Conscription of Laborers

13 Now (A)King Solomon [a]conscripted forced laborers from all Israel; and the forced laborers numbered thirty thousand men. 14 Then he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month in shifts; they were in Lebanon for a month, and two months at home. And (B)Adoniram was in charge of the forced laborers. 15 Now (C)Solomon had seventy thousand porters, and eighty thousand stonemasons in the mountains,

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  1. 1 Kings 5:13 Lit raised up

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