1 Kings 5 — Dust

I don’t know quite how to read the משׁל governance issue of Solomon. It sounds to me like he was a powerful business magnate (not their king מלך) with a number of powerful friends in neighboring countries. I never get the impression that e.g. Hiram is subject to Solomon. Equally, the emphasis on Solomon’s wisdom, חכם,…

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