1 Kings 5:14

“And hee sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a moneth by courses: a moneth they were in Lebanon, and two moneths at home: and Adoniram was ouer the leuie.”

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Other Translations

And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses: a month they were in Lebanon, [and] two months at home: and Adoniram [was] over the levy.
- King James Version

He sent them to Lebanon, 10,000 a month in relays; they were in Lebanon a month {and} two months at home. And Adoniram {was} over the forced laborers.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses; a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home; and Adoniram was over the men subject to taskwork.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And sent them to Lebanon in bands of ten thousand every month: for a month they were working in Lebanon and for two months in their country, and Adoniram was in control of them.
- Basic English Bible

And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses; a month they were in Lebanon, two months at home; and Adoniram was over the levy.
- Darby Bible

And he sent them to Lebanon ten thousand a month by courses; a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home. And Adoniram was over the levy.
- Webster's Bible

He sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses; a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home; and Adoniram was over the men subject to forced labor.
- World English Bible

and he sendeth them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month, by changes, a month they are in Lebanon, two months in their own house; and Adoniram [is] over the tribute.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(5:28) And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses: a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home; and Adoniram was over the levy.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for 1 Kings 5

  • Anne


    Coming together and working together to build the House of the Lord is a good thing. "Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity". Ps. 133



  • Josiah Dibiah
    . * . God carefully choose Solomon and endowed him with wisdom majorly for purpose of building the Temple which is symbole of the Church (body of Christ) Today. Christ the cheif corner Stone - our Rock of Ages, He is foundation of the Church.
  • Ogo Anyaeche
    God is a covenant keeping God. He fulfilled it the house of David
    By making solomon king and verse 12 iving him the wisdom as He romiised
  • Olivia
    God is a awsome God we serve. Just keep the faith
  • RALPH WATERS
    IN STUDY OF THIS CHAPTER. IS SEE HOW THE LORD WILL PROVIDE OUR EVERY NEED WITH ABUNDANCE.
  • Muyiwa Mepaiyeda
    Chapter 5 shows us how awesome God is. His greatness was demonstrated in His benevolence to Solomon. He blessed him so much that he became a blessing like Abraham and through this many came to hear of his God.

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