John Wesley's Explanatory Notes
on the Whole Bible
- Solomon's buildings, verse 1-6.
- His workmen and officers, verse 7-10.
- He settles his wife, verse 11.
- Fixes the method of the temple service, verse 12-16.
- His trade, verse 17, 18.
The house - He built this house for her; because the ark was now in the house of David, which therefore ought to be kept pure and free from the very danger and appearance of pollution.
Man of God - A prophet inspired by God in these matters, whose commands therefore are the commands of God.
Prepared - All the materials were procured, and in all points fitted and compleated before-hand.