1 Kings 4:6

“And Ahishar was over the household: and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the tribute.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 4:6

And Ahishar was ouer the houshold: and Adoniram the sonne of Abda was ouer the tribute.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and Ahishar was over the household; and Adoniram the son of Abda {was} over the men subject to forced labor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and Ahishar was over the household; and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the men subject to taskwork.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Ahishar was controller of the king's house; Adoniram, the son of Abda, was overseer of the forced work.
- Basic English Bible

and Ahishar was over the household; and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the levy-service.
- Darby Bible

And Ahishar was over the household: and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the tribute.
- Webster's Bible

and Ahishar was over the household; and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the men subject to forced labor.
- World English Bible

And Ahishar [is] over the household, and Adoniram son of Abda [is] over the tribute.
- Youngs Literal Bible

and Ahishar was over the household; and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the levy.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 4:6

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 4:6


4:6 Abiathar was - Steward of the king's household. Tribute - Thepersonal tribute, or the levy of men, as appears by comparing this withchap.#5:13|,14, it being very fit that there should be some one personto whom the chief conduct of that great business was committed.


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