12 Zo writ, the two pillars, and the

pom- 1 or, they are unto this day. mels, & the chapiters which were on the there, as

10 There was nothing in the ark savo top of the two pillars, & the two wreaths

IK1.8.8. the two tables which Moses x put therein to cover the two pommels of the chapi- x De.10.2-5. at Horeb, when the LORD made a coveters which were on the top of the pillar:; 8 or, where.

nant with the children of Israel, when 13 And four hundred pomegranates on

they came out of Egypt. the two wreaths; two rows of pomegra.

11 And it came to pass, when the priests bates on each wreath, to cover the two 9 found. were come out of the holy place ; (for all pommels of the chapiters which were face. the priests that were present were sancupon the pillars, 1

tified, and lid not then wait by course; y

thousand baths.

IP Ps.2.6.

to wash in.

them with brass.

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The Temple filled with Glory. 2 CHRONICLES, VI. Solomon's Prayer to God. 12 Also a the Levites, which wzre the, B. C. 1004. (vant David my father that which thox singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman,

hast promised b him; and spakest with of Jeduthun, with their sons and their a ICh.25.1, thy mouth, and c has falfilled it with brethren, being arrayed in white linen, biCh.22.9. thine hand, as it is this day. having cymbals and psalteries and harps, c ver.4. 16 Now therefore, 0 LORD God of Israel, stood at the east end of the altar, and with a 28a.7.12-16. keep with thy servant Davit my father them an hundred and twenty priests iki.2.4. that which thou hast promisedd him, sounding e with trumpets ;)

6.12. saying, There shall not fail thee a man
13 It came even to pass, as the trumpeio e 1Ch.15.24. in my sight to sit upon the throne of Is
ers and singers were as one, to make one Ps.65.25. rael; yet so f that thy children take heed
& sound to be heard in praising and a man be to their way to walk in my law, as thou
thanking the LORD ; and when they lift) cut ott. hast walked before n.e.
up their voice wiíh the trumpets and f Ps.132.12. 17 Now then, O LORD God of Israel,
cymbals and instruments of music, and g Re.5.8-14. let thy word be verified, which thou hast
praised the LORD, saying, For h' he h JCh.16.34 spoken unto thy servant David.
good; for his mercy enduren for ever : 41. Ps. 136. 18 (But will "God in very deed dwell
that then the house was filled with a i Ex.29.45,46. with i men on the earth : Behold, k bea-
cloud, even the house of the LORD ; Ps.68.19. ved and the heaven of heavens cannot

14 So that the priests could not stand to k c.2.6. contain thee; how much less this house
minister by reasonof the cloud;forlthe glo- Is 66.1. which I have built !)
ryof the LORD bad filled the house of God. Ac.7.49. 19 Have respect, therefore, to the pray.

I Ex.40.35. er of thy servant, and to his supplication,

c.7.2. WENm said Solomon, The LORD hath THEN

O Lord my God, to hearken unto the cry said that he would dwell in the thick Eze. 10.4. and the prayer

which thy seryant prayeth darkness. n

Re.15.8. before thee: 2 But I have built an house of habita- miki.8.12,&c 20 That thine eyes may be open o upon son for thee, & a palace for thy dwelling n Le.16.2. this house day and night, upon the place

Ps.18.11. whereof thou hast said that thou wouldest 3 And the king turned his face, and bless- Na.l.3. put thy name there ; to hearken unto the ed p the whole congregation of Israel : & He.12.18. prayer which thy servant prayeth to all the congregation of Israel stood :) o Ps.121.5.

ward this place. 4 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God p Nu.6.23-27. 21 Hearken, therefore, unto the supplick of Israel, who r hath with his hands fol. 9 Ne.8.5. tions of thy servant,& of thy people

Israel, filled that which be spake with his mouth

or, in. which they hall 3gnake toward this place: to my father David, saying,

r Lu. 1.68-70. hear thou from thy dwelling-place; s even 6 Since the day that I brought forth my pray. from heaven,&when thou hearest, forgive people out of the land of Egypt, I choses C.30.27. 22 If a man sin against bis neighbour, no city among all the tribes of Israel to 4 he require and 4 an oath be laid upon him to make build an house in, that t my name might) an oath of him swear, and the oath come before be there ; neither chose I any man to be him. thine altar in this house; ruler over my people Israel :

t De. 12.5, 11. 23 Then hear

thou from heaven, and do 6 But I have chosen Jerusalem, u that u c.12.13 and judge thy servants, by requiting the my name might be there ; and have cho-v 2K1.9.26. wicked, byrecompensingohis wayupon his Hea David w to be over my people Israel.! Ps.10.14. oiva head; &by justifying the righteous, by

7 Now I it was in the heart of David Je.28.16,17. giving him according to his righteousness my father to build an house for the name 51.56 24 And if thy people Israel be s put to of the LORD God of Israel.

w1Ch.28.4. the worse before the enemy, because they 8 But the Lord said to David my father, 2 282.7.2,&c. bave singed against thee, and shall retura Forasmuch as it was in thine heart to 1Ch.28.2,&c. and confess thy name,

and pray and make build an house for my name, thou didst sor, amitten, supplication before thee 6 in this house; well in that it was in thine heart:

6 or, toward. 25 Then y bear thou from the heavers 9 Notwithstanding, thou shalt not build y Fs. 106.40- and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, the house ; but thy son which shall come 47.

and bring them again unto the land which forth out of thy loins, he shall build the z 1K1,17&18. thou gavest to them and to their fathers. house for my name.

15,5,6. 26 When the heaven is shut up, and thero 10 The LORD therefore hath performed a ICh.29.23. is no rain, z because they bare sinned his word that he hath

spoken for I am 1Ch.17.11. against thee; yet if they pray toward this risen up in the room of David my father, c c.5.7,10. place, and confess thy name, and turn &am set a on the throne of Israel, as the d Je.5.24. from their sin, when thou dost afflict them; LORD promised, b & have built the house Eze.34.26. 27 Then hear thou from heaven, and for for the naine of the LORD God of Israel : Hos.2.21,22. give the sin of thy servants, & of thy peo 11 And in it have I put cihe ark, wherein e 1 Ki.8.22,&c. ple

Israel, when thou hast taught them the is the covenant of thie LORD, that he made f c.20.5-13 good way wherein they should walk; and with the children of Israel.

Joel 1.4,11. send rain d upon the land, which thou trast 12 And e he stood before the allar of the 2.25. LORD, in the presence of all the congrega-7 the length

given unto thy people for at inheritance,

28 If there be dearth f in the land, R tion of Israel, and spread forth his hands, thereof, 8c. there be pestilence, if there be blasting,

13 (For Solomon had made a brasen scal. 8 land of fold of five cubits 7 long, and five cubits their

gates. their enemies

besiege them in the 8 cities

or mildew, locusts, g or caterpillars; il broad, and three cubits high, and had set n c.32.24. it in ihe midst of the court ; and upon it Ja 5.13.

of their land; whatsoever sore, h or whalhe stood, i & kreeled down upon bis knees i Ne.8.4.

soever sickness there be; before all the congregation of Israel, and k Ps.32.2.6.

29 Then what prayer or what supplication spread forth his hands toward heaven)

soever shall be made of any man, or of all

142.1,2. 14 And said, O LORD God of Israel, there 2 Ex.15.11.

thy people Israel, wben every one sball ul no God like thee in the heaven, nor in De.4

39. 7.9. sball spread forth his handsein this house
know his kown sore & his own grief

, and
the earth; which m keepest covenant, & 9 or, toward. 30Then hear thou froin heavet thydwel
shewest mercy unto thy sei vants that was m Ne.1.5.
before thee with all their hearts :

ling-place, and forgive, and n reader unto

Da.9.4. 16 Thor which hast kept with thy sern Ps.62.12.

every man according unta all his wass 300

wbose heart thou knowest ; (for thou oul

Gods Annoer hy Fine.

2 CHRONICLES, VII. God's Promises and Threats. knowest thehearts of the children of men:) B. C. 1004. 5 And king Solomon offered a sacrifica 31 That they may fear thee, to walk in

of twenty and two thousand oxen, and Chy ways, so long as they live in the all the days an hundred and twenty thousand sheep. and which thou gavest unto our fathers. which. So the king and all the people dedicated 32 Moreover concerning the a stranger, 2 upon the

the house of God. which is not of thy people Israel, but is face of.. 6 And the priests waited on their offices; come from a far country for thy great a 18.56.3,6,7. the b Levites also with instruments of name's sake, and thy mighty hand, and

Jno.10.16. music of the LORD, which David the king thy stretched-out arm; if they come and Ac.8.27-39. had made to praise the LORD, because his pray in this house;

Ep.2.12,13. mercy endureth for ever, when David 33' Then hear thou from the heavens, b iCh.15.16. praised by their 3 ministry; and c the even from thy dwelling place, and do Ps.87.7. pries's sounded trumpets before them, and according to all that the stranger calleth 3 hand, all Israel stood. to thee for; that all d people of the earth c c.5.12. 7 Moreover, Solomon hallowed the midmay know thy name, and fear e thee, as d Ps.46.10. dle of the court that was before the house doth thy people Israel, and may know e Je. 10.7. of the LORD : for there he offered burntthat this house which I have built is thy name is offerings, & the fat of the peace-offerings, called by thy pame.

called upon because the brazen altar which Solomon 34 If thy people go out to war f against this house. had madewas not able to receivetheburnttheir enemies by the way that thou shalt f c.14.11,12. offerings, & the meat-offerings, & the fat. send them, & they pray unto thee toward 20.4,&c. 8 Also, at the same time, Solomon kept this city which thou hast chosen, and the & Jos.13.3,5. the feast seven days,& all Israelwith him, house which I have built for thy name; h Ps.9.3,4. a very great congregation, from the enter 85 Then hear thou from the heavens 5 or, right. ing inof Hamathgunto the river of Egypt. their prayer and their supplication, and 6 restraint. 9 And in the eighth day they made a maintain h their 5 cause.

i Ec7.29. solemn 6 assembly for they kept the 36 If they sin against thee, (for ithere is Ja.3.2. dedication of the altar seven days, and no man which sinneth not,) and thou be lJno. 1.8. the feast seven days. angry with them, and deliver them over they that 10 And on the three and twentieth day before their enemies, & they carry them take them of the seventh month he sent the peopie away captives unto a land far off or near; captives away into their tents, glad and merry in 37 Yetif they bethink themselves in the carry them heart, for the goodness that the LORD had land whither they are carried captive, and away,

shewed unto David, and to Solomon, and torn and prayunto thee in the land of their string back to to Israel bis people. captivity, saying, We have sinned, we their heart. 11 Thusk Solomon finished the house of have done amis, & have dealt wickedly;k IK.9.1,&c. the LORD, and the king's house: and all 88 If they return to thee with all their 2 Je.29.12-14. that came into Solomon's heart to make heart and with all their soul in the land m Da.6.10. in the house of the LORD, and in his own of their captivity, whither they have car. n De. 12.5. house, he prosperously effected. ried them captives, and pray toward o c.6.26,28. 12 And the LORD appeared to Solomon their land, which thou gavest unto their Ps.104.34. by night, and said unto him, I have heard fathers, and toward the city m which thou p Da.9,16-19. thy prayer, and n have chosen this place hast chosen, and toward the house which 9 or, right. to myself

for an house of sacrifice. I have built for thy paine :

1 upon whom 13 if o I shut up heaven that there he 39 Then p hear thou from the heavens, my name no rain, or if I command the locusts to even from ihy dwelling place, their

prayer is called. devour the land, or if I send pestilence and their supplications, and maintain q Ja.4.10. among my people; their . cause, and forgive thy people - Ac.9.11. 14 If my people 1 which are called by which have sipned against thee.

$ ls.45.19. my name, shall humble q themselves, and 140 Now, my God, let, I beseech thee, La.3.40,41. pray,r and seeks my face, and turn tfrom thine eyes be open, and let thine ears lc t 15.59.20. their wicked ways; then u will I hear altent 2 unto the prayer that is made in 1. c.6.27,30. from heaven, and will forgive their sia,

to the prayer and will heal their land. 41 Now therefore arise, v O LORD God, of this place 15 Now mine eyes shall be open, and into thy resting w place, thou, and the Ps. 132.6&c. mine ears attent unto the prayer that ark of thy strength ! let

thy priests, O w ich.28.2. is made in this place. LORD God, be clothed with salvation,

Is. 66.1.

16 For now have I chosen and sanctified and let thy saints rejoice in goodness. 2

- Ne.9.25. this house, that my name may be there 2 O LORD God, turn not away the face Ps.65.4,11. for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart of thine anointed : remember the y mer

Zec.9.17. shall be there perpetually. cies of David thy servant.

y Is.55.9. 17 And as for thee, if thou wilt walk CHAP. VII.

z Ki.8.54,&c before me, as David thy father walked, TOW z when Solomon had made an a Ex.29.43. and do according to all that I have com

manded thee, and shalt observe my statfrom beaven, and consumed the burnt

utes and my judgments; offering and the sacrifices; and the glory


18 Then will I stablish the throne of thy bof the Lord filled the house.

iCh.21.26. kingdom, according as I have covenanted 2 And the priests could not enter into the Mal.3.1,2. with David thy father, saying, There shall house of the LORD, because the glory of b c.5.13,14. not 3 fail thee a man to be ruler in Israel. the LORD had filled the Lord's house.

Eze. 10.3,4. 19 But c if ye turn away, and forsake my 3 And when all the children of Israel 3 be cut of statutes and my commandments, which saw how the fire came down, & the glory to thee. I have set before you, and shall go and of the LORD upon the house, they bowed c Le.26.14,&c serve

other gods and worship

them; themselves with their faces to the ground De.28.36. 20 Then will I pluck them up by the upon the pavement, and worshipped, and a iCh.16.41. roots out of my land which I have given praised the Lord, saying, For he is good; c.20.21. them; and this house, which I have sana for d his mercy endureth for ever.

Ps.103.17. tified for my name, will I cast out of my 4 Then the king and all the people of

136.1. sight, and will make it to be a proverb fered sacrificrs before the LORD.

He.7.24,25. á by-word among all nations."

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2 CHRONICLES, IX. 21 And this house, which is high, shall, B. C. 1004. prepared onto the day of the foundation

Vist of the Quran of Sheba, be an astonishment to every one that passeth by it; so that he shall say,a Why a Je.22.8,9.

of the house of the Lora, and until it was bath the Lorp done thus unto this land,

finished : so the house of the Loro was and unto this house?

perfected. 22 And it shall be answered, Becausec Elath,

O IKi.9.26,27. 17 Then b went Solomon to they forsook the LORD God of their fa. De.2.8.

ber, and to Eloth, c at the sea-side in the

land of Edom. thers, which brought them forth out of 2Ki.14.22. the land of Egypt, and laid hold on other d c.9.10,13.

18And d Huram sent him, by the hands o! gods, and worsbipped them, and served

his servants, ships, and servants that had them: therefore hath he brought all this

knowledge of the sea; and they went with evil upon them.

the servants of Solomon to Ophir, & took

thence four hundred and fifty talents of CHAP. VIII.

e Ec.2.8. NDf fiKi.9. 10c.

gold, e and brought them to king Solomon

CHAP. IX. house of the LORD, and his own house,

NDg when the queen of

Mat.12.42. 2 That the cities which Huram had re- Lu.11.31. prove Solomon with hard questions at Je stored to Solomon Solomon built them,and

rusalem, with

a very

great company, and caused the childrenof Israel tadwell there.

camels that bare spices, and gold in abu? 3 And Solomon went to h Hamath-zo- Nu.34.8. dance, and precious stones: and when she bah, and prevailed against it.

2Sa.8,8. 4 Aod be built Tadmor in the wilder

was come to Solomon, she communed

with him of all that was in her heart. ness, and all the store-cities which he i Pr.18.4. 2 And Solomon told her all i her ques. built in Hamath.

Ja.1.5. tions: and there was nothing hid from 5 Also he built Beth-horon & the apper, k Jos.16.3,5. Solomon which he told her not. and Beth-boron the nether, fenced cities, ICh.7.24. 3 And when the queen of Sheba bad with walls, gates, and bars ;

seen the wisdom of Solomon, and the 6 And Baalath, and all the store-cities

house that he had built, that Solomon had, and all the chariot

4 And the meat of his table, & the sitting cities, and the cities of the horsemen, and

of his servants, & the attendance of his mis a)1 that Solomon desired 2 to build in Je-s the desire of nisters, & their apparel; his 2 cup-bearen rusalem, and in Lebanon, m and through- Solomon also,and their apparel; and his ascent by out all the land of his dominion.

which he.

which he went up into the house of the 7 As for all the people that were left of Ec.2.4,&c. LORD ; there was no more spirit in her. the Hittites, and the Amprites, and the or, Inutlers.

5 And she said to the king, It was a trua Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebu. m Iki.7.2. report 3 which I heard in mine own land sites, which were not of Israel.

Ca.4.8. of ibine 4 acts, and of thy wisdom; 8 But of tbeir children, who were left) 3 word.

6 Howbeit, I believed on their words after them in the land, whom the children 4 or, sayings. until I came, and mine eyes had seen il of Israel consumed not, there did Solomon 'n Ps.31.19. and, behold, the n one half of the great make to pay tribute o until this day. 0 Jos. 16.10. ness of thy wisdom was not told me for 9 But of the children of Israel di Solo

17.13. thou exceedest the fame that I heard. mon make no servants for his work; but

7 Happy are thy men, and happy and they were men of war, and chief of his

these thyservants, wbich stand continually captains, and captains of his chariots and

before thee, and hear thy wisdom. horsenden.

p Ps.72.18,19.1.8 Blessed p be the LORD thy God, which 10 And these were the chief of king

delighted in thee to set thee on his ihrone, Solomon's officers, even two a hundred

q 1K.9.23. to be king for the LORD thy God: because and fifty, that bare rule over the people.

thy God loved Israel, to establish them 11 And Solomon brought up the daugh. Ir 1K1.3.1. for ever, therefore made he ther king ter r of Pharaoh out of the city of David 7.8. over them, to do judgment s and justice. upto the house that he had built for her : s iKi.3.28.

9 And t she gave the king an hundred for he said, My wife shall not dwell in Pr.21.3. and twenty talents of gold, and of spices the house of David king of Israel, because t Ps.72.10,15. great abundance, and precious stones: the places are 5 holy whereunto the ark u Ec.2.8. u neither was there any such spice as the of the LORD hath come.

5 holiness.

queen of Sheba gave king Solomon. 12 Thea Solomon offered burnt-offerings v c.8.18. 10 And the servants also of Huram, and unto the LORD on the altar of the LORD, W Jno, 10.23. the servants

of Solomon, which o brought which he had built before the w porch, ' * 1Ki.10.11, gold from Ophir, brought I algam-rees

13 Even after a certain rate every y day, almug. and precious stones. offering according to the commandment y Ex.29.38. 11 And the king made of the algum-trees of Moses, on the sabbaths, and on the highways, terraces 6 to the house of ihe LORD, and to new moons, and on the solemn feasts, or, stays.

the king's Palace, and harps z and psele three a times in the year, even in the feast z Ps.92.3.

teries for singers : and there were vore of unleavened bread, and in the feast of Re.5.8. such seen before in the land of Judah. weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles.


12 And king Solomon gave to the queen 14 And he appointed, according to the a Ex.23.14. of Sheba all her desire, whatsoever she Order of David his father, the courses b of De.16.16. asked, besides that which she had broagbt the priests to their service, & the Levites o 1 Ch.24&25. unto the king: so she turned, and went to their charges, to praise and minister c ICh.9.17. before the priests, as the duty of every

away to her own land, she & her servants. 26.1.

13 Now the weight of gold that came day required; the porters c also by their 7 was the

to Solomon in one year was six hundred courses at every gate; for so 7 had David command and threescore and six talents of gold; the man of God commanded.

ment of

14 Besides that which chapmeu and 15 And they departed not from the commandment of the king unto the priests man of God of Arabia and 8 governors

of the country

David the merchants brought. And all the d kinga and Levites, concerning any matter, or d Ps.68.29. concerning the treasures.

brought yold and silver to Solomon. 16 Now all the work of Solon.on Wasle c.129.10.

8 or, captains 15 Andok ng Solomon made two hurr

Idred targets e of beaten gold: sir bundred 302

Birinchila Riches and Power 2 CHRONICLES, XI. Rehoboam succeeds Solomon. Bilds of leatest gold went to one target. B. C. 992. 5 And he said unto them, Come again * Apdaree hundred shields made he of

unto me after three days. And the peoett gold; three hundred shekels of gold

ple departed. went to one shield and the king put them a Pr.12. 15. 6 And king Rehoboam took a coursel in the house c of the forest of Lebanon.


with the old b men that had stood before 17. Moreover, the king made a great throne 6 Job 12.12,13 Solomon his father d while lie yet lived, of ivory, and overlaid it with pure gold. c 1Ki.7.2. sayiug, What counsel give ye me, to re 18 And there were six steps to the throne, d Pr.27.10. turn answer to this people? with a footstool of gold, which were fast

7 And they spake unto him, saying, If ened to the throne, and 1 stays on each · hands. thou be kind to this people, and please side of the sitting-place, and two lions e Pr.15.1. them, and speak e good words to them, standing by the stays;

they will be thy servants for ever. 19 And twelve lions stood there on the

8 But he forsook the coursel which the one side and on the other upon the six f Is.30.1. old men gave him, and f took counsel steps. There was not the like made in

with the young men that were brought any kingdom,

up with him, that stood before him. 20 And all the drinking-vessels of king

9 And he said unto them, What advice Solomon were of gold, and all the vessels

give ye, that we may return answer to of the house of the forest of Lebanon

this people, which have spoken to 10e, were of 2 pure gold; 3 none were of sil- shut up. saying, Ease somewhat the yoke that thy ver; it was not any thing accounted of 3 or, there

father did put upon us ? in the days of Solomon.

was no silver 10 And the young men that were brought 21 For the king's ships went to Tarshish in them. up with him spake unto him, saying, with the servants of Huram: every three

Thus shalt thou answer the people that years once came the ships of Tarshish,

spake unto thee, saying, Thy father made bringing gold, and silver, 4 ivory, and or, ele. our yoke heavy, but make thou it someapes, and peacocks.

phants? what lighter for us; thus shalt thoų say 22 And ; king Solomon passed all the teeth. unto them, My little finger shall be kings of the earth in riches and wisdom. & 1Ki.3.12,13 thicker than my father's Toins.

23 And all the kings of the earth sought 4.30,&c. Il For whereas my father 5 put a heavy the presence of Solomon to hear his wis- 5 laded. yoke upon you, I will put more to your dom that God had put in his heart.

yoke: my father chastiscd you wita 4 And they brought every man bis

whips, but I will chastise you with scor present, veseels of silver, and vessels of

pions. gold, and raiment, harness, and spices,

12 So Jeroboam and all the people horses and mules, a rate year by year.

came to Rehoboam on the third day, as 25 And Solomon had four thousand

the king bade, saying, Come again to me stalls for horses and chariots, and twelve

on the third day. thousand horsernen, whom he bestowed

13 And the king answered them roughly: in the chariot-cities, and with the king h Pr.19.27. and king Rehoboam h forsook the counsel at Jerusalem.

of the old men, 26 And he reigned i over all the kings. Ge.15.18.

14 And answered them after the advice from the river even unto the land of the Ki.4.21. of the young men, saying, My father made Philistines, and to the border of Egypt. 72.8. your yoke heavy, but I will add thereto: 27 And & the king made silver in Jeru- 6 i. e. Eu

my father chastised you with whips, but salem as stones, and cedar-trees made he phrates.

I will chastise you with scorpions. as the sycamore-trees that are in the low R 1K1.10.27, 15 So l the king hearkened not unto the plains in abundance.

&c. people ; form the cause was of God, that 28 And they brought unto Solomon C.1.15-17. the LORD might perform his word, which horses out of Egypt, and out of all lands. I gave,

he spake o by the hand of Ahijah the Shi. 29 Now n the rest of the acts

of Solo-i is.30.12,13. lonite to Jeroboam the son of Nebat. mon, first and last, are they not written m De.2.30.

16 And when ail Israel saw that the in the book of Nathan the prophet, and

1 Sa.2.25. king would not hearken unto them, the in the prophecy of Ahijah p the Shilonite, Is.19.14. people answered the king, saying, What and in the visions of iddo q the seer n 1K1.11.41. portion have

we in David's and we have against Jeroboam the son of Nebat?

43. nope inheritance in the sou of Jesse: eve30 And Solomon reigned in Jerusalem o 1K0.11.31. ry man to your tepts, O Israel: and now, over all Israel forty years.

8 words. David, see to thine own house. So ali 31 And Solomon slept with his fathers, p 1K1.11.29. Israel went to their tents. and he was buried in the city of David q c.12.15.

17 But as for the children of Israel that his father : and Rehoboam his son reign- 13.22. dwelt in the cities of Judah, Rehoboam ed in his stead.

r 2Sa.20.1. reigned over them. CHAP. X.

18 Then king Rehoboam sent u Hado

c A for to Shechem were all Israel comes 1 Ge.37,12,13. children

of Israel stoned him with stones

Ju.9.1. that he died: but king Rehoboam 9 made 2. And it caine to pass, when v Jeroboam u IK1.4.6.

speed to get him up to his chariot, to flee the son of Nebat, (who was in Egypt,

5.14. to Jerusalem. Whitier he had fled from the presence of

Adoniram. 19 Aud w Israel rebelled against the Solomon the king,) heard it, that Jerobo- VIK1.11.26,40 house of David unto

this day. am returned out of Egypt, 9 strengthen

CHAP, XI. 3 And they sent and called him. So ed himself. ND x when Rehoboam was come to

of Judah and Benjamin an hundred and The father made our yoke grievous; l< 1K1.12.21, fourscore thousand chosen men, which Dow, therefore, ease thou somewhat the

were warriors, to fight against Israel, grievous servitude of thy father, and bie

that he might bring the kingdom again to besty yoke that he put upon us, and we

Rehoboam. will serve thee.

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