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1 Kings 4

CSB 1 King Solomon ruled over Israel, NIV 1 So King Solomon ruled over all Israel. CSB 2 and these were his officials: Azariah son of Zadok, priest; NIV 2 And these were his chief officials: Azariah son of Zadok—the priest; CSB 3 Elihoreph and Ahijah the sons of Shisha, secretaries; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud, historian; NIV 3 Elihoreph and Ahijah, sons of Shisha—secretaries; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud—recorder; CSB 4 Benaiah son of Jehoiada, in charge of the army; Zadok and Abiathar, priests; NIV 4 Benaiah son of Jehoiada—commander in chief; Zadok and Abiathar—priests; CSB 5 Azariah son of Nathan, in charge of the deputies; Zabud son of Nathan, a priest and adviser to the king; NIV 5 Azariah son of Nathan—in charge of the district governors; Zabud son of Nathan—a priest and adviser to the king; CSB 6 Ahishar, in charge of the palace; and Adoniram son of Abda, in charge of forced labor. NIV 6 Ahishar—palace administrator; Adoniram son of Abda—in charge of forced labor. CSB 7 Solomon had 12 deputies for all Israel. They provided food for the king and his household; each one made provision for one month out of the 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. CSB 8 These were their names: Ben-hur, in the hill country of Ephraim; NIV 8 These are their names: Ben-Hur—in the hill country of Ephraim; CSB 9 Ben-deker, in Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth-shemesh, and Elon-beth-hanan; NIV 9 Ben-Deker—in Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth Shemesh and Elon Bethhanan; CSB 10 Ben-hesed, in Arubboth (he had Socoh and the whole land of Hepher); NIV 10 Ben-Hesed—in Arubboth (Sokoh and all the land of Hepher were his); CSB 11 Ben-abinadab, in all Naphath-dor (Taphath daughter of Solomon was his wife); NIV 11 Ben-Abinadab—in Naphoth Dor (he was married to Taphath daughter of Solomon); CSB 12 Baana son of Ahilud, in Taanach, Megiddo, and all Beth-shean which is beside Zarethan below Jezreel, from Beth-shean to Abel-meholah, as far as the other side of 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; CSB 13 Ben-geber, in Ramoth-gilead (he had the villages of Jair son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead, and he had the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, 60 great cities with walls and 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); CSB 14 Ahinadab son of Iddo, [in] Mahanaim; NIV 14 Ahinadab son of Iddo—in Mahanaim; CSB 15 Ahimaaz, in Naphtali (he also had married a daughter of Solomon-Basemath); NIV 15 Ahimaaz—in Naphtali (he had married Basemath daughter of Solomon); CSB 16 Baana son of Hushai, in Asher and Bealoth; NIV 16 Baana son of Hushai—in Asher and in Aloth; CSB 17 Jehoshaphat son of Paruah, in Issachar; NIV 17 Jehoshaphat son of Paruah—in Issachar; CSB 18 Shimei son of Ela, in Benjamin; NIV 18 Shimei son of Ela—in Benjamin; CSB 19 Geber son of Uri, in the land of Gilead, the country of Sihon king of the Amorites and of Og king of Bashan. There was one deputy 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. CSB 20 Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand by the sea; [they were] eating, drinking, and rejoicing. 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. CSB 21 Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River to the land of the Philistines and as far as the border of Egypt. They offered tribute and served Solomon 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. CSB 22 Solomon's provisions for one day were 150 bushels of fine flour and 300 bushels of meal, NIV 22 Solomon’s daily provisions were thirty cors of the finest flour and sixty cors of meal, CSB 23 10 fattened oxen, 20 range oxen, and 100 sheep, besides deer, gazelles, roebucks, and pen-fed poultry, 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. CSB 24 for he had dominion over everything west of the Euphrates from Tiphsah to Gaza and over all the kings west of the Euphrates. He had peace on all his surrounding borders. NIV 24 For he ruled over all the kingdoms west of the Euphrates River, from Tiphsah to Gaza, and had peace on all sides. CSB 25 Throughout Solomon's [reign], Judah and Israel lived in safety from Dan to Beer-sheba, each man under his own vine and his own fig tree. 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. CSB 26 Solomon had 40,000 stalls of horses for his chariots, and 12,000 horsemen. NIV 26 Solomon had four thousand stalls for chariot horses, and twelve thousand horses. CSB 27 Each of those deputies for a month in turn provided food for King Solomon and for everyone who came to King Solomon's table. They neglected 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. CSB 28 Each man brought the barley and the straw for the chariot teams and the other horses to the required place according to his assignment. NIV 28 They also brought to the proper place their quotas of barley and straw for the chariot horses and the other horses. CSB 29 God gave Solomon wisdom, very great insight, and understanding as [vast] as the sand on the seashore. NIV 29 God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore. CSB 30 Solomon's wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East, greater 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. CSB 31 He was wiser than anyone-wiser than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, Calcol, and Darda, sons of Mahol. His reputation extended to all the surrounding nations. 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. CSB 32 Solomon composed 3,000 proverbs, and his songs numbered 1,005. NIV 32 He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a thousand and five. CSB 33 He described trees, from the cedar in Lebanon to the hyssop growing out of the wall. He also taught about animals, birds, reptiles, 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. CSB 34 People came from everywhere, [sent] by every king on earth who had heard of his wisdom, to listen to Solomon's wisdom. 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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