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1 Kings 5

Introduction

Overview

1 Kings 5:1, Hiram, sending to congratulate Solomon, is desired to furnish him with timber to build the temple; 1 Kings 5:7, Hiram, blessing God for Solomon, and requesting food for his family, furnishes him with trees; 1 Kings 5:13, The number of Solomon’s workmen and labourers

Verse 1

am 2990, bc 1014, An, Ex, Is, 477

Hiram: 1 Kings 5:10, 1 Kings 5:13, 1 Kings 9:12-2 Chronicles :, 2 Chronicles 2:3, Huram

sent: 2 Samuel 8:10, 2 Samuel 10:1, 2 Samuel 10:2, Psalms 45:12

for Hiram: 2 Samuel 5:11, 1 Chronicles 14:1, Amos 1:9

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 9:13 - my brother Ezekiel 27:5 - cedars Luke 7:5 - he loveth Acts 7:47 - General Titus 1:8 - a lover of good

Verse 2

2 Chronicles 2:3

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 5:11 - Hiram 1 Kings 9:13 - my brother

Verse 3

could not: 2 Samuel 7:5-1 Kings :, 1 Chronicles 22:4-Joshua :, 2 Chronicles 6:6-Ruth :

the wars: 1 Chronicles 22:8, 1 Chronicles 28:3

put: Joshua 10:24, Psalms 8:6, Psalms 110:1, Malachi 4:3, 1 Corinthians 15:25, Ephesians 1:22

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 3:2 - was no 1 Kings 8:19 - General 1 Chronicles 22:19 - to the name 2 Chronicles 6:7 - General

Verse 4

hath given: 1 Kings 4:24, 1 Chronicles 22:9, Psalms 72:7, Isaiah 9:7, Acts 9:31

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 7:1 - the Lord 1 Kings 11:25 - all the days 2 Chronicles 14:6 - for the land Ezra 4:1 - the adversaries Ecclesiastes 3:8 - a time of war

Verse 5

behold: 2 Chronicles 2:1-Numbers :, 2 Chronicles 2:5-Ruth :

purpose: Heb. say

as the Lord: 2 Samuel 7:12, 2 Samuel 7:13, 1 Chronicles 17:12, 1 Chronicles 22:10, 1 Chronicles 28:6, 1 Chronicles 28:10, Zechariah 6:12, Zechariah 6:13

Reciprocal: Numbers 27:16 - set a man Ezra 4:1 - the adversaries Daniel 1:8 - purposed

Verse 6

cedar trees: 1 Kings 6:9, 1 Kings 6:10, 1 Kings 6:16, 1 Kings 6:20, 2 Chronicles 2:8, 2 Chronicles 2:10, Psalms 29:5

will I give hire: Romans 12:17, Philippians 4:8

appoint: Heb. say

that there is not: 1 Corinthians 12:14-Ecclesiastes :, Ephesians 4:7

Sidonians: Genesis 10:15, Ezra 3:7

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 9:11 - Now Hiram 1 Kings 9:27 - his servants 1 Chronicles 14:1 - and timber 1 Chronicles 22:4 - cedar trees Psalms 74:5 - General Ezekiel 27:5 - cedars Ezekiel 27:8 - wise

Verse 7

Blessed: 1 Kings 10:9, 2 Chronicles 2:11, 2 Chronicles 2:12, 2 Chronicles 9:7, 2 Chronicles 9:8, Psalms 122:6, Psalms 122:7, Psalms 137:6

which hath: 1 Kings 1:48, Genesis 33:5, Isaiah 8:18, Isaiah 9:6

a wise son: 1 Kings 3:9, 2 Chronicles 2:11, Proverbs 10:1, Proverbs 13:1, Proverbs 15:20, Proverbs 23:24

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 4:31 - his fame Proverbs 8:15 - decree Daniel 6:23 - was Titus 1:8 - a lover of good

Verse 8

considered: Heb. heard

timber of fir: 1 Kings 6:15, 1 Kings 6:34, 2 Samuel 6:5, 2 Chronicles 3:5

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 5:11 - Hiram 1 Chronicles 14:1 - Hiram 2 Chronicles 2:16 - we will cut

Verse 9

Lebanon: Deuteronomy 3:25

and I will: 2 Chronicles 2:16

appoint: Heb. send

in giving food: 2 Chronicles 1:15, Ezra 3:7, Ezekiel 27:17, Acts 12:20

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 5:11 - Hiram 1 Kings 9:27 - his servants 1 Chronicles 14:1 - and timber

Verse 10

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 5:1 - Hiram 1 Chronicles 14:1 - and timber

Verse 11

measures: Heb. cors, 1 Kings 4:22, *marg. 2 Chronicles 2:10

twenty measures: "Twenty thousand baths of oil" are mentioned in Chronicles; and the Syriac, Arabic, and Septuagint also have here "twenty thousand measures." But as barley and wine are also spoken of there, it is probable that the wheat mentioned here, and the small quantity of fine oil, were intended for the use of Hiram's own family, while that in Chronicles was for his workmen.

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:28 - plenty Deuteronomy 8:8 - wheat 2 Chronicles 2:15 - which my lord

Verse 12

as he promised him: 1 Kings 3:12, 1 Kings 4:29, 2 Chronicles 1:12, James 1:5

they two: 1 Kings 15:19, Genesis 21:32, Amos 1:9

Reciprocal: Matthew 12:42 - hear

Verse 13

levy: Heb. tribute of men, 1 Kings 4:6

the levy: 1 Kings 9:15

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 5:1 - Hiram 1 Kings 9:21 - levy 2 Chronicles 2:17 - numbered 2 Chronicles 8:8 - to pay Ecclesiastes 5:11 - they

Verse 14

a month: 1 Kings 4:7-Psalms :, 1 Chronicles 27:1-Ezra :

Adoniram: 1 Kings 4:6

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:18 - Adoram 2 Chronicles 8:8 - to pay 2 Chronicles 10:18 - Hadoram

Verse 15

threescore: These were all strangers, or proselytes, dwelling among the Israelites, as we learn from the paralled place in 2Chr. 1 Kings 9:20-Song of Solomon :, 2 Chronicles 2:17, 2 Chronicles 2:18, 2 Chronicles 8:7-1 Samuel :, Ezra 2:58, Nehemiah 7:57, Nehemiah 7:60

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 2:2 - told out threescore 2 Chronicles 24:12 - masons

Verse 16

three thousand: In the parallel passage of Chronicles, it is "three thousand six hundred," which is also the reading of the Septuagint here. 1 Kings 9:23, 2 Chronicles 2:2

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:28 - he made 2 Chronicles 8:10 - two hundred

Verse 17

costly stones: 1 Kings 6:7, 1 Kings 7:9, 1 Chronicles 22:2, Isaiah 28:16, 1 Corinthians 3:11, 1 Corinthians 3:12, 1 Peter 2:6, 1 Peter 2:7, Revelation 21:14-Ecclesiastes :

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 12:12 - masons Proverbs 24:27 - General Isaiah 54:11 - I will lay

Verse 18

the stonesquarers: or, Giblites, Joshua 13:5, Psalms 83:7, Ezekiel 27:9

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 6:7 - built of stone 2 Kings 12:12 - masons 2 Kings 22:6 - builders 1 Chronicles 14:1 - and timber 1 Chronicles 22:2 - masons 2 Chronicles 8:16 - General Proverbs 24:27 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Kings 5". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-kings-5.html.