2 Chronicles 2:17
New International Version
Solomon took a census of all the foreigners residing in Israel, after the census his father David had taken; and they were found to be 153,600.

New Living Translation
Solomon took a census of all foreigners in the land of Israel, like the census his father had taken, and he counted 153,600.

English Standard Version
Then Solomon counted all the resident aliens who were in the land of Israel, after the census of them that David his father had taken, and there were found 153,600.

Berean Study Bible
Solomon numbered all the foreign men in the land of Israel following the census his father David had conducted, and there were found to be 153,600 in all.

King James Bible
And Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the numbering wherewith David his father had numbered them; and they were found an hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred.

New King James Version
Then Solomon numbered all the aliens who were in the land of Israel, after the census in which David his father had numbered them; and there were found to be one hundred and fifty-three thousand six hundred.

New American Standard Bible
Solomon counted all the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, following the census which his father David had taken; and 153,600 were found.

NASB 1995
Solomon numbered all the aliens who were in the land of Israel, following the census which his father David had taken; and 153,600 were found.

NASB 1977
And Solomon numbered all the aliens who were in the land of Israel, following the census which his father David had taken; and 153,600 were found.

Amplified Bible
Then Solomon took a count of all the aliens in the land of Israel, like the census that his father David had taken; and they were found to be 153,600.

Christian Standard Bible
Solomon took a census of all the resident alien men in the land of Israel, after the census that his father David had conducted, and the total was 153,600.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Solomon took a census of all the foreign men in the land of Israel, after the census that his father David had conducted, and the total was 153,600.

American Standard Version
And Solomon numbered all the sojourners that were in the land of Israel, after the numbering wherewith David his father had numbered them; and they were found a hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Solomon gathered all proselyte men who were in the land of Israel after the computation when David his father numbered them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Solomon gathered all the foreigners that were in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father numbered them; and there were found a hundred and fifty-three thousand six hundred.

Contemporary English Version
Solomon counted all the foreigners who were living in Israel, just as his father David had done when he was king, and the total was 153,600.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Solomon numbered all the proselytes in the land of Israel, after the numbering which David his father had made, and they were found a hundred and fifty-three thousand and six hundred.

English Revised Version
And Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the numbering wherewith David his father had numbered them; and they were found an hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred.

Good News Translation
King Solomon took a census of all the foreigners living in the land of Israel, similar to the census his father David had taken. There were 153,600 resident foreigners.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Solomon counted all the men who were foreigners in the land of Israel, as his father David had counted them. Solomon counted 153,600 foreigners.

International Standard Version
Solomon took a census of all the non-Israeli men who lived in the land of Israel, after the census that his father David had taken, and 153,600 were counted.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the numbering wherewith David his father had numbered them; and they were found a hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred.

Literal Standard Version
And Solomon numbers all the men, the sojourners who [are] in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which his father David numbered them, and they are found [to be] one hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred;

NET Bible
Solomon took a census of all the male resident foreigners in the land of Israel, after the census his father David had taken. There were 153,600 in all.

New Heart English Bible
Solomon numbered all the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father had numbered them; and they were found one hundred fifty-three thousand six hundred.

World English Bible
Solomon numbered all the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father had numbered them; and they were found one hundred fifty-three thousand six hundred.

Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon numbereth all the men, the sojourners who are in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father numbered them, and they are found a hundred and fifty thousand, and three thousand, and six hundred;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Hiram's Reply
16We will cut logs from Lebanon, as many as you need, and we will float them to you as rafts by sea down to Joppa. Then you can take them up to Jerusalem.” 17Solomon numbered all the foreign men in the land of Israel following the census his father David had conducted, and there were found to be 153,600 in all. 18Solomon made 70,000 of them porters, 80,000 stonecutters in the mountains, and 3,600 supervisors.…

Cross References
1 Kings 5:15
Solomon had 70,000 porters and 80,000 stonecutters in the mountains,

1 Chronicles 22:2
So David gave orders to gather the foreigners in the land of Israel, from whom he appointed stonecutters to prepare finished stones for building the house of God.


Treasury of Scripture

And Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father had numbered them; and they were found an hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred.

numbered

2 Chronicles 2:2
And Solomon told out threescore and ten thousand men to bear burdens, and fourscore thousand to hew in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred to oversee them.

2 Chronicles 8:7,8
As for all the people that were left of the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, which were not of Israel, …

1 Kings 5:13-16
And king Solomon raised a levy out of all Israel; and the levy was thirty thousand men…

1 Chronicles 22:2
And David commanded to gather together the strangers that were in the land of Israel; and he set masons to hew wrought stones to build the house of God.









(17, 18) Solomon's levy of Canaanite labourers. (A return to the subject of 2Chronicles 2:2.)

(17) All the strangers.--The indigenous Canaanite population. (Comp. the use of the term in Genesis 23:4; Exodus 22:21; Leviticus 17:8.)

After the numbering.--The word s?phar, "reckoning," "census," occurs here only in the Old Testament.

Wherewith David his father.--The former census of the native Canaanites, which had taken place by order of David, is briefly recorded in 1Chronicles 22:2. (Comp. 2Samuel 20:24, "and Adoram was over the levy," from which it appears that the subject population was liable to forced labour under David; comp. also 1Kings 4:6; 1Kings 5:14; 1Kings 12:4-18.) . . .

Verse 17. - Strangers. By these are meant those of the former inhabitants and possessors of the land, who had not been extirpated or driven out. Special regulations respecting them are recorded in Judges 1:21-28, 33-36. But these had largely lapsed till, as it appears, David revived them rather trenchantly, and David is now followed by Solomon (2 Chronicles 8:7, 8; 1 Kings 9:20, 21). The very much milder enforcement of labour upon the Israelites themselves is evident from 1 Kings 5:13-16. After the numbering wherewith David his father had numbered them. Of this transaction on the part of David we do not possess any absolutely distinct statement. But the place of it is sufficiently evident, as indicated in 1 Chronicles 22:2.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

numbered
וַיִּסְפֹּ֣ר (way·yis·pōr)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5608: To count, recount, relate

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

the foreign
הַגֵּירִים֙ (hag·gê·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1616: A guest, a foreigner

men
הָאֲנָשִׁ֤ים (hā·’ă·nā·šîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

in the land
בְּאֶ֣רֶץ (bə·’e·reṣ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 776: Earth, land

of Israel,
יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

following
אַחֲרֵ֣י (’a·ḥă·rê)
Preposition
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

the census
הַסְּפָ֔ר (has·sə·p̄ār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5610: Enumeration, census

his father
אָבִ֑יו (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

David [had conducted],
דָּוִ֣יד (dā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

and there were found to be
וַיִּמָּצְא֗וּ (way·yim·mā·ṣə·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

153,600 [in all].
מֵאָ֤ה (mê·’āh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's 3967: A hundred


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