1 Kings 5:18

“And Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders did hew them, and the stonesquarers: so they prepared timber and stones to build the house.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Solomons builders, and Hirams builders, did hewe them, and the stone-squarers: so they prepared timber and stones to build the house.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Gebalites cut them, and prepared the timbers and the stones to build the house.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Gebalites did fashion them, and prepared the timber and the stones to build the house.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders did the work of cutting them, and put edges on them, and got the wood and the stone ready for the building of the house.
- Basic English Bible

And Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Giblites hewed them, and prepared timber and stones to build the house.
- Darby Bible

And Solomon's builders, and Hiram's builders did hew them, and the stone-squarers: so they prepared timber and stones to build the house.
- Webster's Bible

Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Gebalites did fashion them, and prepared the timber and the stones to build the house.
- World English Bible

and the builders of Solomon, and the builders of Hiram, and the Giblites hew, and prepare the wood and the stones to build the house.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(5:32) And Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Gebalites did fashion them, and prepared the timber and the stones to build the house.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 5:18


5:18 Stone - squarers - Heb. the Giblites, the inhabitants ofGebel, a place near Zidon, famous for artificers and architects,#Josh 13:5|. These are here mentioned apart, distinct from the rest ofHiram's builders, as the most eminent of them.


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