20 There were still people left from the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites (these peoples were not Israelites).

References for 1 Kings 9:20

21 Solomon conscripted the descendants of all these peoples remaining in the land—whom the Israelites could not exterminatea —to serve as slave labor, as it is to this day.

References for 1 Kings 9:21

    • “ 9:21 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.