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Oct 06, Hiram A Source of Trees for the Temple. I Kings 5 Hiram a friend of David and lives to see his son, Solomon. What, was planned for the Temple is now going into the works. The timber is ordered and being delivered by Hiram. Jesus Christ will have the Temple in Jerusalem.
Briefly stated, the Hiramic legend is as follows: When Solomon, King of Israel, under-took the building of the Temple in Jerusalem, he sent to Hiram, King of Tyre, for materials and assistance.
In exchange for agricultural products like corn and wine and oil, King Hiram sent Solomon cedar trees cut from the forests of Lebanon and a skilled and. When he was ready to build the temple, Solomon wrote to Hiram: So send your men to Lebanon to cut down cedars for me.
My men will work with them, and I will pay your men whatever you decided. As you well know, my men don’t know how to cut down trees as well as yours do. (1 Kings ).
The historical accounts by Pliny and both the Biblical and Masonic stories of the building of the Temple all point to Crete. In the Scripture, Hiram was said to have used both cedar and cypress trees in abundance for the Sidonians, and they of Tyre brought much cedar wood to David.” The cypress tree or brosh is found all throughout Scripture in ((ברוש in the Bible: Sa2; Kg1Kg1; Kg1Kg1; Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.
1 Kings and year after year Solomon would provide Hiram with 20, cors of wheat as food for his household, as well as 20, baths of pure olive oil. 2 Chronicles Send me also cedar, cypress, and algum logs from Lebanon, for I know that your servants have skill to cut timber there.
A letter of Qurdi-Aššur-lāmur to Tiglath-pileser, quotes a report from the Assyrian functionary Nabū-šēzib at Tyre, wherein Nabū-šēzib claims to have prevented Hiram from seizing the sacred tree (ēqu) from Sidon:"Hiram cut down the [sacred] tree of the temple of his gods, which is at the entrance to Sidon, saying: ‘I shall move it to Tyre’.
I made him stop this: the [sacred] tree, which he cut down, is at the. 10 So Hiram supplied Solomon with all the cedar and juniper logs he wanted. 11 Solomon gave Hiram 3, tons of wheat as food for the people in his palace. He also gave himgallons of oil made from pressed olives. He did that for Hiram year after year. 12 The Lord made Solomon wise, just as he had promised him. There was peace between Hiram and Solomon. Hiram Abiff (also Hiram Abif or the Widow's son) is the central character of an allegory presented to all candidates during the third degree in Freemasonry.
Hiram is presented as the chief architect of King Solomon's shrubgrinding.bar is murdered inside this Temple by three ruffians, after they failed to obtain from him the Master Masons' secret passwords.