The Works of Francis William Newman on Religion

Volume 1, 2009

A History of the Hebrew Monarchy; with Afterthoughts

Pages 117-145

Chapter IV. Reign of Solomon

Foreign commotions.—Political executions.—Solomon’s trade by the Red Sea.—Trade over the Syrian Desart.—Visit of the Queen of Sheba.—Gold vessels of the Temple.—Building of the Temple.—Bondmen in Israel.—The Temple worship.—The Decalogue.—Dowry of an Egyptian Princess.—Solomon’s idolatry.—Hostilities against Solomon.—Death of Solomon.—Chronology of the Kings.—Chronological table.