Parallel Bible results for 1 Kings 5:12-18

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1 Kings 5:12-18

NIV 12 The LORD gave Solomon wisdom, just as he had promised him. There were peaceful relations between Hiram and Solomon, and the two of them made a treaty. NIV 12 The LORD gave Solomon wisdom, just as he had promised him. There were peaceful relations between Hiram and Solomon, and the two of them made a treaty. NIV 13 King Solomon conscripted laborers from all Israel--thirty thousand men. NIV 13 King Solomon conscripted laborers from all Israel--thirty thousand men. 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. 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. NIV 15 Solomon had seventy thousand carriers and eighty thousand stonecutters in the hills, NIV 15 Solomon had seventy thousand carriers and eighty thousand stonecutters in the hills, NIV 16 as well as thirty-three hundred foremen who supervised the project and directed the workmen. NIV 16 as well as thirty-three hundred foremen who supervised the project and directed the workmen. NIV 17 At the king's command they removed from the quarry large blocks of quality stone to provide a foundation of dressed stone for the temple. NIV 17 At the king's command they removed from the quarry large blocks of quality stone to provide a foundation of dressed stone for the temple. NIV 18 The craftsmen of Solomon and Hiram and the men of Gebal cut and prepared the timber and stone for the building of the temple. NIV 18 The craftsmen of Solomon and Hiram and the men of Gebal cut and prepared the timber and stone for the building of the temple.