4 But now the Lord my God hath given me [a]rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary, nor evil to resist.
5 And behold, I purpose to build an house unto the Name of the Lord my God, as the Lord spake unto David my father, saying, Thy son, whom I will set upon thy throne for thee, he shall build an house unto my Name.
6 Now therefore command, that they hew me cedar trees out of Lebanon, and my servants shall be with thy servants, and unto thee will I give the [b]hire for thy servants, according to all that thou shalt appoint: for thou knowest that there are none among us, that can hew timber like unto the Sidonians.
1 Kings 5:4He declareth that he was bound to set forth God’s glory, forasmuch as the Lord had sent him rest and peace.
1 Kings 5:6This was his equity, that he would not receive a benefit without some recompense.
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