1 Kings 5:15

Overview - 1 Kings 5
Hiram, sending to congratulate Solomon, is desired to furnish him with timber to build the temple.
Hiram, blessing God for Solomon, and requesting food for his family, furnishes him with trees.
13 The number of Solomon's workmen and labourers
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1 Kings 5:15  (King James Version)
And Solomon had threescore and ten thousand that bare burdens, and fourscore thousand hewers in the mountains;
 


threescore
These were all strangers, or proselytes, dwelling among the Israelites, as we learn from the paralled place in 2 Chron.
9:20-22 2 Chronicles 2:17 2 Chronicles 2:18 ; 8:7-9 Ezra 2:58 ; Nehemiah 7:57 Nehemiah 7:60
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