Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now the king sat in the winterhouse in the ninth month: and there was a fire on the hearth burning before him.
A warm apartment suited to the season of the year, (december, when snow is often upon the ground in palestine,) in which was a pan or brazier (ach, or ikhkh, as it is pronounced in arabic) of burning charcoal; for we learn from bp
He says, "I will build myself a large palace with spacious upper rooms." He cuts windows in its walls, panels it with cedar, and paints its rooms red.
But, you have been unfaithful to me, nation of Israel, like an unfaithful wife who has left her husband," says the Lord.
I will destroy both the winter and summer houses. The houses filled with ivory will be ruined, the great houses will be swept away." The Lord is speaking!