"[14] Immediately understanding what the ant said, Solomon, as always, prayed to God, thanking Him for bestowing upon him such gifts[15] and further avoided trampling over the ant colonies. Everybody knew that Solomon was the first living son of David and Bathsheba. [8] Upon hearing the man's complaint, Solomon suggested that the owner of the sheep take the other man's vineyard to repair and cultivate until the vines returned to their former state, whereupon he should return it to its owner. From the roof he saw a woman bathing. 1 Kings 1:13,17,21Go and get you in to king David, and say to him, Did not you, my lord, O king, swear to your handmaid, saying, Assuredly Solomon your son shall reign after me, and he shall sit on my throne? Eventually, however, the Queen came to Solomon, announcing Islām (Submission) to God.[21].

Solomon (/ ˈ s ɒ l ə m ə n /; Hebrew: שְׁלֹמֹה ‎, Shlomoh), also called Jedidiah (Hebrew יְדִידְיָהּ ‎ Yedidyah), was, according to the Hebrew Bible, Old Testament, Quran, and Hadiths, a fabulously wealthy and wise king of the United Kingdom of Israel who succeeded his father, King David. ... /.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/david appointing solomon.htm, How Solomon Became the Ruler of Israel ... Then Nathan said to Bathsheba the mother of Solomon, "Have ... Adonijah has been made ruler without David our lord ... your own life and the life of your son Solomon. [5][6][7] They said that the first of the two men said that he owned a vineyard of which he took great care the whole year through. [1], Islam views Solomon as one of the elect of God, who was bestowed upon with many God-given gifts, including the ability to speak to animals and jinn. Blow the trumpet and shout, 'Long live King Solomon!' He will be a better David, will burnish ... /.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/matthews genealogy of jesus christ.htm, Solomon: Builds Another House for Pharaoh's Daughter, Solomon: Builds his House, the Forest of Lebanon, Solomon: Cedes some Inferior Cities to Hiram, Solomon: Covenant Renewed in a Vision After the Dedication of the Temple, Solomon: Divides his Kingdom Into Subsistence Departments, Solomon: Has Seven-Hundred Wives and Three-Hundred Concubines, Solomon: His Prayer for Wisdom, and his Vision, Solomon: Justice of, Illustrated in his Judgment of the Two Prostitutes, Solomon: Marries One of Pharaoh's Daughters, Solomon: Musicians and Musical Instruments of his Court, Solomon: Named Jedidiah, by Nathan the Prophet, Solomon: Plants Vineyards and Orchards of all Kinds of Fruit Trees; Makes Pools, Solomon: Renews the Courses of the Priests and Levites, Solomon: Succeeds David to the Throne of Israel, Who was Solomon in the Bible? Solomon as "Son of David" in his capacity to exorcize demons.4 In 1972, Evald Lvestam made a similar point by drawing especially on the so-called Testament of Solomon and some new ID. This story is adapted in the Kebra Nagast, but as a dispute adjudicated by a son of Solomon's. A Mosque in the area of Medina, possibly: This page was last edited on 7 November 2020, at 01:15. 1 And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the Lord his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly. King Solomon was the son of King David and is considered by God to be the wisest man that has ever lived on the Earth.

The king’s problems came toward the end of his time in power. 13 Then Solomon came from his journey to the high place that was at Gibeon to Jerusalem, from before the tabernacle of the congregation, and reigned over Israel. The Qur'an narrates that the wind was made subservient to Solomon,[11] and he could control it at his own will, and that the jinn also came under Solomon's control. Sulaymān ibn Dāwūd (Arabic: سُلَيْمَان بْن دَاوُوْد ‎, Solomon son of David) was, according to the Quran, a Malik (Arabic: مَلِك ‎, King) and Nabī of the Israelites. To this branch belong the Finzis of Ferrara and Tuscany. [2] Arab historians regarded Solomon as one of the greatest rulers around the world. 9 Now, O Lord God, let thy promise unto David my father be established: for thou hast made me king over a people like the dust of the earth in multitude. "[19] The Hud-hud further told Solomon that the people of Sheba worshiped the Sun, but that the woman who ruled the Kingdom was highly intelligent and powerful. 6 And Solomon went up thither to the brasen altar before the Lord, which was at the tabernacle of the congregation, and offered a thousand burnt offerings upon it. [4] Later Muslim commentators expanded on the allusion, including Al-Tabari, Baidawi, and Ibn Kathir.

Muslims further maintain that he remained faithful to a one and only God throughout his life; and reigned justly over the whole of the Israelites; was blessed with a level of Kingship which was given to none after him and before him; and fulfilled all of his commandments, being promised nearness to God in Paradise at the end of his life. 11 And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king: 12 Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like. King Solomon was born as the son of David. The Qurʾan then comments that if they had known the unseen, they would not have stayed in the humiliating torment of being enslaved. As inspired by verses of the Qur'an, some Muslims[which?] Solomon ordered the Hud-hud to give the letter to the Queen of Sheba, and then to hide and observe her reaction.

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The Queen then called her ministers in the court and announced the letter of Solomon stating to the people of Sheba: "In the name of Allah the Compassionate the Merciful, I warned you to stop worshiping the sun, and accept Allah as the only God, with Solomon as His Messenger."

And David [we may count David twice, first ... the full number of the second fourteen] begat Solomon of her ... /.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/iii genealogy of jesus according.htm, Matthew's Genealogy of Jesus Christ ... been the wife of Urias; 7. According to the Qur'an, the death of Solomon was a lesson to be learned: Then, when We decreed (Solomon's) death, nothing showed them his death except a little worm of the earth, which kept (slowly) gnawing away at his staff: so when he fell down, the Jinn saw plainly that if they had known the unseen, they would not have tarried in the humiliating Penalty (of their Task). The Quran recounts that, one day, Solomon and his army entered a wadin-naml (Arabic: وَادِ ٱلْنَّمْل‎, valley of the ant). 14 And Solomon gathered chariots and horsemen: and he had a thousand and four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen, which he placed in the chariot cities, and with the king at Jerusalem. Find out more here. King Solomon was the third king of the United Monarchy and the son of David, the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel, and an ancestor of Jesus. [23], Concise Encyclopedia of Islam - Page 374, Cyril Glasse - 1988, texts from within a religion or faith system, Learn how and when to remove this template message, In the name of Allah the Compassionate the Merciful, "Islamic Environmental Ethics, Law, and Society", ibn Abdullah ibn Abdul-Muttalib ibn Hashim, Current Ummah of Islam (Ummah of Muhammad), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Solomon_in_Islam&oldid=987435946, Articles lacking reliable references from December 2012, Articles needing more viewpoints from December 2012, All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases, Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from June 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Mother Abiona or Amtelai the daughter of Karnebo, Slayers of Saleh's she-camel (Qaddar ibn Salif and Musda' ibn Dahr). A parallel account of this twice declarations is in 1 Kings. One day, when inspecting his troops, Solomon found the Hud-hud (Arabic: هُدْهُد‎, Green peafowl or Hoopoe) missing from the assembly. On seeing Solomon and his army, a namlah (Arabic: نَمْلَة‎, female ant) warned all the others to "... get into your habitations, lest Solomon and his hosts crush you (under foot) without knowing it. 2) belonging to Solomon contains the genealogy of the Finzi family. At the same time, the owner of the vineyard would care for the sheep and benefit from their wool and milk until his land was returned to him, at which point he would return the sheep to their owner. insist that Muhammad (Arabic: مُحَمَّد‎, consonant letters: m-ħ-m-d) is mentioned in the Song of Songs (5:16) as 'Mahammaddim' (Hebrew: מַחֲמַדִּים‎, consonant letters: m-ħ-m-d-y-m), even though the latter word is usually translated as "desirable" or "lovely". 2 Samuel 11:2-4 One evening David got up from his bed and walked around on the roof of the palace.

... (4) The rebellion of Absalom, his son, which almost cost David the throne and led to the ... (6) Many incidents in the family and kingdom of Solomon, his son. He prayed to God to grant him a Kingdom which would be unlike any after him. She asked for suggestions from her minister and administration stating that "O my people, I know that you all are powerful and brave warriors, and no one on the face of the Earth can defeat our army, but still I want your opinion." Solomon, who listened closely, chose to write a letter to the land of Sheba, through which he would try to convince the people of Sheba to cease in worshiping the Sun, and to come to the worship of God. ... vii.16; John 7:42], the son of Abraham ... were all kings.] Solomon was even taught the languages of various animals, such as ants. ... /.../sherman/the childrens bible/how solomon became the ruler.htm, That David Made Great Preparations for the House of God; and That ... ... And when Bathsheba was come, David said, "I swear by Almighty God, that thy son Solomon shall certainly he king, as I formerly swore; and that he shall sit ... /.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 14 that david made.htm, How Solomon, when He had Received the Kingdom Took Off His ... And when Solomon his son, who was but a youth in age, had taken the kingdom, and whom David had declared, while he was alive, the lord of that people ... /.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 1 how solomon when.htm, The History of David ... his son Solomon should reign and be king after him.

[3], In the earliest narrative involving Solomon, the Qur'an (21:78) briefly alludes to a story that Solomon was in the company of his father, when two men came to ask David to judge between them regarding a ḥarth (Arabic: حَرْث‎, field).