Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

He sent 10,000 to Lebanon each month in shifts; one month they were in Lebanon, two months they were at home. Adoniram was in charge of the forced labor.

International Standard Version

He sent 10,000 men to Lebanon in shifts lasting one month. They worked one month in Lebanon for every two months they worked at home. Adoniram was placed in charge of the conscripted labor.

A Conservative Version

And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses. They were in Lebanon a month, and at home two months. And Adoniram was over the men subject to task work.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

He sent them to Lebanon, 10,000 a month by divisions; one month they were in Lebanon and two months at home. Adoniram was over the levy.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will send them to Lebanon, ten thousand by the month; being changed, a month they shall be in Lebanon and two months in his house. And Adoniram over the tribute.

King James 2000

And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by shifts: a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home: and Adoniram was over the forced labor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month, by courses. They were a month in Lebanon, and two months at home. And Adoniram was over the labor force.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which he sent to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by course, so that they were one month in Lebanon and two months at home. And Adoniram was over the tribute.

NET Bible

He sent them to Lebanon in shifts of 10,000 men per month. They worked in Lebanon for one month, and then spent two months at home. Adoniram was supervisor of the work crews.

New Heart English 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.

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

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.

World English 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.

Youngs Literal Translation

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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he sent
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

לבנון 
L@banown 
Usage: 71

ten
עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

a month
חדשׁ 
Chodesh 
חדשׁ 
Chodesh 
Usage: 279
Usage: 279

by courses
חליפה 
Chaliyphah 
Usage: 12

לבנון 
L@banown 
Usage: 71

and two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

חדשׁ 
Chodesh 
Usage: 279

at home
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and Adoniram
אדנירם 
'Adoniyram 
Usage: 2

References

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Easton

Fausets

Smith

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Context Readings

Solomon's Wisdom: Architecture

13 And king Solomon raised a levy out of all Israel, and the levy was thirty thousand men, 14 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. 15 And Solomon had seventy thousand that bore burdens and eighty thousand hewers in the mountains;



Cross References

1 Kings 4:6-19

and Ahishar was over the household; and Adoniram, the son of Abda, was over the tribute.

1 Chronicles 27:1-15

Now the sons of Israel after their number, who were chief fathers and captains of thousands and hundreds, and their officers that served the king in any matter of the courses, who came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year, each course was of twenty-four thousand.

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