1 Kings 9
9.19 The idea of attacking a city and killing a bunch of people for a dowry for your daughter is breath taking. I just can't imagine.
9.21 unable to devote to destruction... I am not sure I understand how you can force people to be slaves, but are not able to devote them to destruction. Curious.
1 Kings 10
10.8 happy are your servants... The attitude and temperament of a person's employees and workplace say a lot about him.
10.9 justice and righteousness... I am thinking about how (משפט mishpat) and (צדקה tsĕdaqah) relate to just (δίκαιος dikaios) and equal (ἰσότης isotēs) in Colossians 4.1.
10.11-25 Part 1 of Solomon's three part downfall. "excessive gold and silver" De. 17.16-17
10.25-29 Part 2 of Solomon's three part downfall. "acquire many horses" De. 17.16-17