1 Kings 5:17



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then the king commanded, and they quarried great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with cut stones.

King James Version

And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones, to lay the foundation of the house.

International Standard Version

The king specified that large, expensive stones be quarried so the foundation of the Temple could be laid with cut stones.

A Conservative Version

And the king commanded, and they hewed out great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with shaped stone.

American Standard Version

And the king commanded, and they hewed out great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with wrought stone.

Amplified

The king commanded, and they hewed and brought out great, costly stones in order to lay the foundation of the house with dressed stone.

Bible in Basic English

By the king's orders great stones, stones of high price, were cut out, so that the base of the house might be made of squared stone.

Darby Translation

And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the house.

Holman Bible

The king commanded them to quarry large, costly stones to lay the foundation of the temple with dressed stones.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the king commanded that they bring great stones, costly stones, for the foundation of the house, and hewed stones.

Julia Smith Translation

The king will command and they will remove great stones, precious stones; to set the house, cut stones.

King James 2000

And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, and hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When the king commanded, they quarried great stones [and] precious stones to lay [the] foundation of the house [with] hewn stones.

Modern King James verseion

And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, cut stones, to lay the foundation of the house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And at the commandment of the king, they brought great stones, and that free stones, and hewed thereto, to lay in the foundation of the house.

NET Bible

By royal order they supplied large valuable stones in order to build the temple's foundation with chiseled stone.

New Heart English Bible

The king commanded, and they cut out great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with worked stone.

New simplified Bible

King Solomon command that they cut fine large stones for the foundation of the Temple.

The Emphasized Bible

And the king commanded, and they quarried great stones, costly stones, to found the house with hewn stones.

Webster

And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones, to lay the foundation of the house.

World English Bible

The king commanded, and they cut out great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with worked stone.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the king commandeth, and they bring great stones, precious stone, to lay the foundation of the house, hewn stones;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

נסע 
Naca` 
Usage: 146

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

יקר 
Yaqar 
Usage: 36

and hewed
גּזית 
Gaziyth 
Usage: 11

to lay the foundation
יסד 
Yacad 
Usage: 43

Context Readings

Solomon's Wisdom: Architecture

16 besides Solomon's 3,300 chief deputies who were over the project and who ruled over the people who were doing the work. 17 Then the king commanded, and they quarried great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with cut stones. 18 So Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Gebalites cut them, and prepared the timbers and the stones to build the house.



Cross References

1 Kings 6:7

The house, while it was being built, was built of stone prepared at the quarry, and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any iron tool heard in the house while it was being built.

1 Chronicles 22:2

So David gave orders to gather the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, and he set stonecutters to hew out stones to build the house of God.

1 Kings 7:9

All these were of costly stones, of stone cut according to measure, sawed with saws, inside and outside; even from the foundation to the coping, and so on the outside to the great court.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested stone, A costly cornerstone for the foundation, firmly placed. He who believes in it will not be disturbed.

1 Corinthians 3:11-12

For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:6-7

For this is contained in Scripture: "BEHOLD, I LAY IN ZION A CHOICE STONE, A PRECIOUS CORNER stone, AND HE WHO BELIEVES IN HIM WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED."

Revelation 21:14-21

And the wall of the city had twelve foundation stones, and on them were the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.



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