New International Version
They also brought to the proper place their quotas of barley and straw for the chariot horses and the other horses.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And dromedaries - The word רכש rechesh, which we translate thus, is rendered beasts, or beasts of burden, by the Vulgate; mares by the Syriac and Arabic; chariots by the Septuagint; and race-horses by the Chaldee. The original word seems to signify a very swift kind of horse, and race-horse or post-horse is probably its true meaning. To communicate with so many distant provinces, Solomon had need of many animals of this kind.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
dromedaries. or, mules, or swift beasts.
LibraryThe Great Gain of Godliness
'And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon. 26. And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen. 27. And those officers provided victual for king Solomon, and for all that came unto king Solomon's table, every man in his month: they lacked nothing. 28. Barley also and straw for the horses and dromedaries brought they unto the place where the officers were, …
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1 Kings 4:27
The district governors, each in his month, supplied provisions for King Solomon and all who came to the king's table. They saw to it that nothing was lacking.
Mordecai wrote in the name of King Xerxes, sealed the dispatches with the king's signet ring, and sent them by mounted couriers, who rode fast horses especially bred for the king.
The couriers, riding the royal horses, went out, spurred on by the king's command, and the edict was issued in the citadel of Susa.
You who live in Lachish, harness fast horses to the chariot. You are where the sin of Daughter Zion began, for the transgressions of Israel were found in you.
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