2 Chronicles 2:14
New International Version
whose mother was from Dan and whose father was from Tyre. He is trained to work in gold and silver, bronze and iron, stone and wood, and with purple and blue and crimson yarn and fine linen. He is experienced in all kinds of engraving and can execute any design given to him. He will work with your skilled workers and with those of my lord, David your father.

New Living Translation
His mother is from the tribe of Dan in Israel, and his father is from Tyre. He is skillful at making things from gold, silver, bronze, and iron, and he also works with stone and wood. He can work with purple, blue, and scarlet cloth and fine linen. He is also an engraver and can follow any design given to him. He will work with your craftsmen and those appointed by my lord David, your father.

English Standard Version
the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre. He is trained to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, and in purple, blue, and crimson fabrics and fine linen, and to do all sorts of engraving and execute any design that may be assigned him, with your craftsmen, the craftsmen of my lord, David your father.

Berean Study Bible
He is the son of a woman from the daughters of Dan, and his father is a man of Tyre. He is skilled in work with gold and silver, bronze and iron, stone and wood, purple, blue, and crimson yarn, and fine linen. He is experienced in every kind of engraving and can execute any design that is given him. He will work with your craftsmen and with those of my lord, your father David.

New American Standard Bible
the son of a Danite woman and a Tyrian father, who knows how to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone and wood, and in purple, violet, linen and crimson fabrics, and who knows how to make all kinds of engravings and to execute any design which may be assigned to him, to work with your skilled men and with those of my lord David your father.

King James Bible
The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to grave any manner of graving, and to find out every device which shall be put to him, with thy cunning men, and with the cunning men of my lord David thy father.

Christian Standard Bible
He is the son of a woman from the daughters of Dan. His father is a man of Tyre. He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, with purple, blue, crimson yarn, and fine linen. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and to execute any design that may be given him. I have sent him to be with your artisans and the artisans of my lord, your father David.

Contemporary English Version
His mother was from the Israelite tribe of Dan, and his father was from Tyre. Not only is Huram an expert at working with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, but he can also make colored cloth and fine linen. And he can carve anything if you give him a pattern to follow. He can help your workers and those hired by your father King David.

Good News Translation
His mother was a member of the tribe of Dan and his father was a native of Tyre. He knows how to make things out of gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood. He can work with blue, purple, and red cloth, and with linen. He can do all sorts of engraving and can follow any design suggested to him. Let him work with your skilled workers and with those who worked for your father, King David.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is the son of a woman from the daughters of Dan. His father is a man of Tyre. He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, with purple, blue, crimson yarn, and fine linen. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and to execute any design that may be given him. I have sent him to be with your craftsmen and the craftsmen of my lord, your father David.

International Standard Version
He is the son of a mother from the tribe of Dan, and his father is from Tyre. He's skilled in working with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and timber, as well as in purple, blue, linen, and crimson materials. He is skilled in engravings, and can craft any design to which he may be assigned. He will work with your skilled artisans and with all of your craftsmen who have been assigned by my lord David, your father.

NET Bible
whose mother is a Danite and whose father is a Tyrian. He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stones, and wood, as well as purple, violet, white, and crimson fabrics. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and understands any design given to him. He will work with your skilled craftsmen and the skilled craftsmen of my lord David your father.

New Heart English Bible
the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan; and his father was a man of Tyre, skillful to work in gold, and in silver, in bronze, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson, also to engrave any kind of engraving, and to execute any design; that there may be a place appointed to him with your skillful men, and with the skillful men of my lord David your father.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He was the son of a woman from the tribe of Dan, and his father is a native of Tyre. Huram knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, wood, purple, violet, and dark red cloth, and linen. He also knows how to make all kinds of engravings and follow any set of plans that will be given to him. [He can work] with your skilled workmen and the skilled workmen of His Majesty David, your father.

JPS Tanakh 1917
the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to grave any manner of graving, and to devise any device; to do whatever may be set before him, with thy skilful men, and with the skilful men of my lord David thy father.

New American Standard 1977
the son of a Danite woman and a Tyrian father, who knows how to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone and wood, and in purple, violet, linen and crimson fabrics, and who knows how to make all kinds of engravings and to execute any design which may be assigned to him, to work with your skilled men, and with those of my lord David your father.

Jubilee Bible 2000
the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skillful to work in gold and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, in fine linen, and in crimson; also to engrave any manner of figure and to invent any design which shall be put to him, with thy craftsmen and with the craftsmen of my lord David, thy father.

King James 2000 Bible
The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in bronze, in iron, in stone, and in wood, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to engrave any manner of engraving, and to execute every design which shall be given to him, with your skillful men, and with the skillful men of my lord David your father.

American King James Version
The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skillful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to grave any manner of engraving, and to find out every device which shall be put to him, with your cunning men, and with the cunning men of my lord David your father.

American Standard Version
the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan; and his father was a man of Tyre, skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson, also to grave any manner of graving, and to devise any device; that there may be a place appointed unto him with thy skilful men, and with the skilful men of my lord David thy father.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, whose father was a Tyrian, who knoweth how to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, and in iron, and in marble, and in timber, in purple also, and violet, and silk and scarlet: and who knoweth to grave all sort of graving, and to devise ingeniously all that there may be need of in the work with thy artificers, and with the artificers of my lord David thy father.

Darby Bible Translation
the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and whose father was a man of Tyre, experienced in working in gold, and in silver, in bronze, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in byssus, and in crimson, and for doing any manner of engraving, and for inventing every device which shall be put to him, besides thy skilful men, and the skilful men of my lord David thy father.

English Revised Version
the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to grave any manner of graving, and to devise any device: that there may be a place appointed unto him with thy cunning men, and with the cunning men of my lord David thy father.

Webster's Bible Translation
The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skillful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to engrave any manner of engraving, and to find out every device which shall be put to him, with thy skillful men, and with the skillful men of my lord David thy father.

World English Bible
the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan; and his father was a man of Tyre, skillful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson, also to engrave any kind of engraving, and to devise any device; that there may be a place appointed to him with your skillful men, and with the skillful men of my lord David your father.

Young's Literal Translation
(son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father a man of Tyre), knowing to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stones, and in wood, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson, and to grave any graving, and to devise any device that is given to him, with thy wise men, and the wise men of my lord David thy father.
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Hiram's Reply
13So now I am sending you Huram-abi, a skillful man endowed with understanding. 14He is the son of a woman from the daughters of Dan, and his father is a man of Tyre. He is skilled in work with gold and silver, bronze and iron, stone and wood, purple, blue, and crimson yarn, and fine linen. He is experienced in every kind of engraving and can execute any design that is given him. He will work with your craftsmen and with those of my lord, your father David. 15Now let my lord send to his servants the wheat, barley, olive oil, and wine he promised.…
Cross References
1 Kings 7:13
Now King Solomon sent to bring Huram from Tyre.

1 Kings 7:14
He was the son of a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a craftsman in bronze. Huram had great skill, understanding, and knowledge for every kind of bronze work. So he came to King Solomon and carried out all his work.

2 Chronicles 2:7
Send me, therefore, a craftsman who is skilled in engraving to work with gold and silver, bronze and iron, purple, crimson, and blue yarn. He will work with my craftsmen in Judah and Jerusalem, whom my father David provided.

2 Chronicles 2:13
So now I am sending you Huram-abi, a skillful man endowed with understanding.

Treasury of Scripture

The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skillful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to grave any manner of engraving, and to find out every device which shall be put to him, with your cunning men, and with the cunning men of my lord David your father.

The son

1 Kings 7:13,14 And king Solomon sent and fetched Hiram out of Tyre…

skilful

2 Chronicles 2:7 Send me now therefore a man cunning to work in gold, and in silver, …

Exodus 31:3,4 And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, …







Lexicon
He is the son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

of a woman
אִשָּׁ֞ה (’iš·šāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

the daughters
בְּנ֣וֹת (bə·nō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1323: A daughter

of Dan,
דָּ֗ן (dān)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1835: Dan -- 'judge', a son of Jacob, also a place in Northern Israel

and his father
וְאָבִ֣יו (wə·’ā·ḇîw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

is a man
אִישׁ־ (’îš-)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

of Tyre.
צֹרִ֡י (ṣō·rî)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6876: Tyrians -- inhabitants of Tyre

He is skilled
יוֹדֵ֡עַ (yō·w·ḏê·a‘)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3045: To know

in work
לַעֲשׂ֣וֹת (la·‘ă·śō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

with gold
בַּזָּֽהָב־ (baz·zā·hāḇ-)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2091: Gold, something gold-colored, as oil, a clear sky

and silver,
וּ֠בַכֶּסֶף (ū·ḇak·ke·sep̄)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3701: Silver, money

bronze
בַּנְּחֹ֨שֶׁת (ban·nə·ḥō·šeṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5178: Copper, something made of that metal, coin, a fetter, base

and iron,
בַּבַּרְזֶ֜ל (bab·bar·zel)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1270: Iron, an iron implement

stone
בָּאֲבָנִ֣ים (bā·’ă·ḇā·nîm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 68: A stone

and wood,
וּבָעֵצִ֗ים (ū·ḇā·‘ê·ṣîm)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6086: Tree, trees, wood

purple,
בָּאַרְגָּמָ֤ן (bā·’ar·gā·mān)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 713: Purple, red-purple

blue,
בַּתְּכֵ֙לֶת֙ (bat·tə·ḵê·leṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8504: The cerulean mussel, the color, obtained therefrom, stuff dyed therewith

and crimson yarn,
וּבַכַּרְמִ֔יל (ū·ḇak·kar·mîl)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3758: Carmine, a deep red

and fine linen.
וּבַבּ֣וּץ (ū·ḇab·būṣ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 948: Cotton

He is experienced in every kind
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

of engraving
וּלְפַתֵּ֙חַ֙ (ū·lə·p̄at·tê·aḥ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Piel - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 6605: To open wide, to loosen, begin, plough, carve

and can execute
וְלַחְשֹׁ֖ב (wə·laḥ·šōḇ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 2803: To think, account

any
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

design
מַחֲשָׁ֑בֶת (ma·ḥă·šā·ḇeṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4284: A contrivance, a texture, machine, intention, plan

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

is given
יִנָּֽתֶן־ (yin·nā·ṯen-)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

him.
לוֹ֙ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

He will work with
עִם־ (‘im-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5973: With, equally with

your craftsmen
חֲכָמֶ֔יךָ (ḥă·ḵā·me·ḵā)
Adjective - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2450: Wise

and with those
וְֽחַכְמֵ֔י (wə·ḥaḵ·mê)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 2450: Wise

of my lord,
אֲדֹנִ֖י (’ă·ḏō·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 113: Sovereign, controller

your father
אָבִֽיךָ׃ (’ā·ḇî·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

David.
דָּוִ֥יד (dā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse
(14) The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan.--In 1Kings 7:14 Hiram is called "son of a widow of the tribe of Naphtali." "Bertheau explains," She was by birth a Danite, married into the tribe of Naphtali, became a widow, and as a widow of the tribe of Naphtali became the wife of a man of Tyre, by whom she had a son Huram. Thus two of the tribes of Israel could boast that on the mother's side Huram belonged to them." But in the Hebrew words "daughters of Dan" it is possible to see a corruption of the word NAPHTALI.

Skilful.--This epithet belongs to Huram, not to his Tyrian father.

To work in gold.--1Kings 7:14 calls Huram simply "a worker in brass," or bronze.

Purple.--The strictly Hebrew form (2Chronicles 2:7).

Fine linen (bc, byssus).--1Chronicles 15:27. Neither this material of Huram's art, nor stone nor timber was mentioned in 2Chronicles 2:7. Huram is naturally represented as enhancing the accomplishments of his artist.

To find out every device which shall be put to him.--Rather, to devise any manner of device that may be given him. (to devise); that is, to invent all kinds of artistic objects according to commission. The words are a reminiscence of Exodus 31:4; Exodus 35:32, probably interpolated by the chronicler.

With thy cunning men--i.e., to work along with them. (Comp. verse. 7.)

My lord David.--A touch of Oriental politeness. Huram was independent of David, as of Solomon.

Verse 14. - Son of a woman... of Dan. Both this and the parallel (1 Kings 7:14) agree as to the father of this very clever workman, that he was "a man of Tyre." But the parallel gives the mother as a woman "of the tribe of Naphtali," and calls her a "widow." This must mean, either that she was a widow now, or that she was a widow when "the man of Tyre" married her. If this latter is the correct meaning, it has been suggested that, though the mother was really a woman of the daughters of Dan, yet the husband who, dying, left her a widow, was of the tribe of Naphtali, and that from this she became credited with belonging to that tribe. It would seem not altogether impossible that it may be intended to state, in a delicate way, that this remarkably able man was the natural son of the widow in question, "the man of Tyre" (not called her husband) being the father. On the intermarriages of Danites and Phoenicians, see Blunt's 'Coincidences,' pt. 2. 4. Skilful... to find out every device. (For the identical phrase, see Exodus 31:4.) The present verse, exceeding in definiteness ver. 7, supra, undoubtedly purports on the face of it to ascribe a very wide range of practical skill, and not merely general administrative and directing skill, to Hiram. Note, however, the significance couched in the last clauses of both verses. 2:1-18 Solomon's message to Huram respecting the temple, His treaty with Huram. - Solomon informs Huram of the particular services to be performed in the temple. The mysteries of the true religion, unlike those of the Gentile superstitions, sought not concealment. Solomon endeavoured to possess Huram with great and high thoughts of the God of Israel. We should not be afraid or ashamed to embrace every opportunity to speak of God, and to impress others with a deep sense of the importance of his favour and service. Now that the people of Israel kept close to the law and worship of God, the neighbouring nations were willing to be taught by them in the true religion, as the Israelites had been willing in the days of their apostacy, to be infected with the idolatries and superstitions of their neighbours. A wise and pious king is an evidence of the Lord's special love for his people. How great then was God's love to his believing people, in giving his only-begotten Son to be their Prince and their Saviour.
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