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Matthew 1:6

And Jesse begat David the king; and David the king begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Uriah;
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John Chrysostom

AD 407
Solomon is interpreted, ‘peace-maker,’ because having subdued all the nations round about, and made them tributary, he had a peaceful reign. Roboam in interpreted, ‘by a multitude of people,’ for multitude is the mother of sedition; for where many are joined in a crime, that is commonly unpunishable. But a limit in numbers is the mistress of good order.
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Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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