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15 (A)Solomon had seventy thousand who carried burdens, and eighty thousand who quarried stone in the mountains, 16 besides three thousand [a]three hundred from the (B)chiefs of Solomon’s deputies, who supervised the people who labored in the work. 17 And the king commanded them to quarry large stones, costly stones, and (C)hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the [b]temple.

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  1. 1 Kings 5:16 So with MT, Tg., Vg.; LXX six hundred
  2. 1 Kings 5:17 Lit. house

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