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Song of Solomon
1 Kings 5:10 MEANING
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1 Kings 5:10
So Hiram gave
kept giving, supplied
Solomon cedar trees and fir
trees, according to all his desire.
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary
5:10-18 The temple was chiefly built by the riches and labour of Gentiles, which typified their being called into the church. Solomon commanded, and they brought costly stones for the foundation. Christ, who is laid for a Foundation, is a chosen and precious Stone. We should lay our foundation firm, and bestow most pains on that part of our religion which lies out of the sight of men. And happy those who, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, for a habitation of God through the Spirit. Who among us will build in the house of the Lord?
Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible
So Hiram, gave Solomon cedar trees, and fir trees,.... Ordered his servants to cut them down from Lebanon, and sent them to him in floats, which he received:
according to all his desire; he had as many as he requested, and what he wanted.
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