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1 Kings 11

Overview

1 Kings 11:1, Solomon’s wives and concubines; 1 Kings 11:4, In his old age they draw him to idolatry; 1 Kings 11:9, God threatens him; 1 Kings 11:14, Solomon’s adversaries were Hadad, who was entertained in Egypt; 1 Kings 11:23, Rezon, who reigned in Damascus; 1 Kings 11:26, and Jeroboam, to whom Ahijah prophesied; 1 Kings 11:41, Solomon’s acts, reign, and death. Rehoboam succeeds him.

Verse 1

am 3020-3029, bc 984-975

loved: 1 Kings 11:8, Genesis 6:2-5, Deuteronomy 17:17, Nehemiah 13:23-27, Proverbs 2:16, Proverbs 5:8-20, Proverbs 6:24, Proverbs 7:5, Proverbs 22:14, Proverbs 23:33

together with: or, beside, 1 Kings 3:1, Leviticus 18:18

Reciprocal: Numbers 25:2 - they called Judges 2:3 - their gods Judges 3:6 - General Judges 16:4 - he loved Ruth 1:4 - wives 2 Samuel 13:1 - loved her 1 Kings 16:31 - the Zidonians 1 Kings 21:25 - whom Jezebel 2 Kings 8:18 - his wife 1 Chronicles 22:12 - that thou mayest 2 Chronicles 9:28 - brought 2 Chronicles 12:13 - an Ammonitess Ezra 9:1 - Ammonites Nehemiah 13:26 - Did not Solomon Proverbs 5:20 - with Proverbs 7:26 - General Ecclesiastes 7:23 - I said Ecclesiastes 7:28 - but Song of Solomon 6:8 - General Isaiah 2:6 - and they Malachi 2:11 - and hath

Verse 2

Ye shall not go in: Exodus 23:32, Exodus 23:33, Exodus 34:16, Deuteronomy 7:3, Deuteronomy 7:4, Joshua 23:12, Joshua 23:13, Ezra 9:12, Ezra 10:2-17, Malachi 2:11

surely: 1 Kings 16:31-33, Numbers 25:1-3, Judges 3:6, Judges 3:7, 2 Chronicles 21:6, 2 Corinthians 6:14-16

Solomon: Genesis 2:24, Genesis 34:3, Judges 16:4-21, 2 Chronicles 19:2, Psalms 139:21, Romans 1:32, Romans 12:9, 1 Corinthians 15:33, Revelation 2:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:8 - The soul Deuteronomy 30:17 - heart Ruth 1:4 - wives 1 Kings 11:4 - his wives 1 Kings 11:9 - his heart Proverbs 7:26 - General Isaiah 2:6 - and they Matthew 19:5 - cleave

Verse 3

seven hundred: Judges 8:30, Judges 8:31, Judges 9:5, 2 Samuel 3:2-5, 2 Samuel 5:13-16, 2 Chronicles 11:21, Ecclesiastes 7:28

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:3 - his Judges 19:1 - a concubine 1 Kings 11:9 - his heart 1 Chronicles 14:3 - took Esther 1:18 - the ladies Jeremiah 3:2 - unto

Verse 4

when Solomon: 1 Kings 11:42, 1 Kings 6:1, 1 Kings 9:10, 1 Kings 14:21

his wives: 1 Kings 11:2, Deuteronomy 7:4, Deuteronomy 17:17, Nehemiah 13:26, Nehemiah 13:27

his heart: 1 Kings 11:6, 1 Kings 11:38, 1 Kings 6:12, 1 Kings 6:13, 1 Kings 8:61, 1 Kings 9:4, 1 Kings 15:3, 1 Kings 15:14, 2 Kings 20:3, 1 Chronicles 28:9, 1 Chronicles 29:19, 2 Chronicles 17:3, 2 Chronicles 25:2, 2 Chronicles 31:20, 2 Chronicles 31:21, 2 Chronicles 34:2

Reciprocal: Joshua 23:12 - shall make Joshua 23:13 - snares 1 Kings 9:6 - go 1 Kings 16:31 - and went 2 Kings 13:8 - General 2 Kings 14:3 - he did 2 Kings 16:2 - did not 2 Kings 17:7 - the Lord 2 Kings 18:3 - according 1 Chronicles 12:38 - with a perfect heart 1 Chronicles 28:7 - as at this day 2 Chronicles 7:19 - shall go 2 Chronicles 15:17 - the heart of Asa 2 Chronicles 24:18 - And they left Job 2:9 - his wife Job 31:9 - If mine Psalms 101:2 - a perfect Jeremiah 25:6 - General Revelation 3:2 - thy works

Verse 5

Ashtoreth: 1 Kings 11:33, Judges 2:13, Judges 10:6, 1 Samuel 7:3, 1 Samuel 7:4, 1 Samuel 12:10, 2 Kings 23:13, Jeremiah 2:10-13

Milcom: 1 Kings 11:7, Leviticus 18:21, Leviticus 20:2-5, Molech, Zephaniah 1:5, Malcham

Reciprocal: Exodus 8:26 - the abomination Deuteronomy 13:6 - which thou Deuteronomy 27:15 - an abomination 2 Chronicles 15:8 - abominable idols 2 Chronicles 24:18 - And they left 2 Chronicles 34:33 - the abominations Ezra 9:1 - Ammonites Isaiah 44:19 - an abomination Jeremiah 49:3 - their king Ezekiel 16:15 - and playedst Ezekiel 33:26 - work

Verse 6

went not fully after: Heb. fulfilled not after, Numbers 14:24, Joshua 14:8, Joshua 14:14,*Heb:

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 23:5 - Although 1 Kings 9:4 - And if thou 1 Kings 11:4 - his heart 2 Chronicles 17:3 - he walked Psalms 89:32 - General

Verse 7

build an high: Leviticus 26:30, Numbers 33:52, 2 Kings 21:2, 2 Kings 21:3, 2 Kings 23:13, 2 Kings 23:14, Psalms 78:58, Ezekiel 20:28, Ezekiel 20:29

Chemosh: Numbers 21:29, Judges 11:24, Jeremiah 48:13

abomination: Deuteronomy 13:14, Deuteronomy 17:3, Deuteronomy 17:4, Deuteronomy 27:15, Isaiah 44:19, Ezekiel 18:12, Daniel 11:31, Daniel 12:11, Revelation 17:4, Revelation 17:5

the hill: This was the mount of Olives, which lay east of Jerusalem; and that the Hebrews would consider before it, while the west would be behind it; for the very term used to denote the east, kedem, means before, while acharon, behind, sometimes signifies the west. Genesis 33:2, 2 Samuel 15:30, 2 Kings 23:13, Zechariah 14:4, Matthew 26:30, Acts 1:9, Acts 1:12

Reciprocal: Leviticus 18:21 - to Molech Judges 10:6 - the gods of Zidon 2 Samuel 15:32 - the top 1 Kings 11:5 - Milcom 1 Kings 15:12 - all the idols 2 Chronicles 14:3 - For he took 2 Chronicles 15:8 - abominable idols 2 Chronicles 21:11 - Moreover Isaiah 16:12 - he shall Jeremiah 32:31 - this city Jeremiah 48:7 - Chemosh Jeremiah 48:46 - the people

Verse 8

all his strange wives: 1 Kings 11:1, Ezekiel 16:22-29, Hosea 4:11, Hosea 4:12, 1 Corinthians 10:11, 1 Corinthians 10:12, 1 Corinthians 10:20-22

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 15:12 - all the idols 2 Chronicles 14:3 - For he took Jeremiah 32:31 - this city

Verse 9

angry: Exodus 4:14, Numbers 12:9, Deuteronomy 3:26, Deuteronomy 9:8, Deuteronomy 9:20, 2 Samuel 6:7, 2 Samuel 11:27, 1 Chronicles 21:7, Psalms 78:58-60, Psalms 90:7, Psalms 90:8

his heart: 1 Kings 11:2, 1 Kings 11:3, Deuteronomy 7:4, Proverbs 4:23, Isaiah 29:13, Isaiah 29:14, Hosea 4:11, 2 Timothy 4:10

which had appeared: 1 Kings 3:5, 1 Kings 9:2

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:33 - they have forsaken 1 Chronicles 28:7 - if

Verse 10

commanded: 1 Kings 6:12, 1 Kings 6:13, 1 Kings 9:4-7, 2 Chronicles 7:17-22

Reciprocal: Psalms 78:58 - with

Verse 11

is done of thee: Heb. is with thee

thou hast not: Isaiah 29:13, Isaiah 29:14

I will surely: 1 Kings 11:31, 1 Kings 12:15, 1 Kings 12:16, 1 Kings 12:20, Numbers 14:23, Numbers 14:35, 1 Samuel 2:30-32, 1 Samuel 13:13, 1 Samuel 13:14, 1 Samuel 15:26-28, 2 Samuel 12:9-12

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:13 - for David 1 Kings 11:26 - Jeroboam 2 Kings 17:21 - For he rent 2 Chronicles 21:16 - the Lord Ecclesiastes 2:18 - I should

Verse 12

in thy days: 1 Kings 21:29, 2 Kings 20:17, 2 Kings 20:19, 2 Kings 22:19, 2 Kings 22:20

for David: 1 Samuel 9:4, 1 Samuel 9:5, Genesis 12:2, Genesis 19:29

I will rend it out: Exodus 20:5

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 17:20 - right hand 1 Kings 11:13 - for David 1 Kings 11:31 - thus saith 1 Kings 11:34 - Howbeit 1 Kings 15:4 - for David's 2 Kings 19:34 - my servant 1 Chronicles 17:13 - I will not Job 17:5 - the eyes Psalms 132:10 - thy servant Proverbs 17:6 - and the Isaiah 37:35 - and for Isaiah 38:5 - God

Verse 13

Howbeit: 1 Kings 11:39, 2 Samuel 7:15, 2 Samuel 7:16, 1 Chronicles 17:13, 1 Chronicles 17:14, Psalms 89:33-37

one tribe: 1 Kings 11:35, 1 Kings 11:36, 1 Kings 12:20

for David: 1 Kings 11:11, 1 Kings 11:12, 1 Kings 11:32, Deuteronomy 9:5, 2 Kings 13:23, 2 Kings 19:34, Psalms 89:49, Psalms 132:1, Psalms 132:17, Isaiah 9:7, Jeremiah 33:17-26, Luke 1:32, Luke 1:33

for Jerusalem's: Deuteronomy 12:5, Deuteronomy 12:11, 2 Kings 21:4, 2 Kings 23:27, Psalms 132:13, Psalms 132:14, Isaiah 14:32, Isaiah 62:1, Isaiah 62:7, Jeremiah 33:15, Jeremiah 33:16

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 17:20 - right hand 1 Kings 4:1 - over all Israel 1 Kings 11:34 - Howbeit 1 Kings 12:16 - now see 1 Kings 12:17 - the children 2 Kings 17:18 - the tribe 2 Chronicles 10:16 - David 2 Chronicles 21:7 - as he promised 2 Chronicles 33:7 - which I have Nehemiah 11:18 - the holy Psalms 132:10 - thy servant Isaiah 37:35 - and for Isaiah 38:5 - God Luke 1:69 - in

Verse 14

the Lord: 1 Kings 12:15, 1 Samuel 26:19, 2 Samuel 24:1, 1 Chronicles 5:26, Isaiah 10:5, Isaiah 10:26, Isaiah 13:17

an adversary: 2 Samuel 7:14, Psalms 89:30-34

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:23 - God 2 Chronicles 21:16 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 36:22 - the Lord stirred Psalms 89:32 - General Jeremiah 51:11 - the Lord hath

Verse 15

when David: 2 Samuel 8:14, 1 Chronicles 18:12, 1 Chronicles 18:13, Psalms 60:1, *title Psalms 108:10

after he had: Genesis 25:23, Genesis 27:40, Numbers 24:18, Numbers 24:19, Deuteronomy 20:13, Malachi 1:2, Malachi 1:3

every male: Numbers 31:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:29 - be lord Numbers 31:7 - all

Verse 16

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:29 - be lord Numbers 31:7 - all Deuteronomy 20:13 - thou shalt smite

Verse 17

Hadad: Exodus 2:1-10, 2 Samuel 4:4, 2 Kings 11:2, Matthew 2:13, Matthew 2:14

a little child: Naar katon, rather, "a little boy:" one who was apprehensive of his danger, and could, with his father's servants, make his escape.

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 11:29 - General

Verse 18

Midian: Probably not the Midian east of the Red Sea, to which Moses fled - Exodus 2:15, etc. but the Midian east of the Dead Sea, and south of Moab. These Midianites, whose daughters seduced the Israelites to commit idolatry - Numbers 22:4, Numbers 22:7, Numbers 25:15, Numbers 31:2, etc. were descendants of Midian, son of Abraham - Genesis 25:2. Their capital city was called Midian, and its remains were to be seen in the time of Eusebius and Jerome: it was situated on the Arnon, south of the city Ar, or Areopolis. Genesis 25:2, Genesis 25:4, Numbers 22:4, Numbers 25:6, Numbers 25:14, Numbers 25:18

Paran: Probably the city of Paran, or the district around it, situated in the south of Idumea, and according to Eusebius, three days' journey east from Elah or Elath, at the head of the eastern branch, or Elamitic gulf of the Red Sea. Genesis 14:6, Genesis 21:21, Numbers 10:12, Deuteronomy 1:1, Deuteronomy 33:2, Habakkuk 3:3

Verse 19

found: Genesis 39:4, Genesis 39:21, Acts 7:10, Acts 7:21

that he gave: Genesis 41:45

Tahpenes: Jeremiah 43:7-9

Reciprocal: Genesis 30:27 - favour

Verse 20

weaned: Genesis 21:7, 1 Samuel 1:24

Verse 21

Hadad: 1 Kings 2:10, 1 Kings 2:34, Exodus 4:19, Matthew 2:20

Let me depart: Heb. Send me away, Genesis 45:24, Joshua 2:21, 1 Samuel 9:26, 2 Samuel 3:21

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 22:40 - slept

Verse 22

But: Jeremiah 2:31, Luke 22:35

Nothing: Heb. Not

let me go: 2 Samuel 18:22, 2 Samuel 18:23, Psalms 37:8, Mark 14:31

Verse 23

God: 1 Kings 11:14, 2 Samuel 16:11, Ezra 1:1, Isaiah 13:17, Isaiah 37:26, Isaiah 45:5, Ezekiel 38:16

Hadadezer: 2 Samuel 8:3, 2 Samuel 10:8, 2 Samuel 10:15-18, 1 Chronicles 18:3-9, 1 Chronicles 19:6, 1 Chronicles 19:16-19, Hadarezer, Psalms 60:1, *title

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 14:47 - Zobah 2 Samuel 8:5 - And when 1 Kings 15:18 - Damascus 1 Chronicles 18:5 - the Syrians 2 Chronicles 8:3 - Hamathzobah 2 Chronicles 21:16 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 36:22 - the Lord stirred Jeremiah 51:11 - the Lord hath

Verse 24

to Damascus: 1 Kings 19:15, 1 Kings 20:34, Genesis 14:15, Acts 9:2

in Damascus: Damascus, called also Damesk, but generally El Sham, by the Arabs, is situated in a delightful plain, well watered by the Barrada, at the eastern foot of Antilibanus, being surrounded by the hills in the form of a triumphal arch, 136 miles n of Jerusalem, 195 s of Antioch, and 276 ssw of Diarbekir. It is a city of the highest antiquity, being at least as ancient as the time of Abraham: it has been often captured, and several times demolished, but has always risen to splendour and dignity. The modern town is described by Maundrell as of a long, straight figure, it ends pointing nearly ne and sw It is very slender in the middle, but swells bigger at each end, especially at that to the ne According to Niebuhr, the walls are something less than a league and half in circumference; and the population is estimated at from 100,000 to 150,000.

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 8:3 - Zobah 1 Kings 15:18 - Damascus 2 Kings 8:7 - Damascus 2 Kings 14:28 - Damascus 1 Chronicles 18:5 - the Syrians 1 Chronicles 19:6 - Zobah Isaiah 17:1 - Damascus Jeremiah 49:23 - Damascus Ezekiel 27:18 - Damascus

Verse 25

all the days: 1 Kings 5:4, 2 Chronicles 15:2

abhorred: Genesis 34:30, Deuteronomy 23:7, 2 Samuel 16:21, Psalms 106:40, Zechariah 11:8

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 27:18 - Damascus

Verse 26

Jeroboam: 1 Kings 11:11, 1 Kings 11:28, 1 Kings 12:2, 1 Kings 12:20-24, 1 Kings 13:1-10, 1 Kings 14:16, 1 Kings 15:30, 1 Kings 16:3, 1 Kings 21:22

an Ephrathite: Genesis 35:16, Ruth 1:2, 1 Samuel 1:1, 1 Samuel 17:12, 1 Chronicles 2:19

Solomon's servant: 1 Kings 9:22, 2 Chronicles 13:6

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:37 - according 2 Kings 8:15 - And it came 1 Chronicles 5:17 - Jeroboam 2 Chronicles 10:2 - Jeroboam

Verse 27

lifted up: 2 Samuel 20:21, Proverbs 30:32, Isaiah 26:11

Solomon: 1 Kings 9:15, 1 Kings 9:24

repaired: Heb. closed, Amos 9:11

the breaches: Nehemiah 4:7, Psalms 60:2, Isaiah 22:9, Ezekiel 13:5

the city: 2 Samuel 5:7

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 5:9 - Millo 2 Kings 12:5 - let them repair 2 Kings 12:20 - the house of Millo 1 Chronicles 11:8 - Millo 2 Chronicles 32:5 - Millo

Verse 28

was industrious: Heb. did work, Proverbs 22:29

he made: 1 Kings 5:16

charge: Heb. burden, Deuteronomy 1:12, Isaiah 14:25, Matthew 11:30

the house: Joshua 18:5, Judges 1:22, Judges 1:23, 2 Samuel 19:20, Amos 5:6, Zechariah 10:6

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:26 - Jeroboam 2 Chronicles 10:2 - Jeroboam Proverbs 12:24 - hand

Verse 29

Ahijah: 1 Kings 12:15, 1 Kings 14:2, 2 Chronicles 9:29

Shilonite: Joshua 18:1

and they two: Genesis 4:8, 2 Samuel 14:6

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:24 - for this thing 1 Kings 14:4 - Shiloh 1 Kings 18:7 - was in the way 2 Chronicles 10:15 - that the Lord 2 Chronicles 11:4 - for this thing Nehemiah 5:13 - So God Jeremiah 43:9 - great Acts 21:11 - he took

Verse 30

rent it: 1 Samuel 15:27, 1 Samuel 15:28, 1 Samuel 24:4, 1 Samuel 24:5

Reciprocal: Exodus 24:4 - according 1 Kings 14:8 - rent Jeremiah 27:2 - put Ezekiel 4:1 - take

Verse 31

thus saith: 1 Kings 11:11, 1 Kings 11:12

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 15:28 - The Lord 1 Kings 11:34 - Howbeit 1 Kings 14:8 - rent 2 Kings 13:13 - slept 2 Kings 17:21 - For he rent 2 Kings 17:34 - whom he named Israel 2 Chronicles 10:15 - Ahijah 2 Chronicles 21:10 - because Psalms 89:32 - General Jeremiah 27:2 - put Ezekiel 4:1 - take

Verse 32

he shall: 1 Kings 12:20

for Jerusalem's sake: 1 Kings 11:13

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:27 - go up 1 Kings 15:4 - for David's 2 Kings 17:18 - the tribe 2 Chronicles 33:7 - which I have Psalms 89:33 - Nevertheless Isaiah 7:2 - the house

Verse 33

they have forsaken: 1 Kings 11:9, 1 Kings 3:14, 1 Kings 6:12, 1 Kings 6:13, 1 Kings 9:5-7, 1 Chronicles 28:9, 2 Chronicles 15:2, Jeremiah 2:13, Hosea 4:17

Ashtoreth: 1 Kings 11:5-8

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:26 - and wilt Leviticus 18:21 - to Molech Numbers 21:29 - General Judges 2:13 - served Judges 10:6 - the gods of Zidon 1 Samuel 7:4 - General 1 Kings 14:8 - my servant David 1 Kings 15:3 - and his heart 2 Kings 1:2 - god 2 Kings 21:22 - General 2 Kings 23:13 - Ashtoreth 2 Chronicles 21:10 - because Jeremiah 32:35 - which Jeremiah 48:7 - Chemosh Jeremiah 49:3 - their king Ezekiel 11:12 - General Amos 5:26 - the tabernacle of your Moloch Zephaniah 1:5 - Malcham

Verse 34

Howbeit: 1 Kings 11:12, 1 Kings 11:13, 1 Kings 11:31, Job 11:6, Psalms 103:10, Habakkuk 3:2

for David: Isaiah 55:3

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 17:20 - right hand 2 Samuel 7:15 - as I took 1 Kings 3:3 - walking 1 Kings 12:16 - now see 2 Chronicles 10:16 - David Psalms 89:19 - exalted Psalms 132:10 - thy servant

Verse 35

I will take: Exodus 20:5, Exodus 20:6

will give: 1 Kings 12:15-17, 1 Kings 12:20, 2 Chronicles 10:15-17

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 4:1 - over all Israel 1 Kings 11:13 - one tribe

Verse 36

David: 1 Kings 15:4, 2 Samuel 7:16, 2 Samuel 7:29, 2 Samuel 21:17, 2 Kings 8:19, 2 Chronicles 21:7, Psalms 132:17, Jeremiah 33:17-21, Amos 9:11, Amos 9:12, Luke 1:69, Luke 1:70, Luke 1:78, Luke 1:79, Acts 15:16, Acts 15:17

light: Heb. lamp, or candle

the city: 1 Kings 11:13, 1 Kings 9:3, Galatians 4:25, Galatians 4:26, Hebrews 12:22, Revelation 21:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 17:20 - right hand 1 Kings 4:1 - over all Israel 1 Kings 8:16 - my name 1 Kings 8:29 - My name 1 Kings 11:39 - not for ever 1 Kings 12:16 - now see 1 Kings 12:17 - the children 1 Kings 14:21 - the city 2 Kings 16:5 - but could not 2 Kings 17:18 - the tribe 1 Chronicles 17:13 - I will not 2 Chronicles 10:17 - But as for Psalms 18:28 - candle Psalms 89:33 - Nevertheless Proverbs 10:7 - memory Proverbs 13:9 - light Isaiah 37:35 - and for Isaiah 42:9 - the former

Verse 37

according: 1 Kings 11:26, Deuteronomy 14:26, 2 Samuel 3:21

Verse 38

if thou wilt: 1 Kings 3:14, 1 Kings 6:12, 1 Kings 9:4, 1 Kings 9:5, Exodus 19:5, Deuteronomy 15:5, Zechariah 3:7

that I will: Deuteronomy 31:8, Joshua 1:5

build the: 1 Kings 14:7-14, 2 Samuel 7:11, 2 Samuel 7:16, 2 Samuel 7:26-29, 1 Chronicles 17:10, 1 Chronicles 17:24-27

Reciprocal: Exodus 1:21 - made them Exodus 15:26 - and wilt Deuteronomy 12:25 - when 1 Samuel 2:35 - I will build 2 Samuel 23:5 - and sure 1 Kings 11:4 - his heart 1 Kings 12:26 - Now shall 2 Kings 18:3 - according 2 Kings 22:2 - walked 2 Chronicles 7:17 - if thou wilt Psalms 28:5 - not build

Verse 39

afflict: 1 Kings 12:16, 1 Kings 14:8, 1 Kings 14:25, 1 Kings 14:26, Psalms 89:38-45, Psalms 89:49-51

not for ever: 1 Kings 11:36, Psalms 89:30-34, Isaiah 7:14, Isaiah 9:7, Isaiah 11:1-10, Jeremiah 23:5, Jeremiah 23:6, Lamentations 3:31, Lamentations 3:32, Luke 1:32, Luke 1:33, Luke 2:4, Luke 2:11

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:13 - Howbeit Psalms 89:32 - General

Verse 40

Solomon sought: 2 Chronicles 16:10, Proverbs 21:30, Isaiah 14:24-27, Isaiah 46:10, Lamentations 3:37

Shishak: This is the first time we meet with the proper name of an Egyptian king in Scripture, Pharaoh being the general appellation for all the sovereigns of that country. Some are of opinion that Shishak is the same with the celebrated Sesostris of the Greek historians; but it is probable that this king lived long before Solomon's time. Usher thinks him to be Sesonchis, and places the beginning of his reign, am 3026, bc 978. 1 Kings 14:25, 1 Kings 14:26, 2 Chronicles 12:2-9

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:2 - Jeroboam the son of Nebat 2 Chronicles 10:2 - Jeroboam Matthew 2:20 - for

Verse 41

rest: 2 Chronicles 9:29-31

acts: or, words, or things

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 14:29 - are they not written 1 Kings 22:45 - are they 2 Kings 8:23 - General 2 Kings 10:34 - General 2 Kings 12:19 - the rest 2 Kings 14:18 - General 1 Chronicles 29:29 - the acts 2 Chronicles 33:18 - General Esther 10:2 - all the acts

Verse 42

time: Heb. days

forty years: Josephus says fourscore years; which is sufficiently absurd. Calmet supposes him to have been 18 years old when he came to the throne, and 58 when he died. 1 Kings 2:11

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 11:4 - when Solomon 2 Chronicles 9:30 - Solomon Ecclesiastes 1:1 - king

Verse 43

am 3029, bc 975

slept: 1 Kings 1:21, 1 Kings 14:20, 1 Kings 15:8, 1 Kings 15:24, 1 Kings 16:6, Deuteronomy 31:16, 2 Kings 16:20, 2 Kings 20:21, 2 Kings 21:18

buried: 1 Kings 2:10, 1 Kings 14:31, 2 Kings 21:18, 2 Kings 21:26, 2 Chronicles 21:20, 2 Chronicles 26:23, 2 Chronicles 28:27, Jeremiah 22:19

Rehoboam: 1 Chronicles 3:10, 2 Chronicles 9:31, 2 Chronicles 13:7, Matthew 1:5, Roboam

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:1 - Rehoboam 1 Kings 14:21 - Rehoboam 1 Kings 22:50 - in the city 2 Kings 8:24 - slept 2 Kings 14:20 - he was buried 2 Chronicles 9:30 - Solomon 2 Chronicles 32:33 - slept Job 3:14 - kings Ecclesiastes 1:1 - king Matthew 1:7 - Roboam

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Kings 11". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/1-kings-11.html.