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[a] (A)And Solomon assigned 70,000 men to bear burdens and 80,000 to quarry in the hill country, and (B)3,600 to oversee them.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 2:2 Ch 2:1 in Hebrew

18 (A)Seventy thousand of them he assigned to bear burdens, 80,000 to quarry in the hill country, and 3,600 as overseers to make the people work.

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12 And the men did the work faithfully. Over them were set Jahath and Obadiah the Levites, of the sons of Merari, and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites, to have oversight. (A)The Levites, all who were skilful with instruments of music,

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Rebuilding the Temple

Now in the second year after their coming to the house of God at Jerusalem, in the second month, (A)Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and (B)Jeshua the son of Jozadak made a beginning, together with the rest of their kinsmen, the priests and the Levites and all who had come to Jerusalem from the captivity. They (C)appointed the Levites, from twenty years old and upwards, to (D)supervise the work of the house of the Lord. And (E)Jeshua with his sons and his brothers, and Kadmiel and his sons, the sons of Judah, together (F)supervised the workmen in the house of God, along with the (G)sons of Henadad and the Levites, their sons and brothers.

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