2 Chronicles 2:17

Solomon Prepares to Build the Temple

 17 Then Solomon numbered all the aliens who were in the land of Israel, after the census in which David his father had numbered them; and there were found to be one hundred and fifty-three thousand six hundred. 18 And he made seventy thousand of them bearers of burdens, eighty thousand stonecutters in the mountain, and three thousand six hundred overseers to make the people work.

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  1. Chapter 3 verse 1 reads “Now Solomon began to build the house of the Lord at Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the Lord had appeared to his father David, at the place that David had prepared on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.”

    And this is why David prepared there – https://heavenlyfoodblog.wordpress.com/2015/12/17/1-chronicles-21/

    I can’t help but to think what better way could Solomon have honor and sacrifice to the Lord than this.

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