I Kings Answers 

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I Kings Chapter 1

1.      Adonijah the son of Haggith and David

2.      She met with David and reminded him that he had promised to make Solomon king.

3.      Solomon

4.      He caught hold on the horns of the altar


I Kings Chapter 2

1.      Joab and Shimei

2.      Forty

3.      He requested Abishag the Shunammite be given to him as a wife

4.      Benaiah

5.      Zadok

6.      Shimei


I Kings Chapter 3

1.      The daughter of Pharaoh king of Egypt

2.      To ask of the Lord what he wanted

3.      An understanding heart to judge Godís people and to discern between good and bad

4.      Riches, and honor

5.      He determined which of the women was the mother of the child


I Kings Chapter 4

1.      Twelve officers over all Israel, each man his month in a year made provision

2.      Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt. For he was wiser than all men

3.      Three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five

4.      Trees, beasts, fowl, creeping things, and of fishes.

5.      From all kings of the earth


I Kings Chapter 5

1.      Timber from cedar trees

2.      Give to Hiram twenty thousand measures of wheat and twenty measures of pure oil each year

3.      30,000 to work in Lebanon, 70,000 to bare burdens, 80,000 hewers in the mountains, and 3,300 supervisors.



I Kings Chapter 6

1.      480

2.      Length 60 cubits, breadth 20 cubits, height 30 cubits

3.      Chambers

4.      The sound of neither hammer nor ax nor any tool of iron

5.      God would dwell among the children of Israel, and not forsake them

6.      Pure gold

7.      Seven


I Kings Chapter 7

1.      Thirteen

2.      Hiram out of Tyre, who was a widow's son of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in brass

3.      The things which David had dedicated; even the silver, the gold, and the vessels


I Kings Chapter 8

1.      The ark of the LORD, the tabernacle of the congregation, and all the holy vessels that were in the tabernacle

2.      The glory of the LORD

3.      The heaven and heaven of heavens and much less the temple

4.      To hear from heaven and forgive

5.      That the LORD is God, and that there is none else

6.      22,00 oxen, and 120,000 sheep


I Kings Chapter 9

1.      A navy of ships

2.      Hiramís  shipmen that had knowledge of the sea


I Kings Chapter 10

1.      The half was not told me: your wisdom and prosperity exceeds the fame which I heard

2.      666 talents of gold

3.      Ivory overlaid with the best gold

4.      Silver wasnít worth much because Solomon made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones

5.      Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.

6.      1,400 chariots and 12,000 horsemen


I Kings Chapter 11

1.      Seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines

2.      Because his heart was turned from the LORD and built high places, burnt incense and sacrificed to the gods of his strange wives

3.      God would rend the kingdom from Solomon, and will give it to his servant

4.      Hadad the Edomite and Rezon the son of Eliadah

5.      By tearing Jeroboamís new garment in twelve pieces and giving him ten

6.      After Solomonís son began to reign

7.      Solomon

8.      Forty years

9.      Rehoboam his son


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 I Kings Chapter 12

1.      Make the grievous service of Solomon, and his heavy yoke which he put on us, lighter, and we will serve you.

2.      The old men

3.      The advice of the young men who advised him to add to the yoke and chastise with scorpions rather than whips

4.      They  stoned him with stones

5.      Jeroboam

6.      Because he was afraid if the people went to Jerusalem to worship they might turn again to Rehoboam and kill him


I Kings Chapter 13

1.      A child would be born to the house of David, Josiah by name; and on the altar he would offer the priests of the high places that burn incense on it, and men's bones shall be burnt on it. Also, the altar would be rent, and the ashes would be poured out

2.      His hand, which he put forth against him, dried up

3.      Because God had told him to eat no bread, nor drink water, nor turn again by the same way that you came

4.      Because he said he was a prophet also; and claimed an angel spoke to him, saying, to bring him back to his house to eat bread and drink water. But he lied to him.

5.      A lion met him on his way home and slew him

6.      He made of the lowest of the people priests of the high places



I Kings Chapter 14

1.      Disguise herrself, and go to Ahijah the prophet, and find out what would become of their sick child.

2.      That Jeroboamís wife would be coming and to tell her that God would bring evil on the house of Jeroboam and that the child would die.

3.      Israel would be smitten and scattered

4.      They built high places, images, and groves, allowed sodomites in the land: and they did according to all the abominations of the nations which the LORD cast out before the children of Israel

5.      He took away the treasures of the house of the LORD the treasures of the king's house, and he took away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made.

6.      Brass shields


I Kings Chapter 15

1.      He walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect

2.      Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD.  He took away the sodomites and removed all the idols that his fathers had made

3.      He did evil in the sight of the LORD

4.      Baasha slew Asa, and reigned in his stead

5.      He smote all the house of Jeroboam according to Ahijahís prophecy but he still did evil in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the way of Jeroboam


I Kings Chapter 16

1.      Jehu the son of Hanani

2.      Zimri went in and smote Elah the son of Baasha, and killed him and reigned in his stead

3.      Seven

4.      Omri worked evil in the eyes of the LORD, and did worse than all that were before him

5.      Samaria

6.      Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the LORD above all that were before him

7.      Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians

8.      It appears that two of his sons died as was prophesied.


I Kings Chapter 17

1.      Dew or rain

2.      Ravens fed him

3.      Bring him a little water in a vessel and a morsel of bread

4.      The barrel of meal did not waste, neither did the cruse of oil fail, until the day that the LORD sent rain on the earth.

5.      Raised the womanís son from the dead.


I Kings Chapter 18

1.      Show himself to Ahab

2.      He took an hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and fed them with bread and water

3.      He was afraid that the Spirit of the LORD would carry Elijah somewhere and when he told Ahab, and Ahab could not find Elijah that Ahab would kill him

4.      He that troubles Israel

5.      850 to 1

6.      How long halt you between two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him.

7.      The God that answers by fire

8.      From morning until the time of the evening sacrifice

9.      Twelve barrels

10.  For it to be known that The LORD is God in Israel, and that he was Godís servant, and that he did all these things at Godís word

11.  Slew them

12.  A sound of abundance of rain

13.  A little cloud out of the sea, like a man's hand

14.  Faster than Ahab rode



I Kings Chapter 19

1.      She was wanting to kill him for killing her prophets

2.      That he might die

3.      An angel of the LORD

4.      What do you here, Elijah?

5.      With a still small voice

6.      I have left me seven thousand in Israel, all the knees which have not bowed to Baal

7.      Hazael to be king over Syria: Jehu to be king over Israel: and Elisha to be prophet in Elijahís place

8.      Plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him

9.      He took a yoke of oxen, slew them, and boiled their flesh with the instruments of the oxen, and gave to the people to eat.


I Kings Chapter 20

1.      Benhadad the king of Syria

2.      Because the Syrians said, The LORD is God of the hills, but he is not God of the valleys, therefore God delivered them that they would know who was the LORD

3.      Because he let Benhadad go whom God appointed to utter destruction


I Kings Chapter 21

1.      Because he believed that the LORD forbid him from giving his inheritance to Ahab

2.      She had false witnesses accuse Naboth of blaspheming and then had him stoned to death.

3.      In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick Ahabís blood

4.      The dogs would eat Jezebel by the wall of Jezreel.

5.      Jezebel

6.      Because he humbled himself before God


I Kings Chapter 22

1.      To go with Ahab to battle to Ramothgilead

2.      Inquire at the word of the LORD

3.      Go up against Ramothgilead to battle; for the LORD shall deliver it into the hand of the king

4.      Because he did not prophesy good concerning Ahab, but evil.

5.      Israel would be scattered on the hills, as sheep that have not a shepherd

6.      Put him in prison, and feed him with bread and water of affliction

7.      He was smitten with an arrow and he died

8.      Sodomites

9.      They were broken at Eziongeber

10.  He did evil in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the way of his parents Ahab and Jezebel



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