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Courses of the Singers.
1 CHRONICLES, XXVII.

Officers of the Levita 12 The fifth to Nethaniah, he, his sons B. C. 1015. minister in the house of the LORD. and his brethren, were twelve:

| 13 And they cast lots, 1 as well the small 13 The sixth to Bukkiah, he, his sons 1 or. as well as the great, according to the house of and his brethren, were twelve :

I for the small their fathers, for every gate. 14 The seventh to Jesharelah, he, his as for the 14 And the lot eastward fell to 2 Shelesons and his brethren, were twelve : I great. miah. Then for Zechariah his son la

16 The eighth to Jeshaiah, he, his sons called Me- wise counsellor) they cast lots; and his and his brethren, were twelve

| Shelemiah, lot came out northward. 16 The ninth to Mattaniah, he, his sons ver.1. 15 To Obed-edom southward, and to his and his brethren, were twelve

3 gatherings. sors the house of 3 Asuppim. 17 The tenth to Shimei, he, his sons

16 To Shuppim and Hosah the lot came and his brethren, were twelve:

forth westward, with the gate Shalle. 18 The eleventh to Azareel, b he, his a I Ki. 10.5. cheth, by the causeway of the going a up, sons and his brethren, were twelve

2Ch.9,4. ward against ward. 19 The twelfth to Hashabiah, he, his b (Izziel, 17 Eastward were six Levites, northBons and his brethren, were twelve

ver.4. ward four a day, southward four a day, 20 The thirteenth to Shubael, he, his c ver.15. and toward Asuppim ctwo and two. sons and his brethren, were twelve :

18 At Parbar westward, four at the 21 The fourteenth to Mattithiah, he,

causeway, and two at Parbar. his song and his brethren, were twelve :

19 These are the divisions of the porters 22 The fifteenth to Jeremoth, he, his

among the sons of Kore, and among the sons and his brethren, were twelve :

sons of Merari. 23 The sixteenth to Hananiah, he, his

20 And of the Levites, Ahijah was over sons and his brethren, were twelve :

the treasures of the house of God, and over 24 The seventeenth to Joshbekashah, he.Id c.28.12.

the treasures d of the 4 dedicated things. Luis sons and his brethren, were twelve : 1 Mal. 3.10. | 21 As concerning the sons of 5 Laadan :

25 The eighteenth to Hanani, he, his holy. the sons of the Gershocite Laadan, chief sons and his brethren, were twelve : 5 or, Libni, fathers, even of Laadan the Gershonite,

26 The nineteenth to Mallothi, he, his c.6.17. were 6 Jehieli. sons and his brethren, were twelve : 6 or, Jehiel, 22 The sons of Jehieli; Zetham, and

27 The twentieth to Eliathah, he, his c.23.8. Joel his brother, which were over the Bons and his brethren, were twelve :

29.8. treasures of the house of the LORD. 28 The one and twentieth to Hothir, he,

23 of the Amramites, and the Izharites, his sons and his brethren, were twelve :

the Hebronites, and the Uzzielites : 29 The two and twentieth to Giddalti, le c.23.16. 24And Shebuel e the son of Gershom, the he, his sons and his brethren, were twelve:

son of Moses, was ruler of the treasures. 30 The three and twentieth to Mahazioth,

25 And his brethren by Eliezer; Reba. he, his sons & his brethren, were twelve :

biah his son, and Jeshaiah his son, and 31 The four and twentieth to Romamti

Joram his son, and Zichri his son, and ezer, he, his sons and his brethren, were f c.23.18. Shelomith f his son. tivelve.

26 Which Shelomith and his brethren CHAP. XXVI.

were over all the treasures of the dedicat CONCERNING the divisions of the

ed things, which David the king, and the porters : Of the Korhites was 1 Me-17 or, Shele chief fathers, the captains over thousands shelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons miah, and hundreds, and the captains of the of 8 Asaph.

ver.14. host, had dedicated. 2 And the sons of Meshelemiah were Bor, Ebiasaph | 27 Out g of the 9 spoils won in battles Zechariah the first-born,Jediaelthesecond, c.6.37. did they dedicate to maintain the house Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth, 9.19. of the LORD.

3 Elam the fifth, Jehoaban the sixth, g Jos.6.19. | 28 And all that Samuel the seer, h and Elioenai the seventh.

3 battles and Saul the son of Kish, and Abner the son 4 Moreover, the sons of i Obed-edom! spoils. of Ner, and Joab the son of Zeruiah, had were, Shemaiah the first-born, Jehozabad h Isa.9.9. dedicated ; and whosoever had dedicated the second, Joah the third, and Sacar theli c.15.18,21. Jany thing, it was under the hand of She fourth, and Nethaneel the fifth, | 16.5,38. lomith, and of his brethren. 5 Ammiel the sixth, Issachar the seventh,

29 Of the Izharites, Chenaniah and his Peulthai the eighth; forGod blessed 1 him. i. e. Obed. sons were for the outward business over

6 Also unto Shemaiah his son were sons edom, as Israel, for officers k and judges. born, that ruled throughout the house of c. 13.14. 30 And of the lebrouites, Hashabiah their father : for they were mighty men! Ps. 128. and his brethren, men l of valour, a thoum of valour.

k c.23.4. sand and seven hundred, were officers 7 The sons of Shemaiah ; Othni,and Re-1 ver.6. among them of Israel on this side Jordan, phael, and Obed, Elzabad, whose brethren over the westward, in all the business of the LORD, were strong men; Elihu, and Semachiah.! charge. and in the service of the king.

8 All these of the sons of Obed-edom;m Ne.11.14. 31 Among the Hebronites 1003 n Jerijah they, and their sons, and their brethren, n c 23.19. the chief, even among the Hebronites, acable o men for strength for the service, o Mat.25.15. cording to the generations of his fathers. were threescore and two of Obed-edom. Co. 12.4-11. In the fortieth year of the reign of David

9 And Meshelemiah had sons and bre- 2Co.3.6. they were sought for, and there were thren, strong men, eighteen.

Pe.4.11. found among them mighty men of valour 10 Also Hosah, p of the children of Me- p c. 16.38. at Jazer q of Gilead. rari, had sons; Simri the chief, (for Jos.21.39. 32 And his brethren, men of valour, won'e though he was not the first-born, yet his

two thousand and seven hundred chief fafather made him the chief ;)

thers, whom king David made rulers over 11 Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah the

the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half third, Zechariah the fourth : all the sons!

tribe of Manasseh, for every matter per and brethren of Hosah were thirteen. 3 thing, taining to God.and 3 atlairs r of the king. 12 Among these were the divisions of r 2Cb.19...,

CHAP. XXVII. the porters, even among the chief men,

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The military Force.
1 CHRONICLES, XXVIIL

Dourd's Oration captains of thousands and hundreds, and B. C. 1015. These were the princes of the tribes a their officers that served the king in any

Israel. matter of the courses, which came in and!

23 But David took not the number of Nent out month a by month, throughout a IK1.4.7.27. them from twenty years old and under: all the months of the year, of every course b Ge. 15.5. because the LORD had said b be woula were twenty and four thousand.

increase Israel like to the stars of the 2 Over the first course, for the first

heavens. month, was Jashobeam c the son of Zab-cc.11.11. 24 Joab the son of Zeruiah begar to diel: and in his course were twenty and

number, but he finished not, because there four thousand.

Id 257.24.15. fell wrath d for it against Israel ; neither 3 of the children of Perez was the chief c.21.7. was 1 the number put in the account of of all the captains of the host for the first 1 ascended. the chronicles of king Dawid. month.

25 And over the king's treasures was 4 And over the course of the second month

Azmavetl the son of Adiel: and over the was 2 Dodai an Ahohite, and of his course 2 or, Dodo, storehouses in the fields, in the cities, and was Mikloth also the ruler : in his course 25a.23.9. in the villages, and in the castles, was Je likewise were twenty and four thousand.

bonathan the son of Uzziah : 5 The third captain of the host, for the

26 And over them that did the work of third month, ucas Benaiah the son of Je

the field, for the tillage of the ground, was hoiada, a 3 chief priest : and in his course 3 or. princi Ezri th son of Chelub: were twenty and four thousand.

pal officer, 1.27 And over th

27 And over the vineyards was Shimei 6This is that Benaiah e who was mighty 1Ki.4.5. the Ramathite: over the increase of the among the thirty, and above the thirty : 4 that which vineyards for the wine-cellars was Zabdi and in his course was Ammizabad his was of the the Shiphmite;

vineyards. | 28 And over the olive-trees, and the syca7 The fourth captain, for the fourth (2Sa.23.20.22. more-trees f that were in the low plains, month, was Asahel g the brother of Joab, c.11.22-24. was Baal-hadan the Gederite: and over and Zebadiah his son after him: and in his fiki.20.27. the cellars of oil was Joash: course were twenty and four thousand. & 2Sa. 2.18-23.1 29 And over the herds that fed in Sharon

8 The fifth captain, for the fifth month, 23.24. was Shitrai the Sharonite : and over the was Shamhuth the Izrahite : and in his c.11.26. herds that were in the valleyswasShaphat course were twenty and four thousand.

the son of Adlai ; 9The sixth captain, for the sixth month,

30 Over the camels also was Obil the was Ira h the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite: hc.11.28. Ishmaelite : and over the asses was Jehand in his course were twenty and four

deiah the Meronothite : thousind.

| 31 And over the flocks was Jaziz the 10 The seventh captain, for the seventh

Hagerite. All these were the rulers of month, was Helez i the Pelonite, of the li c.11.27. the substance which was king David's. ehildren of Ephraim : and in his course 5 or secretary. 32 Also Jonathan, David's uncle, was were twenty and four thousand.

Gor Hach. a counsellor, a wise man, and a 5scribe : 11 The eighth captain, for the eighth monite. and Jehiel the 6 son of Hachimoni ww month, was Sibbecai k the Hushathite, la 2Sa. 21.18. with the king's sons. of the Zarhites; and in his course werel c.11.29. 33 And Ahithophel l was the king's twenty and four thousand.

1 2Sa.15.12. counsellor; and Hushai m the Archite 12 The ninth captain, for the ninth m 28a.15.37. was the king's companion : month, was Abiezer n the Apetothite, of 16.16. | 34 And after Ahithophel was Jehoiada the Benjamites : and in his course wereln c.11.28. the son of Benaiah, and Abiathar: 0 and twenty and four thousand.

0 IKI.1.7. the general of the king's army was Joab.p 13 The tenth captain, for the tenth p c.11.6.

CHAP. XXVIII. month, was Maharai q the Netophathi'e, la 25a.23.28. LA ND David assembled all the princes of the Zarhites: and in his course were c.11.30.

of Israel, the princes of the tribes, twenty and four thousand.

r c.27.16. and the captains of the companies that 14 The eleventh captain, for the eleventh's c.27.1,2. ministered to the king by course, and the month, was Benaiah t the Pirathonite, oft c.11.31. captains over the thousands, and captains the children of Ephraim: and in his course u c.27.25. over the hundreds, & the stewards u over were twenty and four thousand. lor, cattle. all the substance and possession of the

15 The twelfth captain, for the twelfth 8 or, and his king, 8 and of his sons, with the 9 officers, month, was 1 Heldai the Netophathite, sons. and with the v mighty men, and with all of Othniel: and in his course were twenty 9 or.tunuchs. the valiant men, unto Jerusalem. and four thousand.

1 or, Heled, 2 Then David the king stood up upon 16 Furthermore over the tribes of Is- c.11.30. his feet, and said, Hear me, my brethren, rael; the ruler of the Reubenites was y c.11.10,&c. and my people : As for me, I had w in Eliezer the son of Zichri: of the Simeon- w 2Sa.7.2. mine heart to build an house of rest for the ites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah: Ps.132.2.7. ark of the covenant of the LORD, and for

17 of the Levites, Hashabiah x the son c.26.30. the footstool y of our God, and had made of Kemuel: of the Aaronites, Zadek: y I's.99.5. ready for the building.

18 Of Judah, Elihu, z One of the breth- La.2.1. | 3 But God said unto me, Thou shalt not ren of David: of Issachar. Omri the son lz 1 Sa.16.6. (build an house for my name; a because of Michael.

| Eliab. thou hast been a man of war, and hast 19 Of Zebulon, Ishmaiah the son of a 1K1.5.3. shed 2 blood. Obadiah: of Naphtali, Jerimoth the son 2 hloods. 4 How beit the LORD God of Israel chose of Azriel :

10 TSa. 16.7.13. mel before all the house of my father to 20 Of the children of Ephraim, Hoshea c Ge.49.8, 10. be king over Israel for ever: for he hath the son of Azaziah : of the half tribe of c.5.2. chosen Judah c to be the ruler; and of the Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah: Ps.60.7. house of Judah, the house d of my father;

21 of the half tribe of Manasseh in Gi- 78.68. and among the sons of my father he liked lead, Iddo the son of Zechariah: of Ben- He.7.14. me, to make me king over all Israel: jarin, Jaasiel the son of Abner Jd 1Sa. 16.1 5 And of all my sons (for e the LORD 22 of Dan, Azareel the son of Jerobar .ls c.3.1,&c. hath given me many sons) he hath David's Charge to Solomon. I CHRONICLES, XXIX.

Prescrits for the Temple. chosen Solomon a my son to sit upon the B. C. 1015. thou hast finished all the work for the throne of the kingdom of the LORD Over!

service of the house of the LORD. Israel.

la c.22.9.10. | 21 And, behold, the courses b of the 6 And he said c unto me, Solomon thy b c.24.26. priests and the Levites, even they shall Le son, he shall build my house and my c 2Sa.7.13.14. with thee for all the service of ite house courts : for I have chosen lim to be my dEx.35.25,26. of God: and there shall be with thee, for sob, and I will be his Father,

36.12. all manner of workmanship, every will 7 Moreover, I will establish his king. Ro.13.1. ing skilful d man, for any manner of serdon for ever, if e he be 1 constant to do e c.22.13. vice; also the princes and all the people my commandments and my judgments 1 strong will be wholly fat thy commandment as at this day.

f Tit.3.1.

CHAP. XXIX. & Now therefore, in the sight g of all Is. g De.4.6. IT'URTHERMORE, David the king said raal, the congregation of the LORD, and in Mat.5.14-16. I unto all the congregation, Solomon the audience of our God, i keep k & I seek N Ki.3.7. my son, whom alone God hath chosen ; for all the commandments of the LORD c.22.5. is yet young hand tender, and the work your God, that m ye may possess this good Pr.4.3. is great: for the palace is not for man, Sand, and leave n it for an inheritance for i De. 29.10.15. but for the Lord God. your children after you for ever.

* Ps.119.4,10. 2Now I have prepared with all mymight 9 And thou, Solomon my son, o know 1 Is.34. 16. for the house of my God, thegold for things thou the God of thy father, & serve phim Ac. 17.11. to be made of gold, & the silver for things with a perfect heart, q & with a willing ni De.6.1-3. of silver, and the brass for things of brass mind: for the LORD searcheth s all bearts, n Ezr. 9.12. the iron for things of iron, and wood for and understandeth t all the imaginations Pr. 13.22. things of wood: onyx-stones, r and stones of the thoughts : if u thou seek him, hejo Je.9.24. to be set, glistering stones, and of divers will be found of thee; but if thou forsake Jno. 17.3. colours, & all manner of precious stones, him, he will cast thee off for ever.

Job36.1!,12. and marble stones in abundance. 10 Take heed now ; for v the LORD hath 2Ki.20.3. 3 Moreover, because I have set my af chosen thee to build an house for the Ps. 101.2. fection to the house of my God, I have, sanctuary : be strong, and do it.

Jno.4.24. of mine owp proper good, of gold and sil. 11 Then David gave to Solomon his son Ro.1.9. ver, which I have given to the house of the pattern of the porch, and of the houses He.12.28. my God, over and above all that I have thereof, and of the treasuries thereof, andr Ex.28.17. prepared for the holy house, of the upper chambers thereof, and of 39.6.&c. 14 Even three thousand talents of gold, the inner parlours thereof, and of the Is.54.11,12. of the gold of Ophir, w and seven thouplace of the mercy-seat,

Re.21.15. sand talents of refined silver, to overlas 12 And the pattern of all that he had s I Sa. 16.7. the walls of the house withal: by the Spirity of the courts of the house Ps. 7.9. 5 The gold for things of gold, and the sil of the LORD, and of all the chambers! Je. 17.10. ver for things of silver, and for all man round about, of the treasuries of the house Re.2.23. per of work to be made by the hands of ar of God, and of the treasuries z of the de-t Ps. 139.2. tificers. And who then is willing to conso dicated things :

Tue 2Ch.15.2. crate 3 his service this day unto the LORD 13 Also for the courses of the priests and u ver.6. 6 Then a the chief of the fathers, and the Levites, and for all the work of the w 1K1.9.28. princes of the tribes of Israel, and the service of the house of the LORD, and for Job 28.16. captains of thousands and of hundreds, all the vessels b of service in the house of x Ex.31.2. with the rulers of the king's work, offerthe LORD

2 was with fed willingly, c 14 He gave of gold by weight for things him.

7 And gave, for the service of the house of gold, for all instruments of all manner y Ex.25.40. of God, of gold, five thousand talents and of service; silver also for all instruments He.9.5. ten thousand drams; and of silver, ten of silver by weight, for all instruments of c.26.20. thousand talents, and of brass, eighteen every kind of service:

3fill his hand. thousands talents; aud ore hundred thou 15 Even the weight for the d candlesticks a c.27.25,&c. sand talents of iron. of gold, and for their lamps of gold, by B IK1.7. | 8 And they with whom preciow stones weight for every candlestick, and for the c 2Co.9.7. were found gave them to the treasure of lamps thereot; and for the candlesticks d Zec.4.2. the house of the LORD, by the hand of of silver by weight, both for the candle- Re. 1.13,20. Jehiel e lhe Gershonite stick, and also for the lamps thereof, ac- e c. 26.21. 9 Then the people rejoiced, for that cording to the use of every candlestick. f Pr.23.15. they offered willingly, because with per

16 And by weight he gave gold for the g 1Sa.2.13,14. fect heart they offered willingly to the tables of shew-bread, for every table; and 12Ch20.26-28 LORD: and David the king also f rejoiced likewise silver for the tables of silver: i Ps. 89.52. with great joy.

17 Also pure gold for the g flesh-hooks, Ti.1.17. 10 Wherefore David blessed h the LORD and the bowls, and the cups; and for the Re.5.12, 13. before all the congregation : and David golden basons he gave gold by weight for k Ge.33.20. said, Blessed i be thou, LORD God of Isra every bason ; & likewise silver by weight I Mat.6.13. el k our Father, for ever and ever. for every bason of silver:

mEx25.18-22 11 Thine, 10 LORD, is the greatness, and 18 And for the altar of incense refined! 1Sa 4.4. I Ki. the power, and the glory, and the victory, gold by weight ; and gold for the pattern 6.23. He.9.5. and the majesty : for all that is in the of the chariot of the cherubims, in that n ver.11,12. heaven and in the earth is thine; thine spread out their wings, and covered the lo De.8.18. is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art ex ark of the covenant of the LORD.

Pr.8.18. alted as head above all, 19 All this, said David, the LORD 7 made Ec.5.19. 12 Both o riches & honour come of them me understaud in writing by his hand up. Ro.11.36. and thou reignest over all; and in thing on me, even all the works of this pattern. p De.31.7,8. hand is power and might, and in thina

20 And David said to Solomon his son, Jos.1.6-9. band it is q to make great, and to give Be p strong, and of good courage, and dol c.22.13. strength runto all. it: fear not, nor be dismayed; for the LORD 9 Ps.75.6,7. 13 Now therefore, our God, we thanks God, even my God, will be with thee: 8 her Is.40.29. thee, and praise thy glorious dame. will not fail thee, nor forsake thoc, untill He. 13.5. 14 But who am I, & what is my people,

David's Praya to God
2 CHRONICLES, I.

Solomon magnifiert. that we should I be abre to offer so will., B. C. 1015. Ithousand rams, and a thousand lambe ingly after this sort ? for all things coniei

with their drink-offerings, and sacrifices of tbee, and a of thine ? own have wel retain, or, lin abundance for all Israel: given thee.

I obtain | 22 And did cat and drink before the 15 For we are strangers before thee, strength. I LORD on that day with great gladness; and sojourners, as were all our fathers : la Ro.11.36. and they made Solomon, the son of David, our days on the earth are as a shadow, ! Ja.1.17. king the second time, and d anointed him and there is none 3 abiding.

12 hand. unto the LORD to be the chief governor, 16 O LORD our God, all this store that b Ps.39.12.

and Zadok to be priest. we have prepared to build thee ad house! He.11.13. 23 Then Solomon sat on the throne of for thine holy name,cometh of thine hand, Pe.2.11. the LORD as king instead of David his and is all thine owne

cJob 14.2. Tather and

Pather, and prospered ; and all Israel 17 I know also, my God, that thou s tri- Ps.90.9. Tobeyed him." est the heart, and hast pleasure in up-1 102. U. 144.4 24 And all the princes, and the mighty rightuess. As for me, in the uprightness Is.40.6-8. men, and all the sons likewise of king of mine heart I have willingly offered Ja.4.1 4. David, submitted themselves unto Solo all these things: aud now have I seen diKi.1.34,&c. mon the king. with joy thy people, which are 5 present 3cxpectation. 25 And the LORD magnified Solomon here, to offer willingly unto thee. Je Ps.24.1. exceedingly in the sight of all Israel, and

18 O LORD God of Abrabam, Isaac, and f c.25.9. bestowed h upon him such royal niajesty, of Israel, our fathers, keep this for ever 5 Pr.11.20. as had not been on any king before him in the imagination of the thoughts of the gave the in Israel. heart of thy people, and 6 prepare i their hand under, 26 Thus David the son of Jesse reigned heart unto thee:

Ge.24.2. over all Israel. 19 And give unto Solomon my son a per- 47.29. 27 And k the time that be reigned over fect heart, to keep thy commandments, 2Ch.30.8. Israel was forty years, seven years reignthy testimonies, and thy statutes, and tol Eze. 17.18. led he in Hebron, and thirty and three do all these things, and to build the pa-sor, found. Iyears reigned he in Jerusalem. lace for the which I I have made pro-lh Ec.2.9. 128 And he died m in a good old age, full vision.

15 or, siallish, In of days, riches, and honour : and Solo20 And David said to all the congre- Ps.10.17. mon his son reigned in his stead. gation, Yow bless o the LORD your God.li Pr. 16.1. 29 Now the acts of David the king, first And all the congregation blessed the k Iki.2.11. and last, behold, they are written in the LORD God of their fathers, and bowed 1 c.22.14. book of Samuel the seer,and in the ' book down their beads, and worshipped the m Ge.25.8. of Nathan the prophet, and in the book LORD and the king.

In Job 5.26. of Gad the seer, 21 And they sacrificed sacrifices unto o Ps.145,&c. | 30 With all his reign and his migh, the LORD, and offered burnt-offerings? words, or, and the times p that went over him, and unto the LORD, on the morrow after history. over Israel, and over all the kingdoms of that day, even a thousand bullocks, alpDa.4.23.25. Ithe countries.

The Second Book of the CHRONICLES.

CHAP. I.

B. C. 1015. hast shewed great mercy unto David my AND a Solomon the son of David was

father, and hast made ine to reign in hó A strengthened in his kingdom, and the a 1 Ki.2.46. stead. I LORD с his God was with him, and mag. biCh.28.5. 19 Now, O LORD God, let thy promiso nified d him exceedingly.

c Ge.39.2. unto David my father be established ; for 2 Then Solomon spake unto all Israel,d iCh.29.25. thou hast made me king over a people to the captaios e of thousands and of hun-e ICh.27.1. like 1 the dust of the earth in multitude. dreds, and to the judges, and to every much as | 10 Give me now wisdom f and know. governor in all Israel, the chief of the the dust of ledge, that I may go g out and come in fathers.

the earth. before this people for who can judge 3 So Solomon, and all the congregation f Pr.4.7. this thy people that is so great ? with hrni, went h to the high place that g Nu.27.17. 11 And God said to Solomon, Because was at Gibeon : for there i was the taber. De.31.2. Ithis was in thine heart

this was in thine heart, k and thou hast

and macie of the congregation of God, which h Ki.3.4,&c. not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor Moses, tbe servant of the LORD, sad made i Ch.16.39. the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast in the wilderness

k Pr.23.7. asked long life ; but hast asked wisdom 4 But the ark of God had David brought He.4.12. and knowledge for thyself, that thou up from Kirjath-jeariin to the place which|21Ch.15.1,&c. mayest judge my people, over whom I David had prepared for it: for he had im c.9.22.

have made thee king : pitched a tent for it at Jerusalem.

Ec.2.9. 12 Wisdom and knowledge is m grantes 6 Moreover, the brazen altar n that Beza-l Ja. 1.5.

unto thee; and I will give thee riches, leel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, had n Ex.38.1,2. and wealth, and honour, such as none of made, 2 he put before the tabernacle of? or, was p the kings have had that have been bethe LORD ; and Solomon and the congre- there. fore thee, neither shall there any after gation sought unto it.

lo Mat.6.33. Ithee have the like. 6 And Solomon went up thither to the p 1 Ch.29.25. 13 Then Solomon came from his journey bruken altar before the LORD, which was

to the high place that was at Gibeon to at the tabernacle of the congregation,

Jerusalem, from before the tabernacle of and offered a thousand burnt-offerings

the congregation, and reigned over Israel. upon it.

q IKi.10.16,

14 And Solomon gathered chariots q and 1 In that night did God appear unio Solo- &c. horsemen: and he had a thousand and four mon, and said unto him, Ask what I shall

hundred chariots, and twelve thousand give thee.

horsemen, which he placed in the chariot. 8 And Soloman said unto God, Thou

Icities, and with the king at Jerusalem.

Solomon's Treaty with Huram. 2 CHRONICLES, III.

The Temple built. 15 And a the king 1 made silver and gold B. C. 1015. skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in at Jerusalem as plcnteous as stones, and

brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in cedar-trees made he as the sycamore-trees alki10.27,&c purple, in blue, and in fine lines, and in that are in the vale for abundance.

Job 22.24. crimson ; also to grave any manner of 16 And % Solomon had horses brought out I gave. Igraving, and to find out every device of Egypt, and linen yarn; the king's mer. 2 the going which shall be put to him, with thy cune chants received the linen yarn at a price. forth of ning men, and with the cunning men of

17 And they fetched up, & brought forth the horses my lord David thy father. out of Egypt, a chariot for six hundred which was 15 Now therefore the wheat, and the shekels of silver, and an horse for an hun Solomon's. barley, the oil, and the wine, which my dred and fifty : and so brought they out 3 hand. lord hath spoken of, let him send unto horses for all the kings of the Hittites, and according his servants : for the kings of Syria, by their 3 means. to all thy 16And we will cut wood out of Lebanon, CHAP. II.

I need. as 4 much as thou shalt reed; and we will AND Solomon determined to build an 5. Japho, bring it to thee in ficats by sea to 6 Joppa, A house for the name of the LORD, audJos. 19.46. and thou shalt carry it up to Jerusalem. an house for his kingdom.

Ac.9.36. | 17 And B Solomon numbered all 6 the 2 And Solomon told out threescore and blKi.9.20,21. strangers that were in the land of Israel, ten thousand men to bear burdens, and c.8.7,8. after the numbering c wherewith David fourscore thousand to hew in the moun-6 the men, the his father had numbered them; and they tain, and three thousand and six hundred strangers. were found an hundred and fifty thou. to oversee them.

Ic 1 Ch.22.2. sand and three thousand and six hundred. 3 And d Solomon sent to 1 Huram the d IK3.5.2, &c. 18 And he set threescore and ten thouking of Tyre, saying, As thou didst deal 7 or, Hiram, sand of them to be bearers of burdens, and with David e my father, and didst send Ki.5.1. fourscore thousand to be hewers in the him cedars to build him an house to dwelle ICh.14.1. mountain, & three thousand and six huntherein, even so deal with me.

fiki.6.1,&c. dred overseers to set the people a work. 4 Behold, I build an house to the names Ex.30.7.

CHAP. III. of the LORD my God, to dedicate it to him, 8 incense of TWEN f Solomon began to build the

nd to burn g before him & sweet incense, spices. 11 houseofthe LORDatJerusalem in mount and for the continual shew-bread, h & for h Ex.25.30. Moriah, t where 9 the LORD kappeared the burnt-offerings I morning and evening, Le.24.5-9. Junto David his father, in the place that on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, i Ge.22.2.14. David had prepared in the threshing-floor and on the solemn feasts of the LORD our oor, which of ! Ornan the Jebusite. God. Thisus anordinanceforever toIsrael. was seen | 2 And he began to build in the second

6 And the house which I build is great:l of David day of the second month, in the fourth for m great is our God above all gods. his father. year of his reign.

6 But n who 2 is able to build him an k 1Ch.21.18. 13 Now these are the things whereinSolohouse, seeing o the heaven and heaven of 2 Nu.28. mon was 3 instructed p for the building of beavens cannot contain him ? who am I tor Araunah, the house of God. The length by cubits then, that I should build him an house, 2Sa.24.18. after the first measure was threescore cu Have only to burn sacrifice before him? Im Ps.135.5. bits, and the breadth twenty cubits

7 Send me now, therefore,a man cunning! iTi.6.15. 14 And the porch qthat was in the front of to work in gold, and in silver, and in n Is. 66.1,2. the house, the length of it was according brass, and in iron, and in purple, and a hath retain to the breadth of the house, twenty cubits, crimson, and blue, and that can skill 4 to ed, or, ob. and the height was an hundred & twenty: grave with the cunning men that are with lained and he overlaid it within with pure gold. me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom! strength. | 5 And the greater house he ceiled with David my father did provide.

oe.6.18. fir-tree, which ha overlaid with fine gold, 8 Send ine also cedar-trees, fir-trees, 3 founded and set thereon palm trees and chains. and 5 algum-trees, out of Lebanon ; (for p iCh.28.11. 16 And he 6 garnished the house with I know that thy servants can skill to cut 9 Jno. 10.23. precious stones s far beauty : and the timber in Lebanon ;) and, behold, my Ac.3.11. gold was gold of Parvaim. servants shall be with thy servants,

5.12. 7 He overlaid also the house, the beams, 9 Even to prepare me timber in abun 4 to grave the posts, and the walls thereof, and the dance: for the house which I am about to gravings. doors thereof, with gold ; and graved build shall be 7 wonderful great.

rich.22.15. cherubims on the walls. 10 And, behold, I will give to thy ser-Sor, alnıug. 8 And he made the most boly t house, vants, the hewers that cut timber, twentyl gim, the length whereof was according to the thousand measures of beaten wheat, and iKi. 10.11. breadth of the house, twenty cubits, and twenty thousand measures of barley, and 6 covered. the breadth thereof twenty cubits : apd twenty thousand baths of wine, and twen-18 1Ch.29.2,8. Joverlaid it with fine gold, amounting to ty thousand baths of oil.

Is.54.11, 12. six hundred talents. 11Then Huran the king of Tyre answer- Re.21.18-21. 9 And the weight of the nails ons fifty ed in writing, which he sent to Solomon, great and shekels of gold. And he overlaid the upBecause u the LORD hath loved his people. I wonderful. per chambers with gold. he hath made thee king over them. 't He.9.3-9. | 10 And in the most holy p'ace he made

12 Huram said moreover, Blessed be the ulKi. 10.9. Itwo cherubims 8 of image-work, and LOAD God of Israel, that made heaven Ps.72.17. Toverlaid them with gold. v and earth, who hath given to David 8 or, (as somel 11 And the wings of the cherubims were the king a wise son, 1 endued with pru-l think) of twenty cubits long : one wing of the one dence and understanding, that might build moveable cherub was five cubits, reaching to the an house for the LORD, and an house for roork. wall of the house ; and the other wing his kingdom.

v Ps.33.6. was likeroise five cubits, reaching to the 13 And now I have sent a cunning man, Je. 10.19,11. wing of the other cberub. endued with understanding, of Huram my Ac.14.16. | 12And one wing of the other cherub was father's,

Re.10.6. five cubits, reaching to the wall of the 14Thewson of a woman of the daughters 1 knoroing bouse; and the other wing was ive cubita Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, wlki. 7.13,14 alo, joilling tothewingof the othercherub

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