Tag: King Solomon

Bathsheba, the mother of King Solomon (1 Kings 1:1-2:19)

Bathsheba, the mother of King Solomon (1 Kings 1:1-2:19)

Bathsheba was a wife of King David and an ancestor of Christ. She had five sons with King David. The first died, but the next one, Solomon, became king of Israel (1 Chronicles 3:5; 29:28). Bathsheba is introduced in the Bible as the wife of Uriah, one of David’s best soldiers. King David slept with … Continue reading Bathsheba, the mother of King Solomon (1 Kings 1:1-2:19)

The Proverbs of Solomon (Proverbs 1:1-7)

The Proverbs of Solomon (Proverbs 1:1-7)

King Solomon was famous both for his great wisdom as well as for writing many proverbs and songs (1 Kings 4:29-34). The book of Proverbs is a collection of such practical wisdom. Many were written by Solomon, while others are credited to other intellectual figures from the ancient world (Proverbs 10:1; 22:17; 24:23; 25:1; 30:1; 31:1). Most … Continue reading The Proverbs of Solomon (Proverbs 1:1-7)