2 Chronicles 9:27
New International Version
The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig trees in the foothills.

New Living Translation
The king made silver as plentiful in Jerusalem as stone. And valuable cedar timber was as common as the sycamore-fig trees that grow in the foothills of Judah.

English Standard Version
And the king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stone, and he made cedar as plentiful as the sycamore of the Shephelah.

Berean Study Bible
The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as abundant as sycamore in the foothills.

King James Bible
And the king made silver in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that are in the low plains in abundance.

New King James Version
The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar trees as abundant as the sycamores which are in the lowland.

New American Standard Bible
And the king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamore trees that are in the lowland.

NASB 1995
The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamore trees that are in the lowland.

NASB 1977
And the king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamore trees that are in the lowland.

Amplified Bible
The king made silver in Jerusalem as common as stones, and cedar wood as plentiful as the sycamore-fig trees that are in the lowland.

Christian Standard Bible
The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar as abundant as sycamore in the Judean foothills.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar as abundant as sycamore in the Judean foothills.

American Standard Version
And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycomore-trees that are in the lowland, for abundance.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And King Solomon put in Jerusalem silver like stones, and cedars he put like the sand that is upon the shore of the sea in abundance.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the king made gold and silver in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars as the sycamore trees in the plain for abundance.

Contemporary English Version
While Solomon was king, there was silver everywhere in Jerusalem, and cedar was as common as the sycamore trees in the western foothills.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he made silver as plentiful in Jerusalem as stones: and cedars as common as the sycamores, which grow in the plains.

English Revised Version
And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycomore trees that are in the lowland, for abundance.

Good News Translation
During his reign silver was as common in Jerusalem as stone, and cedar was as plentiful as ordinary sycamore in the foothills of Judah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedars as plentiful as fig trees in the foothills.

International Standard Version
The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and made cedar trees as abundant as sycamore trees in the Shephelah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycamore-trees that are in the Lowland, for abundance.

Literal Standard Version
And the king makes the silver in Jerusalem as stones, and he has made the cedars as sycamores that [are] in the low country, for abundance,

NET Bible
The king made silver as plentiful in Jerusalem as stones; cedar was as plentiful as sycamore fig trees are in the lowlands.

New Heart English Bible
The king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedars to be as the sycamore trees that are in the lowland, for abundance.

World English Bible
The king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedars to be as the sycamore trees that are in the lowland, for abundance.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king maketh the silver in Jerusalem as stones, and the cedars he hath made as sycamores, that are in the low country, for abundance,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Wealth and Splendor
26He reigned over all the kings from the Euphrates to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt. 27The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as abundant as sycamore in the foothills. 28Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from all the lands.…

Cross References
Luke 19:4
So he ran on ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see Him, since Jesus was about to pass that way.

1 Kings 10:27
The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as abundant as sycamore in the foothills.

2 Chronicles 1:15
The king made silver and gold as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as abundant as sycamore in the foothills.


Treasury of Scripture

And the king made silver in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that are in the low plains in abundance.

the king

2 Chronicles 9:20
And all the drinking vessels of king Solomon were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold: none were of silver; it was not any thing accounted of in the days of Solomon.

2 Chronicles 1:15-17
And the king made silver and gold at Jerusalem as plenteous as stones, and cedar trees made he as the sycomore trees that are in the vale for abundance…

1 Kings 10:27
And the king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycomore trees that are in the vale, for abundance.

made [heb] gave

1 Chronicles 27:28
And over the olive trees and the sycomore trees that were in the low plains was Baalhanan the Gederite: and over the cellars of oil was Joash:

Psalm 78:47
He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycomore trees with frost.

Isaiah 9:10
The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones: the sycomores are cut down, but we will change them into cedars.









(27) And the king made silver.--Identical with 1Kings 10:27. On this and the following verse, comp. the prohibitions of Deuteronomy 17:16-17.

Verse 27. The foundations of the evil of exceeding metropolitan centralization were being too surely laid now. Silver... sycomore trees (see 1 Chronicles 27:28; 2 Chronicles 1:16).

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

made
וַיִּתֵּ֨ן (way·yit·tên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

silver
הַכֶּ֛סֶף (hak·ke·sep̄)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3701: Silver, money

as common in Jerusalem
בִּירוּשָׁלִַ֖ם (bî·rū·šā·lim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

as stones,
כָּאֲבָנִ֑ים (kā·’ă·ḇā·nîm)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 68: A stone

and
נָתַ֛ן (nā·ṯan)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

cedar
הָאֲרָזִ֗ים (hā·’ă·rā·zîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 730: A cedar tree

as abundant
לָרֹֽב׃ (lā·rōḇ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7230: Multitude, abundance, greatness

as sycamore
כַּשִּׁקְמִ֥ים (kaš·šiq·mîm)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 8256: Sycamore tree

in the foothills.
בַּשְּׁפֵלָ֖ה (baš·šə·p̄ê·lāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8219: Lowland


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