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
Employed by the sacred writers in certain portions of the Old “Testament, viz., Dan. 2:4-7, 28; Ezra 4:8-6:18; 7:12-26; Gen.” “31:46; Jer. 10:11. It is the Aramaic dialect, as it is sometimes” “called, as distinguished from the Hebrew dialect. It was the” “language of commerce and of social intercourse in Western Asia,” and after the Exile gradually came to be the popular language of “Palestine. It is called “Syrian” in 2 Kings 18:26. Some isolated” words in this language are preserved in the New Testament (Matt. 5:22; 6:24; 16:17; 27:46; Mark 3:17; 5:41; 7:34; 14:36; Acts 1:19; 1 Cor. 16:22). These are specimens of the vernacular “language of Palestine at that period. The term “Hebrew” was also” sometimes applied to the Chaldee because it had become the language of the Hebrews (John 5:2; 19:20).
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