15 Solomon had seventy thousand porters and eighty thousand stonecutters in the mountains,(A) 16 not including his thirty-three hundred[a] deputies(B) in charge of the work. They supervised the people doing the work. 17 The king commanded them to quarry large, costly stones to lay the foundation of the temple with dressed stones.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. 5:16 Some LXX mss read 3,600; 2Ch 2:2,18

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