The king ordered a chest to be made and placed outside the gate of the Lord’s temple. 1
Jonathan took off the robe he was wearing and gave it to David, along with the rest of his gear, including his sword, his bow, and even his belt.
Elijah took the boy, brought him down from the upper room to the house, and handed him to his mother. Elijah then said, “See, your son is alive!”
Asa was so angry at the prophet, he put him in jail. 1 Asa also oppressed some of the people at that time.
He had Zedekiah’s eyes put out and had him bound in chains. 1 Then the king of Babylon had him led off to Babylon and he was imprisoned there until the day he died.
When the old prophet who had invited him to his house heard the news, 1 he said, “It is the prophet 2 who rebelled against the Lord. 3 The Lord delivered him over to the lion and it ripped him up 4 and killed him, just as the Lord warned him.” 5
Solomon had made a bronze platform and had placed it in the middle of the enclosure. It was seven and one-half feet 1 long, seven and one-half feet 2 wide, and four and one-half feet 3 high. He stood on it and then got down on his knees in front of the entire assembly of Israel. He spread out his hands toward the sky,
The king and Jehoiada gave it to the construction foremen 1 assigned to the Lord’s temple. They hired carpenters and craftsmen to repair the Lord’s temple, as well as those skilled in working with iron and bronze to restore the Lord’s temple.
The Lord his God handed him over to the king of Syria. The Syrians 1 defeated him and deported many captives to Damascus. 2 He was also handed over to the king of Israel, who thoroughly defeated him. 3
Was it not because of things like these that King Solomon of Israel sinned? Among the many nations there was no king like him. He was loved by his God, and God made 1 him king over all Israel. But the foreign wives made even him sin!