1 Chr 22:5

22:5 young and inexperienced. Solomon was not experienced enough to handle the responsibility of preparing for the temple (cf. 29:1; 2 Chr. 13:7).

preparation. The central theme of this section is how David provided virtually everything for the temple built by Solomon, including plans, materials, workers, work assignments, political stability, and popular support. In effect, the temple was a joint project of David and Solomon (22:2–29:20; 2 Chr. 2:3 and notes). See Introduction: Characteristics and Themes.