I've noticed that Proverbs and Ecclesiastes have shockingly differing views of wisdom and knowledge: “Her [wisdom and understanding personified] ways are pleasant ways and all her paths are peace.” ...
Did Abraham, David and Solomon think having many wives and concubines was sin?
1 Kings 4:29-34 (NIV) God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore. Solomon’s wisdom was greater than the ...
2 Samuel 7:11-16 (ESV) 11 from the time that I appointed judges over my people Israel. And I will give you rest from all your enemies. Moreover, the LORD declares to you that the LORD will make ...
If Solomon claimed that All is vanity in this earth in the Book of Ecclesiastes, what's our purpose of living our lives on this earth?
Is there anything in Scripture or Hebrew historical documents that says for whom the proverbs were written? Did Solomon expect his sons to read them or were they for the people of Israel? Please ...
In 2 Chronicles we read: ... Solomon had 4,000 stalls for horses and chariots and 12,000 horsemen ...- 2 Chronicles 9:25 ... but in 1 Kings: Solomon had 40,000 stalls of horses for his ...
I know that Solomon was a king, but why doesn't the Bible describe his polygamy as sinful? Was he allowed to commit sins others could not because he was a king? I thought God showed no partiality.