1 Kings 9:9 NLT

9 “And the answer will be, ‘Because his people abandoned the LORD their God, who brought their ancestors out of Egypt, and they worshiped other gods instead and bowed down to them. That is why the LORD has brought all these disasters on them.’”

Study tools for 1 Kings 9:9

  • a 9:14 - Or For Hiram had paid.
  • b 9:14 - Hebrew 120 talents [4,000 kilograms].
  • c 9:15 - Hebrew the millo; also in 9:24 . The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • d 9:18 - An alternate reading in the Masoretic Text reads Tadmor.
  • e 9:19 - Or and charioteers.
  • f 9:21 - The Hebrew term used here refers to the complete consecration of things or people to the, either by destroying them or by giving them as an offering.
  • g 9:26 - As in Greek version (see also 2 Kgs 14:22 ; 16:6 ); Hebrew reads Eloth, a variant spelling of Elath.
  • h 9:26 - Hebrew sea of reeds.
  • i 9:28 - Hebrew 420 talents [14 metric tons].