5:1 (5:15) 2 King Hiram of Tyre 3 sent messengers 4 to Solomon when he heard that he had been anointed king in his father’s place. (Hiram had always been an ally of David.) 5:2 Solomon then sent this message to Hiram:
1 tn Heb “the wisdom of Solomon.”
2 sn The verse numbers in the English Bible differ from those in the Hebrew text (BHS) here; 5:1-18 in the English Bible corresponds to 5:15-32 in the Hebrew text. See the note at 4:21.
3 map For location see Map1-A2; Map2-G2; Map4-A1; JP3-F3; JP4-F3.
4 tn Heb “his servants.”