1 Kings 5:16
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New Living Translation
and 3,600 foremen to supervise the work.

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.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

5:16 Three thousand and c. - Whereof three thousand were set over the fifteen hundred thousand, expressed ver.15, each of these, over fifty of them, and the odd three hundred were set over these three thousand, each of these to have the oversight of ten of them, to take an account of the work for them. But in 2Chron 2:18, these overseers are said to be thirty - six hundred. The three thousand added in 2Chron 2:2, might be a reserve, to supply the places of the other three thousand: yea, or of the thirty - three hundred, as any of them should be taken off from the work by death, or sickness, or weakness, or necessary occasions; which was a prudent provision, and not unusual in like cases. And so there were thirty - six hundred commissioned for the work, but only thirty - three hundred employed at one time; and therefore both computations fairly stand together.

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