- And Solomon's wisdom excelled [or exceeded; same word as in ver. ( O) for whatever you want me to give you.”. (S) 17 The main hall in front of this room was forty cubits[i] long. I don’t think Regina is judging Solomon but asking whether he was still saved since he had drifted so far from the will of God, therefore, I don’t believe Regina is judging Solomon but just asking a question about his being saved or not after all the sin he did. He wrote Ecclesiastes, Proverbs (Proverbs 1:1), and Song of Solomon. At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, and God said, “Ask what I shall give you.” And Solomon said, “You have shown great and steadfast love to your servant David my father, because he walked before you in faithfulness, in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart toward you. Now Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, “I will be king.” And he prepared for himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him. 20 The inner sanctuary(W) was twenty cubits long, twenty wide and twenty high. He had seven hundred wives of royal birth and three hundred concubines, and his wives led him astray. 5 Against the walls of the main hall and inner sanctuary he built a structure around the building, in which there were side rooms. May they fear you while the sun endures, and as long as the moon, throughout all generations! eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'whatchristianswanttoknow_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_1',115,'0','0']));Solomon was not the first born son so he was not first in line to become the heir to his father David’s throne. Instead, God told him that He had chosen his son Solomon to build it. King Solomon, however, loved many foreign women besides Pharaoh’s daughter—Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians and Hittites. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Find out what’s missing from this picture, connect the dots, and color it in. Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. ‘I gave birth to a boy, and two days later she also gave birth to a baby boy. Copyright © 2020 Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. Solomon’s name comes from the Hebrew word Shelomoh, which means peaceful. Be strong, and show yourself a man, and keep the charge of the Lord your God, walking in his ways and keeping his statutes, his commandments, his rules, and his testimonies, as it is written in the Law of Moses, that you may prosper in all that you do and wherever you turn, that the Lord may establish his word that he spoke concerning me, saying, ‘If your sons pay close attention to their way, to walk before me in faithfulness with all their heart and with all their soul, you shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.’ “Moreover, you also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, how he dealt with the two commanders of the armies of Israel, Abner the son of Ner, and Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed, avenging in time of peace for blood that had been shed in war, and putting the blood of war on the belt around his waist and on the sandals on his feet. 24 One wing of the first cherub was five cubits long, and the other wing five cubits—ten cubits from wing tip to wing tip. 25 Encouraging Bible Verses About Strength, Words of Encouragement: 30 Uplifting Quotes, How Christians Can Celebrate Thanksgiving Day (Every Day), Ice Dragon: Legend of the Blue Daisies – Movie Review, Phoenix Wilder And The Great Elephant Adventure – Movie Review, The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island – Movie Review. (G) 6 The lowest floor was five cubits[e] wide, the middle floor six cubits[f] and the third floor seven. Solomon is responsible for writing a great amount of Scripture (1 Kings 4:23-34). The living child is mine, and the dead one is hers!’ The first woman answers: ‘No! God ordained that Solomon would be the successor to the throne despite not being the oldest son. 31 For the entrance to the inner sanctuary he made doors out of olive wood that were one fifth of the width of the sanctuary. 10 And he built the side rooms all along the temple. He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love. ‣ 15 He lined its interior walls with cedar boards, paneling them from the floor of the temple to the ceiling,(Q) and covered the floor of the temple with planks of juniper. F Bible Characters, ‣ These fleshly desires will constantly want to rebel against what God tells us (Romans 7:14-8:23). God was pleased with Solomon’s request. ‘Please don’t kill the baby. ‣ 1 Kings 1:51 | View whole chapter | See verse in context And it was told Solomon, saying, Behold, Adonijah feareth king Solomon: for, lo, he hath caught hold on the horns of the altar, saying, Let king Solomon swear unto me to day that he will not slay his servant with the sword. Jehovah is pleased with Solomon, and so one night he says to him in a dream: ‘Solomon, what would you like me to give you?’ At this Solomon answers: ‘Jehovah my God, I am very young and I don’t know how to rule. ... Now King David was old and advanced in years. We first hear of Solomon as being born to David and his wife Bathsheba in Jerusalem after the death of their son that was conceived through adultery (2 Samuel 5:14; 2 Samuel 12:24). For who is able(W) to govern this great people of yours?”, 10 The Lord was pleased that Solomon had asked for this. ‣ Solomon’s name comes from the Hebrew word Shelomoh, which means peaceful. B 11 The word of the Lord came(K) to Solomon: 12 “As for this temple you are building, if you follow my decrees, observe my laws and keep all my commands(L) and obey them, I will fulfill through you the promise(M) I gave to David your father. 18 The inside of the temple was cedar,(T) carved with gourds and open flowers. King Solomon. 32 And on the two olive-wood doors(AC) he carved cherubim, palm trees and open flowers, and overlaid the cherubim and palm trees with hammered gold. ‣ 29 On the walls(AA) all around the temple, in both the inner and outer rooms, he carved cherubim,(AB) palm trees and open flowers. However, David decided based on God’s instruction early on that Solomon would sit on his throne instead of his elder sons (1 Chronicles 22:6-12). 38 In the eleventh year in the month of Bul, the eighth month, the temple was finished in all its details(AF) according to its specifications. Jehovah is pleased with Solomon, and so one night he says to him in a dream: ‘Solomon, what would you like me to give you?’, At this Solomon answers: ‘Jehovah my God, I am very young and I don’t know how to rule. He was probably best known as the king who built the first Jewish Temple around 957 B.C. Learn more about Dr. Mike at Christianity Every Day. 33 In the same way, for the entrance to the main hall he made doorframes out of olive wood that were one fourth of the width of the hall. Some believe that Proverbs 30 and 31 were written by others. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. New International Version (NIV), That is, about 90 feet long, 30 feet wide and 45 feet high or about 27 meters long, 9 meters wide and 14 meters high, That is, about 30 feet or about 9 meters; also in verses 16 and 20, That is, about 15 feet or about 4.5 meters; also in verses 23-26, That is, about 7 1/2 feet or about 2.3 meters; also in verses 10 and 24, That is, about 9 feet or about 2.7 meters, That is, about 11 feet or about 3.2 meters, That is, about 60 feet or about 18 meters, 1Ki 12:22; 13:20; 16:1, 7; 17:2; 21:17; Jer 40:1, S Lev 26:11; S Dt 31:6; Jn 14:18; Heb 13:5, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story.