10 occurrences in 12 translations

'Forced Labor' in the Bible

Ahishar was in charge of the palace; and Adoniram son of Abda was in charge of the forced labor.

King Solomon raised a levy [of forced labor] out of all Israel; and the levy was 30,000 men.

He sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand {every month}; the work groups were a month in Lebanon and two months at home; now Adoniram was over the forced labor.

This is the account of the levy [of forced labor] which King Solomon raised to build the house of the Lord, his own house, the Millo, the wall of Jerusalem, Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer.

Solomon rebuilt it. Using his forced labor, Solomon also rebuilt Lower Beth Horon,

Solomon used the descendants of the people of Canaan whom the Israelites had not killed when they took possession of their land as his forced labor. These included Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.

their children who remained after them in the land, whom the {Israelites} were not able to completely destroy, Solomon conscripted them for forced labor, until this very day.

There were five hundred and fifty officials in charge of the forced labor working on Solomon's various building projects.

Now the man Jeroboam [was] a man of ability, and Solomon saw that the young man {was a diligent worker}, so he appointed him over all of the forced labor for the house of Joseph.

Then King Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was over the tribute [taskmaster over the forced labor], and all Israel stoned him to death with stones. So King Rehoboam hastened to get into his chariot to flee to Jerusalem.