2 Chronicles 2:18



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He appointed 70,000 of them to carry loads and 80,000 to quarry stones in the mountains and 3,600 supervisors to make the people work.

King James Version

And he set threescore and ten thousand of them to be bearers of burdens, and fourscore thousand to be hewers in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to set the people a work.

International Standard Version

He conscripted 70,000 of them to do heavy work, 80,000 to quarry in the hill country, and 3,600 men to supervise the people.

A Conservative Version

And he set seventy thousand of them to bear burdens, and eighty thousand who were hewers in the mountains, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to set the people to work.

American Standard Version

And he set threescore and ten thousand of them to bear burdens, and fourscore thousand that were hewers in the mountains, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to set the people at work.

Amplified

And he assigned 70,000 of them to be burden bearers, 80,000 to work in the mountain quarries, and 3,600 as overseers to direct the people's work.

Bible in Basic English

Seventy thousand he put to the work of transport, eighty thousand to cutting stone in the mountains, and three thousand, six hundred as overseers to put the people to work.

Darby Translation

And he set seventy thousand of them to be bearers of burdens, and eighty thousand to be stone-masons in the mountains, and three thousand six hundred overseers to set the people to work.

Holman Bible

Solomon made 70,000 of them porters, 80,000 stonecutters in the mountains, and 3,600 supervisors to make the people work.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he set seventy thousand of them to be bearers of burdens and eighty thousand to be hewers in the mountain, and three thousand six hundred overseers to make the people work.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will make from them seventy thousand to carry, and eighty thousand hewing in the mountain, and three thousand six hundred superintending to cause the people to work.

King James 2000

And he set threescore and ten thousand of them to be bearers of burdens, and fourscore thousand to quarry in the mountains, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to make the people work.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he appointed from them seventy thousand {to bear burdens}, eighty thousand {to quarry} in the hill country, and three thousand six hundred overseers to make the people work.

Modern King James verseion

And he set seventy thousand of them to be bearers of burdens, and eighty thousand to be cutters in the mountains, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to set the people to work.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he set eighty thousand of them to bear burdens, and eighty thousand to hew in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred to courage and to set the people a work.

NET Bible

He designated 70,000 as common laborers, 80,000 as stonecutters in the hills, and 3,600 as supervisors to make sure the people completed the work.

New Heart English Bible

He set seventy thousand of them to bear burdens, and eighty thousand who were stone cutters in the mountains, and three thousand six hundred overseers to set the people at work.

New simplified Bible

He directed seventy thousand of them carry heavy loads, eighty thousand of them quarry stone in the mountains, and three thousand six hundred of them supervise the work as foremen.

The Emphasized Bible

And he made up from among them - seventy thousand, to bear burdens, and eighty thousand to hew in the mountain, - and three thousand and six hundred, as overseers, to keep the people at work.

Webster

And he set seventy thousand of them to be bearers of burdens, and eighty thousand to be hewers in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to set the people to work.

World English Bible

He set seventy thousand of them to bear burdens, and eighty thousand who were stone cutters in the mountains, and three thousand six hundred overseers to set the people at work.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he maketh of them seventy thousand burden-bearers, and eighty thousand hewers in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred overseers, to cause the people to work.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he set

do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

שׁבעים 
Shib`iym 
Usage: 91

אלף 
'eleph 
אלף 
'eleph 
אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504
Usage: 504
Usage: 504

of them to be bearers of burdens
סבּל 
Cabbal 
Usage: 5

שׁמונים שׁמנים 
Sh@moniym 
Usage: 38

to be hewers
חצב חצב 
Chatsab 
Usage: 25

in the mountain
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

and three
שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

and six
שׁשּׁה שׁשׁ 
Shesh 
Usage: 215

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

נצח 
Natsach 
Usage: 65

to set
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

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Context Readings

Solomon Petitions The King Of Tyre

17 Solomon numbered all the aliens who were in the land of Israel, following the census which his father David had taken; and 153,600 were found. 18 He appointed 70,000 of them to carry loads and 80,000 to quarry stones in the mountains and 3,600 supervisors to make the people work.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 2:2

So Solomon assigned 70,000 men to carry loads and 80,000 men to quarry stone in the mountains and 3,600 to supervise them.



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