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Bible in Basic English

Solomon was thirteen years building a house for himself till it was complete.

New American Standard Bible

Now Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished all his house.

King James Version

But Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished all his house.

Holman Bible

Solomon completed his entire palace complex after 13 years of construction.

International Standard Version

But Solomon took thirteen years to build his own palace, and finally finished it.

A Conservative Version

And Solomon was thirteen years building his own house, and he finished all his house.

American Standard Version

And Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished all his house.

Amplified

Now Solomon built his own house (palace) in thirteen years, and he finished all of his house [in that time].

Darby Translation

And Solomon was thirteen years building his own house; and he finished all his house.

Julia Smith Translation

And Solomon built his house thirteen years, and he will finish his house.

King James 2000

But Solomon was building his own house for thirteen years, and he finished all his house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Solomon built his house [over] thirteen years, and he finished all of his house.

Modern King James verseion

And Solomon was thirteen years building his own house. And he finished all his house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Solomon built his own house in thirteen years space and full finished it.

NET Bible

Solomon took thirteen years to build his palace.

New Heart English Bible

Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished all his house.

The Emphasized Bible

But, his own house, was Solomon thirteen years in building, - so he finished all his house.

Webster

But Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished all his house.

World English Bible

Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished all his house.

Youngs Literal Translation

And his own house hath Solomon built thirteen years, and he finisheth all his house.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

and he finished
כּלה 
Kalah 
Usage: 207

References

Context Readings

Solomon Continues To Build

1 Solomon was thirteen years building a house for himself till it was complete. 2 And he made the house of the Woods of Lebanon, which was a hundred cubits long and fifty cubits wide and thirty cubits high, resting on four lines of cedar-wood pillars with cedar-wood supports on the pillars.


Cross References

1 Kings 9:10

Now at the end of twenty years, in which time Solomon had put up the two houses, the house of the Lord and the king's house,

2 Chronicles 8:1

Now at the end of twenty years, in which time Solomon had put up the house of the Lord and a house for himself,

1 Kings 3:1

Solomon became the son-in-law of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and took Pharaoh's daughter as his wife, keeping her in the town of David, till the house he was building for himself, and the house of the Lord and the wall round Jerusalem, were complete.

Ecclesiastes 2:4-5

I undertook great works, building myself houses and planting vine-gardens.

Matthew 6:33

But let your first care be for his kingdom and his righteousness; and all these other things will be given to you in addition.

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