Lester L Grabbe (Ancient Israel: What Do We Know and How Do We Know It?) says that these stories are, at least in part, legendary. He cites H M Niemann, who argued that Israel did not become a state until the time of King Omri, over a hundred years later, and Judah not until tirne of Uzziah.
As noted, shortly after the death of King Solomon, circa 930 BC, the Kingdom of Israel split in two with Jeroboam ruling the Northern Kingdom and Rehoboam ruling Judah (which had many from Benjamin, Simeon, and Levi with him). There is ample archaeological findings to support the Kingdom beginning with the 'golden period' of King David circa 1010-970 BC.
Solomon Joseph Solomon was born in 1860.
Solomon Shereshevsky died in 1958.
Solomon Singer is 6'.
Jonathon Solomon died in 2006.
Solomon Grundy - song - was created in 1969.
King Solomon the son of king David ruled Israel wisely.
The first king of the Hebrews was Saul. Then David, then Solomon.
The Queen of Sheba doubted the reports of Solomon's wisdom and wealth and visited to question him about them.
Each of them ruled over the Kingdom of Israel which at that time included all twelve Israelite Tribes. See also the Related Links.Link: More about King DavidLink: More about King Solomon
Israel had three famous kings, David, saul and Solomon.
Solomon was the 3rd king of Israel, after King Saul and King David. King Solomon built the First Temple (1 Kings ch.6) and ruled over the Israelites at the height of their glory.
I'd say David but it could be SolomonAnswer:Since the question says "become," the answer is King David.
According to the Old Testament, King David and King Solomon were father and son. They are also said to have both ruled over ancient Israel.
Probably because it was so in ancient Israel. Saul, David, and Solomon ruled from Jerusalem.
King Solomon built the First Temple (1 Kings ch.6-8). He ruled over the united Israelite kingdom at the height of its glory.
No, the Bible does not trace the Hebrews back to a man named Solomon. The Hebrews are believed to have descended from Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, while Solomon was a later king of Israel who ruled after the Hebrews had become a distinct people.