1 Kings 4:26

“ And Solomon had fourtie thousand stalles of horses for his charets, and twelue thousand horsemen.”

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Other Translations for 1 Kings 4:26

And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.
- King James Version

Solomon had 40,000 stalls of horses for his chariots, and 12,000 horsemen.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Solomon had four thousand boxed-off spaces for horses for his carriages, and twelve thousand horsemen.
- Basic English Bible

And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.
- Darby Bible

And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.
- Webster's Bible

Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.
- World English Bible

And Solomon hath forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(5:6) And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Commentary for 1 Kings 4:26

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 4:26

4:26 Forty thousand - In #2Chron 9:25|, it is butfour thousand. But it is not exactly the same Hebrew word which ishere and there, though we translate both stalls; and therefore there maywell be allowed some difference in the signification, the one signifyingproperly stables, of which there were four thousand, the other stallsor partitions for each horse, which were forty thousand.Chariots - Both for his military chariots, which seem to be those fourteenhundred, chap.#10:26|, and for divers other uses, as about his great andvarious buildings, and merchandises, and other occasions, which mightrequire some thousands of other chariots. Horsemen - Appointed partly forthe defence of his people in peace; and partly for attendance upon hisperson, and for the splendor of his government.


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