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1 Kings 5:14 NIV

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 was in charge of the forced labor.

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Study tools for 1 Kings 5:14

  • a 5:11 - That is, probably about 3,600 tons or about 3,250 metric tons
  • b 5:11 - Septuagint (see also 2 Chron. 2:10); Hebrew "twenty cors"
  • c 5:11 - That is, about 120,000 gallons or about 440,000 liters
  • d 5:16 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 2 Chron. 2:2,18) "thirty-six hundred"