|Overview - 1 Kings 4|
|7||His twelve officers for provision.|
|20||The peace and largeness of his kingdom.|
|22||His daily provision.|
1 Kings 4:7 (King James Version)
And Solomon had twelve officers over all Israel, which provided victuals for the king and his household: each man his month in a year made provision.
- These are doubtless to be considered as general receivers; for, as Sir John Chardin observes, "the revenues of the princes of the East are paid in the fruits and productions of the earth: there are no other taxes on the peasants."
- each man
- 1 Chronicles 27:1-15