15 Solomon had 70,000 porters and 80,000 stonecutters in the mountains,(A) 16 not including his 3,300[a] deputies(B) in charge of the work. They ruled over 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. 1 Kings 5:16 Some LXX mss read 3,600; 2Ch 2:2,18

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