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
(1.) A pocket of a cone-like shape in which Naaman bound two pieces of silver for Gehazi (2 Kings 5:23). The same Hebrew word “occurs elsewhere only in Isa. 3:22, where it is rendered” “crisping-pins, but denotes the reticules (or as R.V.,” satchels) carried by Hebrew women. “(2.) Another word (kees) so rendered means a bag for carrying weights (Deut. 25:13; Prov. 16:11; Micah 6:11). It also denotes a purse (Prov. 1:14) and a cup (23:31). “(3.) Another word rendered “bag” in 1 Sam. 17:40 is rendered “sack in Gen. 42:25; and in 1 Sam. 9:7; 21:5 “vessel,” or” wallet for carrying food. “(4.) The word rendered in the Authorized Version “bags,” in which the priests bound up the money contributed for the “restoration of the temple (2 Kings 12:10), is also rendered” bundle (Gen. 42:35; 1 Sam. 25:29). It denotes bags used by travellers for carrying money during a journey (Prov. 7:20; Hag. 1:6). “(5.) The “bag” of Judas was a small box (John 12:6; 13:29).
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