- What was the Queen of Sheba’s testimony concerning Solomon?
Has something similar been your experience of Christ?
- What led Rehoboam to make such a disastrous mistake?
What did he lack that Solomon possessed?
Cf. 1 Kgs.3:28.
- Chapter 9. Another side to the portrait of Solomon is found in1 Kings 11:1-13, and provides a background to the disruption. Note also 2 Chr. 10:4
- From chapter 10 onwards students are advised to make a list of the kings of Judah as they work through the rest of the book, and to note the biblical assessment of each (e.g, good or evil), with a brief mention of his contribution to the nation’s religious life.