Solomon’s downfall came in his old age. He had taken many foreign wives, whom he allowed to worship other gods. He even built shrines for the sacrifices of his foreign wives. Within Solomon’s kingdom, he
God’s commandments were a beautiful gift to His people. They showed them how to maintain a personal relationship with God and how to live in peace with their neighbors. God’s laws turned the people from
Noting the length of time it took Solomon to build a house for God, one is reminded that the work of missions is time-consuming. It takes time to build relationships; it takes time to build
Oak. (1.) The expression in the Authorized Version of Josh. “19:33, “from Allon to Zaanannim,” is more correctly rendered in” “the Revised Version, “from the oak in Zaanannim.” The word” “denotes some remarkable tree which stood near Zaanannim, and” which served as a landmark. “(2.) The son of Jedaiah, of the family of the Simeonites, who expelled the Hamites from the valley of Gedor (1 Chr. 4:37).
“Oak of weeping, a tree near Bethel, at the spot where Deborah,” “Rebekah’s nurse, was buried (Gen. 35:8). Large trees, from their” “rarity in the plains of Palestine, were frequently designated as” landmarks. This particular tree was probably the same as the palm tree of Deborah (Judg. 4:5).
Definition of Allon: “an oak; strong”
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