Solomon prepares for, and begins to build the temple. He manufactures and furnishes the articles necessary for the priest to conduct their duties, including the gold Cherubim, bronze altar and sea, lampstands, tables and utensils.
In 1Ch, the emphasis was on King David. In 2Ch it is on Judah’s kings, beginning with King Solomon. God will speak directly to Solomon, offering a choice of blessings. Solomon will heed David’s charge and ask for wisdom.
King David gives his final thoughts, encouragements and example of loyalty to Solomon, the leaders, the nation and believers to this present day. David’s last days characterized by passion for building God’s house.
Musicians, gatekeepers and treasurers are organized for worship, temple duties and the kingdom. Then in chapter 27 David organizes the military divisions and overseers of agricultural resources.
Not only did David amass great treasures and resources for the building of temple, he spent his last days setting the order of worship for the Levites and priests, even boosting their numbers to meet the needs of national worship.