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Books in the Bible There are Sixty-six (66) books in the Bible. 39 (Genesis – Malachi) of which are called the Old Testament and 27 (Matthew – Revelation), the New Testament. – Bible books Here is a list of all books in the Bible, with links to them on this website. Genesis (50 Chapters) | Exodus […]

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1 Kings 8 MH Commentary (concise)

1 Kings 8 Matthew Henry Commentary (concise) Chapter Outline The dedication of the temple. The occasion. Solomon’s prayer. His blessing and exhortation. Solomon’s peace-offerings. Verses 1-11 The bringing in the ark, is the end which must crown the work: this wasdone with great solemnity. The ark was fixed in the place appointed forits rest in […]

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1 Kings 15 MH Commentary (concise)

1 Kings 15 Matthew Henry Commentary concise Chapter Outline Wicked reign of Abijam, king of Judah. Good reign of Asa, king of Judah. The evil reigns of Nadab and Baasha in Israel. Verses 1-8 Abijam’s heart was not perfect with the Lord his God; he wantedsincerity; he began well, but he fell off, and walked […]

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1 Kings 14 MH Commentary (concise)

1 Kings 14 Matthew Henry Commentary (concise) Chapter Outline Abijah being sick, his mother consults Ahijah. The destruction of Jeroboam’s house. Rehoboam’s wicked reign. Verses 1-6 “At that time,” when Jeroboam did evil, his child sickened. Whensickness comes into our families, we should inquire whether there maynot be some particular sin harboured in our houses, […]

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1 Kings 13 MH Commentary (concise)

1 Kings 13 Matthew Henry Commentary (concise) Chapter Outline Jeroboam’s sin reproved. The prophet deceived. The disobedient prophet is slain, Jeroboam’s obstinacy. Verses 1-10 In threatening the altar, the prophet threatens the founder andworshippers. Idolatrous worship will not continue, but the word of theLord will endure for ever. The prediction plainly declared that thefamily of […]

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1 Kings 12 MH Commentary (concise)

1 Kings 12 Matthew Henry Commentary (concise) Chapter Outline Rehoboam’s accession, The people’s petition, His rough answer. Ten tribes revolt. Jeroboam’s idolatry. Verses 1-15 The tribes complained not to Rehoboam of his father’s idolatry, andrevolt from God. That which was the greatest grievance, was none tothem; so careless were they in matters of religion, if […]

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1 Kings 11 MH Commentary (concise)

1 Kings 11 Matthew Henry Commentary (concise) Chapter Outline Solomon’s wives and concubines, His idolatry. God’s anger. Solomon’s adversaries. Jeroboam’s promotion. The death of Solomon. Verses 1-8 There is not a more melancholy and astonishing instance of humandepravity in the sacred Scriptures, than that here recorded. Solomonbecame a public worshipper of abominable idols! Probably he […]

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1 Kings 10 MH Commentary (concise)

1 Kings 10 Matthew Henry Commentary (concise) Chapter Outline The queen of Sheba’s visit to Solomon. Solomon’s wealth. Verses 1-13 The queen of Sheba came to Solomon to hear his wisdom, thereby toimprove her own. Our Saviour mentions her inquiries after God, bySolomon, as showing the stupidity of those who inquire not after God,by our […]

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1 Kings 9 MH Commentary (concise)

1 Kings 9 Matthew Henry Commentary (concise) Chapter Outline God’s answer to Solomon. The presents of Solomon and Hiram. Solomon’s buildings, His trade. Verses 1-9 God warned Solomon, now he had newly built and dedicated the temple,that he and his people might not be high-minded, but fear. After allthe services we can perform, we stand […]

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1 Kings 7 MH Commentary (concise)

1 Kings 7 Matthew Henry Commentary (concise) Chapter Outline Solomon’s buildings. Furniture of the temple. Vessels of gold. Verses 1-12 All Solomon’s buildings, though beautiful, were intended for use.Solomon began with the temple; he built for God first, and then hisother buildings. The surest foundations of lasting prosperity are laidin early piety. He was thirteen […]

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1 kings 6 MH Commentary (concise)

1 kings 6 Matthew Henry Commentary (concise) Chapter Outline The building of Solomon’s temple. Promise given concerning the temple. Particulars respecting the temple. Verses 1-10 The temple is called the house of the Lord, because it was directed andmodelled by him, and was to be employed in his service. This gave itthe beauty of holiness, […]