1 Kings 9:10
New International Version
At the end of twenty years, during which Solomon built these two buildings—the temple of the LORD and the royal palace—

New Living Translation
It took Solomon twenty years to build the LORD’s Temple and his own royal palace. At the end of that time,

English Standard Version
At the end of twenty years, in which Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD and the king’s house,

Berean Study Bible
Now at the end of the twenty years during which Solomon built these two houses, the house of the LORD and the royal palace,

King James Bible
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, when Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD, and the king's house,

New King James Version
Now it happened at the end of twenty years, when Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD and the king’s house

New American Standard Bible
Now it came about at the end of twenty years in which Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD and the king’s house

NASB 1995
It came about at the end of twenty years in which Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD and the king’s house

NASB 1977
And it came about at the end of twenty years in which Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD and the king’s house

Amplified Bible
Now at the end of twenty years, in which Solomon had built the two houses, the temple of the LORD and the palace of the king

Christian Standard Bible
At the end of twenty years, during which Solomon had built the two houses, the LORD’s temple and the royal palace —

Holman Christian Standard Bible
At the end of 20 years during which Solomon had built the two houses, the LORD’s temple and the royal palace—

American Standard Version
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the two houses, the house of Jehovah and the king's house,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And it was after twenty years, Solomon built two houses, the house of LORD JEHOVAH and the house of the King.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
During twenty years in which Solomon was building the two houses, the house of the Lord, and the house of the king,

Contemporary English Version
It took 20 years for the LORD's temple and Solomon's palace to be built.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when twenty years were ended after Solomon had built the two houses, that is, the house of the Lord, and the house of the king,

English Revised Version
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD and the king's house,

Good News Translation
It took Solomon twenty years to build the Temple and his palace.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It took Solomon 20 years to build the two houses (the LORD's house and the royal palace).

International Standard Version
It took 20 years for Solomon to finish working on the two houses—the LORD's Temple and the royal palace—

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD and the king's house--

Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass, at the end of twenty years, that Solomon has built the two houses, the house of YHWH, and the house of the king.

NET Bible
After twenty years, during which Solomon built the LORD's temple and the royal palace,

New Heart English Bible
It happened at the end of twenty years, in which Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD and the king's house

World English Bible
It happened at the end of twenty years, in which Solomon had built the two houses, the house of Yahweh and the king's house

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at the end of twenty years, that Solomon hath built the two houses, the house of Jehovah, and the house of the king.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Numerous Achievements
10Now at the end of the twenty years during which Solomon built these two houses, the house of the LORD and the royal palace, 11King Solomon gave twenty towns in the land of Galilee to Hiram king of Tyre, who had supplied him with cedar and cypress logs and gold for his every desire.…

Cross References
1 Kings 3:1
Later, Solomon formed an alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt by marrying his daughter. Solomon brought her to the City of David until he had finished building his palace and the house of the LORD, as well as the wall around Jerusalem.

1 Kings 6:37
The foundation of the house of the LORD was laid in the fourth year of Solomon's reign, in the month of Ziv.

1 Kings 6:38
In his eleventh year and eighth month, the month of Bul, the temple was finished in every detail and according to every specification. So he built the temple in seven years.

1 Kings 7:1
Solomon, however, took thirteen years to complete the construction of his entire palace.

1 Kings 9:1
Now when Solomon had finished building the house of the LORD and the royal palace, and had achieved all that he had desired to do,

1 Kings 9:11
King Solomon gave twenty towns in the land of Galilee to Hiram king of Tyre, who had supplied him with cedar and cypress logs and gold for his every desire.

2 Chronicles 8:1
Now at the end of the twenty years during which Solomon had built the house of the LORD and his own palace,


Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, when Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the LORD, and the king's house,

at the end of twenty

1 Kings 9:1
And it came to pass, when Solomon had finished the building of the house of the LORD, and the king's house, and all Solomon's desire which he was pleased to do,

1 Kings 6:37,38
In the fourth year was the foundation of the house of the LORD laid, in the month Zif: …

1 Kings 7:1
But Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished all his house.









(10) And it came to pass.--To this detailed account of the building and consecration of the Temple, ending at 1Kings 9:9, succeed, first, a notice of a visit of Hiram; and then a section of wholly different character, a series of brief notes (evidently official records), of the works and the government of Solomon, which continues--broken only by the episode of the visit of the Queen of Sheba--to the end of the next chapter.

Verse 10. - And it came to pass at the end of twenty years [seven of which were occupied on the temple and thirteen on the palace (1 Kings 7:1) ], when [or, during which. LXX. ἐν οῖς ὠκοδομὴσε. This may well be the meaning of אֲשׁר בָּנָה, though אֲשֶׁר, qui, undoubtedly sometimes has the sense of quum] Solomon had built the two houses, the house of the Lord and the king's house. [Observe how all the palaces are regarded as one house. Note on 1 Kings 7:1.]

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now
וַיְהִ֗י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

at the end
מִקְצֵה֙ (miq·ṣêh)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7097: End, extremity

of the twenty
עֶשְׂרִ֣ים (‘eś·rîm)
Number - common plural
Strong's 6242: Twenty, twentieth

years
שָׁנָ֔ה (šā·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8141: A year

during which
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

Solomon
שְׁלֹמֹ֖ה (šə·lō·mōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8010: Solomon -- David's son and successor to his throne

built
בָּנָ֥ה (bā·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1129: To build

these two
שְׁנֵ֣י (šə·nê)
Number - mdc
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

houses,
הַבָּתִּ֑ים (hab·bāt·tîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1004: A house

the house
בֵּ֥ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house

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

and the royal
הַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

palace,
בֵּ֥ית (bêṯ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house


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