1 Kings 10:27
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The kingהַמֶּ֧לֶךְ
(ham·me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
madeוַיִּתֵּ֨ן
(vai·yit·ten)
5414: to give, put, seta prim. root
silverהַכֶּ֛סֶף
(hak·ke·sef)
3701: silver, moneyfrom kasaph
[as common] as stonesכָּאֲבָנִ֑ים
(ka·'a·va·nim;)
68: a stonea prim. root
in Jerusalem,בִּירוּשָׁלִַ֖ם
(bi·ru·sha·lim)
3389: probably "foundation of peace," capital city of all Isr.from yarah and shalem
and he madeנָתַ֛ן
(na·tan)
5414: to give, put, seta prim. root
cedarsהָאֲרָזִ֗ים
(ha·'a·ra·zim)
730: a cedarfrom an unused word (729)
as plentifulלָרֹֽב׃
(la·rov.)
7230: multitude, abundance, greatnessfrom rabab
as sycamore treesכַּשִּׁקְמִ֥ים
(ka·shik·mim)
8256: sycamore treeof uncertain derivation
that are in the lowland.בַּשְּׁפֵלָ֖ה
(ba·she·fe·lah)
8219: lowlandfrom shaphel







KJV Lexicon
And the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
made
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
silver
keceph  (keh'-sef)
silver (from its pale color); by implication, money -- money, price, silver(-ling).
to be in Jerusalem
Yruwshalaim  (yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im)
founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine -- Jerusalem.
as stones
'eben  (eh'-ben)
a stone -- + carbuncle, + mason, + plummet, (chalk-, hail-, head-, sling-)stone(-ny), (divers) weight(-s).
and cedars
'erez  (eh-rez')
a cedar tree (from the tenacity of its roots) -- cedar (tree).
made
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
he to be as the sycomore trees
shaqam  (shaw-kawm')
a sycamore (usually the tree) -- sycamore (fruit, tree).
that are in the vale
shphelah  (shef-ay-law')
Lowland, i.e. (with the article) the maritime slope of Palestine -- low country, (low) plain, vale(-ley).
for abundance
rob  (robe)
abundance (in any respect) -- abundance(-antly), all, common (sort), excellent, great(-ly, -ness, number), huge, be increased, long, many, more in number, most, much, multitude, plenty(-ifully), very (age).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and he made cedars as plentiful as sycamore trees that are in the lowland.

King James Bible
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.

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.

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.

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

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.

King James 2000 Bible
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 lowlands, for abundance.
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