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30 And licarken thou to the supplication 40. If they fin against thee, (for there is of thy fervant, and of thy people Ifrael, ng man that tinneth not,) and thou be anyty when they shall pray toward this place : with them, and deliver them to the cuany, and hear thou in heaven thy dwelling-place; so that they carry them away captives unte and when thou hearett, forgive.

the land of the chemy, far or near; 31 q If any man tretpals against his neigh 47. Yet if they thall bethink themselva bour, and an oath he laid upon him to caule in the land whither they were carried car. him to swear, and the oath come before tives, and repent, and make fupplication thine altar in this house:

unto thee, in the land of them that carried 32 Then hear thou in heaven, and do, and them captives, saying, we have finned, and judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, have done perversely, we have committed to bring his way upon his head; and justify- wickedness; ing the rightcous, to give himn according to 48 And to return unto thee with all their his righteousness.

heart, and with all their soul, in the land 33 * When thy people Ifrael be smitten their enemies which led them away captirs, down before the enemy, because they have and

pray unto thee toward their land watch finned againit thee, and shall turn again to thou gaveit unto their fathers, the city which thee, and confefs thy name, and pray, and thou haft cholen, and the house which I have make Tupplication unto thee in this house: built for thy name:

34. Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive 49 Then hear thou their prayer and their the lin of thy people lirati, hd bring them fupplication in licaven thy dwelling place, again unto the land which thou gaveit unto and maintain their cause, their fathers.

50 And forgive thy people that lave bin 35 9 When heaven is shut up, and there ned against thee, and all their tranfgreffen is no rain, because they have finned againft wherein they have transgrefled against thee, thee; if they pray toward this place, and and give thém compaflion before them sho confess thy name, and turn from their fin, carried thein captive, that they may lurt when thou afilicieit them:

compassion on them: 36 Then hear thou in beaven, and for 51 For they be thy people, and thine inte give the fin of thy servants, and of thy peo- ritance, which thou broughteft forth out of ple Ifrael, that thou teach them the good Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron: way wherein they fhould walk, and giverain 52 That thine eyes may be open unto the upon thy land which thou haft given to thy fupplication of thy servant, and unto the people for an inheritance.

fupplication of thy people Ifracl, to hearken 37 g If there be in the land famine, if unto them in all that they call for utrto the there be peftilence, blafting, inildew, locuit, 53 For thou didft feparate them front or if there be caterpillar if their enemy mong all the people of the earth, te oe thing befiege thein in the land of their cities, what inhoritance, as thou fpakcft by the hand of sjever plague, whatsoever fick ness, there be; Moses thy servant, when thou brought

38 What prayer and supplication foever our fathers out of Egypt, O Lord God be made by any man, or by all thy people 541 And it was fo, that, when Solomonlad Ifrael, which hall know every man the made an end of praying all this prayer and plague of his own heart, and spread forth fupplication unto the LORD, he arose from his hands toward this house:

before the altar of the LORD, from me 39 'Then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling ing on his knees with his hands spread place, and forgive, and do, and give to every to heaven. man according to his ways, whole heart thou 55 And he food, and blessed all the conge knowcht; (for thou, even thou only, knoweit gation of lfrael with a loud voice, faying, the hearts of all the children of men :) 56 Bleicd be the LORD, that hath gieze

40 That they may fear thee all the days rett unto his people Ifrael, according to z that they live in the land which thou gavert that he promiled: there hath not faled ana unto our fathers.

word of all his good promise, which he per 419 Moreover, concerning a stranger that mifed hy the hand of Moses his servant. is not of thy people Ifrael, but cometh out 57 The Lord our God be with us, a, of a far country for thy names fake; was with our fathers: let him not icare se

42 (For they' thall hear of thy great name, nor forsake us: and of thy ftrong hand, and of thy ftretch 58 That he may incline our hearts untolde. ed-out arm;) when he ihall come and pray to walk in all his ways, and to keep his oh. toward this house:

mandments, and his ttatutes, and his jud. 43 Hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, ments, which he commanded our father and do according to all that the Aranger 59 And let these my words, where was calleth to thee für ; that all people of the have made fupplication before the Los earth may know thy name, to fear thee, as be nigh unto the LORD our God day do thy people Ifrael, and that they may night, that he maintain the calme et snow that this house which I have builded, servant, and the cause of his people Ucalled by thy name.

at all times, as the matter that require; 44 9 lithy people go out to battle against 60 That all the people of the eart.. in: their enemy, whitherfoever thou shaltofend know that the LORD I God, and that there them, and thall pray unto the Lord toward none else. the city which thou haft chofen, and toward 01' Let your heart, therefore, be perin the houfc that I have built for thy name: with the LORD our God, to walk in keep

45 Then hear thou in heaven their prayer and tutes, and to keep his commanducatu, thici fupplication, and maintain thcir cause. at this day.

63 | And the king, and all Israel with therefore hath the LORD brought upon thern tin, offered sacrifice before the LORD. all this evil.

ož And Solomon offered a sacrifice of 10 I And it came to pass at the end of Peace-offerings, which he offered unto the twenty years, when Solomon had built the Laso, two and twenty thousand oxen, and two houles, the house of the Lord, and the ass hundred and twenty thousand Theep: to kings house, the king and all the children of Israel de ii (Now Hiram the kiøg of Tyre had ficate the house of the LORD.

furnished Solomon with cedar-trees, and fir64 The same day did the king hallow the trees, and with gold, according to all his deniliic of the court that was before the house fire, that then king Solomon gave Hiram of the LORD: for there he offered burnt. twenty cities in the land of Galilee, bacings, and meat-offerings, and the

fat of 12 And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the peacecficrings; because the brafen altar the cities which Solomon had given him; thuat soes before the LORD was too little to and they pleased him not. racke the burnt-offerings, and meat-offer 13 And he said, What cities are these which aps, and the fat of the peace-offerings. thou kiaft given me my brother? And he call

65 And at that time Solomon held a feasts ed them the land of Cabul unto this day. at all Ifrael with him, a great congrega 14 And Hiram sent to the king fix-score tlak, from the entering in of Hamath unto talents of gold. se tiver of Egypt, before the LORD our God, 15. And this is the realon of the levy kra days and seven days, even fourteen which king Solomon raised, For to build the

house of the LORD, and his own house, and Os the eight day he sent the people Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, ***: and they blessed the king, and went and Megiddo, and Gezer.

Eto thcir tents, joyful and glad of heart, for 16 For Pharaoh king of Egypt had gone all the goodnes that the LORD had done for up and taken Gezer, and burnt it with David los servant, and for Ifrael his people. fire, and Nain the Canaanites that dwelt in CHAP. IX.

the city, and given it for a prefent unto his I 4 vecant in & vifion with Solomon. daughter, soiomons wife.

19 The mutual presents of Solomon and Hi 17 And Solomon built Gezer, and Bethtu : Selomoni yearly sacrifices.

horon the nether,

18 And Baalath, and Tadmor in the wil. A initch the building of the hour of the derness, in the land, Lose, and tác kings house, and all Soloinons 19 And all the cities of fore that Solomon Cefire which he was pleased to do,

had, and cities for his chariots, and cities 2 That the LORD appeared to Solomon for his horsemen, and that which Solomon de second time, as lie had appeared unto detired to build in Jerufalem, and in Lebaim at Gibeon.

non, and in all the land of his dominion. And the LORD said unto him, I have 20 I And all the people that were left of and thy prayer and thy supplieation that the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, tot bat made before txe: I have hallowed and Jebufites, which were not of the children *hän koule which thou haft built, to put my of Israel,

there for ever; and mine eyes and 21 Their children that were left after we heart fall be there perpetually. them in the land, whom the children of 4 Asd if there wilt walk before me, as Da- Ifrael also were not able atterly to destroy,

lather walked, in integrity of heart, upon those did Solomon levy a tribute of #in uptightness, to do according to all bond-service unto this day. sa I have commanded thee, and wilt keep 22 But of the children of Irael did Solosy hautes and my judgments;

mon makc no bond-men: but they wire Tees I will ekablith the throne of thy men of war, and his servants, and his prin#ngdom upon lfrael for ever, as I promifeá ces, and his captains, and rulers of his chaDavid thy father, saying, There shall not riots,

and his horfemen. iace a man upon the throne of Ifrac!. 23 Thefe were the chief of the officers

6.Ba I ye ihap at all turn from follow- that were over Solomons work, five hun• me, you, or your children, and will not dred and fifty, which bare rule over the

my commandments, and my ftatutes, people that wrought in the work.

fave fet before you, but go and fervé 24 g But Pharaohs daughter came up out se gods, and worship them;

of the city of David, unto her house which Then will I cut of'lsrael out of the land Solomon had built for her: then did he build ich I have given them: and this honte, Millo. w I have balowed for my name, will i 25 T And three times in a year did SoloCut my fight, and Itsael shall be a mon offer burnt-offerings, and peace-offer

hnd a by-word among. all people: ings, upon the altar which he built unto the & and at this house, which is high, every LORD, and he burnt incense upon the altar * Dat pafTeth by it shall be altonished, that was before the LORD: lo he finished s dali hits; and they shall fay, Why the house. ke the Les done thus unto this land, 26 9 And king Solomon made a navy of 36 to this house?

Chips in Ezion-geber, which is belide Eloth, Sed they shall answer, Becaufe they on the shore of the Red fea, in the land of ook the LORD thelr God, who brought Edom, th their fathers out of the land of Egypt, 27 And Hirain fent in the navy his fer

Flave taken hold upon other gods, and - vants, thipmen that liad knowledge of the we worthiored them, and served them; sea, with the servants of Solomon.

28 And they came to Ophir, and fetched 17 And he mate thrce hundred field ef from thence gold, foar hundred and twenty beaten gold; three pound of gold went to talents, and brought it to king Solomon. one thield; and the king put them in the CHAP. X.

house of the forett of Lebanon. 1 The queen- of Sheba admireth the coifdom of 18 Moreover, the king made a good

Solomon : 14 his riches: 24 his presents throne of ivory, and overlaid it with the 26 his chariots and horses : 28 his tribute.

beft gold. Ahearne the solenonSheber hinar de hele

19 The throne had fix ftops, and the top the fame a: Solomon, concerning the of the throne was round behind : and the name of the LORD, the came to prove him were stays on either fide on the place of the with hard questions.

feat, and two lions ftood befide the stays. 2 And the came to Jerusalem with a very 20 And twelve lions itood there on the om great train, with camels that

bare spices, and fide, and on the other, upoa the fis ftepar very much gold, and precious stones : and there was not the likc made in any kingdom when she was come to Solomon, the commu 21 9 And all king Solomons drinking was ned with him of all that was in her heart. sels were of gold, and all the vessels a the

3 And Solomon told her all hier quettions: house of the foreft of Lebanon ceere e pare there was not any thing hid from the king, gold; none vere of silver: it was nothing which he told her not.

accounted of in the days of Solomon. 49 And when the queen of Sheba had seen 22 For the king had at fea a navy of Tt all Solomons wisdom, and the house that he thith, with the navy of Hiram : once in thread had built,

years came the navy of Tarthin, bringka s And the meat of his table, and the fita gold, and filver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks ting of his fervants, and the attendance of 23 So king Solomon exceeded all the king his ministers, and their apparel, and his cup- of the earth

for riches and for wisdom. bearers, and his afcent by which he went up 24 1 And all the earth fought to Solemun, unto the house of the LORD; there was no to hear his wisdom, which God had put in more spirit in her.

his heart. 6 And the said to the king, It was a true 25 And they brought every man he pre report that I heard in mine own land, of sent, vessels of Glver, and vetsels gold, and thy acts, and of thy wisdom.

garments, and armour, and fpice, harita 1. Howbeit, I believed not the words, and mules, a rate year by year. until I came, and mine eyes had seen it; 26 9 And Solomon gathered togethed and, behold, the half was not told me: thy riots and horfemen: and he had a tharfand wisdom and prosperity exceedeth the fame and four hundred chariots, and twelve this which I heard.

fand horsernen, whom he betowed in the 8 Happy are thy men; happy are these cities for chariots, and with the king a je thy servants, which fand continually before rusalem. théc, and that hear thy wisdom.

27 And the king made filver la be in Jork 9 Blessed be the LORD thy God which falem as fones, and cedars made beim delighted in thee, to let thee on the throne as the sycamore-trees that are in the vale, of Israel, because the LORD loved Ifrael for abundance. for ever, therefore made lie thee king, to 28

9 And Salomon had horses brought at do judgment and justice.

of Egypt, and linen yarn: the kings TRT 10 And the gave the king an hundred and chants received the linen yarn at a price twenty talents of gold, and of fpices very 29 And a chariot came up and went ou great itore, and precious tones: there came of Egypt for fix hundred Inekels af fires, no more such abundance of spices as these and an borse for an hundred and fifty, and which the qucen of Sheba gave to king so fo for all the kings of the Hittites, and loinon.

the kings of Syria, did they bring term out 11 And the navy also of Hiram, that brought by their means. goldfrom Ophir, brought in from Ophir great

СНАР. XI plenty of aliaug-trees, and precious stones. i Solomons wives and concubines, 4 is dat

12 And the king made of the almug-trecs age, draw him to idolatry : 9 Gallertato pillars for the house of the LORD, and for eth him. for fingers: there came na fuch almug-trees, women, (together with the daughter nor were fcen, unto this day.

Pharaoh,) women of the Moabites, Arm 13 And king Solomon gave unto the queen ites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittiter; of Sheba all her dcfire, whatsoever the arked, of the nations concerHiNg which belides that which Solomon gave her of his LORD said unto the children of Grad, Sa royal bounty: so the turned, and went to shall not go in to them, neither Arall fixy her own country, she and her fervants. come in unto you: for surely they will on

14 9 Now the weight of gold that came away your heart after their gods.' Solomon to Solomon in one year, was 6x hundred clave unto these in love threefcore and fix talents of gold.

3 And he had seven hundred wives, prie 15 Behdes that he had of the merchant. cctles, and three hundred concubides: mon, and of the traffick of the spice mer his wives turned away his heart. chants, and of all the kings of Arabia, and 4 For it came to pass, when Solomon wu of the governors of the country:

old, that his wives turned away his hea 16 1 and King Solomon made two hon. after other gods: and his freart was a drcd targeta of beaten gold: fix hundred perfect with the Loxo his God, * shekels of gold went to one target,

Ecart of Dayid his father,

For Solomon went after Afhtoreth, the 23 And God stirred him up another ad. poddess of tbe Zidonians, and after Milcom, versary, Rezon, the fon of Eliadah, which the abomination of the Ammonites.

fied from his lord Hadadezer, king of Zobah. 6 Add Solomon did evil in the fight of the 24 And he gathered men unto him, and be Lap, and went not fully after the LORD, came captain over a band, when David New 4. David his father.

them of Zobah : and they went to Damascus, 7 Then did Solomon build an high place and dwelt therein, and reigned in Damascus. for Chemoth, the abomination of Moab, in 25 And he was an adversary to Ifrael all de hill that is before Jerufalem; and for the days of Solomon, befide the mischief Molech, the abornination of the children of that Hadad did, and he abhorred Israel, and

reigned over Syria. y And likewise did he for all his strange 26 9 And Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, an biver, which burnt incense and facrificed Ephrathite of Zereda, Solomons servant, into their gods.

(whose mothers name was Zerual, a wi93 And the LORD was angry with Solo dow woman,) even he lifted up his hand 160, becaufe his heart was turned from the againft the king. Lin God of lfrael, which had appeared un 27 And this was the cause that he lifted up si taice,

his hand againft the king : Solomon built 10 and had commanded him concerning Millo, and repaired the breaches of the city a thing, that he should not go after other of David his father.

: tot he kept got that which the LORD 28 And the man Jeroboam was a mighty manded

man of valour: and Solomon, seeing the 11 Wherefore the Lord said unto Solo- young man that he was industrious, he 21, Torfmuch as this is done of thec, and made him ruler over all the charge of the

Latt not kept my covenant, and my house of Jofeph. Bente, which I have commanded thee, ! 29. And it came to pafs at that time, when furely rend

the kingdom from thee, and Jeroboam went out of Jerufalem, that the de it to thy servant.

prophet Ahijah the Shilonite found him in 12 Fetwithstanding, in thy days I will the way; and he had clad liimself with a

do it, for David thy fathers fake: but I. new gament; and they two were alone in will rent it out of the hand of thy fon. the field. Houbcit, I will not rend away all the 30 And Alijah caught the new garment doo; but will give

one tribe to thy fon, that was on him, and rent it in twelve pieces. for baris my servants fake, and for Jerufa 31 And he faid.to Jeroboam, Take thee fake, which I have chofen.

ten pieces; for thus faith the LORD, the 45. And the LORD tired up an adversary God of lfrael, Behold, I will rend the king: to Scotton, Hadad the Edomite: he was dom out of the hand of Solomon, and wit the kings Seed in Edom.

give ten tribes to thee: 15 Tor came to pals, when David was 32 (But he shall have one tribe for my fer. in domo, and Joab, the captain of the hoft, vant Davids sake, and for Jerusalems fake, un up to bury the dain, after he had the city which I have chosen out of all the to every male in Edom,

tribes of Israel :) 16 (For fix months did Joab remain there 33. Becaufe that they have forfaken me, The Ifrael, until he had cut off every and have worshipped Ashtoreth, the goddels Edom,)

of the Zidonians ; Chemofh, the god of the nzmat Hadad Aed, he and certain Edom- Moabites; and Milcom, the god of the chilla his fathers fervants with him, to go dren of Ammon; and have not

walked in lopt; Hadad being yet a little child. my ways, to do that which is right in mine Land they arome out of Midian, and came eyes, and to keep my itatutes and my judge Paan: and they took men with them ments, as did David his father. ad Paran, and they came to Egypt, on 34 Howbeit, I will not take the whole king.

Pharaoh King of Egypt; which gave him dom out of his hand: but I will make him reak, and appointed him viđuals, and prince all the days of his life, for David my I hiru land.

fervants fake, whom I chose, because he kepe 19 And Hadad found great favour in the my commandments and my statutes; to Pharaoh, so that he gave him to 35 But I will take the kingdom out of his

the Etter of his own wife, the fifter of fons hand, and will give it unto thee, even spunea the qucen.

ten tribes. o and the hiter of Tahpenes bare him 36 And unto his son win 1 give one tribe,

bath his foo, whom Talipenes weaned that David my fervant may have a light alPluraebs houle: and Genubath was in way before me in Jerusalem, the city which Barackte konsehold among the sons of Pha. i have chosen me to put my name there.

37 And I will take thee, and thou shalt **ånılwben Hadad heard in Egypt that reign according to all that thy soul de reth,

#liet sith his fathers, and that Joab, and shalt be king over Israel. sajtam of the hoft, was dead, Hadad 38 And it Thall be, if thou wilt hearken

na laraob, Ict me depart, that I may unto all that I command thee, and wile homine on a country.

walk in my ways, and do that is right in : Tber Pharaoh Guid unto him, But what my fight, tó ke my itatutes and my com** Le intal with me, that, behold, thou mandments, as David my servant did, that Taub gom thine bwn country? And he i will be with thee, and build thee a fure & wcie, Nothing: howbeit, let me go in house, as I built for David, and will give

Ifrael unto thee.

A fentick.

30 And he laid his carcase in his own grave; rael, and will take away the remnant des and they mourned over him, saying, Alas, house of Jeroboam, as a man tabeth my my brother!

dung, till it be all gone. 31 And it came to pass, after he had bu. " Him that dieth of Jeroboam is ac ried him, that he spake to his fons, saying, city thall the dogs cat; and him that & When I am dead, then bury me in the les in the field fall the fowls of the ai es pulchre wherein the man of God is buried; for the LORD hath spoken it. lay my bones beside his bones:

12 Arise thou, therefore, get there to 32. For the faying which he cried by the own house, and when thy feet enter in word of the Lord against the altar in Beth- the city, the child thall die. el, and against all the houses of the high 13 And all Ifracl thall mourn for him, places which are in the cities of Samaria, bury hiin; for he only of Jeroboza thall furely come to pass.

come to the grave, becaule in him 331 After this thing, Jeroboam returned is found some good thing toward the LAD not from his evil way, but made again of God of lfrael, in the house of Jerobaar the loweit of the people prietts of the high 14 Moreover, the LORD shalt raise places : whosoever would, he consecrated a king over Israel, who shall cut of the bo him, and he became one of the priefts of of Jeroboam, that day: but what! even the high places.

15 For the LORD thall (mite Ifraclaars 34 And this thing became fin unto the is thaken in the water, and he itali moet houle of Jeroboam, even to cut it off, and lfrael out of this good land which began to deftroy it from off the face of the earth. their fathers, and shall scatter then be CHAP. XIV.

the river, because they trave made Abijan being Rack, geroboam fendeth his wife, groves, provoking the LORD to arger. disguised, wlih presents to the prophet Shi- 16 And he that give Ifrael np, secara jah at Shiloh. 5 Ahijah, forrivarned, de the fins of Jeroboam, who did lis, and tlouinceth Gods judgments.

made Israel to fin. T that time Abijah, the fon of Jereboam, 179 And Jeroboams wife arose, and des

ed, and came to Tirzah: asd ben ibe 2 And Jeroboam faid to his wife, Arise, to the threshold of the door the child I pray thee, and disguise thyself, that thou 18 And they buried him, and ag be not known to be the wife of Jeroboam; mourned for him, according to the wat and get thee to Shiloh; behold, there is the LORD, which he spake by the lot Ahijah the prophet, which told me that i his fervant Ahijah the prophet. should be king over this people.

19 And the rett of the acts of Jerabe 3. And take with thee ten loaves, and how he warred, and how he regnet cracknels, and a cruse of honey, and go to hold, they are written in the book him: he thall tell thee what thall become Chronicles of the kings of Israel. of the child.

20 And the days which Jeroboann 4 And Jeroboams wife did so, and crose, were two and twenty years: and he and went to Shiloh; and came to the house with his fathers, and Nadab bis con re of Ahijah: but Ahijah could not see, for his in his ftead. eyes were set by reason of his age.

21 And Rehoboam, the son of se 57 And the LORD said unto Ahijah, Be- reigned in Judah. Rehoboam spas forty hold, the wife of Jeroboam cometh to ask one years old when he began to recent a thing of thee for her son, for he is fick: he reigned seventeen years in Jones thus and thus thalt thou say unto her ; for the city which the LORD i check it thall be, when the cometh in, that the of all the tribes of Israel, to put thall feign herself to be another woman. there: and his mothers came soar 8 6 And it was so, when Ahijah heard the found an Ammonitefs. of her feet, as he came in at the door, that 22 And Judah did evil in the fight he said, Come in, thou wife of Jeroboam; LORD, and they provoked him to to why feignelt thou thyself to be another? for with their fins which they had carna I am fent to thce with heavy tidings. above all that their fathers had done.

7 Go, tell Jeroboam, Thús saith the LORD 23 For they also built them ligt place God of Israel, Forasmuch as I exalted thee and images, and groves on every from among the people, and made thee and under every green tree. prince over my people Ifrael,

24 And there were also Sodomita ter 8 And rent the kingdom away

from the land,

and they did according to all the house of David, and gave it thee, and yet minations of the nations which the Le thou haft not been as my servant David, cast out before the children of Ifrael. who kept my commandments, and who fol- 25. And it came to pass, in the 6th lowed

me with all his heart, to do that only of king Rchoboam, that Shihak kinga avkich dvas right in mine eyes;

gypt came up againit

Jerufalem : 9 Bat haft done evil above all that were 26 And he took away the treafira before thee: for thou haft gone and made house of the LORD, and the treatuse thee other gods, and molien images, to kings house; he even took away all provoke me to anger, and batt me be- he took away all the thields of gold hind thy back:

Solomon had made. 10 Tliercfore, behold, I will bring evil up- 27. And king Rehoboam made ! on the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off ftead brafen fhields, and committed from Jeroboarn him that pilleth against the unto the hands of the chief of the pun wall, and him that is shut up and left in if- which kept thc door of the king, bauk.

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