2 Chronicles 1:16
New International Version
Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue --the royal merchants purchased them from Kue at the current price.

New Living Translation
Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and from Cilicia; the king's traders acquired them from Cilicia at the standard price.

English Standard Version
And Solomon’s import of horses was from Egypt and Kue, and the king’s traders would buy them from Kue for a price.

Berean Study Bible
Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and Kue; the royal merchants purchased them in Kue.

New American Standard Bible
Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue; the king's traders procured them from Kue for a price.

King James Bible
And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price.

Christian Standard Bible
Solomon's horses came from Egypt and Kue. The king's traders would get them from Kue at the going price.

Good News Translation
The king's agents controlled the export of horses from Musri and Cilicia,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Solomon's horses came from Egypt and Kue. The king's traders would get them from Kue at the going price.

International Standard Version
Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue; the king's procurement officials obtained them from Kue at great price.

NET Bible
Solomon acquired his horses from Egypt and from Que; the king's traders purchased them from Que.

New Heart English Bible
The horses which Solomon had were brought out of Egypt and from Kue; the king's merchants purchased them from Kue.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and Kue. The king's traders bought them from Kue for a fixed price.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the horses which Solomon had were brought out of Egypt; also out of Keve, the king's merchants buying them of the men of Keve at a price.

New American Standard 1977
And Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue; the king’s traders procured them from Kue for a price.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn; the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price.

King James 2000 Bible
And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and Kue: the king's merchants received them from Kue at a price.

American King James Version
And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price.

American Standard Version
And the horses which Solomon had were brought out of Egypt; the king's merchants received them in droves, each drove at a price.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Solomon imported horses from Egypt, and the charge of the king's merchants for going was as follows, and they traded,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there were horses brought him from Egypt, and from Coa by the king's merchants, who went, and bought at a price,

Darby Bible Translation
And the exportation of horses that Solomon had was from Egypt: a caravan of the king's merchants fetched a drove [of horses], at a price.

English Revised Version
And the horses which Solomon had were brought out of Egypt; the king's merchants received them in droves, each drove at a price.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price.

World English Bible
The horses which Solomon had were brought out of Egypt and from Kue; the king's merchants purchased them from Kue.

Young's Literal Translation
And the source of the horses that are to Solomon is from Egypt and from Keva; merchants of the king from Keva take at a price,
Study Bible
Solomon's Riches
15The king made silver and gold as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as abundant as sycamore in the foothills. 16Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and Kue; the royal merchants purchased them in Kue. 17A chariot could be imported from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty. Likewise, they exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and to the kings of Aram.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 17:16
But the king must not acquire many horses for himself or send the people back to Egypt to acquire more horses, for the LORD has told you, 'You are never to go back that way again.'

1 Kings 10:28
Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and Kue; the royal merchants purchased them in Kue.

2 Chronicles 1:17
A chariot could be imported from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty. Likewise, they exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and to the kings of Aram.

2 Chronicles 9:28
Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and from all the lands.

Song of Solomon 1:9
I compare you, my darling, to a mare among Pharaoh's chariots.

Treasury of Scripture

And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price.

2 Chronicles 9:28
And they brought unto Solomon horses out of Egypt, and out of all lands.

1 Kings 10:28,29
And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price…







Lexicon
Solomon’s
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

horses
הַסּוּסִ֛ים (has·sū·sîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5483: A swallow, swift (type of bird)

were imported
וּמוֹצָ֧א (ū·mō·w·ṣā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4161: A place or act of going forth, issue, export, source, spring

from Egypt
מִמִּצְרָ֑יִם (mim·miṣ·rā·yim)
Preposition-m | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4714: Egypt -- a son of Ham, also his descendants and their country in Northwest Africa

and Kue;
וּמִקְוֵ֕א (ū·miq·wê)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-m | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4723: Something waited for, confidence, a collection, a pond, a caravan, drove

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

merchants
סֹחֲרֵ֣י (sō·ḥă·rê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 5503: To go around or about, travel about

purchased them
יִקְח֖וּ (yiq·ḥū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

in Kue.
בִּמְחִֽיר׃ (bim·ḥîr)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4242: Price, payment, wages
(16) And Solomon had horses brought out . . .--Rather, And the outcome (export) of horses for Solomon was from Egypt, and the company of the king's merchants--a company (of horses) they would fetch at a price. The same is read in Kings, only that the word company (miqw?) is there spelt in the ancient fashion (miqw?h), and two words are transposed ("they would fetch a company"). Miqweh means gathering, collection (Genesis 1:10 [of the waters]). The repetition of this term constitutes a kind of artless play on words, such as is common in the Old Testament. (Comp. Genesis 15:2; Judges 15:16.) Both here and in Kings the Vulg. renders the word as a proper name, "from Coa." So also the LXX. in Kings "from Thekkoue" (Tekoa); and the Syriac of Chronicles, "from the city of the Aphel?v?." These variations only prove that the text was felt to be obscure. The "linen yarn" of the Authorised version is a guess based upon the likeness of the word miqweh to qaw, "rope," and tiqw?h, "line" (Joshua 2:18), and upon the fact that much linen was made in Egypt.

Verse 16. - Horses brought.., out of Egypt. Later on we read that horses were imported from other countries as well (2 Chronicles 9:24, 28), as, for instance, from Arabia and Armenia (Ezekiel 27:14). Linen yarn. The words are without doubt wrong here. But it is impossible to say with any certainty what should be in their place. The Vulgate shows here from Coa, presumably meaning Tekoa, a small place on the road from Egypt to Jerusalem. It might not have been easy to surmise, however, so much as this, but for the fact that the Septuagint shows in the parallel place, "And from Tekoa" (Amos 1:1). The Septuagint, however, has for the present place, Καὶ ἡ τιμὴ τῶν ἐμπόρωντοῦ βασίλεως πορεύεσθαι καὶ ἠγόραζον The Hebrew word here translated "linen yarn" is מִקְואֵ (i.q. מִקְוֶה niph. of קָוָה, "to be gathered together").' Gesenius, followed by De Wette (and others), and himself following Piscator (born tire. 1480) and Vatablus (born circ. 1546), would translate the word "company," and read, "a company of the king's merchants took a company (of horses) at a price." Others would translate the word "import;" and read, "the import of the king's merchants was an import at a price," i.e. in money. Neither of these renderings can be considered really satisfactory. Some slight corruption of text still baulks us, therefore. 1:1-17 Solomon's choice of wisdom, His strength and wealth. - SOLOMON began his reign with a pious, public visit to God's altar. Those that pursue present things most eagerly, are likely to be disappointed; while those that refer themselves to the providence of God, if they have not the most, have the most comfort. Those that make this world their end, come short of the other, and are disappointed in this also; but those that make the other world their end, shall not only obtain that, and full satisfaction in it, but shall have as much of this world as is good for them, in their way. Let us then be contented, without those great things which men generally covet, but which commonly prove fatal snares to the soul.
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