1 Chronicles 22:16
New International Version
in gold and silver, bronze and iron—craftsmen beyond number. Now begin the work, and the LORD be with you.”

New Living Translation
You have expert goldsmiths and silversmiths and workers of bronze and iron. Now begin the work, and may the LORD be with you!”

English Standard Version
gold, silver, bronze, and iron. Arise and work! The LORD be with you!”

Berean Study Bible
in gold and silver, bronze and iron—craftsmen beyond number. Now begin the work, and may the LORD be with you.”

King James Bible
Of the gold, the silver, and the brass, and the iron, there is no number. Arise therefore, and be doing, and the LORD be with thee.

New King James Version
Of gold and silver and bronze and iron there is no limit. Arise and begin working, and the LORD be with you.”

New American Standard Bible
Of the gold, silver, bronze, and iron there is no limit. Arise and work, and may the LORD be with you.”

NASB 1995
“Of the gold, the silver and the bronze and the iron there is no limit. Arise and work, and may the LORD be with you.”

NASB 1977
“Of the gold, the silver and the bronze and the iron, there is no limit. Arise and work, and may the LORD be with you.”

Amplified Bible
As for the gold, the silver, the bronze, and the iron, there is no limit. So arise and begin working, and may the LORD be with you.”

Christian Standard Bible
in gold, silver, bronze, and iron—beyond number. Now begin the work, and may the LORD be with you.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
in gold, silver, bronze, and iron—beyond number. Now begin the work, and may the LORD be with you.”

American Standard Version
of the gold, the silver, and the brass, and the iron, there is no number. Arise and be doing, and Jehovah be with thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Gold Smiths and Silver Smiths and Brass Workers and Iron Workers without number; and be strong and work, and LORD JEHOVAH will be for your benefit.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
in gold and silver, brass and iron, of which there is no number. Arise and do, and the Lord be with thee.

Contemporary English Version
gold, silver, bronze, and iron. You have plenty of workers to do the job. Now get started, and I pray that the LORD will be with you in your work.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, whereof there is no number. Arise then, and be doing, and the Lord will be with thee.

English Revised Version
of the gold, the silver, and the brass, and the iron, there is no number; arise and be doing, and the LORD be with thee.

Good News Translation
with gold, silver, bronze, and iron. Now begin the work, and may the LORD be with you."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The gold, silver, bronze, and iron are more than can be counted. So get to work! May the LORD be with you."

International Standard Version
gold, silver, bronze, and iron. So begin the work, and may the LORD be with you."

JPS Tanakh 1917
of the gold, the silver, and the brass, and the iron, there is no number. Arise and be doing, and the LORD be with thee.'

Literal Standard Version
Of the gold, of the silver, and of the bronze, and of the iron, there is no number; arise and do, and YHWH is with you.”

NET Bible
in using gold, silver, bronze, and iron. Get up and begin the work! May the LORD be with you!"

New Heart English Bible
of the gold, the silver, and the bronze, and the iron, there is no number. Arise and be doing, and may the LORD be with you."

World English Bible
of the gold, the silver, and the brass, and the iron, there is no number. Arise and be doing, and may Yahweh be with you."

Young's Literal Translation
To the gold, to the silver, and to the brass, and to the iron, there is no number; arise and do, and Jehovah is with thee.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon Anointed to Build the Temple
15You also have many workers: stonecutters, masons, carpenters, and men skilled in every kind of work— 16in gold and silver, bronze and iron— craftsmen beyond number. Now begin the work, and may the LORD be with you.” 17Then David ordered all the leaders of Israel to help his son Solomon:…

Cross References
1 Samuel 17:37
David added, "The LORD, who delivered me from the claws of the lion and the bear, will deliver me from the hand of this Philistine." "Go," said Saul, "and may the LORD be with you."

1 Samuel 20:13
But if my father intends to bring evil on you, then may the LORD punish me, and ever so severely, if I do not tell you and send you on your way in safety. May the LORD be with you, just as He has been with my father.

1 Chronicles 22:11
Now, my son, may the LORD be with you, and may you succeed in building the house of the LORD your God, as He said you would.

1 Chronicles 22:15
You also have many workers: stonecutters, masons, carpenters, and men skilled in every kind of work--


Treasury of Scripture

Of the gold, the silver, and the brass, and the iron, there is no number. Arise therefore, and be doing, and the LORD be with you.

the gold

1 Chronicles 22:3,14
And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joinings; and brass in abundance without weight; …

Arise

Joshua 1:2,5,9
Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, unto the land which I do give to them, even to the children of Israel…

Joshua 7:10
And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face?

Judges 4:14
And Deborah said unto Barak, Up; for this is the day in which the LORD hath delivered Sisera into thine hand: is not the LORD gone out before thee? So Barak went down from mount Tabor, and ten thousand men after him.

and the Lord

1 Chronicles 22:11
Now, my son, the LORD be with thee; and prosper thou, and build the house of the LORD thy God, as he hath said of thee.

1 Samuel 17:37
David said moreover, The LORD that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said unto David, Go, and the LORD be with thee.

1 Samuel 20:13
The LORD do so and much more to Jonathan: but if it please my father to do thee evil, then I will shew it thee, and send thee away, that thou mayest go in peace: and the LORD be with thee, as he hath been with my father.









(16) Arise therefore, and be doing.--A phrase which recurs at Ezra 10:4.

Verse 16. - Arise... and be doing. The first and last words of Ezra 10:4 are found here, and note may be made of the similarity of the expression.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
in gold
לַזָּהָ֥ב (laz·zā·hāḇ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2091: Gold, something gold-colored, as oil, a clear sky

and silver,
לַכֶּ֛סֶף (lak·ke·sep̄)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3701: Silver, money

bronze
וְלַנְּחֹ֥שֶׁת (wə·lan·nə·ḥō·šeṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5178: Copper, something made of that metal, coin, a fetter, base

and iron—
וְלַבַּרְזֶ֖ל (wə·lab·bar·zel)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1270: Iron, an iron implement

[craftsmen] beyond
אֵ֣ין (’ên)
Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

number.
מִסְפָּ֑ר (mis·pār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4557: A number, definite, indefinite, narration

Now begin
ק֣וּם (qūm)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

the work,
וַעֲשֵׂ֔ה (wa·‘ă·śêh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

and may the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

be
וִיהִ֥י (wî·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Jussive - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

with you.”
עִמָּֽךְ׃ (‘im·māḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's 5973: With, equally with


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