(Now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his desire,) that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee. 1. David did not hide his love and respect for God, and probably did not hide his desire to build the temple.
However, as more people moved to the cities in the early 1700s, public hygiene and proper burial techniques did not keep up with the population boom. Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee--According to JOSEPHUS, they were situated on the northwest of it, adjacent to Tyre. GOD'S COVENANT IN A SECOND VISION WITH SOLOMON. 26. Tadmor--Palmyra, between Damascus and the Euphrates, was rebuilt and fortified as a security against invasion from northern Asia. the wall of Jerusalem--either repairing some breaches in it ( 1 Kings 11:27 ), or extending it so as to enclose Mount Zion.
11) given to Hiram. God's answer to Solomon.
The record of this second vision, in which were rehearsed the conditions of God's covenant with Solomon and the consequences of breaking them, is inserted here as a proper introduction to the narrative about to be given of this king's commercial enterprises and ambitious desire for worldly glory; for this king, by encouraging an influx of foreign people and a taste for foreign luxuries, rapidly corrupted his own mind and that of this subjects, so that they turned from following God, they and their children ( 1 Kings 9:6 ). (now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his desire), that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee. 8, 9. this house, which is high--"high," either in point of situation, for it was built on a hill, and therefore conspicuous to every beholder; or "high" in respect to privilege, honor, and renown; or this "house of the Most High," notwithstanding all its beauty and magnificence, shall be destroyed, and remain in such a state of ruin and degradation as to be a striking monument of the just judgment of God.
1 Kings 9:11 (WEB) 2. He had also provided him with all of the gold he wanted. If Solomon would gratify him, let it be in his own element, by becoming his partner in trade, as he did. [since] Hiram king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with wood of cedar and with wood of cypresses and with the gold according to all his desire, then King Solomon gave twenty cities in the land of the Galilee to Hiram. 24, 25. three times in a year--namely, at the passover, pentecost, and feast of tabernacles ( 2 Chronicles 8:13 , 31:3 ). Solomon rewarded Hiram king of Tyre with a gift of twenty villages in the district of Galilee. King Solomon gave 20 towns in Galilee to Hiram. Eloth--Elim or Elath; that is, "the trees"; a grove of terebinths still exists at the head of the gulf. And Hiram sent to the king six score talents of gold.
15-24. this is the reason of the levy--A levy refers both to men and money, and the necessity for Solomon making it arose from the many gigantic works he undertook to erect. (and Hiram, the king of Tyre, had given to Solomon cedar, and fir, or pine, trees, and gold, yea, all the things that he had need of; then Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.). and Hiram king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with cedar and cypress timber and gold, as much as he desired, King Solomon gave to Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee. (Now Chiram Melech Tzor had furnished Sh’lomo with cedar trees and cypress trees, and with zahav, according to all his desire), that then HaMelech Sh’lomo gave Chiram esrim ir (twenty towns) in Eretz HaGalil. [When King Solomon had finished,] he gave King Hiram of Tyre 20 cities in Galilee. Sacr. King Hiram of Tyre gave Solomon all the cedar, pinewood, and gold that he wanted. Good News Translation Hiram went to see them, and he did not like them.
1 Kings 9:11 (MSG) while Hiram, king of Tyre, gave to Solomon trees of cedar, and of fir, and gold, by all thing that he had needful; then Solomon gave to Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
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The circumstances mentioned in these two verses form a proper conclusion to the record of his buildings and show that his design in erecting those at Jerusalem was to remedy defects existing at the commencement of his reign (see 1 Kings 3:1-4 ). King Solomon gave 20 towns in Galilee to Hiram. 1 Kings 9:11 (NIRV)
Then King Solomon gave Hiram twenty towns in the region of Galilee. Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise), Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. King Hiram of Tyre gave Solomon all the cedar, pinewood, and gold that he wanted. (now Hiram the king of Tzor had furnished Shlomo with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his desire), that then king Shlomo gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of the Galil. Wisdom is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold, ( Proverbs 3:14 ) . Then King Solomon gave Hiram twenty towns in the region of Galilee.
King Solomon gave twenty towns in Galilee to Hiram king of Tyre, because Hiram had supplied him with all the cedar and juniper and gold he wanted. 1 Kings 9:24-28 . Then Hiram went from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him, but they did not please him. (Now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees, and with gold, according to all his desire,) that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee. Hiram was king of Tyre. 1 Kings 9:11 (CJB) He had always been David’s friend.
1 Kings 9:11 (KJVA) 1 Kings 9:11 (NRSA) (Hiram, king of Tyre, had given Solomon cedar-trees and cypress-trees and gold, as much as he had need of,) King Solomon gave Hiram twenty towns in the land of Galilee. Then King Solomon gave Hiram twenty towns in the region of Galilee. See how the providence of God suits this earth to the various tempers of men, and the dispositions of men to the earth, and all for the good of mankind in general.
King Hiram of Tyre had provided him with all the cedar and pine and with all the gold he wanted for this work. Solomon got much by his merchandise, and yet has directed us to a better trade, within reach of the poorest. c. 5. That's because Hiram had provided him with all of the cedar and pine logs he wanted. This verse is only a recapitulation of 1 Kings 9:1 , necessary to recover the thread of connection in the narrative. Nothing can purchase for us liberty to sin, nor would the true believer desire such a licence. That--rather, "For." he gave twenty towns in the land of Galilee to King Hiram of Tyre. (n) De Ponderibus & Pretiis, Vet. Verses 10-14 Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities. Hiram did not like them. Proud member (now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar-trees and fir-trees, and with gold, according to all his desire), that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
THE MUTUAL PRESENTS OF SOLOMON AND HIRAM. (Note: The conjecture of Bttcher, Thenius, and Bertheau, that עליון should be altered into עיּים, has no support in Micah 3:12; Jeremiah 26:18, and Psalm 79:1, and has all the ancient versions against it; for they all contain the Masoretic text, either in a verbal translation (lxx), or in a paraphrase, as for example the Chaldee, "the house that was high shall be destroyed;" the Syriac and Arabic, "this house will be destroyed;" and the Vulgate, domus haec erit in exemplum. Kings I 9:11 (LXX) (now Hiram the king of Tyre had furnished Solomon with cedar trees and fir trees and with gold, according to all his desire), that then King Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee. Hiram was king of Tyre. Canaan, the holy land, the glory of all lands, had no gold in it; which shows that the best produce is that which is for the present support of life, our own and others; such things did Canaan produce. (1-9) The presents of Solomon and Hiram. - In 2 Chronicles 7:21 the thought is somewhat varied by the alteration of יהיה into היה אשׁר. SOLOMON'S YEARLY SACRIFICES. (Hiram, king of Tyre, had given Solomon cedar-trees and cypress-trees and gold, as much as he had need of,) King Solomon gave Hiram twenty towns in the land of Galilee. Though lying within the boundaries of the promised land ( Genesis 15:18 , Joshua 1:4 ), they had never been conquered till then, and were inhabited by Canaanite heathens ( Judges 4:2-13 , 2 Kings 15:29 ).