New Living Translation
Hiram sent experienced crews of sailors to sail the ships 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:27 Knowledge of the sea - For which the Tyrians were famous. He sent also ships to join with Solomon's, not from Tyre, the city of Phoenicia; but from an island in the Red - sea, called Tyre, because it was a colony of the Tyrians, as Strabo notes.
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And Rehoboam went to Shechem: for all Israel were come to Shechem to make him king. 2. And it came to pass, when Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who was yet in Egypt, heard of it (for he was fled from the presence of king Solomon, and Jeroboam dwelt in Egypt); 3. That they sent and called him. And Jeroboam and all the congregation of Israel came, and spake unto Rehoboam, saying, 4. Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he …
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1 Kings 5:6
"Therefore, please command that cedars from Lebanon be cut for me. Let my men work alongside yours, and I will pay your men whatever wages you ask. As you know, there is no one among us who can cut timber like you Sidonians!"
1 Kings 5:9
My servants will bring the logs from the Lebanon mountains to the Mediterranean Sea and make them into rafts and float them along the coast to whatever place you choose. Then we will break the rafts apart so you can carry the logs away. You can pay me by supplying me with food for my household."
1 Kings 9:26
King Solomon also built a fleet of ships at Ezion-geber, a port near Elath in the land of Edom, along the shore of the Red Sea.
1 Kings 10:11
(In addition, Hiram's ships brought gold from Ophir, and they also brought rich cargoes of red sandalwood and precious jewels.
Your oarsmen came from Sidon and Arvad; your helmsmen were skilled men from Tyre itself.
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