Tag Archives: Solomon

Watch the Wind and Look to the Cloud

Ship your grain across the sea; after many days you may receive a return.   Invest in seven ventures, yes, in eight; you do not know what disaster may come upon the land.   If clouds are full of water, they pour … Continue reading

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Apes and Baboons

Then the king made a great throne covered with ivory and overlaid with fine gold.  The throne had six steps, and its back had a rounded top. On both sides of the seat were armrests, with a lion standing beside … Continue reading

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Wood Rafted for Worship

When Hiram king of Tyre heard that Solomon had been anointed king to succeed his father David, he sent his envoys to Solomon, because he had always been on friendly terms with David. Solomon sent back this message to Hiram: “You … Continue reading

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David’s Final Crossing

Now you yourself know what Joab son of Zeruiah did to me—what he did to the two commanders of Israel’s armies, Abner son of Ner and Amasa son of Jether. He killed them, shedding their blood in peacetime as if … Continue reading

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