1 Kings 9:27

“And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Hiram sent in the nauie his seruants, shipmen that had knowledge of the Sea, with the seruants of Solomon.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And Hiram sent his servants with the fleet, sailors who knew the sea, along with the servants of Solomon.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Hiram sent his servants, who were experienced seamen, in the sea-force with Solomon's men.
- Basic English Bible

And Hiram sent in the fleet his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon;
- Darby Bible

And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.
- Webster's Bible

Hiram sent in the navy his servants, sailors who had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.
- World English Bible

And Hiram sendeth in the navy his servants, shipmen knowing the sea, with servants of Solomon,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 9:27


9:27 Knowledge of the sea - For which the Tyrians were famous.He sent also ships to join with Solomon's, not from Tyre, the cityof Phoenicia; but from an island in the Red - sea, called Tyre,because it was a colony of the Tyrians, as Strabo notes.


Discussion for 1 Kings 9

  • Martha grant for verse 25
    King 1 chapter 9 verse 25 explain three times a year explain what months if it was months.
  • Salomão josé for verse 5
    It is important to discern that all God's promises are conditional, if you do that, then i will do this. so i do not believe on predestination but i believe on repentance and character' change,we see that the throne of Israel was established by righteousness and uprightness of conduct..;cause what God demands for us is not impossible.
  • Renay
    It gives me something to think about knowing that the Lord does not make you do want he wants but gives us a choice. Every one who loves the Lord wants to obey him but I do know that is not always the case. I was surprised to find out there was an navy back then. I should not be suprised but I am It makes me want to read more to find out that what we have today was back in the biblical times.
  • RALPH M. WATERS
    In this chapter we are to recognize, "freewill". We have a choice to obey GOD's Word, and receive the blessings that goes along with it, or disobey GOD's Word and receive the just rewards of disobedience.

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