And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt
To mount his horsemen with, and draw his chariots; which seems contrary to the command in ( Deuteronomy 17:16 )
and linen yarn; the king's merchants received the linen
yarn at a
or rather linen itself; or linen garments, as Ben Gersom; linen being the staple commodity of Egypt, see ( Isaiah 19:9 ) , but no mention is made of yarn in ( 2 Chronicles 9:28 ) , and the word rendered "linen yarn" signifies a confluence or collection of waters and other things; and the words may be rendered, "as for the collection, the king's merchants received the collection at a price"; that is, the collection of horses, a large number of them got together for sale; these they took at a price set upon them F8, which is as follows.
F8 Vid. Braunium de Vest. Sacerdot. Heb. l. 1. c. 8. sect. 9, 10, 11.