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1 Kings 5:13-14 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Conscription of Laborers

13 Now King Solomon [a]levied forced laborers from all Israel; and the forced laborers [b]numbered 30,000 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.


  1. 1 Kings 5:13 Lit raised up
  2. 1 Kings 5:13 Lit was
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1 Kings 5:13-14 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

13 And king Solomon lifteth up a tribute out of all Israel, and the tribute is thirty thousand men,

14 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.

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