Solomon, King

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Solomon, King: (a) (849-797 BCE) Son of David and Bathsheba, appointed king over Israel at the age of twelve. Built the first Holy Temple in Jerusalem. During his reign, the Israelites enjoyed unprecedented peace and prosperity; they were feared and respected by the neighboring nations. The wisest man of all times, his superlative wisdom is recorded in the books of Song of Songs, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes. (b) A common Jewish name.
The Holy Temple (Beth Hamikdosh), Every Man under His Vine, Solomon's Spiritual Influence, Division of the Kingdom
The story of King Solomon’s great wisdom
Learning the Haftorah of Mikeitz
A biblical history of the Jews
King Solomon
King Solomon, wisest of all men, succeeds his father as king at the young age of twelve. King Solomon builds the Temple in Jerusalem, and reigns over Israel in an age of exceptional prosperity and peace.
Question: Solomon married a whole slew of pagan women. How was this allowed? Response: A cursory reading of those actions of King Solomon's does seem pretty incriminating. The verse states clearly that these women were of the gentile nations, from which w...
The period of King David and King Solomon’s reign and the construction of the Holy Temple; from the year 2892 to 2964 of creation.
David and Bathsheba, The Poor Man's Lamb, Birth of Solomon, Capture of Rabbah
One afternoon King Solomon went for a walk, accompanied by three of his councilors. It was a cold autumn day, and they shivered in their light coats as they tramped along the road. To their surprise, they saw a tanner who stood knee-high in the ice-cold w...
In the time of King Solomon there lived a young shepherd by the name of Barzilai. He was a dreamer. He dreamed of strange adventures as his eyes followed silvery clouds to the distant horizon.
For an informed reading of 1 Kings 3:15–4:1
Young Solomon asked G‑d for “an understanding heart to judge Your people.”
For an informed reading of I Kings 7:40–50
When Chanukah contains two Shabbatot, the weekly haftarah is replaced with a reading connected with Chanukah.
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