Forest of Lebanon, House of - See House of the Forest of Lebanon
Baalbec - , "the city of the sun", because of its famous Temple of the Sun, has by some been supposed to be Solomon's "House of the Forest of Lebanon" (1 Kings 7:2 ; 10:17 ; 2 Chronicles 9:16 ); by others it is identified with Baal-gad (q
Forest - Solomon's palace, “The House of the Forest of Lebanon,” was so named for its extensive use of these cedars (1 Kings 7:2 )
Palace - The principal building situated within the palace was, as in all eastern palaces, the great hall of state and audience, called "the House of the Forest of Lebanon," apparently from the four rows of cedar pillars by which it was supported. Next in importance was the hall or "porch of judgment," a quadrangular building supported by columns, as we learn front Josephus, which apparently stood on the other side of the great court, opposite the House of the Forest of Lebanon
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The context shows that these passages do not refer to the forest at Lebanon; but that Solomon had a house at Jerusalem built of the trees from Lebanon, and called it 'the House of the Forest of Lebanon
Hall - It is unclear whether this hall was a separate building or the entrance to the House of the Forest of Lebanon or even the whole palace complex
Forest - "The House of the Forest of Lebanon (1 Kings 7:2 ; 10:17 ; 2 Chronicles 9:16 ) was probably Solomon's armoury, and was so called because the wood of its many pillars came from Lebanon, and they had the appearance of a forest
Forest - ) "The House of the Forest of Lebanon" (1 Kings 7:2) was so-called as being fitted up with cedar, and probably with forest-like rows of cedar pillars
Silver - As a precious metal “silver” was not as valuable as gold—probably because it is not so rare: “And all king Solomon’s drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the House of the Forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; none were of silver: it was nothing accounted of in the days of Solomon” (1 Kings 10:21)
Cedar - The palace of Persepolis, the temple at Jerusalem, and Solomon's palace, were all in this way built with cedar; and "the House of the Forest of Lebanon," was perhaps so called from the quantity of this wood used in its construction, 1 Kings 7:2 10:17
Palace - His palace complex included the “House of the Forest of Lebanon” (1 Kings 7:2 ), an immense hall featuring 45 cedar pillars and Solomon's golden shields (1 Kings 10:16-18 ), the “porch of pillars” (1 Kings 7:6 ), the “Hall of Justice” (1 Kings 7:7 NRSV), featuring an ivory and gold throne ( 1 Kings 10:18-20 ), and private dwellings for both king and Pharoah's daughter (1 Kings 7:8 )
Solomon - The Temple complex in Jerusalem was composed of several buildings including Solomon's palace, the “House of the Forest of Lebanon,” the “hall or porch of pillars,” the “hall or porch of the throne,” and a palace for one of his wives, the daughter of the pharaoh of Egypt (1 Kings 7:1 )
Solomon - He built a magnificent palace, which took a further thirteen years (1 Kings 7:1; 1 Kings 9:10), a military headquarters called the House of the Forest of Lebanon (1 Kings 7:2; 1 Kings 10:17), an auditorium called the Hall of Pillars (1 Kings 7:6), a central law court called the Hall of Judgment (1 Kings 7:7) and a separate palace for his Egyptian queen (1 Kings 7:8)
Solomon - Its lofty roof was supported by forty-five cedar pillars, so that the hall was like a forest of cedar wood, and hence probably it received the name of "The House of the Forest of Lebanon
Armour, Arms - Solomon’s armoury was ‘the House of the Forest of Lebanon’ ( 1 Kings 10:17 , Isaiah 22:8 )
Solomon - The palace in which he generally resided was called the House of the Forest of Lebanon; probably because of the great quantity of cedar used in it
Solomon - It consisted of...
(1) the House of the Forest of Lebanon, built of a forest of cedar pillars, and serving also as an armory (1 Kings 10:17), 1 Kings 10:100 cubits long, 50 broad, 30 high, on four rows of cedar pillars and hewn cedar beams over the pillars. ...
(2) The pillar hall with the porch (1 Kings 7:6) lying between the House of the Forest of Lebanon and...
(3) The throne room and judgment hall (1 Kings 7:7)
Jerusalem - Rehoboam at once surrendered all the treasures of Jehovah's house, and of the palace, including Solomon's 300 golden shields (three pounds in each) in the House of the Forest of Lebanon (1 Kings 10:17), for which Rehoboam substituted brazen shields