New International Version
And Hiram sent his men--sailors who knew the sea--to serve in the fleet with Solomon's men.
King James Bible
And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.
Darby Bible Translation
And Hiram sent in the fleet his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon;
World English Bible
Hiram sent in the navy his servants, sailors who had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.
Young's Literal Translation
And Hiram sendeth in the navy his servants, shipmen knowing the sea, with servants of Solomon,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A navy of ships - Literally, אני oni, a ship: in the parallel place, 2 Chronicles 8:17, it is said that Hiram sent him אניות oniyoth, ships; but it does not appear that Solomon in this case built more than one ship, and this was manned principally by the Tyrians.
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1 Kings 5:6
"So give orders that cedars of Lebanon be cut for me. My men will work with yours, and I will pay you for your men whatever wages you set. You know that we have no one so skilled in felling timber as the Sidonians."
1 Kings 5:9
My men will haul them down from Lebanon to the Mediterranean Sea, and I will float them as rafts by sea to the place you specify. There I will separate them and you can take them away. And you are to grant my wish by providing food for my royal household."
1 Kings 9:26
King Solomon also built ships at Ezion Geber, which is near Elath in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea.
1 Kings 10:11
(Hiram's ships brought gold from Ophir; and from there they brought great cargoes of almugwood and precious stones.
Men of Sidon and Arvad were your oarsmen; your skilled men, Tyre, were aboard as your sailors.
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