1 Kings 4:28
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New American Standard Bible
They also brought barley and straw for the horses and swift steeds to the place where it should be, each according to his charge.

King James Bible
Barley also and straw for the horses and dromedaries brought they unto the place where the officers were, every man according to his charge.

Darby Bible Translation
And the barley, and the straw for the horses and coursers, they brought to the place where the superintendents were, every man according to his charge.

World English Bible
Barley also and straw for the horses and swift steeds brought they to the place where [the officers] were, every man according to his duty.

Young's Literal Translation
And the barley and the straw, for horses and for dromedaries, they bring in unto the place where they are, each according to his ordinance.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Barley is to this day in the East the common food of horses.

Dromedaries - Coursers. The animal intended is neither a camel nor a mule, but a swift horse.

The place where the officers were - Rather, "places where the horses and coursers were," i. e., to the different cities where they were lodged.

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Library
Whether Vengeance Should be Taken on those who have Sinned Involuntarily?
Objection 1: It seems that vengeance should be taken on those who have sinned involuntarily. For the will of one man does not follow from the will of another. Yet one man is punished for another, according to Ex. 20:5, "I am . . . God . . . jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation." Thus for the sin of Cham, his son Chanaan was curse (Gn. 9:25) and for the sin of Giezi, his descendants were struck with leprosy (4 Kings 5). Again the blood
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Adam and Zaretan, Joshua 3
I suspect a double error in some maps, while they place these two towns in Perea; much more, while they place them at so little a distance. We do not deny, indeed, that the city Adam was in Perea; but Zaretan was not so. Of Adam is mention, Joshua 3:16; where discourse is had of the cutting-off, or cutting in two, the waters of Jordan, that they might afford a passage to Israel; The waters rose up upon a heap afar off in Adam. For the textual reading "In Adam," the marginal hath "From Adam." You
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
1 Kings 4:27
Those deputies provided for King Solomon and all who came to King Solomon's table, each in his month; they left nothing lacking.

Esther 8:10
He wrote in the name of King Ahasuerus, and sealed it with the king's signet ring, and sent letters by couriers on horses, riding on steeds sired by the royal stud.

Esther 8:14
The couriers, hastened and impelled by the king's command, went out, riding on the royal steeds; and the decree was given out at the citadel in Susa.

Micah 1:13
Harness the chariot to the team of horses, O inhabitant of Lachish-- She was the beginning of sin To the daughter of Zion-- Because in you were found The rebellious acts of Israel.

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