Chapter 190: King Solomon
They slipped into a room filled with natural beauty and grand extravagances. Potted palms. Caged birds. Ripe fruit. Hammered gold. Busy men. Lovely women. And in their midst reclined Israel’s king.
Tamaes quietly asked, “Is that David?”
“No, Solomon is David’s son.” Asaph smiled indulgently. “He calls my apprentice ‘little David’.”
Despite the buzz of conversation, the king’s attention was clearly fixed upon the sweet notes coming in an endless cascade from the boy who cradled a lap harp with the distinctive carving of a lion’s head upon its base.
Asaph added, “Solomon trusts his father’s instrument to no other.”
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