The New and Comprehensive Scripture Catechism [On the O.T.]

The New and Comprehensive Scripture Catechism [On the O.T.]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...rule over them that wrought in the work. 574. What particular personage came to see Solomon, having previously heard of his fame?--The queen of Sheba, who brought with her a long train of camels, that bore spices, and much gold, and precious stones, and gave the king a present of 120 talents of gold--equal to about 843,905. 575. What was the weight and value of gold that came to Solomon in one year?--666 talents, amounting in our money to 4,683,675. 576. Did Solomon continue in the way that God would have him?--No: he became attached to strange women, who led him into idolatry, and who, in his old age, turned his heart from the Lord. 577. What was the result of his turning away from the Lord?--Judgment was denounced upon him that his kingdom should be rent from him and given to his servant. 578. In whose person was this threatening carried into effect?--In the person of Jeroboam, who, when a young man, superintended some of Solomon's principal buildings. 579. To what did Solomon's conduct finally lead?--To the fatal separation of Israel and Judah. His reign lasted forty years. Section II.--Division of the Kingdom. 580. Who was Solomon's successor?--Rehoboam, his son, who, when he ascended the throne, dealt very roughly with the people, and forsook the counsels of the old men, which occasioned many of the tribes to rebel. 581. What was the result?--The kingdom of Israel became divided: Judah and Benjamin remained with Rehoboam, and the other ten tribes chose Jeroboam the son of Nebat to reign over them. 582. How did Jeroboam conduct himself?--He did evil in the sight of the Lord by introducing the worship of idols. 583. What remarkable circumstance transpired while Jeroboam was at the altar offering incense?--A prophet of the Lord came from more

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