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
Denotes the estuary of the Dead Sea at the mouth of the Jordan “(Josh. 15:5; 18:19), also the southern extremity of the same sea” “(15:2). The same Hebrew word is rendered “tongue” in Isa. 11:15,” where it is used with reference to the forked mouths of the Nile. “Bay in Zech. 6:3, 7 denotes the colour of horses, but the “original Hebrew means strong, and is here used rather to” describe the horses as fleet or spirited.
“Named only in Ps. 37:35, Authorized Version. The Hebrew word so” “rendered is ereh, which simply means “native born”, i.e., a tree” “not transplanted, but growing on its native soil, and therefore” luxuriantly. If the psalmist intended by this word to denote any “particular tree, it may have been the evergreen bay laurel” “(Laurus nobilis), which is a native of Palestine. Instead of” “like a green bay tree in the Authorized Version, the Revised” “Version has, “like a green tree in its native soil.”
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