18 The craftsmen of Solomon and Hiram and workers from Byblos cut and prepared the timber and stone for the building of the temple.

Read 1 Kings 5:18 Using Other Translations

And Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders did hew them, and the stonesquarers: so they prepared timber and stones to build the house.
So Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the men of Gebal did the cutting and prepared the timber and the stone to build the house.
Men from the city of Gebal helped Solomon’s and Hiram’s builders prepare the timber and stone for the Temple.