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Solomon obtaineth wisdom.

1 KINGS, 3, 4.

His judgment between two karlots, Before shall i return thy wickedness upon thine which thou hast not asked, both driches, CHRIST own head;

and honour: so that there I shall not be CHRIST 1011.

45 And king Solomon shall be blessed, any among the kings like unto thee all (Ps. 7. 16. and the throne of David shall be esta thy days.

deb 4 21. Erek. 17.19. blished before the LORD for ever.

14 And if thou wilt walk in my ways, k Prov. 25. 5. 46 So the king commanded Benaiah the to keep my statutes and my commandson of Jehoiada; which went out, and ments, as thy father David did walk,

Prev fell upon him, that he died. 6 And the then I will I lengthen thy days. I ver. 12. kingdom was established in the hand 15 And Solomon pawoke; and, behold, the

。 2 Chr. l. l. of Solomon 6.

it was a dream. And he came to Jeru

ca. 26. & salem, and stood before the ark of the CHAPTER 3.

Pa 914 covenant of the LORD, and offered up Pror 2 1 Solomon marrieth Pharaon's daughter, 2 Highburnt offerings, and offered 6

peace offer. beon. 5 Solomon at Gibeon, in in choice 'schich ings, and "made a feast to all his ser. vants.

Gen. God gave him, preferring toiston, obtaineth

wisdom, riches, and honour. 16 Soloinon's judg- 16 | Then came there two women, that 1014 ment between the two harlots maketh him re- were harlots, unto the king, and stood Eat 1.1

nowned. ach. 7.8.

before him. & 9. 24.

1 IND « Solomon! made affinity with 17 And the one woman said, O my lord, Mark & b? Sam. 5.

iX Pharaoh's daughter, and brought her in- and I was delivered of a child with her ech. 7. 1.

to the city of David, until he had in the house. doh. 6. made an end of building his

18 And it came to pass the third day ech. 9. 15,

delivered, house, and the house of the LORD, after that I was

that 19.

this Lev. 17. 3,

and the wall of Jerusalem round about. woman was delivered also: and we were 4, 5.

2 Only the people saorificed in high together ; there was no stranger with us Deut. 12. 2, places, because there was no house built in the house, save we two in the house.

unto the name of the LORD, until those 19 And this woman's child died in the ch. 22. 43 days.

night; because she overlaid it. g Deut. 6. 5. & 30. 16, 20.

3 And Solomon , loved the LORD, Awalk. 20 And she arose at midnight, and took P. 31. 23. ing in the statutes of David his father : my son from beside

me, while

thine Rom. 8. 28. only he sacrificed and burnt incense in handmaid slept, and laid it in her bosom, 1 Cor. 8.3. high places.

ad laid her dead child in my bosom. A ver, &, 14.

4 And the king went to Gibeon to sa- 21 And when I rose in the morning to 12 Chr. 1. 3. crifice there ;

* for that was the great give my child suck, behold, it was dead : kl Chr. 16.

high place : a thousand burnt offerings but when I had considered it in the 39. 2 Chr. 1.3. did Solomon offer B upon that altar. morning, behold, it was not my son, I ch. 9. 2. 51' In Gibeon the LORD В appeared which I did bear. 2 Chr. 1. 7. to Solomon *in a dream by night: and 22 And the other woman said, Nay; but m Num. 12. God said, Ask what I shall give thee. the living is my son, and the dead is

6 * And Solomon said, Thou hast shew. thy son. And this said, No; but the Matt. 1. 20 & 2.13, 19.

ed unto thy servant David my father dead is thy son, and the living is my * ? Chr. l.

great | mercy, according as he • walked son. Thus they spake before the king. 8. &e. before thee in truth, and in righteous. 23 Then said the king, The one saith, 1 Or, ness, and in uprightness of heart with This is my son that liveth, and thy son bounty. thee ; and thou hast kept for him this is the dead : and the other saith, Nay; och. 2. 4. great kindness, that thou hast given but thy son is the dead, and my son is & 9. 4. Kings 20.

him & son to sit on his throne, as it is the living. 3. this day.

24 And the king said, Bring me P.. 15. 2. 7 And now, O LORD my God, thou sword. And they brought a sword before peh. I. 48. hast made thy servant king instead of the king. ql Chr. 29. David my father: and I am but a little 25 And the king said, Divide the living 1.

child: I know not horo "to go out or child in two, and give half to the one, Num. 27. come in.

and half to the other. . Deut. 7. 6.

8 And thy servant is in the midst of 26 Ther spake the woman whose the Gen. 13.

thy people which thou hast chosen, a living child was unto the king, for her a Gen. . 16.

great people, 'that cannot be numbered bowels † yearned upon her son, and sho * 15. 5. nor counted for multitude.

said, O my lord, give her the living

Jer 31 9 Chr. 1. 9 * Give therefore thy servant an fun. child, and in no wise slay it. But the Prov. 2. 3

derstanding ? heart * to judge thy people, other said, Let it be neither mine nor

that I may y discern between good and thine, but divide it. James 1. s. bad : for who is able to judge this thy 27 Then the king answered and said, Heb. 80 great a people?

Give her the living child, and in no wise hearing. 10 And the speech pleased the Lord, slay it: she is the mother thereof. Ps.72.1, 2. that Solomon had asked this thing. 28 And all Israel heard of the judgment Heb, 5.14. 11 And God said unto him, Becanse which the king had judged; and they i ver. 1. James 1.3 thou hast asked this thing, and hast feared the king : for they saw that the # Heb.

not asked for thyself long life; nei- I wisdom of God was t in him, to do many day. ther hast asked riches for thyself, nor judgment. Heb.

hast asked the life of thine enemies; to hear. but hast asked for thyself 3 understand. Solomon's princes

CHAPTER 4. al Joha 5.

7 Ris treelre oficer for 14, 15. ing † to discern judginent ;

propision. 20, 24 The perce and largeness of och. 4. 29,

12 • Behold, I have done according to his kingdom. 22 His duily provision 26 Hús 3). 31. thy words : lo, I have given thee a

stables. 29 llis wisdom. & 5. 12.

wise and an 5 understanding heart; & 10. 24. Eccies. 1. that there was

Israel. 16.

thee, neither after thee shall any arise 2 And these were the princes which he c Matt. 6. 33 like unto thee.

had; Azariah the son of Zadok the Eph. 2. 20. 13 And I have also given thee that priest,

3 Elihoreph and Ahiah, the sons of Shi. VAR. REND. -6V. 46. Seech. 3. 1. - Chap. 3. Bha, scribes; • Jehoshaphat the son of iv. 1. And when the kingdom was established in Ahilud, the recorder. Solomon's hand, Solomon, Sept. (Cod. Aler.), Pesh. 4 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada Vula. Jos. Th. - 2 V. 9. i.e. mind. 3 V. 11. dis- roas over the host: and Zadok and · Abi. deb. 2. 85 cretion. --* understand, De W. See marg.-5. 12. athar were the priests : Lit. hearing.

5 And Azarinh the son of Nathan mas VAR. READ.--Chap. 3. Vå. 4. 5. B upon the altar over the officers : and Zabud the son dvet. 7. which was in Gibeon. And the LOR Sept. Vulg. Pesh. Th.

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Solomon's princes

1 KINGS, 5.

His greatness and wisdom, Before of Nathan was le principal officer', and 26 And Solomon had B forty thousand Before CHRIST | the king's friend :

CHRIST stalls of y horses for his chariots, and

1014 6 And Anishar was over the household B: twelve thousand horsemen. and 1 Adoniram the son of Abda was over 27 And those s officers provided victual . ch. 10. 26. the 2 tribute.

for king Solomon, and for all that came 2 Chr 1.14. 7 And Solomon had twelve 3 officers unto king Solomon's table, every man in 1 * Sam. IS.

y See Deut. over all Israel, wbich provided victuals for his month: they 13 lacked nothing 13.

17. 16. the king and his household : each man 28 Barley also and straw for the horses ur. 33. his month in a year made provision. and 11 | dromedaries brought they unto

I Or, Mukes, 8 And these are their names: The son the place where is the officers were

, every

or, swift | Or, leeg. of Hur, in * mount Ephraim : man according to his charge.

breas. 9 | The son of Dekar, in Makaz, and in 29 G And God gave Solomon wisdom

Esth. 8. 14.

Mic. 1. 13. Bere. Shaalbim, and Beth-sbemesh, and ß Elon- and understanding exceeding much, and

a cb. 3. 12. beth-hanan :

largeness of 16 heart, even as the sand Ben doter

10 i The son of Heged, in Aruboth; to that is on the sea shore.

him pertained Sochoh, and all the land 30 And Solomon's wisdom excelled the Benekerd of Hepher:

wisdom of all the children of the east Gen. 25. 6. Or, Bro

11 y 'l'he son of Abinadab, Sin all the country, and all the wisdom of Egypt. • See Aels 7.
6 region of Dor; which had Taphath the 81 For he was a wiser than all men ;
daughter of Solomon, to wife :

than Ethan the Ezrabite, J and Heman, deh. 3. 12. 12 Baana the son of Ahilud ; to him per. and Chalcol, and Darda, the sons of .1 Chr. 15. lained Taanach and Megiddo, and all Mahol: and his fame was in all nations

Ps. 89, title. Beth-chean, wbich is by Zartanah beneath round about.

See 1 Cbr. Jezreel, from Beth-shean to Abel-me. 32 And she spake three thousand 17 pro

2. 6. holah, eren unto the place that is 7 beyond verbs: and his a songs were e thousand & 6. 33. Jokneam : and five.

& 15. 19.

Ps. 88, utle. 13 | The son of Geber, in Ramoth-gilead ; 33 And he spake of trees, from the Bruber .

9 Prov. ). 1. to him pertained the towns of Jair the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even un

Eccles. 12.9. son of Manasseh, which are in Giler.d; to the hyssop that springeth out of the A Caut. 1. 1. Deat!..

to him also perlained ithe region of Ar: wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl,
gob, which is in Bushan, threescore great and of creeping things, and of fishes.
cities with walls and brasen bars :
34 And there came of all people to hear ich. 10. 1.

2 Chr. 9. 1, ',14 Ahinadab the son of Iddo had | Ma- the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of Masinaishanaim :

the earth, which had heard of his wisdom.
15 Ahimaaz was in Naphtali; he also

took Basmath the daughter of Solomon
to wife:

1 Hiram, sending to congratulate Solomon, is eer.
16 Baanah the son of Hushai was in tified of his purpose to build the temple, unui
Asher and in Aloth:

desired to furnish him with rimber thereto.

7 Hiram, blessing God for Solomon, and regurst. 17 Jehoshaphat the son of Paruah, in

ing food for his family, furnisherh him with

trees. 13 The number of Solomon's workmen und
18 Shimei the son of Elah, in Benjamin : labourers.
19 Geber the son of Uri was in the coun.

e ver. 10. Deut..

& 18. try Of Gilead, in the country of Sinon ANP Hiram king of Tyre sent his ser


2 Chr. 2, 3 king of the Amorites, and of Og king heard that they had anointed him king

Huram. of Bashan; and he was the only officer in the room of his father : "for Hiram 2 Sam. 5. which was in B the land 8%.

was ever & lover of David. Gra. 22. 17. 20 ? Judah and Israel were many, 'as the

1 Chr. 14. 1. 2 And • Solomon sent to Hiram, saying,

Amos 1. 9, sand which is by the sea in multitude, 3 Thou knowest how that David my fa. 1.72.2,

* eating and drinking, and making merry. ther could not build an house unto the
21 And * Solomon reigned over all king: name of the LORD his God dfor the wars d 1 Chr. 12.
doms from the river unto the land of which were about him on every side, un-
the Philistines, and unto the border of til the LORD put them under the soles

28. 3. Pu.2.&

Egypt : Pthey brought presents, and served of his feet.
Solomon all the days of his life.

4 But now the LORD my God hath given
22 9 And Solomon's + provision for one me rest on every side, so that there is ech. 4. 24.

1 Chr. 22.9. Po 2. . day was thirty | measures of fine flour, neither adversary nor evil occurrent. 8.2. 14, L. and threescore measures of meal,

5 | And, behold, I † purpose to build an 12 Chr. 2. 4. * Ten fat oxen, and twenty oxen out house unto the name of the LORD my | Heb. suya

of the pastures, and an hundred sheep, God, , as the LORD spake unto David my 9 2 Sam. 7. + Hed, cara. beside harts, and roebucks, and follow- father, saying, Thy soli, whom I will set

1 Chr. 17.12. Ps 2. 11. deer, and 10 fatted fowl 10,

2. 10. Che. Sa 24 For he had doininion over all the upon thy throne in thy room, he shall build

au house unto my name. region ll on this side 11 the river, from 6 Now therefore command thou that Set der, 12. Tipbsah even to 12 Azzah, over all the they how me Bh cedar trees ß out of 52 Chr. 2.& h.

kings 11 on this side the river : and,' he Lebanon; and my servants shall be with
had peace on all sides round about him.

thy servants: and unto thee will I give 25 And Judah and Israel dwelt f safely, bire for thy servants according to all Zeca. 8. 10.

every man under his vize and under :hat thou shalt tappoint: for thou know+ Heb. eay.
his ig tree, « from Dan even to Beer- est that there is not among us any that
sheba, all the days of Solomon.

can skill to hew timber like unto the

VAR. REXD.-Chap. 4. 17. 5. Lit. priest ; see 2 Sam. 7. And it came to pass, when Hiram
R 11.-IV.6. As margin; comp. ch. 5. 18. - 3 V8. 7, heard the words of Solomon, that he re-
Or, deputies, Th., comp. ch. 22. 47.- V. 8. the joiced greatly, and soid, Blessed be the
full-conntry of. —'v. 11. (to him pertained). LORD this day, which hath given unto

splande. 17. 12. Or, opposite, in. Ba. David a wise son over this great people.
19. tent villages. --IV. 19. Lit. one deputy who 8 And Hiram gent to Solomon, paying,
tras in the land. See Var. Read. —-10 V. 23. guinea- I have t considered the things which thou 1 Heb

. bons, Th.; swans, Ex. v. 24. Lit. on the other sentest to me for: and I will do all thy nda, ie, with reference to Babylon. Comp. Ezra tlé, &c. --- 12 Gaza.

VAR. REND.-13 V. 27. let nothing be wanting. VAR. READ. - Chap. 4. 5. 6. B Insert, And Eliab 14 y. 28. swift steeds. . 15 it (the provender) might the son of Shaphat was over the body-guard, Th. belong, Ke. . Comp. ch. 10. 26. 16 y. 29. i.e.

V. 9. 8 Elon and Beth-hanan, som understanding. 17 V, 82. i.e. fables, in which 258, Th. v. 12. B and from, Sept. Th. Bo. trees and animals were introduced, Hu. Gr. F. 19. & the land of Judah, Ew. Tury. (adopting Chap. 5. IV. 3. enemies, Ex. Th. the literal rendering as above) adds, to maintain VAR. READ.-V. 26. B four, Ex. Th. Ke. . Comp. the king in the intercalary month.

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The building and

1 KINGS, 6.

ornaments of the temple Before desire concerning timber of cedar, and 6 The nethermost 7 chamber was five cu. Beios CHRIST concerning timber of yfir.

bits broad, and the middle was six cubits CHRIST 101..

9 My servants shall bring them down broad, and the third was seven cubits i 2 Chr. 2. 16. from Lebanon unto


sea : and I broad : for without in the soull of the will convey them by sea in floats into house he made of narrowed rests & round Heb.send the place that thou shalt t appoint me, about, that the beams should not be

and will cause them to be discharged fastened in the walls of the house.

there, and thou shalt receive them : and 7 And 9the house, when it was in build* See thou shalt accomplish my desire, k in ing, was built of stone made ready before Eura 3. 7. giving food for my household.

it was brought thither : so that there was Ezek. 27.17.

10 So Hiram gave Solomon cedar trees neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of Act. 12. 20.

and ? fir trees according to all his desire. iron heard in the house, while it was in I See 9 Chr. 11 And Solomon gave Hiram twenty building.

thousand † measures of wheat for food to 8 The door for the B middle chamber 1 Heb.core. his household, and B twenty measures B was in the 10 right side of the house : * Het of pure oil: thus gave Solomon to Hiram and they went " chuber, and out of

with winding stairs year by year.

into the 12 And the LORD gave Solomon wis. the middle into the third. mch. 3. 12 dom, as he promised him: and there 9 So he built the house, and finished

A ver. 14, was peace between Hiram and Solomon ; it; and la covered the house i with 13 beams

and they two made a league together. and boards of cedar.
lleb. 13 [ And king Solomon raised a t levy 10 And 11 then he built 15 chambers &
tribute of

out of all Israel; and the levy was thirty gainst all the house, tive cubits high :
thousand men.

and 10 they rested on the house 16 with
14 And he sent them to Lebanon, ten timber of cedar.
thousand a month by courses : a month 11 | And the word of the LORD came to

they were in Lebanon, and two months at Solomon, saying,
ch. 4. 6. home: and "Adoniram was over the levy. 12 Concerning this house which thou art
och 9.21. 15 And Solomon had threescore and ten in building, if thou wilt walk in my
2 Chr. 2.17, thousand that bare burdens, and four. statutes, and execute my judgments, and
16 Beside the chief of Solomon's officers; thein,

then will I perform my word with
which cere over the work, three thousand the ke which I spake unto David thy
and three hundred, which ruled over the father :
people that wrought in the work.

13 And 'I will dwell among the children

1024) 17 And the king coinmanded, and they of Israel, and will not forsake my peo.

* brought great stones, costly stones, 5 and ple Israel. pl Chr. 22. phewed stones, to lay the foundation of 14 " So Solomon built the house, and the house 5.

finished it. 18 And Solomon's builders and Hiram's 15 And he 17 built the walls of the house 1 Or, Gib. builders did hew them, and the i stone- within with boards of cedar, 18 | both the Exk. 29.9. squarers: 89, they prepared timber and Hoor of the house, 19 and the B walls of stones to build the house.

the cieling: 20 and he covered them on the CHAPTER 6.

inside with wood, and covered the floor

of the house with planks of 21 fir.
1 :
bers thereof. 11 God's promise unto il. 15 The

16 And he 17 built twenty cubits 22 on
cieling and adorning of it. 13 The cherubims. the sides 22 of the house, 1 both the floor

of 26 31 The doors. 36 The court. 37 The time of 20 and the B walls with boards of cedar: he building it.

even built them for 23 it within, eren for a Chr.3.1,


ND it came to pass in the four the 5 oracle, ecen for the most holy place.
hundred and eightieth year after 17 And the house, that is, the temple

Lev. 11 1012 the children of Israel were come out of 894 before it 4* B, was forty cubits long. b Acts 7. 47. the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of 18 And 25 the cedar of 25 the house within + feb. Duilt. Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month 26 tones carved with 26 27 | knops and † open « See Ezek. Zif, which is the second month, that he flowers : all toas cedar; there was no stone 41. 1, te. t began to build the house of the LORD. seen. See Erek, . And the house which king Solomon 19 And the 5 oracle he prepared in the

+ Heb built for the LORD, the length thereof house within, to set there the ark of the & 41. 16. Or, sein

as threescore cubits, and the breadth covenant of the LORD. dows broad

thereof twenty cubits, and the height 20 And the 5 oracle in the forepart pas within, and thereof thirty cubits.

twenty cubits in length, and twenty cu. 3 And the porch before the 'temple of bits in breadth, and twenty cubits in without : or, arweed

the house, twenty cubits was the length the height thereof: and he overlaid it and closed.

thereof, according to the breadth of the with † pure gold; and B80 covered the + He 1 Or. house; and ten cubits was the breadth altar which tras of cedar B. upon, or, thereof before the house.

21 So Solomon overlaid the house with. Joining to.

4 And for the house he made windows in with pure gold : and he made a «See Ezek.

3 of narrow lights 3. 41.6

5 And against the wall of the house VAR. REXD.-IV. 6. story. + Heb.

& Lit. contractions. floors. he buily *et chambers round about, ayainxt -- V. 8. row of chambers (collectively). y ver16. 10. the walls of the house round about, both south. Il row. -- 13 V. 9. covered in. 13 st. 20, 21, 31. of the 2 temple í and of the 5 oracle: and ers.

14 V. 10. Omit. 15 the stories. + Heb. ribe he made of chambers round about: he fastened the house (to the side building, T.

Ba. 17 18. 15, 16. i.e. inlaid (2 Chr. 3. 3. VAR. REND.--2 V&. 8, 10. cypress.

3 V. 16. Or, 18 V. 15. from. - 19 Vs. 15, 16. to. 2 V's. 15. 16 the chiefs appointed by Solomon, Th. Ba.

Omit. —-21 v. 15. cypress.

22 V. 16. ( 17. quarriea. to lay, &c., with hewed stones, from the extreme end.

himself. Th. - OV. 18. especially the men of Gebal, Ge. 24 v. 17. in front (?) of it, De W. Ex, Ke. E«. Ke. . Chap. 6. Ir. l. The text of Sept. 25 V. 18. of cedar was.


carven work of. differs considerably from the Heb. in this and the 27 Or, wild gourds, Th. Ke. next chapter. 2 V'x. 3, 5, 17, 33. nare llit. ball). VAR. READ.--Chap. 6. V. 8. B lowest. Sept. Tar

3 v. 4. with closed crossbeams, i.e. fixed lattices. Ex. Bo. Th. . Comp. 0. 6; Ezek. 41. 7.- Ts. 15,

+ V, 5. stories. - 5 V8. 5, 16, 19, 20, 31. chiancel 16. B jnists, Th. . ke. . (after Sept.) T. 17. $ (the 'hinder' or west part of the temple where in front of the chancel, Sept. Vulg. Ta. was the Holy of Holies). -OV, 5. side-chambers he made an altar (ada, of cedar, 7. Bon before ice. in each story); lit. ribe.

the chancel, and overlaid it with gold, Sepe. TA, VAR. READ.-V. 11. B twenty thousand measures V. 21. ß caused the veil by means of clans i {"baths'), Sept. Jos. Th.; and so 2 Chron. 2. 10. --- gold to pass before the chancel, Th, and rirtaalis V. 16. B six, 2 Chron. 2. 9. 18, Th.

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The doors of the oracle.

1 KINGS, 7.

Solomon's other buildings. Before partition by the chains of gold before the 2 1 He built also l the house of the Before CHRIST oracle B; y and he overlaid it with gold y; forest of Lebanon ; the length thereof

CHRIST 22 And the whole house he overlaid with was an hundred cubits, and the breadth

1005. gold, until he had finished all the house: thereof fifty cubits, and the height thereEs. 20. 1, also the whole altar that was by the of thirty cubits, upon four rows of cedar oracle he overlaid with gold.

pillars, with cedar beams upon the pillars. # El 37.7, 23 | And within the oracle , he made 3 And it was a covered with cedar above

two cherubims of %i tolive tree 28, each upon the 3t beams, that lay Bon forty + Heb. rido. Il bor. 2. 19, ten cubits high.

five pillars ß, fifteen in a row. 11, 12 24 And fire cubits was the one wing of 4 And there

4 windows in three the cherub, and five cabits the other rows, and 5 t light was against light in 1 Heb. sight trees wing of the cherub: from the uttermost three ranks

against part of the one wing unto the uttermost 5 And all the doors and posts were

nghi. part of the other cere ten cubits.

| Or, spaces square, with the windows * : and light

and yillare 25 And the other cherub was ten cubits : rus against light in three ranks. both the cherubims were of one measure 6 ? And he made a porch of pillars; ** prospect. and one size.

the length thereof was fifty cubits, and 26 The height of the one cherub tas ten the breadth thereof thirty cubits : and cubits, and so was it of the other cherub. 7 the porch wu8 before them : and the Or, accord. 27 and he set the cherubims within the other pillars and the thick beam 8

ing to them. inner house : and they stretched forth before them.

I Or, accord B the wings of the cherubims ß, so that 7 Then he made 62 porch for the

ing to them. the wing of the one touched the one throne where he might judge, even the 1 Or.

wall, and the wing of the other cherub porch of judgment: and it was covered touched the other wall; and their wings with cedar "Bfrom one side of the Heb. touched one another in the midst of floor to the other 89.

from ficor the house. 8 [ And his house where he 10 dwelt had

to floor. 2 And he overlaid the cherubims with another court 10 within the porch, 11 which gold.

was ll of the like work. Solomon made 29 And he carved all the walls of the also an house for Pharaoh's daughter, house round about with carved figures whom he had taken to wife, like unto bch. 3. 1. of cherubims and palm trees and † open this porch.

2 Chr. 8. ll. Fringe flowers, 3 within and 30 without.

9 All these were of costly stones, 13 accord.
30 And the floor of the house he over- ing to the measures of hewed stones 12,
laid with gold, within and without. sawed with saws, within and without,

31 ( And for the entering of the 5 oracle even from the foundation unto the cop-
he made doors of 28 olive tree 28 : B the ing, and 1380 on the outside toward 13 the
lintel and side posts were 1 a fifth part great court.
of the wall B.

10 And the foundation was of costly
39 The two doors also were of 28 olive stones, even great stones, stones of ten
tree **; and he carved upon them carvings cubits, and stones of eight cubits.
of cherubims and palm trees and fopen 11 And above were costly stones, 12 after
flowers, and overlaid them with gold, and the measures of hewed stones 13, and
spread gold upon the cherubims, and cedars.
upon the palm trees.

12 And the great court round about was
33 So also made he for the 31 door of with three rows of hewed stones, and a

the a temple posts of 28 olive tree 23, B1 a row of cedar beams, 14 both for the in- e John 10. fecretare fourth part of the wall ß.

ner court of the house of the LORD, and
34 And 32 the two doors were of fir for the porch of the house.
treet; the two leaves of the one door 13 And king Solomon sent and fetched
were folding, and the two leaves of the Hiram out of Tyre.
other door were folding.

14 He was ta widow's son of the tribe See ver. 10. 35 And he carved thereon cherubims and of Naphtali, and his father was a man c? Chr.2.14. palm trees and open flowers: and cover of Tyre, a worker in brass : and she was Heb.

the of ed them with gold fitted upon the carved | filled with wisdom, and understanding, work.

and cunning to work all works in brass. 86 & And he built the inner court with And he came to king Solomon, and $2Cbr.4.16. three rows of hewed stone, and a row wrought all his work.

y Ex. 31. 3. of cedar beams.

15 For he cast 15 h two pillars of 16 brass, & 36. 1. 37 S In the fourth year was the founda- of eighteen cubits high 17 apiece: and a

+ Heb. tion of the house of the LORD laid, in line of twelve cubits did compass either

fashioned. the inonth Zif : of them about 17.

A 2 Kinga 25.

17. 38 And in the eleventh year, in the 16 And he made two chapitors of molten 2 Chr. 3. 15. mnonth Bul, which is the eighth month, brass, to get upon the tops of the pilwas the house inished throughout all lars : the height of the one chapiter was Jer. 52. 21. the parts thereof, and according to all the fashion of it. So was he seven VAR. REND. Chap. 7. IV. 2. For he built. years in building it.

2 V. 3. covered in. 3 side-chambers. 4 V. 4.

23. Acta 3. 11. d 2 Chr. 4. 11. Huram :

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crossbeams (ie. in the several ceilings). CHAPTER 7.

view against view three times ; i.e. the chambers 1 The building of Solomon's house, 2 of the house of Lebanon. 6 Of the porch of pillars_7 of the

were open towards the interior of the building, Th. porch of judgment. S'of the house for Pharitor's . --- Vs. 6, 7. the. —IV. 6. & (i.e. another). daughter. 13 Miram's work of the two pillars. 8 pillars and a threshold. --9V. 7. Lit. from floor 21 of the mollen soa. 7 of the ten bases. 38 Of to floor, i.e. (grammatically though the sense is the con lavers, 40 and all the vessels.

obscure) the one floor as well as the other, Ge. Ke., UT Solomon was building his own but see Var. Read, ---- 10 v. 8. would dwell, in the

12 Vx. 9, 11. hewed accorded all his house.

ing to measures, Th. . 13 V. 9, from without to. 14 V. 12.

as it was. - 15 V, 15. the two. -VAR. REND.-_ Vs. 23, 31-33. oleaster. 29 V. 29. 16 Rather, copper, and so throughout. -17 (This sense ie, to the Holy of Holies, Ke. . 30 i.e. in the is required, but the text has only, was the height Holy place, Ke. Ba, 31 v. 83. entering. --32 V. 84. of the one pillar; and a

the second two doors of cypress-wood.

pillar.' Some words are thought to have fallen Vax. KEAD.-7. 21. Y (These words belong to r. out, Clericus, Ew. Ke, Th. . a, and were written here by accident), Th. . VAB. READ. - Chap. 7. v. 3. B upon the pillars;

F. 27. ß their wings, Sept. Th. Bo. ---Y, 31. B their number was forty and five, sept. . and vir the portal baring posts of five angles, Vulg. Bo tually Th. ke. Bu. V. 7. from the floor to the TV. 37. B even posts of four angles, Vulg. ceiling (lit. joists. Comp. ch. 6. 15, 16), Pesh, Vulg.

Ew. Th. Ba. (doubtfully).

5 Lit.

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Before five cubits, and the height of the other under the laver roere undersetters molten, Belar CHRIST chapiter toas tive cubits:

40 at the side of 40 every 41 addition.

CHRIS1 1005.

17 B And 18 nets of checker work 19, and 81 And the mouth of it * within the
wreaths of chain work, for the chapiters chapiter and above 12 was a cubit : but
which were upon the top of the pillars ; the mouth 13 thereof was round * after
seven for the one chapiter, and seven the work of the base 4, a cubit and an
for the other chapiter ß.

half : and also upon the mouth 13 of it 3
18 And he made the B pillars, 19 and two were gravings 46

their borders,
rows round about upon the one 20 net- foursquare **, not round.
work, to cover the chapiters that were y up- 32 And 17 under the bordery were four
on the top, with pomegranatesy: and go wheels 7; and the axletrees of the wheels
did he for the other chapiter.

were + joined to the base and the heigbt 1 Net.
19 And the chapiters that were upon of a wheel was a cubit and half a cubit.
the top of the pillars toere of lily work 21 33 And the work of the wheels was like
in the porch, four cubits.

the work of a chariot wheel : their axle. 20 And the chapiters upon the two pil. trees, and their ** naves, and their tel. lars 22 had pomegranates ** also above, loes, and their 50 spokes, were all molten. 13 over against 23 the belly which was 2 by 34 And there were four 33 undersetters to

the 20 network : and the pomegranates the four corners of one base: and the ( See

were two hundred in rows round about undersetters toere of the very base itself. 2 Chr. 2. 16. upon the other chapiter.

35 And in the top of the base sous there * 4. 13.

21 * And he set up the pillars 25 in 'the a round compass of half a cubit high : Jer. 32. 3.

porch of the temple : and he set up the and on the top of the base the sl ledges k 2 Chr.3.17.

right pillar, and called the name thereof thereof and the 32 borders thereof mere Ich. 6. 3.

Jachin : and he set up the left pillar, of the same. | That is, He skal

and called the name thereof U Boaz. 365 For on the plates of the ledges establish 29 And upon the top of the pillars was thereof 5%, and on the 32 borders thereof, I That is, lily work : 80 was the work of the pil. he graved cherubims, lions, and

palm lars finished.

trees, according to the $3 † proportion of He strength.

23 | And he made *a molten sea, ten every one 53, and 45 additions round about. m.Kinga 25. cubits + from the one %5 brim to the other : 37 After this manner he made the ten 13 2 Chr. 4. 2, it was round all about, and his height bases : all of them had one casting, one Jer. 52. 17. toas five cubits: and a line of thirty measure, and one size. | Heh from cubits did compass it round about.

39 ! Then made he ten lavers of brass : 226.66 24 And under the 26 brim of it round one laver contained forty baths : and every Ate brim.

about there were *knops compassing it, laver was four cubits: and upon every 2 Chr. 1. 3.

ten in a cubit, * compassing the sea one of the ten bases one laver.
round about: the knops were cast in two 39 And he put five bases on the right
rows, when it was cast.

#side of the house, and five on the left . 2 Chr. 1.4, 25 It stood upon • twelve oxen, three 54 side of the house: and he set the sea Jer. 52. 20. looking toward the north, and three on the right 54 side of the house 65 east

looking toward the west, and three look. ward over against the south 55,
ing toward the south, and three looking 40 |And † Hiram made the Blavers, Heb.
toward the east: and the sea was set and the shovels, and the 56 basons. So
above upon them, and all their hinder Hiram made an end of doing all the
parts were inward.

work that he made king Solomon for
26 And it was an hand breadth thick, the house of the LORD:
and the 26 brim thereof was wrought like 41 The two pillars, and B the two 57 bowls
the 26 brim of a cup, 28 with flowers of of the chapiters that were on the top

lilies 28: it contained P two thousand of the two pillars; and the two net. rer. 1, Chr. 4. 3. baths.

works, to cover the two 57 bowls of the
27 1 And he made 29 ten bases of brass ; chapiters which were upon the top of
four" cubits was the length of one base, the pillars ;
and four cubits the breadth thereof, and 42 And four hundred pomegranates for
three cubits the height of it.

the two

networks, even two rows of
28 And the work of the 30 bases was on pomegranates for one network, to cover
this manner : 31 they had 3 borders, and the the two 37 bowls of the chapiters that
borders were between the 33 ledges :
were t upon the pillars;

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29 And on the 32 borders that were be- 43 And the ten bases, and ten lavers the fast!
tween the 33 ledges were lions, oxen, on the bases ;
and cherubims and upon the 33 ledges 44 And one sea, and twelve oxen under
3+ B there was

a bane above: and ß be- the sea ; neath $4 the lions and oxen were


cer- 45 . And the pots, and the shovels, and tain additions 35 made of 36 thin work. the 56 basons: and all these vessels, which 30 And every

base bad four brasen Hiram made to king Solomon for the wheels, and 37 plates of brass : and the house of the LORD, Bwere of t bright brusa. four 38 corners thereof had 39 undersetters :

VAR. REXD.-40 V. 30. Or, beyond, Ke. . VAR. REND. — 18 v. 17. lattices, lattice-work. toon. 12 V. Sl. was within the chapiter, and fresti 19 v. 18. namely. - 20 V8. 18, 20. lattice. ---- 21 v. 19. this mouth or opening) upwards.

*ie, of the (Here put comma, Th. .) 22 V, 20. were.

chapiter. - * (like) the work of a pedestal. 23 close to, Ge. Ke, . 24 Rather, towards. 45 Here put semicolon). 16 and their places 25 V. 21. for. 26 V8. 23, 24, 26. Lit. lip: — NV. 24. those of the sides of the base) were Or, wild gourds, Th. Ke. 28 V. 26. (in the form 17 v. 32. the four wheels were under the panicks of) a lily-blossom. 29 V. 27. the ten. - 30 V. 28. (so that every part of the panels was visible base. 31 V. 28. i.e. the sides of it. - 32 V8. 28, 29, * V. 33. felloes. — 19 spokes.----50 naves. - SF. S. 35, 36. panels (or plates). 33 V8. 28, 29. clamps. stays (lit. hands, i.e. supports for the laver). ---34 V. 29. in like manner, above; and beneath, De W. 52 V. 36. And on the plates (which formed the stars 85 V8. 29, 36. festoons.

36 v. 29. hanging. thereof.- 53 open space upon each, Ge. TA, Xe. Bi 37 V. 30. axles.

38 feet.

39 V8. 30, 34. Lit. 54 V. 39. Lit. shoulder. SS i.e. south-eastward. shoulder-pieces (meaning obscure).

56 V8, 40, 45. bowls. Comp. Ex. 27. 3.-57 p. ll, VAR. READ.-V. 17. B He made also two lattices to 42. globes, Ge. 58 V. 41. lattices. cover the chapiters which were on the top of the VAR. READ.--V. 40. B pots, many mss. Sept. Fuld. pillars ; a lattice for the one chapiter, and a lattice Th. Ae. Bi. Comp. 0.45; Chr. 4. 11. 16. for the other chapiter, Sept. Th. . - V. 18. B V. 41. B the globes and the chapiters, Th. Be. K pomegranates, 2 MSS. Calmet, Ke. Th. . . (2 Chr. 4. 12). ----V. 45. B Before these words, Sati y upon the top of the pillars, many MSS. Xe. . inrerts, And the forty and eight pillars of the house of Heb. text of 6. 18 corrupt, Th.) V. 29. B in like the king and of the house of the Lord, even all the manner; and above and, Sept. probably (l.).

works of the king which Hiram made. So Th. b

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