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when the queen of Sheba heard. For further notes, see the parallel passages in 1 Kings 10:0 . App-56 .
questions = words, or matters.
wisdom. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause) for the effects produced by it.
and. Note the Figure of speech Polysyndeton ( App-6 ) in verses: 2 Chronicles 9:3 and 2 Chronicles 9:4 ,
ascent: i.e. the causeway of 1 Chronicles 26:16 , 1 Chronicles 26:18 .
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
spirit. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .
It was a true report. Hebrew The word was truth.
behold. Figure of speech Asterismos.
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
justice = righteousness.
algum trees. See note on 1 Kings 10:11 .
terraces = stairs, or balustrades. Compare 1 Kings 10:12 .
she had brought. This, like other differences, is complementary.
six hundred and threescore and six. App-10 .
chapmen. Hebrew. tur, travelers, or merchants, Eng. = cheapmen, or traffickers.
targets = pointed or bossed shields. Hebrew. zinnah.
shields = covering or protecting shields. Hebrew. maginnim.
house of the forest of Lebanon. This is the palace of cedar in Jerusalem (1 Kings 7:2 ).
six. See App-10 .
stays = supports. Hebrew = hands.
pure = purified.
the. No article in the Hebrew here.
harness = armour.
four thousand. See note on 1 Kings 4:26 .
reigned = was suzerain.
river: i.e. Euphrates.
border. Not river. Genesis 15:18 yet waits fulfillment.
horses. Yet horses out of Egypt had a leading part in destroying Judah. Compare 2 Chronicles 12:3 , 2Ch 12:4 , 2 Chronicles 12:9 . Psalms 33:17 .
prophet. seer. Hebrew. nabi. chozeh. See note on 1 Chronicles 29:29 .
against Jeroboam. So that he had warning from God.
slept with his fathers. See note on Deuteronomy 31:16 . Solomon died at the age of sixty.
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