Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

These were the chief officers who were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty, who ruled over the people doing the work.

King James Version

These were the chief of the officers that were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty, which bare rule over the people that wrought in the work.

Holman Bible

These were the deputies who were over Solomon's work: 550 who ruled over the people doing the work.

International Standard Version

There were 550 chief officers who supervised Solomon's activities and managed the staff that was doing the work.

A Conservative Version

These were the chief officers who were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty, who bore rule over the people that labored in the work.

American Standard Version

These were the chief officers that were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty, who bare rule over the people that wrought in the work.

Amplified

These were the chief officers over Solomon's work, 550 who had charge of the people who did the work.

Bible in Basic English

These were the chiefs of the overseers of Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty, in authority over the people who did the work.

Darby Translation

These were the chief superintendents that were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty, that ruled over the people that wrought in the work.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And those that Solomon had made princes and officers over Solomon's work were five hundred and fifty, who bore rule over the people that wrought in the work.

Julia Smith Translation

These the chiefs being stationed which were over the work to Solomon, fifty and five hundred going down among the people working in the work

King James 2000

These were the chief of the officers that were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty, who bore rule over the people that did the work.

Lexham Expanded Bible

These [were] the commanders of the overseers who [were] over the work for Solomon, five hundred and fifty, ruling over the people doing the work.

Modern King James verseion

These were the chief of the officers who were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty who ruled over the people who labored in the work.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And these many lords that oversaw the work, had Solomon five hundred and fifty, which ruled the people that wrought in the work.

NET Bible

These men were also in charge of Solomon's work projects; there were a total of 550 men who supervised the workers.

New Heart English Bible

These were the chief officers who were over Solomon's work, five hundred fifty, who bore rule over the people who labored in the work.

The Emphasized Bible

These, were the chiefs of the officers, who were over the work, for Solomon, five hundred and fifty, - who ruled over the people that wrought in the work.

Webster

These were the chief of the officers that were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty, who bore rule over the people that wrought in the work.

World English Bible

These were the chief officers who were over Solomon's work, five hundred fifty, who bore rule over the people who labored in the work.

Youngs Literal Translation

These are the heads of the officers who are over the work of Solomon, fifty and five hundred, those ruling among the people who are labouring in the work.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

of the officers
נצב 
Natsab 
Usage: 75

שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

חמשּׁה חמשׁ 
Chamesh 
Usage: 343

מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

and fifty
חמשּׁים 
Chamishshiym 
Usage: 163

רדה 
Radah 
Usage: 27

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

Context Readings

Solomon's Accomplishments

22 But Solomon did not make slaves of the sons of Israel; for they were men of war, his servants, his princes, his captains, his chariot commanders, and his horsemen. 23 These were the chief officers who were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty, who ruled over the people doing the work. 24 As soon as Pharaoh's daughter came up from the city of David to her house which Solomon had built for her, then he built the Millo.


Cross References

1 Kings 5:16

besides Solomon's 3,300 chief deputies who were over the project and who ruled over the people who were doing the work.

2 Chronicles 8:10

These were the chief officers of King Solomon, two hundred and fifty who ruled over the people.

2 Chronicles 2:18

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.

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