worshi$ for all his strange or heathen- wives
1 hronicles /8:. (nd %ou, !olomon m% son, now thou the 2od of %our father, and serve him with a $erfect heart and with a willing mind: for the &ord searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts: if %ou see him, he will be found of %ou but if %ou forsae him, he will cast %ou o for ever.'eut /:18
&est there should be among %ou man or woman or famil% or tribe, whose heart turns awa% this da%from the &ord our 2od to go and serve the gods of these nations lest there should be among %ou a root that bears gall and wormwood and it come to $ass, when he hears the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, sa%ing, # shall have $eace, though # wal in the imagination of mine heart, to add drunenness to thirst: the &ord will not s$are him, but then the anger of the &ord
and his 5ealous% shall smoe against that man, and all the curses that are written in this boo shall lie u$on him, and
the &ord shall blot out his name from under heaven. (nd
the &ord shall se$arate him unto evil out of all the tribes of #srael, according to all the curses of the covenant that are written in this boo of the law.
or all of !ou wondering if Solomon was forgiven and saved, & think this scriture +ust answered !our -uestion"&n 4hristian terminolog! toda! we seak of being “born again” or “saved” as a wa! to de(ne ones* being acceted into )ods* famil!or kingdom" #hroughout the 7ld #estament, the believer was known as “uright” or “erfect in heart” for their solitar! faith in
the one true )od, never worshiing another" #he $ord himself soke to Solomon in
1 Kings :4"
(nd if %ou will wal before me, as 'avid th% father waled, in integrit% of heart. (nd in u$rightness, to do according to