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I've listened to this lecture and I can't, however hard I try, decode the sentence:

Solomon ignored God's wisdom and later in life, he literally broke every one of them except for being a foreigner. He married 700 women. Not smart. Had 300 concubines. He owned enough horses to fill all of the massive stables at Mageto that you can see in Israel today.

Does anyone know about a place in Israel sounding like stables at Magedo?

  • Please edit this to fix all your typos. – curiousdannii Dec 25 '16 at 8:29
  • What does destroying all the gods have to do with the stables? Please quote whatever it is you're talking about. – curiousdannii Dec 25 '16 at 8:30
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    According to the Bible story, Solomon had 700 wives, not 7,000. See 1 Kings 11:1-3. Did the lecture really say 7,000? If so, it is mistaken. – Lee Woofenden Dec 25 '16 at 16:29
  • @DickHarfield I thought it have been good with the Mageto version because whoever would google this in future would find it. – Probably Dec 26 '16 at 6:23
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The speaker would be talking about Megiddo. Archaeologist have found stables which could hold perhaps up to 500 horses. Although some had said that the stables dated from the time of Solomon, Wikipedia says that most now think they are from 150 years later, the time of Ahab.

  • Thank you! Destroying all the gods doesn't have anything to do with the stables of Megiddo. But I just don't understand it as well. – Probably Dec 25 '16 at 8:46
  • @Probably Then please ask that as a separate question. – curiousdannii Dec 25 '16 at 8:46
  • I've asked, thanks – Probably Dec 25 '16 at 10:08
  • Adding to this answer: it is now believed they were not stables, but warehouses. – Dick Harfield Dec 25 '16 at 19:44

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