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the name of. Figure of speech Pleonasm. See note on Psalms 20:1 .
an house for his kingdom. This is described in 1 Kings 7:0 , which is complementary to 2 Chronicles 8:1 .
And Solomon, &c. The 11th Seder ends here. See note on p. 366.
men. Hebrew. 'ish . App-14 .
three thousand and six hundred. Compare 1 Kings 5:16 .
As = according as.
even so deal with me. Figure of speech Ellipsis (absolute). App-6 .
Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos.
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
sweet incense = incense of spices.
the continual shewbread. See note on Exodus 25:30 ; Exodus 40:4 .
great. In magnificence, not in size. Not for People; but, for Jehovah's presence with them.
who is able . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis.
heaven and heaven of heavens. Figure of speech Polyptoton. App-6 .
cunning = clever, or skilful. See note on 1 Chronicles 22:15 ; 1 Chronicles 25:7 , and Exodus 26:1 .
and. Note the Figure of speech Polysyndeton.
can skill = know how.
fir = cypress.
algum. See note on 1 Kings 10:11 .
wonderful great. Hebrew "great and wonderful". Figure of speech Hendiadys ( App-6 ) = great, yea, wonderfully great.
I will give to thy servants. No discrepancy here with 1 Kings 5:11 . There the allowance was for Hiram's household at Tyre; here for Hiram's labourers in Lebanon.
beaten wheat: i.e. wheat prepared for food.
baths. See App-51 .
heaven and earth. See note on Deuteronomy 4:26 .
a woman . . . of Dan. By birth. In 1 Kings 7:14 , a widow . . . of Naphtali. By marriage. No discrepancy, as alleged.
floats = rafts.
the strangers. See note on 2 Samuel 12:31 , and compare 1 Chronicles 22:2 .
set . . . a work = keep the people at work.
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