1 Kings 4:7-19 NIV

7 Solomon also had twelve district governors1 over all Israel, who supplied provisions for the king and the royal household. Each one had to provide supplies for one month in the year.

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    • 10 4:7 - ver 27
      8 These are their names: Ben-Hur--in the hill country2 of Ephraim;

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      9 Ben-Deker--in Makaz, Shaalbim,3 Beth Shemesh4 and Elon Bethhanan;

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      10 Ben-Hesed--in Arubboth (Socoh5 and all the land of Hepher6 were his);

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      11 Ben-Abinadab--in Naphoth Dora7 (he was married to Taphath daughter of Solomon);

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        • a 4:11 - Or "in the heights of Dor"
          12 Baana son of Ahilud--in Taanach and Megiddo, and in all of Beth Shan8 next to Zarethan9 below Jezreel, from Beth Shan to Abel Meholah10 across to Jokmeam;11

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          13 Ben-Geber--in Ramoth Gilead (the settlements of Jair12 son of Manasseh in Gilead13 were his, as well as the district of Argob in Bashan and its sixty large walled cities14 with bronze gate bars);

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          14 Ahinadab son of Iddo--in Mahanaim;15

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          15 Ahimaaz16--in Naphtali (he had married Basemath daughter of Solomon);

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          16 Baana son of Hushai17--in Asher and in Aloth;

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          17 Jehoshaphat son of Paruah--in Issachar;
          18 Shimei18 son of Ela--in Benjamin;

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          19 Geber son of Uri--in Gilead (the country of Sihon19 king of the Amorites and the country of Og20 king of Bashan). He was the only governor over the district.

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