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Solomon's yearly sacrifices.

1 KINGS.

The queen of Sheba admireth. Before, furnished Solomon with cedar trees and 27 "And Hiram sent the navy his cir. 992. fir trees, and with gold, according to all servants, shipmen that had knowledge of cir. ged.

his desire,) that then king Solomon gave the sea, with the servants of Solomon.
Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee. 28 And they came to Ophir, and < Job 22.4.

12 And Hiram came out from Tyre to fetched from thence gold, four hundred

see the cities which Solomon had given and twenty talents, and brought it to + lich, were him; and they + pleased him not. king Solomon. 13 And he said, What cities are these

CHAP. X.
which thou hast given me, my

brother?
* And he called them the land of || Cabul | 1 The queen of Sheba admireth the wisdom of

Solomon, 14 Solomon's golul. 16 His tar-
unto this day.

gets. 18 The throne of ivory. 21 His ves

sels. 14 And Hiram sent to the king sixscore or, dirty.

24 His presents. 26 His chariot
talents of gold.

and horse. 28 His tribute.
115 Li and this so the reason offerthe ANP wefantbe fou elemoff Sheba heard

the fame of Solomon 1, &c. build the house of the Lord, and his own the name of the LORD, she came bto Lube 17.12

. house, and · Millo, and the wall of Jerusa- prove him with hard questions. cir. 992. lem,and Hazor,and’Megiddo,and 'Gezer. 2 And she came to Jerusalem with a la

16 For Pharaoh king of Egypt had very great train, with camels that bare 2 Josh. 17. gone up, and taken Gezer, and burnt it spices, and very much gold, and precious

with fire, and slain the Canaanites that stones: and when she was come to Solo

dwelt in the city, and given it for a pre- mon, she communed with him of all that 10. Judg. i. sent unto his daughter, Solomon's wife. was in her heart.

17 And Solomon built Gezer, and 3 And Solomon told her all her † ques. Heb Beth-horon the nether,

tions: there was not any thing hid from 18 And 4 Baalath, and Tadmor in the the king, which he told her not. 2 Chron.8. wilderness, in the land,

41 And when the queen of Sheba had 19 And all the cities of store that So- seen all Solomon's wisdom, and the house 42Ckrom. lomon had, and cities for his chariots, that he had built, e ch.4. 26. and cities for his horsemen, and tthat 5 And the meat of his table, and the

cres som which Solomon 'desired to build in Je- sitting of his servants, and the fattend line he desired.ch rusalem, and in Lebanon, and in all the ance of his ministers, and their apparel, land of his dominion.

and his || cupbearers, and his ascent by Orbatier. 2016 And all the people that were left which he went up unto the house of the 2.16 of the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hi- Lord; there was no more spirit in her. vites, and Jebusites, which were not of 6 And she said to the king, It was a the children of Israel,

true treport that I heard in mine own +Heb. word. 21 Their children that were left after land of thy || acts and of thy wisdom. them in the land, whom the children of 7 Howbeit I believed not the words,

Israel also were not able utterly to de- until I came, and mine eyes had seen it: k Judg. 1.28. stroy, * upon those did Solomon levy a and, behold, the half was not told me: 1 Sce Gen. tribute of bondservice unto this day. #thy wisdom and prosperity exceedeth Heb. tehoten

22 But of the children of Israel did So- the fame which I heard. lomon "make no bondmen: but they were 8 Happy are thy men, happy are these idejas. men of war, and his servants, and his thy servants, which stand continually be- & princes, and his captains, and rulers of fore thee, and that hear thy wisdom. his chariots, and his horsemen.

9 Blessed be the Lord thy God, which eeh. 5 7 23 These were the chief of the officers delighted in thee, to set thee on the that were over Solomon's work, "five throne of Israel: because the Lord loved hundred and fifty, which bare rule over Israel for ever, therefore made he thee the people that wrought in the work. king, 'to do judgment and justice.

24 °But Pharaoh's daughter came 10 And she gave the king an hun- Provas up out of the city of David unto "her dred and twenty talents of gold, and of six 72.15

house which Solomon had built for her: spices very great store, and precious 4 2 Sam. 5.9. . then did he build Millo.

stones: there came no more such abun25 I 'And three times in a year did dance of spices as these which the queen ra Chron. Solomon ofter burnt offerings and peace of Sheba gave to king Solomon

offerings upon the altar which he built 11 And the navy also of Hiram, that b ch.9 5.

unto the LORD, and he burnt incense brought gold from Ophir, brought in from !Jeb. upon tupon the altar that was before the Lord. Ophir great plenty of || almug trees, and 1.2. Chrom So he finished the house.

precious stones. 26 ( And king Solomon made a navy 12 And the king made of the almug 12 Chroe Numb. 33. of ships in Ezion-geber, which is beside trees || t pillars for the house of the LORD, och få Eloth, on the + shore of the Red sea, in and for the king's house, harps also and : 01 + Hel. lip. the land of Edom.

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Solomon's wisdom and magnificence.

CHAP. XI.

Solomon's wives and concubines. almug trees, nor were seen unto this made he to be as the sycomore trees that cir. 902 day.

are in the vale, for abundance. 13 And king Solomon gave unto the 28 1 * † And Solomon had horses x Deut. 17. queen of Sheba all her desire, whatsoever brought out of Egypt, and 'linen yarn: she asked, beside that which Solomon the king's merchants received the linen Meb, And

gave her tof his royal bounty. So she yarn at a price. charley turned and went to her own country, she 29 And a chariot came up and went horse mich and her servants.

out of Egypt for six hundred shekels of mon's. 14 ( Now the weight of gold that came silver, and an horse for an hundred and to Solomon in one year was six hundred fifty: 'and so for all the kings of the Hit- kosh threescore and six talents of gold, tites, and for the kings of Syria, did they

15 Beside that he had of the merchant- bring them out t by their means.

men, and of the traffick of the spice mer12 Chron.. chants, and 'of all the kings of Arabia,

CHAP, XI. and of the || governors of the country,

1 Solomon's wives and concubines. 4 In his 16 And king Solomon made two olil age they draw him to idolatry. 9 God

threateneth him. 14 Solomon's adversaries hundred targets of beaten gold: six hun

were Hadad, who was entertained in Egypt, dred shekels of gold went to one target. 23 Rezon, who reigned in Damascus, 26

17 And he made three hundred and Jeroboam, to whom Ahijah prophesied. shields of beaten gold; three pound of 41 Solomon's acts, reign, and death: Re

hoboam succeedeth him. gold went to one shield: and the king

a Neh. 13.26. Lebanon.

18 9 °Moreover the king made a great daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Eccles. throne of ivory, and overlaid it with the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidon- j'Or, besisie. best gold.

ians, and Hittites;
19 The throne had six steps, and the 2 Of the nations concerning which the
ile hay on the top of the throne was round + behind: Lord said unto the children of Israel,

and there were + stays on either side on Ye shall not go in to them, neither
the place of the seat, and two lions stood shall they come in unto you: for surely 3, 4.
beside the stays.

they will turn away your heart after their
20 And twelve lions stood there on gods: Solomon clave unto these in love.

the one side and on the other upon the 3 And he had seven hundred wives, + Heb. s. six steps: there was not † the like made princesses, and three hundred concubines: in any kingdom.

and his wives turned away his heart. 21 F 'And all king Solomon's drink 4 For it came to pass, when Solomon ing vessels were of gold, and all the ves was old, a that his wives turned away his 17. Neb. 13.

sels of the house of the forest of Lebanon heart after other gods: and his heart ac
05, there were of pure gold; || none were of silver: was not perfect with the Lord his God,

it was nothing accounted of in the days of 'as was the heart of David his father.
Solomon.

5 For Solomon went after 6 Ashto- fude: 2.33. 22 For the king had at sea a navy of reth the goddess of the Zidonians, and a Kings 23. G100+ Tharshish with the navy of Hiram: once after || Milcom the abomination of the Called Moin three years came the navy of Tharshish, Ammonites.

lech, ver.7 bringing gold, and silver, ll ivory, and 6 And Solomon did evil in the sight of apes, and peacocks. the Lord, and + went not fully after the killels

ful23 So king Solomon exceeded all | LORD, as did David his father. the kings of the earth for riches and for 7 Then did Solomon build an high wisdom.

place for 'Chemosh, the abomination of 52.
24 ( And all the earth + sought to Moab, in “the hill that is before Jerusa- Number
Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God lem, and for Molech, the abomination of
had put in his heart.

the children of Ammon.
25 And they brought every man his 8 And likewise did he for all his strange
present, vessels of silver, and vessels of wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed
gold, and garments, and armour, and unto their gods.
spices, horses, and mules, a rate year by 9 4 And the LORD was angry with
year.

Solomon, because his heart was turned 1 ver. 2, 3. 26 9 And Solomon gathered toge- from the LORD God of Israel, m which meh. 3-5.

ther chariots and horsemen: and he had had appeared unto him twice, FX a. 17. a thousand and four hundred chariots, 10 And "had commanded him con- n ch. 6. 12.

and twelve thousand horsemen, whom he cerning this thing, that he should not go
bestowed in the cities for chariots, and after other gods: but he kept not that
with the king at Jerusalem.

which the LORD commanded. 27 1 2 And the king + made silver to 11 Wherefore the LORD said unto borbene be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars Solomon, Forasmuch as this tis done of + Hebuie

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Sylomon's adversaries,

1 KINGS.

Hadad, Rezon, and Jeroboam. thee, and thou hast not kept mỳ cove-| bat, an Ephrathite of Zereda, Solomon's nant and my statutes, which I have com servant, whose mother's name was Ze- cit. 984

manded thee, °I will surely rend the ruah, a widow woman, even he olifted up o2 Sam. xox ch. 12. 15, 16. kingdom from thee, and will give it to his hand against the king. thy servant.

27 And this was the cause that he lift12 Notwithstanding in thy days I will ed up his hand against the king: Solo- ch.9.4. not do it for David thy father's sake: but mon built Millo, and † repaired the des I will rend it out of the hand of thy son. breaches of the city of David his father.

13 'Howbeit I will not rend away all 28 And the man Jeroboam was a a cal 12.20. the kingdom; but will give one tribe to mighty man of valour: and Solomon see

thy son for David my servant's sake, and ing the young man that he + was indus- tehets, did 1. Deut. 12, for Jerusalem's sake' which I have chosen trious, he made him ruler over all the

14 9 And the LORD stirred up an ad-+ charge of the house of Joseph.
versary unto Solomon, Hadad the Edom 29 And it came to pass at that time

ite: he was of the king's seed in Edom. when Jeroboam went out of Jerusalem, t 2 Sam. 8.14. 15 For it came to pass, when David that the prophet - Ahijah the Shilonite 4 ch. 14. 2.

was in Edom, and Joab the captain of the found him in the way; and he had clad oruba 2: host was gone up to bury the slain, after himself with a new garment; and they

he had smitten every male in Edom; two were alone in the field:

16 (For six months did Joab remain 30 And Ahijah caught the new garthere with all Israel, until he had cut off ment that was on him, and rent it in Ste 1 Som every male in Edom :)

twelve pieces:
17 That Hadad fled, he and certain 31 And he said to Jeroboam, Take
Edomites of his father's servants with thee ten pieces: for 'thus saith the LORD, Cver. 1413.
him, to go into Egypt; Hadad being yet a the God of Israel, Behold, I will rend the
little child.

kingdom out of the hand of Solomon, and
18 And they arose out of Midian, and will give ten tribes to thee:
came to Paran: and they took men with 32 (But he shall have one tribe for my
them out of Paran, and they came to E- servant David's sake, and for Jerusalem's
gypt, unto Pharaoh king of Egypt; which sake, the city which I have chosen out of
gave him an house, and appointed him all the tribes of Israel:)
victuals, and gave him land.

33 kBecause that they have forsaken frer. 562
19 And Hadad found great favour in me, and have worshipped Ashtoreth the
the sight of Pharaoh,

so that he gave him goddess of the Zidonians, Chemosh the
to wife the sister of his own wife, the god of the Moabites, and Milcom the god
sister of Tahpenes the queen.

of the children of Ammon, and have not
20 And the sister of Tahpenes bare walked in my ways, to do that which is
him Genubath his son, whom Tahpenes right in mine eyes, and to keep my sta-
weaned in Pharaoh's house: and Genu- tutes and my judgments, as did David
bath was in Pharaoh's houshold among his father.
the sons of Pharaoh.

34 Howbeit I will not take the whole
21 * And when Hadad heard in Egypt kingdom out of his hand: but I will make
that David slept with his fathers, and that him prince all the days of his life for

Joab the captain of the host was dead, David my servant's sake, whom I chose, *Heb.Send Hadad said to Pharaoh, +Let me depart, because he kept my commandments and that I may go to mine own country.

my statutes: 22 Then Pharaoh said unto him, But 35 But "I will take the kingdom out bch 13.* what hast thou lacked with me, that, be- of his son's hand, and will give it unto hold, thou seekest to go to thine own thee, even ten tribes. country? And he answered, + Nothing: 36 And unto his son will I give one howbeit let me go in any wise.

tribe, that 'David my servant may have a kingi 23 | And God stirred him up another a flight alway before me in Jerusalem, ia pe 15s.

adversary, Rezon the son of Eliadah, the city which I have chosen me to put *Heb. Ismys sa Sam. 8.3. which fled from his lord 'Hadadezer king my name there. of Zobah:

37 And I will take thee, and thou shalt 24 And he gathered men unto him, reign according to all that thy soul de1-2 Sam. & 3. and became captain over a band, ' when sireth, and shalt be king over Israel.

David slew them of Zobah: and they 38 And it shall be, if thou wilt hearken
went to Damascus, and dwelt therein, and unto all that I command thee, and wilt
reigned in Damascus.

walk in my ways, and do that is right in my
25 And be was an advcrsary to Israel sight, to keep my statutes and my com-
all the days of Solomon, beside the mis- mandments, as David my servant did;

chief that Hadad did: and he abhorred that I will be with thee, and build thee Jobs :ch. 19... Israel, and reigned over Syria.

a sure house, as I built for David, and will s7. 26 ( And Jeroboam the son of Ne- give Israel unto thee.

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CHAP. XII.

Ten tribes revolt from Jeroboam. Before 39 And I will for this affict the seed of ple, who have spoken to me, saying, Make cir, 980. David, but not for ever.

the yoke which thy father did put upon
40 Solomon sought therefore to kill us lighter?
Jeroboam. And Jeroboam arose, and 10 And the young men that were
fied into Egypt, unto Shishak king of grown up with him spake unto him, say-
Egypt, and was in Egypt until the death ing, Thus shalt thou speak unto this

peo-
of Solomon.

ple that spake unto thee, saying, Thy fa41 And the rest of the || acts of So-ther made our yoke heavy, but make thou 10s, words, lomon, and all that he did, and his wis- it lighter unto us; thus shalt thou say erolkings. dom, are they not written in the book of unto them, My little finger shall be the acts of Solomon?

thicker than my father's loins. 42 "And the † time that Solomon 11 And now whereas my father did * Heb. days. reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel was lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to forty years.

your yoke: my father hath chastised you 43° And Solomon slept with his fa- with whips, but I will chastise you with

thers, and was buried in the city of Da- scorpions. P.Matt . l. 7, vid his father; and 'Rehoboam his son 12 So Jeroboam and all the people reigned in his stead.

came to Rehoboam the third day, as the CHAP. XII.

king had appointed, saying, Come to me
1 The Israelites, assembled at Shechem to again the third day.

crown Rehoboam, by Jeroboam make a 13 And the king answered the people
suit of relaxation unto him. 6 Rehoboam, troughly, and forsook the old men's coun- Heb.
refusing the old men's counsel, by the ad sel that they gave him;
vice of young men, answereth them roughly.
16 y'en tribes revolting, kill Adoram, and sel of the young men, saying, My father

14 And spake to them after the coun-
make Rehoboam to flee.
raising an army, is forbidden by Shemaiah. made your yoke

heavy, and I will add to
35 Jeroboam strengtheneth himself by cities, your yoke: my father also chastised you
26 and by the idolatry of the two calves. with whips, but I will chastise you with
A Scorpion

for all Israel were come to Shechem 15 Wherefore the king hearkened not to make him king.

unto the people; for the cause was from {ver. 27. 2 And it came to pass, when Jeroboam the LORD, that he might perform his say- a Chron. 1o. c ch.11. qa the son of Nebat, who was yet in Egypt, ing, which the Lord spake by Ahijah the 23. 2o. heard of it, (for he was fled from the

pre- Shilonite unto Jeroboam the son of Nebat. ch. 11.11, sence of king Solomon, and Jeroboam 16 | So when all Israel saw that the dwelt in Egypt;)

king hearkened not unto them, the peo3 That they sent and called him. And ple answered the king, saying, "What h 2 Sam. 20. Jeroboam and all the congregation of Is- portion have we in David? neither have rael came, and spake unto Rehoboam, we inheritance in the son of Jesse: to saying,

your tents, O Israel: now see to thine 4 Thy father made our dyokc grievous: own house, David. So Israel departed now therefore make thou the grievous unto their tents. service of thy father, and his heavy yoke 17 But 'as for the children of Israel ich. 11. 13, which he put upon us, lighter, and we which dwelt in the cities of Judah, Rewill serve thee.

hoboam reigned over them. 5 And he said unto them, Depart yet 18 Then king Rehoboam "sent Ado- k ch.4. 6. & for three days, then come again to me. ram, who was over the tribute; and all 5 14. And the people departed.

Israel stoned him with stones, that he 61 And king Rehoboam consulted with died. Therefore king Rehoboam + made Heb. the old men, that stood before Solomon speed to get him up to his chariot, to flee himsels. his father while he yet lived, and said, to Jerusalem. How do ye advise that I may answer this 19 So 1 Israel || rebelled against the 2 Kings 17: people?

house of David unto this day. 7 And they spake unto him, saying, 20 f And it came to pass, when all Is- away, in Cheras "If thou wilt be a servant unto this peo- rael heard that Jeroboam was come again,

ple this day, and wilt serve them, and an that they sent and called him unto the
swer them, and speak good words to them, congregation, and made him king over
then they will be thy servants for ever. all Israel: there was none that followed

8 But' he forsook the counsel of the the house of David, but the tribe of Ju-
old men, which they had given him, and dah "only.
consulted with the young men that were 21 | And when "Rehoboam was come n 2 Chrou.
grown up with him, and which stood be- to Jerusalem, he assembled all the house
fore him:

of Judah, with the tribe of Benjamin, an 9 And he said unto them, What coun- hundred and fourscore thousand chosen sel give ye that we may answer this peo- men, which were warriors, to fight against

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29. & 17. 16.

Jeroboam's idolatry.

I KINGS.

Jeroboam's hand withereth. the house of Israel, to bring the kingdom bringeth him back. 20 He is reproved by again to Rehoboam the son of Solomon. God, 23 slain by a lion, 26 buried by the 22 But 'the word of God came unto

old prophet, 31 who confirmeth his prophecy.

33 Jeroboam's obstinacy. Shemaiah the man of God, saying, Soloinon, king of Judah, and" unto an the A ND, behold, there came ‘a man of a Kings .

God out of Judah by the word of house of Judah and Benjamin, and to the the Lord unto Beth-el: Vand Jeroboam beb. 12. 34 remnant of the people, saying,

stood by the altar || to burn incense. 10r, to offer. 24 Thus saith the LORD, Ye shall not 2 And he cried against the altar in the go up, nor fight against your brethren the word of the Lord, and said, O altar, altar, children of Israel: return every man to thus saith the LORD; Behold, a child shall his house; Pfor this thing is from me. be born unto the house of David, Josiah akings, They hearkened therefore to the word of by name; and upon thee shall he offer the the Lord, and returned to depart, accord- priests of the high places that burn ining to the word of the Lord.

cense upon thee, and men's bones shall 4 See Judges 25 | Then Jeroboam "built Shechem be burnt upon thee.

in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; 3 And he gave da sign the same day, slazit

and went out from thence, and built saying, This is the sign which the Lord 1 Cor. 1. 92 r Judg. 8.17. * Penuel.

hath spoken; Behold, the altar shall be
26 [ And Jeroboam said in his heart, rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall
Now shall the kingdom return to the be poured out.
house of David:

4 9 And it came to pass, when king
27 If this people 'go up to do sacrifice Jeroboam heard the saying of the man
in the house of the Lord at Jerusalem, of God, which had cried against the altar
then shall the heart of this people turn in Beth-el, that he put forth his hand from
again unto their lord, even unto Reho the altar, saying, Lay hold on him. And
boam king of Judah, and they shall kill his hand, which he put forth against him,
me, and go again to Rehoboam king of dried up, so that he could not pull it in
Judah.

again to him. 28 Whereupon the king took counsel, 5 The altar also was rent, and the ashes 2 Kings to and * made two calves of gold, and said poured out from the altar, according to

unto them, It is too much for you to go the sign which the man of God had given u Exod. 32. up to Jerusalem: “behold thy gods, by the word of the Lord.

Israel, which brought thee up out of the 6 And the king answered and said unto
land of Egypt.

the man of God, Intreat now the face • Exod. &. 8. 29 And he set the one in ‘Beth-el, and of the Lord thy God, and pray for me, 7. Na tarbiy 13. Hos. 4 the other put he in 'Dan.

that
my

hand may be restored me again. 24 James 30 And this thing became 'a sin: for And the man of God besought f the LORD, + Heb, che zh. 13. 34. the people went to worship before the one, and the king's hand was restored him fac pilte even unto Dan.

again, and became as it was before. 31 And he made an “house of high 71 And the king said unto the man of b Numb.z; places, band made priests of the lowest God, Come home with me, and refresh 32. 2 Chron. of Levi. 2 Kings of the people, which were not of the sons thyself, and 'I will give thee a reward.

Kings 5.15 11. 14. 15.

8 And the man of God said unto the F.ek. 4.79

32 And Jeroboam ordained a feast in king, 5 If thou wilt give me half thinese 8.

the eighth month, on the fifteenth day house, I will not go in with thee, neither 13-
c Lev. 13:33, of the month, like unto the feast that is will I eat bread nor drink water in this
29. 12. ch.8. in Judah, and he || offered upon the altar. place:

So did he in Beth-el, || sacrificing unto For so was it charged me by the word
the calves that he had" made: dand he of the LORD, saying, Eat no bread, nor
placed in Beth-el the priests of the high drink water, nor turn again by the same
places which he had made.

way that thou camest.
33 So he || offered upon the altar which io So he went another way, and res
altar, c.

he had made in Beth-el the fifteenth day turned not by the way that he came to

of the eighth month, even in the month Beth-el.
e Numb. 15. which he had devised of his own heart; 11 Now there dwelt an old prophet

and ordained a feast unto the children of in Beth-el; and his † sons came and told + Heb. **
Israel: and he offered upon the altar, him all the works that the man of God
tand 'burnt incense.

had done that day in Beth-el: the words
CHAP. XIII.

which he had spoken unto the king, them
1 Jeroboam's hand, that offered violence to him they told also to their father.

that prophesied against his altar at Beth-el,
withereth, 6 and at the prayer of the pro- What way went he? For his sons had

12 And their father said unto them,
the king's entertainment, departeth from seen what way the man of God went,
Beth-cl. 11 An old prophet, seducing him / which came from Judah.

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