1 Kings 5:16
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New International Version
as well as thirty-three hundred foremen who supervised the project and directed the workers.

King James Bible
Beside the chief of Solomon's officers which were over the work, three thousand and three hundred, which ruled over the people that wrought in the work.

Darby Bible Translation
besides the overseers whom Solomon had set over the work, three thousand three hundred, who ruled over the people that wrought in the work.

World English Bible
besides Solomon's chief officers who were over the work, three thousand and three hundred, who bore rule over the people who labored in the work.

Young's Literal Translation
apart from the heads of the officers of Solomon, who are over the work, three thousand and three hundred, those ruling over the people who are working in the business.

1 Kings 5:16 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Besides - three thousand and three hundred which ruled over the people - In the parallel place, 2 Chronicles 2:18, it is three thousand six hundred. The Septuagint has here the same number.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

three thousand In the parallel passage of Chronicles, it is `three thousand six hundred,' which is also the reading of the Septuagint her.

1 Kings 9:23 These were the chief of the officers that were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty...

2 Chronicles 2:2 And Solomon told out three score and ten thousand men to bear burdens, and fourscore thousand to hew in the mountain...

Great Preparations for a Great Work
'And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David. 2. And Solomon sent to Hiram, saying, 3. Thou knowest how that David my father could not build an house unto the name of the Lord his God for the wars which were about him on every side, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet. 4. But now the Lord my God hath given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

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