1 Chronicles 22:2
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New American Standard Bible
So David gave orders to gather the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, and he set stonecutters to hew out stones to build the house of God.

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
And David commanded to collect the strangers that were in the land of Israel; and he set masons to hew wrought stones to build the house of God.

World English Bible
David gave orders to gather together the foreigners who were in the land of Israel; and he set masons to cut worked stones to build the house of God.

Young's Literal Translation
And David saith to gather the sojourners who are in the land of Israel, and appointeth hewers to hew hewn-stones to build a house of God.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The strangers - i. e., the aliens the non-Israelite population of the land. Compare 2 Chronicles 2:17.

1 Chronicles 22:2 Parallel Commentaries

Library
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
57. (32). There was a certain clerk in Lismore whose life, as it is said, was good, but his faith not so. He was a man of some knowledge in his own eyes, and dared to say that in the Eucharist there is only a sacrament and not the fact[718] of the sacrament, that is, mere sanctification and not the truth of the Body. On this subject he was often addressed by Malachy in secret, but in vain; and finally he was called before a public assembly, the laity however being excluded, in order that if it were
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
1 Kings 5:17
Then the king commanded, and they quarried great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with cut stones.

1 Kings 5:18
So Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders and the Gebalites cut them, and prepared the timbers and the stones to build the house.

1 Kings 9:20
As for all the people who were left of the Amorites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Hivites and the Jebusites, who were not of the sons of Israel,

1 Kings 9:21
their descendants who were left after them in the land whom the sons of Israel were unable to destroy utterly, from them Solomon levied forced laborers, even to this day.

2 Chronicles 2:17
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.

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