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of the doors.
2 Chron. 8.
23, 24, 25
23. Acts 3.11.
de Chron.4. 11, Huram.
1 Or, with
16. & Exod. 31. 3. & 36. 1.
The pillars, ornaments, and
utensils for the temple. 32 The || two doors also were of olive 8 And his house where he dwelt had
tree; and he carved upon them carvings another court within the porch, which was Or, learer of cherubims and palm trees and Topen of the like work. Solomon made also an
flowers, and overlaid them with gold, and house for Pharaoh's daughter, whom he ch.3.1:
o'q All these were of costly stones, ac33 So also made he for the door of cording to the measures of hewed stones, Or, fear the temple posts of olive tree, || a fourth sawed with saws, within and without, even part of the wall.
from the foundation unto the coping, and
folding, and the two leaves of the other stones, even great stones, stones of ten
cubits, and stones of eight cubits.
was with three rows of hewed stones, and
the porch of the house.
14 € He was ta widow's son of the tribe See ver.40. 38 And in the eleventh year, in the of Naphtali, and his father was a man of : 1. Chroo. month Bul, which is the eighth month, Tyre, a worker in brass: and she was Heb. the
was the house finished || throughout all filled with wisdom, and understanding, so commin. partenance the parts thereof, and according to all and cunning to work all works in brass. (a Chron. 4 suk dl the the fashion of it. So was he seven years And he came to king Solomon, and in building it.
wrought all his work. CHAP. VII.
15 ? For he + cast htwo pillars of brass, Hleb, facelompare i The building of Solomon's house
. 2 of the of eighteen cubits high apiece: and a baKings 25house of Lebanon. 6 of the porch of pillars. line of twelve cubits did 7 of the porch of judgment. 8 Of the house of them about. for Pharaoh's daughter. 13 Hiram's work of the two pillars. 23 of the molten sea. 27
16 And he made two chapiters of mol-
lars: the height of the one chapiter was
house thirteen years, and he finish- chapiter was five cubits: *Clrea. b.i. ed all his house.
17 And nets of checker work, and
3 And it was covered with cedar above to cover the chapiters that were upon the + Heb ribe upon the beams, that lay on forty five top, with pomegranates: and so did he pillars, fifteen in a row.
for the other chapiter. 4 And there were windows in three 19 And the chapiters that were upon Medre sight cows, and + light was against light in three the top of the pillars were of lily work in ranks.
the porch, four cubits. 5 And all the || doors and
20 And the chapiters upon the two were square square, with the windows: and light was pillars had pomegranates also above, over against light in three ranks.
against the belly which was by the net6. And he made a porch of pillars; work: and the pomegranates were 'two the length thereof was fifty cubits, and hundred in rows round about upon the 2.643
the breadth thereof thirty cubits: and the other chapiter. 10 ord porch was l before them: and the other 21 And he set up the pillars in the ). 2-Chron.
Ot, acord pillars and the thick beam were || before porch of the temple: and he set up the i ch. 6. 3 ng to them them.
right pillar, and called the name thereof 7 9 Then he made a porch for the || Jachin: and he set up the left pillar, libretto
, throne where he might judge, even the and called the name thereof || Boaz.
porch of judgment: and it was covered 22 And upon the top of the pillars was in this Feb from with cedar Ffrom one side of the floor lily work: so was the work of the pillars strength. to feer. to the other.
17. 9 Chrou. 3. 15. & 4.12. Jer. 52. 21.
2 Chron. 3
Jer. 59. 23.
his brim to
+ Heb. upon the face of
of the ten bases.
Of all the vessels. 23 And he made ma molten sea, ten 37 After this manner he made the ten
cubits + from the one brim to the other: bases: all of them had one casting, one
Chron. 4.2, five cubits: and a line of thirty cubits did 38 | Then made he ten lavers of brass: 9 Chron.
one laver contained forty baths: and every
about there were knops compassing it, ten of the ten bases one laver.
about: the knops were cast in two rows, + side of the house, and five on the left Heb.
side of the house: and he set the sea on 25 It stood upon otwelve oxen, three the right side of the house eastward over looking toward the north, and three look- against the south. ing toward the west, and three looking 40 1 And † Hiram made the lavers, and Heb. Fr. toward the south, and three looking to the shovels, and the basons. So Hiram ver. 13. ward the east: and the sea was set above made an end of doing all the work that upon them, and all their hinder parts he made king Solomon for the house of were inward.
the LORD: 26 And it was an hand breadth thick, 41 The two pillars, and the two bowls and the brim thereof was wrought like of the chapiters that were on the top of the brim of a cup, with flowers of lilies: the two pillars; and the two 'networks, 5 ver. 17, as. it contained Ptwo thousand baths. to cover the two bowls of the chapiters
27 And he made ten bases of brass: which were upon the top of the pillars;
granates for one network, to cover the
43 And the ten bases, and ten lavers the pillars.
30 And every base had four brasen Hiram made to king Solomon for the wheels, and plates of brass: and the four house of the Lorn, were of #bright , Habe made corners thereof had undersetters: under brass. the laver were undersetters molten, at 46 *In the plain of Jordan did the king 2Chron 4. the side of every addition.
cast them; fin the clay ground between Heb. in the 31 And the mouth of it within the "Succoth and * Zarthan. chapiter and above was a cubit: but the 47 And Solomon left all the vessels un- u Gev. 33mouth thereof was round after the work weighed, t because they were exceeding of the base, a cubit and an half; and also many: neither was the weight of the brass 4 Hebe, fer upon the mouth of it were gravings with +found out. their borders, foursquare, not round. 48 | And Solomon made all the ves
32 And under the borders were four sels that pertained unto the house of the searched
wheels; and the axletrees of the wheels Lord: 'the altar of gold, and the Alcb, in the were tjoined to the base: and the height table of gold, whereupon the shewbread you
of a wheel was a cubit and half a cubit. was,
33 And the work of the wheels was 49 And the candlesticks of pure gold, like the work of a chariot wheel: their five on the right side, and five on the left, 'so. Lov. 3 axletrees, and their naves, and their fel- before the oracle, with the flowers, and loes, and their spokes, were all molten, the lamps, and the tongs of gold,
34 And there were four undersetters to 50 And the bowls, and the snuffers, the four corners of one base: and the un and the basons, and the spoons, and the dersetters were of the very base itself, t censers of pure gold; and the hinges of the best
35 And in the top of the base was gold, both for the doors of the inner there a round compass of half a cubit house, the most holy place, and for the high: and on the top of the base the doors of the house, to wit, of the temple. ledges thereof and the borders thereof 51 So was ended all the work that were of the same,
king Solomon made for the house of the 36 For on the plates of the ledges Lord. And Solomon brought in the thereof, and on the borders thereof, he things bwhich David his father had de todo mundo
graved cherubims, lions, and palm trees, dicated; even the silver, and the gold, and Decidim 1. Heh. na. according to the + proportion of every the vessels, did he put among the trea- 11, a Chrom one, and additions round about.
sures of the house of the LORD.
bright, or scoured.
thickness of the ground
1 Chroa. 29
2 Exod. 10, &c. a Exod.
z 2 Sam.
a 2 Sam. 7.6.
ci Sam. 16. 1. 2 Sam.7 & Chron.
d 2 Sam. 7.
1004 e kamb. 4. 15. Deut. 31. 9 Josh. 3. 3
15 14, 15feb. 3. +
28. 5, 6.
33. 34. ch.6
The feast of the dedication.
God of Israel, which 'spake with his
12, 54 Solonnon's blessing: 22 Solomon's with his hand fulfilled it, saying,
prayer. 62 His sacrifice of peace offerings. 16 “Since the day that I brought forth 5, 25, Chrons
of Israel, and all the heads of the city out of all the tribes of Israel to build f. 29. tribes, the chief of the fathers of the an house, that "my name might be therein; Deut. 12. 11.
children of Israel, unto king Solomon in but I chose ^ David to be over my people by a Sam 6 Jerusalem, that they might bring up the Israel. o'rsan.s ark of the covenant of the LORD out of
17 And it was in the heart of David 28.4. & 12, the city of David, which is Zion. my father to build an house for the name 2. Chron.
2 And all the men of Israel assembled of the Lord God of Israel. themselves unto king Solomon at the 18 ° And the LORD said unto David : 2Chron.6.
a feast in the month Ethanim, which is my father, Whereas it was in thine heart 34 2Chroa. the seventh month.
to build an house unto my name, thou 3 And all the elders of Israel came, didst well that it was in thine heart. and the priests took up the ark.
19 Nevertheless thou shalt not build f2 Sam.7-5, 4 And they brought up the ark of the the house; but thy son that shall come 3 5. & Chron. LORD, 'and the tabernacle of the congre forth out of thy loins, he shall build the
gation, and all the holy vessels that were house unto my name. Chron. 1. in the tabernacle, even those did the 20 And the Lord hath performed his
priests and the Levites bring up. word that he spake, and I am risen up
5 And king Solomon, and all the con- in the room of David my father, and sit gregation of Israel, that were assembled on the throne of Israel, as the Lord & Chron.
unto him, were with him before the ark, promised, and have built an house for the g1Sam.6.13. sacrificing sheep and oxen, that could name of the Lord God of Israel.
not be told nor numbered for multitude. 21 And I have set there a place for
6. And the priests brought in the ark the ark, wherein is h the covenant of the bover Exod. stick of the covenant of the LORD unto his LORD, which he made with our fathers,
place, into the oracle of the house, to the when he brought them out of the land
22 | And Solomon stood before ithe 12 Chron. 6.
, and <spread Eagles the cherubims covered the ark and the forth his hands toward heaven: staves thereof above.
23 And he said, 'LORD God of Israel, 12 Mac. 2. E. 8 And they "drew out the staves, that " there is no God like thee, in heaven - Exod. 15
the tends of the staves were seen out in above, or on earth beneath, who keepest - 22. Or, arki» the || holy place before the oracle, and covenant and mercy with thy servants chill
they were not seen without: and there that walk before thee with all their Dan. 9 4 they are unto this day.
heart: g* There was nothing in the ark "save 24 Who hast kept with thy servant Kinga 20. 3.
the two tables of stone, which Moses o put David my father that thou promisedst • Developed there at Horeb, || 'when the Lord made him: thou spakest also with thy mouth,
a covenant with the children of Israel, and hast fulfilled it with thine hand, as Esed. te when they came out of the land of Egypt. it is this day.
10 | And it came to pass, when the 25 Therefore now, LORD God of Israel, a Deti. priests were come out of the holy place, keep with thy servant David my father 413 ver that the cloud "filled the house of the that thou promisedst him, saying, " + There ! sam.: 12, Exod. 9. LORD,
shall not fail thee a man in my sight to 11 So that the priests could not stand sit on the throne of Israel; † so that thy shall not be to minister because of the cloud: for the children take heed to their way, that ineen man glory of the LORD had filled the house of they walk before me as thou hast walked from my the LORD.
before me. 12'Then spake Solomon, The LORD 26 ? And now, O God of Israel, let thy • Lev. 1 s. said that he would dwell in the thick word, I pray thee, be verified, which thou 25. darkness.
spakest unto thy servant David my father. 13 *I have surely built thee an house 27 But' will God indeed dwell on the 12 Chron. 2. • Pr. 132 14 to dwell in, "a settled place for thee to
earth? behold, the heaven and "heaven Jer. 23. 24. abide in for ever.
of heavens cannot contain thee; how 17.24. 14 And the king turned his face about, much less this house that I have builded? : 2 Cor. 12 * *832.6.18 and 'blessed all the congregation of Is 28 Yet have thou respect unto the
rael: (and all the congregation of Israel prayer of thy servant, and to his sup-
plication, o Lord my God, to hearken
Dan. 6. 10.
y Exod. 92.
Lev. 26. 17. Deut. 28. 25
1. & 10
dedication of the temple. Before CHRIST
thy servant prayeth before thee to day: eth out of a far country for thy name's
29 That thine eyes may be open to- sake;
ward the place of which thou hast said, name, and of thy i strong hand, and of í Deut. 3. 25 Deut. 12.11. My name shall be there: that thou may- thy stretched out arm;) when he shall
est hearken unto the prayer which thy come and pray toward this house; 1 Or, in this servant shall make" || toward this place. 43 Hear thou in heaven thy dwelling
30 * And hearken thou to the suppli- place, and do according to all that the 20. 9. Neh. cation of thy servant, and of thy people stranger calleth to thee for: 'that all k Sam. 17.
Israel, when they shall pray || toward people of the earth may know thy name, 19 Rs. place. this place: and hear thou in heaven thy to fear thee, as do thy people Israel ; 1P2
. 102.15 dwelling place: and when thou hearest, and that they may know that t this house, Heb. the forgive.
which I have builded, is called by thy ed upon this 31 f If any man trespass against his name. be require an neighbour, + and 'an oath be laid upon 44 f If thy people go out to battle outh of hin, him to cause him to swear, and the oath against their enemy, whithersoever thou
come before thine altar in this house: shalt send them, and shall pray unto the
32 Then hear thou in heaven, and do, Lord + toward the city which thou hast . hihetetlen z Deut.25... and judge thy servants, ' condemning the chosen, and toward the house that I have city
wicked, to bring his way upon his head; built for thy name:
prayer and their supplication, and main-
ten down before the enemy, because they 46 If they sin against thee, ("for there are 2 Chron. b Lev:26.39, have sinned against thee, and shall turn is no man that sinneth not,) and thou be more
again to thee, and confess thy name, and angry with them, and deliver them to the 3-2. I John
pray, and make supplication unto thee enemy, so that they carry them away 10r,toward. Il in this house :
captives "unto the land of the enemy, Hut. * 34 Then hear thou in heaven, and for far or near; give the sin of thy people Israel, and 47 ° Yet if they shall + bethink them- les on our bring them again unto the land which selves in the land whither they were back to the re thou gavest unto their fathers.
carried captives, and repent, and make 351° When heaven is shut up, and supplication unto thee in the land of them there is no rain, because they have sinned that carried them captives, P saying, We Rolling against thee; if they pray toward this have sinned, and have done perversely, Dan. 9.5 place, and confess thy name, and turn we have committed wickedness; from their sin, when thou afflictest them: 48 And so "return unto thee with all . Jer. 99. 19
36 Then hear thou in heaven, and for their heart, and with all their soul, in the
give the sin of thy servants, and of thy land of their enemies, which led them Per people Israel, that thou "teach them the away captive, and 'pray unto thee toward - Den. 6.14 12. & 113.8 good way wherein they should walk, and their land, which thou gavest unto their
give rain upon thy land, which thou hast fathers, the city which thou hast chosen,
37 I 'If there be in the land famine, name: 23227
, if there be pestilence, blasting, mildew, 49 Then hear thou their prayer and Chron. 20. locust, or if there be caterpiller; if their their supplication in heaven thy dwelling enemy besiege them in the land of their place, and maintain their || cause,
Or, right. || cities; whatsoever plague, whatsoever 50 And forgive thy people that have sickness there be ;
sinned against thee, and all their trans38 What prayer and supplication so- gressions wherein they have transgressed ever be made by any man, or by all thy against thee, and give them compassion 1 people Israel, which shall know every before them who carried them captive, man the plague of his own heart, and that they may have compassion on them: spread forth his hands toward this house: 51 For they be thy people, and thine Deut...
39 Then hear thou in heaven thy inheritance, which thou broughtest forth dwelling place, and forgive, and do, and out of Egypt, “from the midst of the fur- en: 1.22 give to every man according to his ways, nace of iron : whose heart thou knowest; (for thou, even 52 That thine
eyes may be
open unto 5 Samsu.. thou only, 5 knowest the hearts of all the the supplication of thy servant, and unto 33.9. Ps. 11. children of men;)
the supplication of thy people Israel, to
53 For thou didst separate them from
e Lev. 26. 19. Deut. 28. 23.
e i San. 12.
fler. 26. 16, 25, 6, Deut.
1 Or, jurisdiction.
4. Jer. 17. 11. Acts 1. 24.
* Exod. 1
c 2 Chron. 8. 6.
+ Heb. Mullan
& Josh. 1.5
& 15. 5.
's covenant with Solomon. the hand of Moses thy servant, when of heart for all the goodness that the thou broughtest our fathers out of Egypt, Lord had done for David his servant, O Lord God.
and for Israel his people.
15 In Solomon's works the Gentiles
were his bondmen, the Israelites honourable from kneeling on his knees with his
servants. 24 Pharaoh's daughter removeth hands spread up to heaven.
to her house. 25 Solomon's yearly solemn
sacrifices. 26 His navy fetcheth gold from
A it to
rest unto his people Israel, according to house of the LORD, and the king's house, bch. 7. u.
which he promised by the hand of Moses 2 That the LORD appeared to Solo-
mon the second time, das he had
dch. 35 57 The Lord our God be with us, as ed unto him at Gibeon. Deat. 31. he was with our fathers; let him not 3 And the LORD said unto him, "I: King 29.
5. Ps. 10. 17 leave us, nor forsake us:
have heard thy prayer and thy supplicaPs. 119.36
58 That he may bincline our hearts tion, that thou hast made before me: I unto him, to walk in all his ways, and to have hallowed this house, which thou keep his commandments, and his statutes, hast built, 'to put my name there for Feb. 8. 29. and his judgments, which he commanded ever; 5 and mine eyes and mine heart shall . Deut. 11. our fathers.
be there perpetually! 59 And let these my words, wherewith 4 And if thou wilt " walk before me, . Gen. 17.!. I have made supplication before the LORD, as David thy father walked, in integrity 3.5.& 17.*** be nigh unto the LORD our God day and of heart, and in uprightness, to do acnight, that he maintain the cause of his cording to all that I have commanded servant, and the cause of his people Israel thee, and wilt keep my statutes and my t at all times, as the matter shall require: judgments:
60 “That all the people of the earth Then I will establish the throne of c Josh. 4 24 may know that the Lord is God, and thy kingdom upon Israel for ever, * as I ke Sara that there is none else.
promised to David thy father, saying, 20. 6. 12. 61 Let your heart therefore be per. There shall not fail thee a man upon the 10. Ps. 132.
fect with the LORD our God, to walk in throne of Israel. 11.4.& his statutes, and to keep his command 6 But if ye shall at all turn from fol- 12 Sam. 7. Kapz3 ments, as at this day.
lowing me, ye or your children, and will Z 19, 20. Ps. 62 And the king, and all Israel with not keep my commandments and my stahim, offered sacrifice before the Lord. tutes which I have set before you, but go
63 And Solomon offered a sacrifice of and serve other gods, and worship them: peace offerings, which he offered unto the 7 " Then will I cut off Israel out of m Dent: 4. Lord, two and twenty thousand oxen, and the land which I have given them; and 17. 23. & *5 an hundred and twenty thousand sheep. this house, which I have hallowed " for So the king and all the children of Israel my name, will I cast out of my sight; dedicated the house of the LORD. °and Israel shall be a proverb and a by
64 5 The same day did the king hallow word among all people: the middle of the court that was before 8 And at this house, which is high, 7.2 Chron. the house of the Lord: for there he of every one that passeth by it shall be astofered burnt offerings, and meat offerings, nished, and shall hiss; and they shall say,
and the fat of the peace offerings: be-?Why hath the Lord done thus unto thisDent 29. Chron. cause "the brasen altar that was before land, and to this house?
the LORD was too little to receive the 9 And they shall answer, Because they
burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and forsook the LORD their God, who brought i ver.2 Ler. the fat of the peace offerings.
forth their fathers out of the land of 65 | And at that time Solomon held Egypt, and have taken hold upon other
'a feast, and all Israel with him, a great gods, and have worshipped them, and kings it congregation, from the entering in of served them: therefore hath the LORD
Hamath unto the river of Egypt, before brought upon them all this evil.
the LORD our God, seven days and se 10 And 'it came to pass at the end Chron. 8. Chren, ven days, even fourteen days.
of twenty years, when Solomon had built
89. 30, &c.
n Jer. 7. 14.