1 Kings 2:3; 1 Kings 3:11; 1 Kings 3:28; 1 Kings 4:28; 1 Kings 6:12; 1 Kings 6:38; 1 Kings 7:7; 1 Kings 8:45; 1 Kings 8:49; 1 Kings 8:58-59; 1 Kings 9:4; 1 Kings 10:9; 1 Kings 11:33; 1 Kings 18:28; 1 Kings 20:40
"Keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, His commandments, His ordinances, and His testimonies, according to what is written in the Law of Moses, that you may succeed in all that you do and wherever you turn,
God said to him, "Because you have asked this thing and have not asked for yourself long life, nor have asked riches for yourself, nor have you asked for the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself discernment to understand justice,
When all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice.
They also brought barley and straw for the horses and swift steeds to the place where it should be, each according to his charge.
"Concerning this house which you are building, if you will walk in My statutes and execute My ordinances and keep all My commandments by walking in them, then I will carry out My word with you which I spoke to David your father.
In the eleventh year, in the month of Bul, which is the eighth month, the house was finished throughout all its parts and according to all its plans. So he was seven years in building it.
He made the hall of the throne where he was to judge, the hall of judgment, and it was paneled with cedar from floor to floor.
then hear in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.
then hear their prayer and their supplication in heaven Your dwelling place, and maintain their cause,
that He may incline our hearts to Himself, to walk in all His ways and to keep His commandments and His statutes and His ordinances, which He commanded our fathers.
"And may these words of mine, with which I have made supplication before the LORD , be near to the LORD our God day and night, that He may maintain the cause of His servant and the cause of His people Israel, as each day requires,
"As for you, if you will walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,
"Blessed be the LORD your God who delighted in you to set you on the throne of Israel; because the LORD loved Israel forever, therefore He made you king, to do justice and righteousness."
because they have forsaken Me, and have worshiped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, Chemosh the god of Moab, and Milcom the god of the sons of Ammon; and they have not walked in My ways, doing what is right in My sight and observing My statutes and My ordinances, as his father David did.
So they cried with a loud voice and cut themselves according to their custom with swords and lances until the blood gushed out on them.
"While your servant was busy here and there, he was gone." And the king of Israel said to him, "So shall your judgment be; you yourself have decided it."