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Hiram furnisheth Solomon with Chap v. vj.

materials for the temple. God for Solomon, and requesting food for bis family, 14 And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thou- Before

Christ Christ furnisheth him with trees. 13 The number of Solo- sand a month

sand a month by courses: a month they were in 1014. mons workmen and labourers.

Lebanon, and two months at home : and 1014.

k Chap. **.10: AND a Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants k Adoniram was over the levy.

4. 6. unto Solomon ; (for he had heard that they 15 And Solomon had threescore and ten had anointed him king in the room of his father) thousand that bare burdens, and fourscore thoub for Hiram was ever a lover of David.

fand howers in the mountains : 2 And Solomon sent to Hiram, saying,

16 Beside the chief of Solomons officers
3 Thou knowelt how that David my father which were over the work, three thousand and
Amos r.9. could not build an house unto the name of the three hundred, 'which ruled over the people that
62 Chron. Lord his God, for the wars which were about wrought in the work.
d'1 Chron. him on every side, until the LORD put them un 17 And the king commanded, and they
22. 8. & der the foles of his feet.

brought great stones, costly stones, and hewed
4. But now the LORD my God hath given stones, to lay the foundation of the house.
me rest on every side, so that there is neither ad-18 And Solomons builders, and Hirams
verfary, nor evil occurrent.

builders did hew them, and the stone-Squarers : Goblices † Heb.

And behold I + purpose to build an house fo they prepared timber and stones to build the as Ezek,
unto the name of the Lord my God, e as the house.
Lord spake unto David my father, saying, Thy

son, whom I will set upon thy throne in thý i The building of Solomons temple. 5 The chambers
room, he shall build an house unto my name. thereof. 11 Gods promise unto it. 15 The çieling and

6 Now therefore command thou, that they adorning of it. 23 The cherubims. 31 The doors, cedar-trees out of Lebanon, and my 36 The court. 37

The time of building of it.
fervants shall be with
thy fervants : and unto And it came to pass in the four hundred

and 1012.
thee will I give hire for thy servants, according fourscore year after the children of Israel a 2 Chron.
to all that thou shalt + appoint : for thou were come out of the land of Egypt, in the 3. 1, 2.
knowest that there is not among us any that can fourth year of Solomons reign over Israel, in
skill to hew timber, like unto the Sidonians. the month Zif, which is the second month, that

7. 9 And it came to pass, when Hiram heard bhe began to build the house of the LORD,
the words of Solomon, that he rejoyced greatly, 2 And the house which king Solomon built 1 Heb.
and said, Bleffed be the Lord this day, which for the LORD, the length thereof was threescore
hath given unto David a wise fon over this great cubits, and the breadth thereof twenty cubits,

and the height thereof thirty cubits.
8 And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, I have 3. And the porch before the temple of the

considered the things which thou fentest to houfe, twenty cubits was the len thereof,
me for : and I will do all thy desire concerning according to the breadth of the house, and ten d See
timber of cedar, and concerning timber of fir. cubits was the breadth thereof, before the Ezek. 40.

9 My servants shall bring them down from house. Lebanon unto the sea : and I will convey them 4 And for the house he made dwindows of lor,

windows F 2 Chron. by sea in flotes, unto f the place that thou shalt narrow lights. + appoint me, and will cause them to be dif

5 And I against the wall of the house he within and sendo charged there, and thou shalt receive them and built e + chambers round about, against the walls without :

thou shalt accomplish my desire, & in giving food of the house round about, both of the temple, and Ezra 3. 7. for

closed. my. houshold.

fand of the oracle: and he made + chambers || Or, 10 So Hiram gave Solomon cedar-trees, and round about. Aes 12. fir-trees, according to all his desire.

joyning so.

6 The nethermost chamber was five cubits? See 11h And Solomon gave Hiram twenty broad, and the middle was six cubits broad, and Ezeko. Chron. thousand + measures of wheat for food to his the third was seven cubits broad: for without + Heb.

houshold, and twenty measures of pure oyl: in the wall of the house he made 7 narrowed fiers thus gave Solomon to Hiram year by year.' : : rests round about, that ibe beams should not 19, 20,

12 And the LORD gave Solomon wisdom, be fastned in the walls of the house. i Chap. 3. i as he promised him: and there was peace be 7 And & the house when it was in building, ihs.

tween Hiram and Solomon, and they two' made was built of stone, made ready before it was
a league together.

brought thither': so that there was neither ham, or, retaie13 And king. Solomon raised a + levy out Sribute of of all Úrael ; and the levy was thirty thousand house, while it wasin building

mer nor ax, nor any tool of iron heard in the medits: :8. The door for the middle chamber was in 56.

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thy father.

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from the

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The building and

adorning of it. Before the right side of the house: and they went cherub: from the uttermost part of the one wing Before Christ

Christ up with winding stairs into the middle chamber, unto the uttermost part of the other, were ten 1012. and out of the middle into the third.


100) florilder, 9

h So he built the house and finished it ; and 25 And the other cherub was ten cubits : 1005. covered the house with beams and boards of both the cherubims were of one measure, and one by. 38. cedar.

Gze. 10 And then he built chambers against all the 26 The height of the one cherub was ten beams and house, five cubits high : and they rested on the cubits, and so was it of the other cherub. house with timber of cedar.

27 And he set the cherubims within the 11 And the word of the LORD cameto So- inner house; and m || they stretched forth the m Exod. lomon, saying,

wings of the cherubims, so that the wing of the 28:29. 12 Concerning this house which thou art in one touched the one wall, and the wing of the the cheChap. 2. building, i if thou wilt walk in my statutes, and other cherub touched the other wall: and their alims 42 Sam. * execute my judginents, and keep all my com- wings touched one another in the midst of the forth their mandments to walk in them: then will I perform houle.

wings, my word with thee, * which I spake unto David 28 And he overlaid the cherubims with gold.

29 And he carved all the walls of the house 13 And I will dwell among the children of round about with carved figures of cherubims, Israel, and will not forsake my people Ifrael. and palm-trees, and t open flowers, within and + Heb.

openings of 14 So Solomon built the house, and finished without.

flowers, it.


And the floor of the house he overlaid 15 And he built the walls of the house within with gold within and without. #or,

with boards of cedar, || both the floor of the 31 g And for the entring of the oracle he floor of the house, and the walls of the cieling: and he co- made doors of olive-tree: the lintel and sideposts vered them on the inside with wood, and co- were la fifth part of the wall


Hor, vered the floor of the house with planks of fir. 32 The two doors also were of olive-tree ;

fivesquare. 16 And he built twenty cubits on the lides and he carved upon them carvings of cherubims caves of the of the house, both the floor, and the walls with and palm-trees, and + open flowers, and overlaid boards of cedar : he even built them for it withing them with gold, and spread gold upon the cheru- penings of even for the oracle, even for the most holy bims, and upon the palm-trees.

flowers. place.

33 So also made he for the door of the temple, 17 And the house, that is, the temple before posts of olive-tree || a fourth part of the wall.

Jout gnare. it, was forty cubits long.

34 And the two doors were of fir-tree: the 18 And the cedar of the house within was two leaves of the one door were folding, and”. Ezek carved with || knops, and + open flowers: all the two leaves of the other door were folding. was cedar, there was no stone seen.

35 And he carved thereon cherubims, and
openings of

19 And the oracle he prepared in the house palm-trees, and open flowers: and covered them
within, to set there the ark of the covenant of the with gold, fitted upon the carved work.

36 And he built the inner court with three
20 And the oracle in the forepart was twenty rows of hewed stone, and a row of cedar-beams.
cubits in length, and twenty cubits in breadth, 37 In the fourth year was the foundation : *. .

and twenty cubits in the height thereof : and he of the house of the Lord laid, in the months Shurup.

overlaid it with puregold, and fo + covered the Zif.
altar which was of cedar.

38 And in the eleventh year, in the month
21 So Solomon overlaid the house within Bul, (which is the eighth month) was the house with all the
with pure gold : and he made a partition, by the finished || throughout all the parts thereof, and hereof.
chains of gold before the oracle, and he overlaid according to all the fashion of it: So was he 1005.
it with gold.

Pseven years in building it.

p Compare 22 And the whole house he overlaid with

CHAP. VII. gold, until he had finished all the house: also the

1 The building of Solomons houf, 2 of the house of Lewhole altar that was by the oracle he overlaid

banon, 6 of the porch of pillars, 7 of the porch of with gold.

judgment, 8 of the house for Pharaohs daughter. 23 And within the oracle he made two 13 Hirams work of the two pillars, 23 of the cherubims of l + olive-tree, each ten cubits molten sea, 27 of the ten bafes, 38 of the tex.

992. Pebe high.

lavers, 40 and all the vessels.

4 Chap crecs of oyl. 24 And five cubits was the one wing of the Ut Solomon was building his own house 9. 10. cho. h, and five cubits the other wing of the a thirteen


and he finished all his house,

doors. + Heb.

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Chap. vij.

Hiram's work. 2 He built also the house of the forest of and the height of the other chapiter was fave Before

Christ Christ Lebanon ; the length thereof was a hundred cubits : 1005. cubits, and the breadth thereof fifty cubits, and 17 And nets of checker-work, and wreaths 1005,

the height thereofthirty cubits, upon four rows of chain-work, for the chapiters which were
of cedar-pillars with cedar-beams upon the pil- upon the top of the pillars ; feven for the one

chapiter, and seven for the other chapiter.
3 And it was covered with cedar above

upon 18 And he made the pillars, and two rows Heb. the + beams, that lay on forty five pillars, fifteen round about upon the one net-work, to cover in a row.

the chapiters that were upon the top, with 4. And there were windows in three rows, and pomegranates : and so did he for the other cha

piter. fight against

5 And all the doors and posts were square, 19 And the chapiters that were upon the top with the windows: and light was against light of the pillars, were of lily-work in the porch, in three ranks.

four cubits. pillars

6 9 And he made a porch of pillars ; the 20 And the chapiters upon the two pillars seseorang penting lenght thereof was fifty cubits, and the breadth had pomegranates allo above, over against the

thereof thirty cubits: and the porch was I be- belly which was by the net-work: and the po

fore them: and the other pillars and the thick megranates were h two hundred, in rows round See # Or, beam were before them.

about upon the other chapiter.

3. 16.& 4. according

7. Then he made a porch for the throne 21 i' And he set up the pillars in the porch 1?: where he might judge, even the porch of of the temple: and he let up the right pillar, and

judgment : and it was covered with cedar called the name thereof! Jachin : and he set up Chap. + Heb.

7 from one side of the floor to the other. the left pillar, and called the name thereof that is, from floor to floor.

8 G And his house where he dwelt, bad | Boaz.
another court within the porch, which was of 22 And upon the top of the pillars was lily-il

That is, the like work. Solomon made also an house for work : so was the work of the pillars finished.

ftrength. 6. Chap. Pharaohs daughter, ( whom he had taken to 23 And he made a molten sea, ten cubits ? Jer. 32. wife) like unto this porch.

+ from the one brim to the other : it was round
9. All these were of costly stones, according all about, and his height was five cubits : and comments
to the measures of hewed stones, lawed with a line of thirty cubits did compass it round brim to kis
laws, within and without, even from the foun- about.
dation unto the coping, and so on the outside 24. And under the brim of it round about 4- 3.
toward the great court.

there were knops compassing it, ten in a cubit,
10 And the foundation was of costly stones, m compassing the sea round about: the knops :
even great stones ; stones of ten cubits, and stones were cast in two rows, when it was cast.
eight cubits.

25 It stood upon twelve oxen, three looking " Jer. 52 11 And above were costly stones (after the toward the north, and three looking toward the 26. measures of hewed stones) and cedars.

west, and three looking toward the south, and
12 And the great court round about, was three looking toward the east: and the sea was
with three rows of hewed stones, and a row of set above upon them, and all their hinder parts

cedar-beams, both for the inner court of the were inward!
Tobni house of the LORD, and for the porch of the 26 And it was an hand-breadth thick; and the

brim thereof was wrought like the brim of a cup,
13. And king Solomon sent and fet dHiram with flowers of lilies : it contained o two thousand, See
out of Tyre.

14 e He was t a widows son of the tribe of * 27 ( And he made ten bases of brass ; four
:2 Chron. Naphtali

, and his father was a man of Tyre, a cubits was the length of one base, and four cubits
worker in brass: and he was filled with wisdom the breadth thereof, and three cubits the height
she form of and understanding, and cunning to work all of it.

works in brass; and he came to king Solomon, 28 And the work of the bases was on this
fExod. and wrought all his work.

manner: They had borders, and the borders
+Heb. 15 For het cast & two pillars of brass, of were between the ledges :
Kings eighteen cubits high apiece: and a line of twelve 29 And on the borders that were between the
25. 17. cubics did compals either of them about. ledges were lions, oxen and cherubims: and upon

16 And he made two chapiters of molten the ledges there was a baseabove: and beneath
brass, to set upon the tops of the pillars: the the lions and oxen were certain

additions made of LAT

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base had four brasen wheels, 45 And the pots, and the Ahovels, and the Before Christ

Christ and plates ofbrass: and the four corners thereof, basons: and all these vessels which Hiram made 1005. had 'undersetters : under the laver were under to king Solomon, for the house of the LORD, 1005. setters molten, at the side of every addition. were of + bright brals.

+ Heb. 31 And the mouth of it within the chapiter 46° In the plain of Jordan did the king cast brighe or and above was a cubit : but the mouth thereof them tin the clay-ground, between Succoth and scoured

t Heb. was round after the work of the base, 'a cubit Zarthan, and an half: and also upon the mouth of it were 47. And Solomon left all the vessels un-thickness. gravings with their borders, foursquare, not weighed, † because they were exceeding many : ground. round.

neither was the weight of the brass 7 found | Heb. 32 And under the borders were four wheels :

exceeding and the axle-trees of the wheels were + joyned 48 And Solomon made all the vessels that multinac. in the base.

to the base, and the height of a wheel was a cubit pertained unto the house of the LORD: the altar Searchei. and half a cubit.

of gold, and the table of gold, whereupon the Ex.d.

25. 30.
33 And the work of the wheels was like the shew-bread was;
work of a chariot-wheel : their axle-trees, and 49. And the candlesticks of pure gold, five on.'
their naves, and their felloes, and their spokes the right side, and five on the left, before the
were all molten.

oracle, with the flowers, and the lamps, and the
34 And there were four undersetters to the tongs of gold,
four corners of one base: and the undersetters 50 And the bowls, and the snuffers, and the
were of the very base it self.

balons, and the spoons, and the + cenfers of pure m-pans.

+ . 35 And in the top of the base was there a gold; and the hinges of gold, both for the doors round compass of half a cubit high : and on of the inner house, the most holy place, and for the top of the base, the ledges thereof, and the the doors of the house, to wit, of the temple. borders thereof, were of the same.

51. So was ended all the work that king Solo36 For on the plates of the ledges thereof, and mon made for the house of the Lord: and So

on the borders thereof, he graved cherubims, lomon brought in the t. things, which David . Heb. † Heb.

lions, and palm-trees, according to the t pro- his father had dedicated, even the filver, and the Of David! nakedness.

portion of every one, and additions round gold, and the vessels did he put among the 2 Sam. about.

treasures of the house of the LORD."
37 After this manner he made the ten bases :

all of them had one casting, one measure, and one 1 The feast of the dedication of the temple : 12, 54

Solomons blessing. 22 Solomons prayer : 62 His 2 Chron, 38 S Then P made he ten lavers of brass : one sacrifice of peace-offerings. laver contained forty baths; and every laver was Hen a Solomon assembled the elders of If- a 2 Chron.

four cubits: and upon every one of the ten bases, rael, and all the heads of the tribes, the
one laver.

t chief of the fathers of the children of Israel, + Heb. Shoulder.

39 And he put five bases on the right + lide unto king Solomon, in Jerusalem, • that they b 2 Sam.
of the house, and five on the left side of the house: might bring up the ark of the covenant of the 6. 17.
and he fer the sea on the right side of the house Lord, e out of the city of David, which is
east-ward over against the south.

40 And Hiram made the lavers and the 2 And all the men of Israel afsembled them-
shovels, and the basons: fo Hiram made an end selves unto king Solomon, at the feast in the
of doing all the work that he made king Solomon month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.

1004 for the house of the LORD.


And all the elders of Israel came d and the d Deut. 41 The two pillars, and the two bowls of the priests took up the ark.

chapiters that were on the top of the two pillars : 4 And they brought up the ark of the Lord, 9*.17, and the two 9 net-works, to cover the two bowls and the tabernacle of the congregation, and all e Chap:

of the chapiters which were upon the top of the the holy vessels that were in the tabernacle, even 3
pillars :

those did the priests and the Levites bring up.
42 And four hundred pomegranates for the 5 And king, Solomon, and all the congrega-
two net-works, even two rows of pomegranates tion of Israel, that were assembled unto him,

for one net-work, to cover the two bowls of the were with him before the ark, facrificing sheep, + Heb. chapiters thatwere + upon the pillars :

and oxen that could not be told nor numbred for 43. And the ten bases, and ten lavers on the multitude. pillars. bases;

6 And the priests brought in the ark of the 44 Andose en and twelve oxen under thesea: covenant of the LORD. unto his place, into the

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Chap. viij.
Before oracle of the house to the most holy place, even 22 S And Solomon stood before the altar Before
Chrift under the wings of the cherubins.

of the Lord, in the prelence of all the congre

Christ 1004

7 For the cherubims spread forth their two gation of Israel, and spread forth his hands 1004.. wings over the place of the ark, and the cheru- toward heaven : bims covered the ark, and the staves thereof 23 And he said, ' LORD God of Israel, * there v 2 Mac. above.

is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth * Exod. 8 And they drew out the staves, that the beneath, y who keepest covenant and mercy with 15. 11. 4 Heb.

+ ends of the staves were seen out in the holy thy fervants, that walk before thee with all their 29. Or, ark, place before the oracle, and they were not seen heart':

y Dan.9.45 as 2 Chr. without: and there they are unto this day. 24 Who hast kept with thy servant David

9 There was nothing in the ark & fave the my father that thou promisedft him : thou spakest
two tables of stone, which Mofes put there at also with thy mouth, and hast fulfilled it with
Horeb, | h when the Lord made a covenant

thine hand, as it is this day.
with the children of Israel, when they came out 25 Therefore now, LORD God of Israel,
Hebr. 9.4.
of the land of Egypt.

keep with thy servant David my father that thou
# Or,

10 And it came to pass when the priests were promisedít him, saying, ? + T'here shall not fail 2. Chap.

come out of the holy place, that the cloud i filled thee a man in my fight to sit on the throne of 2 Sam. 7. 34.27,28. the house of the LORD,

Ifrael ; so that thy children take heed to their 12.06. 11 So that the priests could not stand to mi- way, that they walk before me as thou hast There fhall

nister, because of the cloud: for the glory of the walked before me: 40.34,35. LORD had filled the house of the Lord.

26 And now, O God of Israel, let thy word, a man 12 gk Then spake Solomon, The LORD I pray thee, be verified, which thou spakelt unto

siche. said that he would dwell in the thick darkness. thy servant David my father.

13 m I have surely built thec an house to dwell 27 But a will God indeed dwell on the earth ? only if: 1 Levit. in, a settled place for thee to abide in for ever. behold, the heaven, and heaven of heavens can= 2. 6. 14 And the king turned his face about, and not contain thee, how much less this house that

Jer. 23.24. 11. & 47. blessed all the congregation of Israel: (and all I have builded ? the congregation of Israel stood)

28 Yet have thou respect unto the prayer of 15 And he said, Blessed bethe LORD God of thy servant and to his supplication, O Lord my Israel, which spake with his mouth unto David God, to hearken unto the cry and to the prayer, my father, and hath with his hand fulfilled it, which thy servant prayeth before thee to day : -laying,


That thine eyes may be open toward this 16 Since the day that I brought forth my house night and day, even toward the place of 70 Chron. People Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of which thou hast said, "My name shall be there : 6 Deur.

all the tribes of Israel to build an house, that my that thou mayest hearken unto the prayer which 12.11. | 2 sam. name might be therein ; but I chose P David to thy servant shall make|| toward this place. be over my people Ifrael.

30 And hearken thou to the fupplication of places 17 And I it was in the heart of David my thy servant, and of thy people Israel, when they 20. 9. father, to build an house for the name of the shall pray l' towards this place: and hear thou in! Om LORD God of Israel.

in this placea heaven thy dwelling-place, and when thou 18 ! And the Lord said unto David my hearest, forgive. 6. 8, 9. father, Whereas it was in thine heart to build an

31 If any man trespass against his neighhouse unto my name, thou didst well that it was bour, † and an oath be laid upon him to cause + Heb. in thine heart :

him to swear, and the oath come before thine altar

guire an 19 Nevertheless, thou shalt not build the in this house: house, but thy fon that shall come forth out of 32 Then hear thou in heaven, and do, and thy loyns, he shall build the house unto my judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, to 22. 11.

bring his way upon his head, and justifying the 20 And the Lord hath performed his word righteous, to give him according to his rightthat he spake, and I am risen up in the room of cousness. David my father, and sit on the throne of Il 33 9. When thy people Israel be smitten Lev. 26. rael, as the Lord promised, and have built an down before the enemy, because they havelinned Deur . 28. house for the name of the LORD God of Israel. against thee, and f fhall turn again to thee, and zf:.

21 And I have set there a place for the ark, confess thy name, and pray, and make fupplication 39, 40, wherein is sthe covenant of the LORD, which unto theel in this house: he made with our fathers, when he brought


34 Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive them out of the land of Egypt.

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