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1 Kings 5:17 NLT

17 At the king’s command, they quarried large blocks of high-quality stone and shaped them to make the foundation of the Temple.

Study tools for 1 Kings 5:17

  • a 5:1 - Verses 5:1-18 are numbered 5:15-32 in Hebrew text.
  • b 5:9 - Hebrew the sea.
  • c 5:11 - Hebrew 20,000 cors [4,400 kiloliters].
  • d 5:11 - As in Greek version, which reads 20,000 baths [420 kiloliters] (see also 2 Chr 2:10 ); Hebrew reads 20 cors, about 1,000 gallons or 4.4 kiloliters in volume.
  • e 5:16 - As in some Greek manuscripts (see also 2 Chr 2:2, 18 ); Hebrew reads 3,300.