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    According to the Bible, Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines. The wives are described as foreign princesses, including Pharaoh's daughter and women of Moab, Ammon, Sidon and of the Hittites. These wives are depicted as leading Solomon away from Yahweh toward idolatry.[14] The only wife mentioned by name is Naamah, who is described as the Ammonite.[15] She was the mother of Solomon's successor, Rehoboam.

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    Pictures representing the 12 tribes.....

    Masada - mountain fortress constructed by King Herod

    The Amorites were descendants of Canaan: Gen. 10:15-16; 1 Chron 1:13-14. At the time of Abraham 2000BC, the Amorites lived in Hazazon-tamar Genesis 14:7 (which is also known as Engedi: 2 Chron 20:2. Engedi is a large active oasis on the western shore of the Dead Sea directly across from the Arnon River. The Amorites were likely the largest of the 7 nations that God displaced for Israel out of Canaan. Gen 15:16; "

    The Merneptah stele , bearing the first record of the name Israel (Cairo Museum) c. 1209 BC #archaeology

    Tacitus was an ancient Roman historian who reported about Jesus Christ and his followers, stating: "Nero fastened the guilt . . . on a class hated for their abominations, called Christians by the populace. Christus, from whom the name had its origin, suffered the extreme penalty during the reign of Tiberius at the hands of . . . Pontius Pilatus, and a most mischievous superstition, thus checked for the moment, again broke out not only in Judaea, the first source of evil, but even in Rome..."

    The greater Key of Solomon : including a clear and precise exposition of King Solomon's secret procedure, its mysteries and magic rites : original plates, seals, charms and talismans : translated from the ancient manuscripts in the British Museum, London by Solomon, King of Israel; Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor), 1854-1918; De Laurence, L. W. (Lauron William), b. 1868 Published 1914 ia700608.us.archi...

    Gems representing the 12 tribes of Israel [The Efod or Breastplate] on the High Priest's Breast

    William-Adolphe Bouguereau (French: [buɡ(ə)ʁo]; November 30, 1825 – August 19, 1905) was a French academic painter and traditionalist

    Amos

    Pearls of Wisdom Spring Card Song of Solomon 2:12

    King Solomon

    King Edward VI - King Henry VIII's only surving son.

    The Lord is gracious and righteous, our God is full of compassion. ~ Psalm 116:5 #bibleverses

    JOHN 14:2-3

    David and King Saul, by Rembrandt. David plays the lyre (depicted here as a harp) to the king "tormented by an evil spirit." After the death of King Saul (the first king of Israel), David becomes the second king to rule over of all of Israel; his reign lasted 40 years.

    "Now Hazael king of Aram had oppressed Israel all the days of Jehoahaz. But the Lord was gracious to them and had compassion on them because of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them or cast them from His presence until now." For the sake of His covenant, God was willing to spare the apostate Northern Kingdom for a period of time

    The original Masters. King Solomon, Hiram, King of Tyre, and Hiram Abiff.

    by-grace-of-god:And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there will be no end.” Luke 1:30-33Painting: ‘Blessed Art Thou Among Women’ by Walter Rane

    The Crucifixion icon from medieval Svaneti, Georgia.12th century. Mestia Museum.