17 And the king commanded them to quarry large stones, costly stones, and (A)hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the [a]temple.

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  1. 1 Kings 5:17 Lit. house

23 Be diligent to know the state of your (A)flocks,
And attend to your herds;
24 For riches are not forever,
Nor does a crown endure to all generations.
25 (B)When the hay is removed, and the tender grass shows itself,
And the herbs of the mountains are gathered in,
26 The lambs will provide your clothing,
And the goats the price of a field;
27 You shall have enough goats’ milk for your food,
For the food of your household,
And the nourishment of your maidservants.

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