2 Chronicles 1-9 Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers on 2 Chronicles 1-92 Chronicles 1-9 Questions and Answers

What does it mean 2 Chronicles 1-9 “for thou hast made me king over a people like the dust of the earth in multitude.”? The people, the children of Israel were so many that Solomon compared them to the grains of dust that compose the earth.

Do they today have burnt offerings in the morning and evening on the Sabbaths? Only a few and very devout modern day Jews practice animal sacrifices today. So the answer to your question is “no”.

What is kind of tree is algum? I don’t know for sure but some Bible scholars think it may be the juniper tree.

Is Lebanon the same as Lebanon today? Basically yes it is.

What is a molten sea? Also called in Scripture “the brasen sea” this was a huge container for the priests to wash themselves before doing their priestly duties in the Temple. It was composed of brass, and the brass had to be melted and shaped therefore it got the name of “molten sea”.

What are pomegranates? These were a type of fruit.

What is musick? This is music, “musick” I think is the Old English term.

Did King Solomon sacrifice 2,020 oxen and 20,000 sheep at one time? Yes, but he had help. All of the priests helped him to do this but he was in charge and this was done on his orders.

What are store cites and chariot cites and cites of the horsemen? Obviously Solomon had so much stuff (store), so many chariots and so many horses that the places where he kept them were so large that they became cities themselves. A modern day example is the Penn State campus has its own zip code, even though is only a university, and a graveyard in California is so large that it has its own zip code even though it is only a cemetery.

Solomon was married to Pharaoh’s daughter. Yes, this was the daughter of the current Pharaoh, not to be confused with the Pharaoh in Joseph’s time.

The Queen of Sheba – she was not a nice queen. Actually she was. She recognized that God made Solomon rich and wise. She said, “2 Chronicles 9:8 Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee to set thee on his throne, to be king for the LORD thy God: because thy God loved Israel, to establish them for ever, therefore made he thee king over them, to do judgment and justice.”

What was beaten gold? Beaten gold is simply gold that was molded by hammering it (beaten) into the desired shape.

What are stays? This was a type of support.

What is a rate year by year? This means that it was a certain fixed yearly amount.

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Mary Jane

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