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King Solomon and the Death of Hiram

by Norman Frederick De Clifford

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11861395M
    ISBN 101425310850
    ISBN 109781425310851

    The successor of King David, King Solomon ruled the United Monarchy of Israel for an unprecedented 40 years, a period of highest prosperity and grandeur. The final king of the United Monarchy, before the split of the empire, King Solomon is, according to the Quran, one of the main Prophets, who is also referred to as Sulayman. Most Masons who come to this site know that our title page, 'Hiram Abiff - King of Egypt' - is just a play on words which connects Hiram with the real King, Seqenenre Tao.. This was taken from the book The Hiram Key, by Christopher Knight and Robert Lomas, published in Knight and Lomas were heavily criticized for not providing the sources.

    We read in the Bible, that Hiram Abiff was one of the head workmen employed at the building of King Solomon's Temple, and other ancient writings inform us that he was an arbiter between King Solomon and Hiram, king of Tyre; but his tragical death is nowhere recorded, except in . 1 Kings And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, when Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the Lord and the king's house, 11 Hiram the king of Tyre having furnished Solomon with cedar-trees and cypress-trees, and with gold, according to all his desire, -- that then king Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.

    2 Chronicles states that a formal request was made by King Solomon to King Hiram I of Tyre in which Solomon asked Hiram I to send materials and men for the construction of his temple in Jerusalem. King Hiram is known to have responded with the following words: “And now I have sent a skilful man, endowed with understanding, Ḥuram ‘abi.   The real Hiram Abiff, King Solomon by the Egyptologist Ahmed Osman. Produced by Lena Kay.


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King Solomon And The Death Of Hiram. The Hiram Key: Pharaohs, Freemasonry, and the Discovery of the Secret Scrolls of Jesus, is a book by Christopher Knight and Robert Lomas.

The authors, both Freemasons, present a theory of the origins of Freemasonry as part of their "true story" of the. worthy brother, Hiram Abiff. King Solomon commanded Adoniram to supervise the building of Hiram's tomb or obelisk (in the west-southwest of the Temple), made of white marble, to denote his purity, and black marble, to denote his untimely death.

The Lodge is hung with green cloth from eight white columns, and a black altar is in the East,File Size: KB. According to the author of the Second Book of Chronicles (Chap. ii.) Solomon sent messengers to Hiram, King of Tyre, to acquaint that friendly sovereign with the fact that he contemplated erecting a Temple, and inviting him to furnish men and materials for the prosecution of the work.

Solomon's first demand was for a specially gifted craftsman. 1 Kings 5 Easy-to-Read Version (ERV) Solomon and Hiram. 5 Hiram was the king of Tyre. He had always been David’s friend.

So when Hiram heard that Solomon had become the new king after David, he sent his servants to Solomon. 2 This is what Solomon said to King Hiram: 3 “You remember that my father, King David, had to fight many wars all around him. So he was never able to build a temple. HIRAM, KING OF TYRE Presented at William O.

Ware Lodge of Research by Edwin L. Vardiman Ap The name of Hiram, King of Tyre, brings recognition to all of us here tonight. As Master Masons we are aware of this man who is known as a friend of the Illustrious King Solomon, and.

1 Kings New King James Version (NKJV) Solomon and Hiram Exchange Gifts. 10 Now it happened at the end of twenty years, when Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the Lord and the king’s house 11 (Hiram the king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with cedar and cypress and gold, as much as he desired), that King Solomon then gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.

The first Hiram was the king of Tyre who reigned during the time of King David and his son King Solomon. The earliest mention of King Hiram in the Bible is after David conquered Jerusalem and established his capital there.

Hiram sent timber, carpenters, and other skilled laborers for David to employ in the building of his palace: “Now Hiram. The real Hiram Abiff, by the way, who worked on the Temple of Solomon, lived a long life and died of old age.

Our illustrious brethren who created our Third Degree Ritual evidently wanted to include someone who did exist and then add a little excitement to the legend. What is significant about the three ruffians is that they were trusted craftsmen.

Hiram Abiff is actually the architect of King Solomon’s Temple. King Solomon considered Hirab a genius and a master craftsman. For that reason, Freemasons respect him too and give him a position of authority in their books.

This is, perhaps, the only thing that connects King Solomon with Freemasonry. Concluding Thoughts. There are lots of opinions regarding King Solomon death.

Hiram Abiff 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 Temple, who is murdered in the Temple he designed by three ruffians as they unsuccessfully attempt to force him to divulge the Master Masons' secret passwords.

The themes of the allegory are the importance of fidelity, and the. Hiram I (Hebrew: חִירָם, "high-born"; Standard Hebrew Ḥiram, Tiberian vocalization Ḥîrām, Modern Arabic: حيرام, also called Hirom or Huram) was the Phoenician king of Tyre according to the Hebrew regnal years have been calculated by some as to BC, in succession to his father, was succeeded as king of Tyre by his son Baal-Eser : Abibaal.

Solomon (/ ˈ s ɒ l ə m ə n /; Hebrew: שְׁלֹמֹה ‎, Shlomoh), also called Jedidiah (Hebrew יְדִידְיָהּ ‎ Yedidyah), was, according to the Hebrew Bible, Old Testament, Quran, and Hadiths, a fabulously wealthy and wise king of the United Kingdom of Israel who succeeded his father, King David.

The conventional dates of Solomon's reign are about to BCE, normally Father: David. THE LEGEND OF HIRAM ABIFF, by Jerry Marsengill, Presented Octo Page 2 of 3 1.

The actual death of Hiram Abiff. The legend of Osiris. The allogory of the setting sun. Expulsion of Adam from Paradise. The death of Abel. The entry of Noah into the Ark. Mourning of Joseph for Jacob. An astronomical problem. It is generally admitted by modem Masonic scholars that the story of the martyred Hiram is based upon the Egyptian rites of Osiris, whose death and resurrection figuratively portrayed the spiritual death of man and his regeneration through initiation into the Mysteries.

Hiram sent sixscore talents of gold - Apparently, to show that, although disappointed, he was not offended. The sum sent was very large - above a million and a quarter of our money, according to one estimate of the weight of the Hebrew gold talent; or aboutaccording to the estimate adopted in Exodus note.

At any rate, it was more than equal to a sixth part of Solomon's. In his book “The Story of Hiram Abiff”, William Harvey cites the legend, given at length in Heckethorn's work.

"Hiram, the descendent of Tubal-Cain, who first constructed a furnace and worked in metals, erected a marvelous building, the Temple of Solomon, raised the golden throne of Solomon, and built many glorious edifices.

But, melancholy amidst all his greatness, he lived alone, understood. As no Hebrew craftsman could succeed in such an enterprise, Solomon summoned an expert mason from Phoenicia: Master Hiram, a strange, solitary man well-versed in the innovative techniques of Egyptian architecture.

So began an uneasy friendship between the King and the s: 8. This element of ‘lost secrets’ has fueled two distinct lines of discussion and research.

Firstly the supposed paradox, that as King Solomon and King Tyre were both Master Masons, the death of Hiram should not have caused the secrets to be lost, as they must have known them too as Master Masons. Background and sources. Nearly all evidence for Solomon’s life and reign comes from the Bible (especially the first 11 chapters of the First Book of Kings and the first nine chapters of the Second Book of Chronicles).According to those sources, his father was David (flourished c.

bce), the poet and king who, against great odds, founded the Judaean dynasty and united all the tribes of.by Sanford Holst (April, ) Every reader of the Old Testament is familiar with the story of how King Solomon, King Hiram of Tyre, and Hiram Abiff came together to build Solomon’s Temple in BC.The Hiram Key.

Authors: Christopher Knight and Robert Lomas reviewed by Theresa Welsh. A classic of alternative history, The Hiram Key presents a powerful and original picture of the birth of Christianity and the even older origins of freemasonry.

The book is significant mainly because the authors are both Master Masons and have used their knowledge of the esoteric initiations of Masonic.