Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces: I gat me men singers and women singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments, and that of all sorts.

Bible References


1 Kings 9:14
And Hiram had sent the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold.
1 Kings 10:10
And she gave the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold and a very great store of spices and precious stones; never again did there come such abundance of spices as these which the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.
1 Kings 14:21
And Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, reigned in Judah. Rehoboam was forty-one years old when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city which the LORD chose out of all the tribes of Israel, to put his name there. And his mother's name was Naamah, an Ammonitess.
2 Chronicles 9:11
And the king made of the brazil wood stairs to the house of the LORD and to the king's palace and harps and psalteries for the singers, and such wood had never been seen before in the land of Judah.

Men singers

2 Samuel 19:35
I am this day eighty years old, and shall I tell the difference between the good and the bad? Shall thy slave enjoy what I eat or what I drink? Shall I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? Why then should thy slave be yet a burden unto my lord the king?
Ezra 2:65
besides their slaves and their maids, of whom there were seven thousand three hundred and thirty-seven; and there were among them two hundred men and women who were singers.