1 Kgs 1:1-11:43
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- 1 Kgs 9:4: David's integrity. How can this view of David be reconciled with the JST view of David in 1 Kgs 11:4 and 6? For some personal reflections, see Robert C.'s comment here.
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- 1 Kgs 8:54: Altars. See "The family alter", a post by J. Stapley at the BCC blog discussing altars in LDS Church history.
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