Solomon, son of David, King of Israel                       4-27-07

IF David is 40 when Solomon is born … and Solomon reigns 40 yrs (I Kings 11:42)

Then Solomon is 70 years old when he dies

2 Samuel 5:13 And David took [him] more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron: and there were yet sons and daughters born to David.

14 And these [be] the names of those that were born unto him in Jerusalem; Shammua, and Shobab, and Nathan, and {Solomon},

2 Samuel 12:24 And David comforted Bathsheba his wife, and went in unto her, and lay with her: and she bare a son, and he called his name {Solomon}: and the LORD loved him.

Age   Event                                       Ref

-30   Solomon takes reign over Israel

-34   Starts building Temple              II Chr 3:2

-41   Temple complete

-54   Palace complete

-70   Solomon Dies

Solomon started Temple in 4th year (II Chr 3:2) of his reign

7 yrs to build Temple                        I Kings 6:37

13 yrs to build his Palace                  I Kings 6:38

20 yrs to build both                           I Kings 7:1