Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And it came to pass, when Solomon had finished the building of the house of the LORD, and the king's house, and all Solomon's desire which he was pleased to do,
1 Kings 6:37
In the fourth year the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid, in the month of Ziv.
1 Kings 7:1
Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished all his house.
2 Chronicles 7:11
Thus Solomon finished the house of the Lord and the king’s palace, and successfully completed all that he had planned on doing in the house of the Lord and in his palace.
2 Chronicles 8:1
Now it came about at the end of the twenty years in which Solomon had built the house of the Lord and his own house
I enlarged my works: I
built houses for myself, I planted vineyards for myself;
1 Kings 9:11
(Hiram king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with cedar and cypress timber and gold according to all his desire), then King Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
All that my eyes desired I did not refuse them. I did not withhold my heart from any pleasure, for my heart was pleased because of all my labor and this was my reward for all my labor.
What the eyes
see is better than what the soul desires. This too is futility and a striving after wind.