Ahishar—palace administrator;(A)

Adoniram(B) son of Abda—in charge of forced labor.(C)

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14 He sent them off to Lebanon in shifts of ten thousand a month, so that they spent one month in Lebanon and two months at home. Adoniram(A) was in charge of the forced labor.

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18 King Rehoboam sent out Adoniram,[a](A) who was in charge of forced labor, but all Israel stoned him to death.(B) King Rehoboam, however, managed to get into his chariot and escape to Jerusalem.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 12:18 Some Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 4:6 and 5:14); Hebrew Adoram

18 King Rehoboam sent out Adoniram,[a](A) who was in charge of forced labor, but the Israelites stoned him to death. King Rehoboam, however, managed to get into his chariot and escape to Jerusalem.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 10:18 Hebrew Hadoram, a variant of Adoniram

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