1 Kings 10:27

“And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycomore trees that are in the vale, for abundance.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 10:27

And the king made siluer to be in Ierusalem as stones, and Cedars made he to be as the Sycomore trees, that are in the vale for abundance.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The king made silver {as common} as stones in Jerusalem, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamore trees that are in the lowland.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycomore-trees that are in the lowland, for abundance.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem and cedars like the sycamore-trees of the lowlands in number.
- Basic English Bible

And the king made silver in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he as the sycamores that are in the lowland for abundance.
- Darby Bible

And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars he made to be as the sycamore trees that are in the vale, for abundance.
- Webster's Bible

The king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycamore trees that are in the lowland, for abundance.
- World English Bible

And the king maketh the silver in Jerusalem as stones, and the cedars he hath made as the sycamores that [are] in the low country, for abundance.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycamore-trees that are in the Lowland, for abundance.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 10:27

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 10:27


10:28 Horses, &c. - The two chief commodities of Egypt.Price - Solomon received them from Pharaoh at a price agreedbetween them, and gave this privilege to his merchants, for a tributeto be paid out of it.

10:29 Chariot - This is not to be understood of the chariots and horsesthemselves, but for the lading of chariots and horses, which consisting offine linen and silk, were of great value: and the king's custom, togetherwith the charges of the journey, amounted to these sums. Hittites - Apeople dwelling principally in the northern and eastern parts of Canaan,#Josh 1:4|,whom the Israelites, contrary to their duty, suffered to live amongstthem, #Judg 3:5|, who afterwards grew numerous and potent, and, it maybe, sent out colonies (after the manner of the ancient times) into someparts of Syria and Arabia. And possibly, these kings of theHittites may be some of those kings of Arabia, ver.#15|.


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