15 When he sees how good is his resting place
    and how pleasant is his land,(A)
he will bend his shoulder to the burden(B)
    and submit to forced labor.(C)

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39 “‘If any of your fellow Israelites become poor and sell themselves to you, do not make them work as slaves.(A)

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15 Here is the account of the forced labor King Solomon conscripted(A) to build the Lord’s temple, his own palace, the terraces,[a](B) the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor,(C) Megiddo and Gezer.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 9:15 Or the Millo; also in verse 24
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