2 Chronicles 2:17
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New International Version
Solomon took a census of all the foreigners residing in Israel, after the census his father David had taken; and they were found to be 153,600.

King James Bible
And Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the numbering wherewith David his father had numbered them; and they were found an hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred.

Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the account that David his father had taken of them, and there were found a hundred and fifty-three thousand six hundred.

World English Bible
Solomon numbered all the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father had numbered them; and they were found one hundred fifty-three thousand six hundred.

Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon numbereth all the men, the sojourners who are in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father numbered them, and they are found a hundred and fifty thousand, and three thousand, and six hundred;

2 Chronicles 2:17 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

In floats by sea to Joppa - See the note on 1 Kings 5:9, and on the parallel places, for other matters contained in this chapter.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

numbered

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...

2 Chronicles 8:7,8 As for all the people that were left of the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites...

1 Kings 5:13-16 And king Solomon raised a levy out of all Israel; and the levy was thirty thousand men...

1 Kings 9:20,21 And all the people that were left of the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites...

the strangers [heb] the men the strangers
after the numbering

1 Chronicles 22:2 And David commanded to gather together the strangers that were in the land of Israel...

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Hiram, the Inspired Artificer
BY REV. W. J. TOWNSEND, D.D. The Temple of Solomon was the crown of art in the old world. There were temples on a larger scale, and of more massive construction, but the enormous masses of masonry of the oldest nations were not comparable with the artistic grace, the luxurious adornments, and the harmonious proportions of this glorious House of God. David had laid up money and material for the great work, but he was not permitted to carry it out. He was a man of war, and blood-stained hands were
George Milligan—Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 5:15
Solomon had seventy thousand carriers and eighty thousand stonecutters in the hills,

1 Chronicles 22:2
So David gave orders to assemble the foreigners residing in Israel, and from among them he appointed stonecutters to prepare dressed stone for building the house of God.

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