13 Then King Solomon raised up a labor force out of all Israel; and the labor force was thirty thousand men. 14 And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month in shifts: they were one month in Lebanon and two months at home; (A)Adoniram was in charge of the labor force. 15 (B)Solomon had seventy thousand who carried burdens, and eighty thousand who quarried stone in the mountains, 16 besides three thousand [a]three hundred from the (C)chiefs of Solomon’s deputies, who supervised the people who labored in the work. 17 And the king commanded them to quarry large stones, costly stones, and (D)hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the [b]temple.

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  1. 1 Kings 5:16 So with MT, Tg., Vg.; LXX six hundred
  2. 1 Kings 5:17 Lit. house

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