Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO FIRST KINGS 3\\

This chapter relates the marriage of Solomon with Pharaoh's daughter,
\\#1Ki 3:1\\; his piety and devotion, \\#1Ki 3:2-4\\; his prayer for wisdom
and understanding, which was acceptable to God, who promised to grant
his request, with an addition to it, \\#1Ki 3:5-15\\; an instance and proof
of the wisdom given him in determining a case between two harlots
brought before him, which greatly raised his reputation, and gave him
reverence among his people, \\#1Ki 3:16-28\\.