1 Kings 4:20
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English Standard Version
Judah and Israel were as many as the sand by the sea. They ate and drank and were happy.

King James Bible
Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking, and making merry.

American Standard Version
Judah and Israel were many as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and making merry.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Juda and Israel were innumerable, as the sand of the sea in multitude: eating and drinking, and rejoicing.

English Revised Version
Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and making merry.

Webster's Bible Translation
Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking, and making merry.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Ahinadab the son of Iddo received as his district Mahanaim, a fortified and probably also a very important city to the north of the Jabbok, on the border of the tribe of Gad, which may perhaps have been preserved in the ruin of Mahneh (see at Joshua 13:26 and Genesis 32:3). מחנימה, to Mahanaim (cf. Ewald, 216, a., note), with ה local, probably referring to the fact that Ahinadab was sent away to Mahanaim.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

as the sand

1 Kings 3:8 And your servant is in the middle of your people which you have chosen, a great people...

Genesis 13:16 And I will make your seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth...

Genesis 15:5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if you be able to number them...

Genesis 22:17 That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your seed as the stars of the heaven...

Proverbs 14:28 In the multitude of people is the king's honor: but in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.

eating

1 Samuel 30:16 And when he had brought him down, behold, they were spread abroad on all the earth, eating and drinking, and dancing...

1 Chronicles 12:39 And there they were with David three days, eating and drinking: for their brothers had prepared for them.

Job 1:18 While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said...

Psalm 72:3-7 The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness...

Ecclesiastes 2:24 There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labor...

Isaiah 22:13 And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink...

Micah 4:4 But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree; and none shall make them afraid...

Zechariah 3:10 In that day, said the LORD of hosts, shall you call every man his neighbor under the vine and under the fig tree.

Zechariah 9:15 The LORD of hosts shall defend them; and they shall devour, and subdue with sling stones; and they shall drink...

Acts 2:46 And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house...

Cross References
Genesis 22:17
I will surely bless you, and I will surely multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore. And your offspring shall possess the gate of his enemies,

Genesis 32:12
But you said, 'I will surely do you good, and make your offspring as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.'"

1 Kings 3:8
And your servant is in the midst of your people whom you have chosen, a great people, too many to be numbered or counted for multitude.

1 Kings 4:29
And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding beyond measure, and breadth of mind like the sand on the seashore,

2 Kings 18:31
Do not listen to Hezekiah, for thus says the king of Assyria: 'Make your peace with me and come out to me. Then each one of you will eat of his own vine, and each one of his own fig tree, and each one of you will drink the water of his own cistern,

1 Chronicles 22:9
Behold, a son shall be born to you who shall be a man of rest. I will give him rest from all his surrounding enemies. For his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quiet to Israel in his days.

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