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1 Kings 4

CEB 1 King Solomon became king of all Israel. NIV 1 So King Solomon ruled over all Israel. CEB 2 These were his officials: the priest Azariah, Zadok's son; NIV 2 And these were his chief officials: Azariah son of Zadok—the priest; CEB 3 the scribes Elihoreph and Ahijah, the sons of Shisha; Jehoshaphat, the recorder, Ahilud's son; NIV 3 Elihoreph and Ahijah, sons of Shisha—secretaries; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud—recorder; CEB 4 the general Benaiah, Jehoiada's son; the priests Zadok and Abiathar; NIV 4 Benaiah son of Jehoiada—commander in chief; Zadok and Abiathar—priests; CEB 5 Azariah, Nathan's son, who was in charge of the officials; Zabud, Nathan's son, a priest and royal friend; NIV 5 Azariah son of Nathan—in charge of the district governors; Zabud son of Nathan—a priest and adviser to the king; CEB 6 Ahishar, who was in charge of the palace; and Adoniram, Abda's son, who was supervisor of the work gangs. NIV 6 Ahishar—palace administrator; Adoniram son of Abda—in charge of forced labor. CEB 7 Solomon had twelve officers over all Israel. They supplied the king and his palace with food. Each would provide the supplies for one month per year. NIV 7 Solomon had twelve district governors 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. CEB 8 Here are their names: Ben-hur in the highlands of Ephraim; NIV 8 These are their names: Ben-Hur—in the hill country of Ephraim; CEB 9 Ben-deker in Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth-shemesh, and Elon-bethhanan; NIV 9 Ben-Deker—in Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth Shemesh and Elon Bethhanan; CEB 10 Ben-hesed in Arubboth, who had Socoh and all the land of Hepher; NIV 10 Ben-Hesed—in Arubboth (Sokoh and all the land of Hepher were his); CEB 11 Ben-abinadab in all of Naphath-dor (Taphath, Solomon's daughter, was his wife); NIV 11 Ben-Abinadab—in Naphoth Dor (he was married to Taphath daughter of Solomon); CEB 12 Baana, Ahilud's son, in Taanach, Megiddo, and all Beth-shean beside Zarethan and below Jezreel, from Beth-shean to Abel-meholah and over to the region opposite Jokmeam; NIV 12 Baana son of Ahilud—in Taanach and Megiddo, and in all of Beth Shan next to Zarethan below Jezreel, from Beth Shan to Abel Meholah across to Jokmeam; CEB 13 Ben-geber in Ramoth-gilead, who controlled the villages of Jair, Manasseh's son, which were in Gilead, and who had the Argob region that was in Bashan—sixty large walled cities with bronze bars; NIV 13 Ben-Geber—in Ramoth Gilead (the settlements of Jair son of Manasseh in Gilead were his, as well as the region of Argob in Bashan and its sixty large walled cities with bronze gate bars); CEB 14 Ahinadab, Iddo's son, in Mahanaim; NIV 14 Ahinadab son of Iddo—in Mahanaim; CEB 15 Ahimaaz in Naphtali, who also took Solomon's daughter Basemath as his wife; NIV 15 Ahimaaz—in Naphtali (he had married Basemath daughter of Solomon); CEB 16 Baana, Hushai's son, in Asher and Bealoth; NIV 16 Baana son of Hushai—in Asher and in Aloth; CEB 17 Jehoshaphat, Paruah's son, in Issachar; NIV 17 Jehoshaphat son of Paruah—in Issachar; CEB 18 Shimei, Ela's son, in Benjamin; NIV 18 Shimei son of Ela—in Benjamin; CEB 19 Geber, Uri's son, in the land of Gilead, the land of the Amorite king Sihon and of King Og of Bashan; and there was a single officer who was in the land of Judah. NIV 19 Geber son of Uri—in Gilead (the country of Sihon king of the Amorites and the country of Og king of Bashan). He was the only governor over the district. CEB 20 Judah and Israel grew numerous like the sand alongside the sea. They ate, drank, and celebrated. NIV 20 The people of Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand on the seashore; they ate, they drank and they were happy. CEB 21 Solomon ruled over all the states from the Euphrates River through the Philistines' land and as far as the border of Egypt. These areas brought tribute to Solomon and served him all the days of his life. NIV 21 And Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt. These countries brought tribute and were Solomon’s subjects all his life. CEB 22 Solomon's food requirements for a single day included thirty kors of refined flour; sixty kors of flour; NIV 22 Solomon’s daily provisions were thirty cors of the finest flour and sixty cors of meal, CEB 23 ten head of grain-fattened cattle; twenty head of pastured cattle; one hundred sheep; as well as deer, gazelles, roebucks, and the best of fowl. NIV 23 ten head of stall-fed cattle, twenty of pasture-fed cattle and a hundred sheep and goats, as well as deer, gazelles, roebucks and choice fowl. CEB 24 He ruled over all the lands west of the Euphrates River, from Tiphsah to Gaza, and over all the kings west of the Euphrates. He had peace on all sides. NIV 24 For he ruled over all the kingdoms west of the Euphrates River, from Tiphsah to Gaza, and had peace on all sides. CEB 25 The people of Judah and Israel from Dan all the way to Beer-sheba lived securely under their vines and fig trees throughout the days of Solomon. NIV 25 During Solomon’s lifetime Judah and Israel, from Dan to Beersheba, lived in safety, everyone under their own vine and under their own fig tree. CEB 26 Solomon had forty thousand horse stalls for his chariots and twelve thousand additional horses. NIV 26 Solomon had four thousand stalls for chariot horses, and twelve thousand horses. CEB 27 The officials provided King Solomon and all who joined him at the royal table with monthly food rations. They left out nothing. NIV 27 The district governors, each in his month, supplied provisions for King Solomon and all who came to the king’s table. They saw to it that nothing was lacking. CEB 28 Each brought their share of barley and straw for the horses and for the chariot horses, bringing it to its proper place. NIV 28 They also brought to the proper place their quotas of barley and straw for the chariot horses and the other horses. CEB 29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and very great understanding—insight as long as the seashore itself. NIV 29 God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore. CEB 30 Solomon's wisdom was greater than all the famous Easterners, greater even than all the wisdom of Egypt. NIV 30 Solomon’s wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East, and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt. CEB 31 He was wiser than anyone, more wise than Ethan the Ezrahite or Mahol's sons: Heman, Calcol, and Darda. His reputation was known throughout the region. NIV 31 He was wiser than anyone else, including Ethan the Ezrahite—wiser than Heman, Kalkol and Darda, the sons of Mahol. And his fame spread to all the surrounding nations. CEB 32 Solomon spoke three thousand proverbs and one thousand five songs. NIV 32 He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a thousand and five. CEB 33 He described the botany of trees, whether the cedar in Lebanon or the hyssop that grows out of the wall. He also described cattle, birds, anything that crawls on the ground, and fish. NIV 33 He spoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also spoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish. CEB 34 People came from everywhere to listen to Solomon's wisdom; even the earth's kings who had heard about his wisdom came! NIV 34 From all nations people came to listen to Solomon’s wisdom, sent by all the kings of the world, who had heard of his wisdom.

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