KJV 1KIN5 with Strong's Hebrew/Greek1KIN4.htm 1KIN6.htm
5:1 And Hiram [H2438] king [H4428] of Tyre [H6865] sent [H7971] his servants [H5650] unto Solomon [H8010] ; for he had heard [H8085] that they had anointed [H4886] him king [H4428] in the room of his father [H1] : for Hiram [H2438] was ever [H3117] a lover [H157] of David [H1732] .
5:2 And Solomon [H8010] sent [H7971] to Hiram [H2438] , saying [H559] ,
5:3 Thou knowest [H3045] how that David [H1732] my father [H1] could [H3201] not build [H1129] an house [H1004] unto the name [H8034] of the LORD [H3068] his God [H430] for [H6440] the wars [H4421] which were about him on every side [H5437] , until the LORD [H3068] put [H5414] them under the soles [H3709] of his feet [H7272] .
5:4 But now the LORD [H3068] my God [H430] hath given me rest [H5117] on every side [H5439] , [so that there is] neither adversary [H7854] nor evil [H7451] occurrent [H6294] .
5:5 And, behold, I purpose [H559] to build [H1129] an house [H1004] unto the name [H8034] of the LORD [H3068] my God [H430] , as the LORD [H3068] spake [H1696] unto David [H1732] my father [H1] , saying [H559] , Thy son [H1121] , whom I will set [H5414] upon thy throne [H3678] in thy room, he shall build [H1129] an house [H1004] unto my name [H8034] .(purpose: Heb. say)
5:6 Now therefore command [H6680] thou that they hew [H3772] me cedar trees [H730] out of Lebanon [H3844] ; and my servants [H5650] shall be with thy servants [H5650] : and unto thee will I give [H5414] hire [H7939] for thy servants [H5650] according to all that thou shalt appoint [H559] : for thou knowest [H3045] that [there is] not among us any [H376] that can skill [H3045] to hew [H3772] timber [H6086] like unto the Sidonians [H6722] .(appoint: Heb. say)
5:7 And it came to pass, when Hiram [H2438] heard [H8085] the words [H1697] of Solomon [H8010] , that he rejoiced [H8055] greatly [H3966] , and said [H559] , Blessed [H1288] [be] the LORD [H3068] this day [H3117] , which hath given [H5414] unto David [H1732] a wise [H2450] son [H1121] over this great [H7227] people [H5971] .
5:8 And Hiram [H2438] sent [H7971] to Solomon [H8010] , saying [H559] , I have considered [H8085] the things which thou sentest [H7971] to me for: [and] I will do [H6213] all thy desire [H2656] concerning timber [H6086] of cedar [H730] , and concerning timber [H6086] of fir [H1265] .(considered: Heb. heard)
5:9 My servants [H5650] shall bring [them] down [H3381] from Lebanon [H3844] unto the sea [H3220] : and I will convey [H7760] them by sea [H3220] in floats [H1702] unto the place [H4725] that thou shalt appoint [H7971] me, and will cause them to be discharged [H5310] there, and thou shalt receive [H5375] [them]: and thou shalt accomplish [H6213] my desire [H2656] , in giving [H5414] food [H3899] for my household [H1004] .(appoint: Heb. send)
5:10 So Hiram [H2438] gave [H5414] Solomon [H8010] cedar [H730] trees [H6086] and fir [H1265] trees [H6086] [according to] all his desire [H2656] .
5:11 And Solomon [H8010] gave [H5414] Hiram [H2438] twenty [H6242] thousand [H505] measures [H3734] of wheat [H2406] [for] food [H4361] to his household [H1004] , and twenty [H6242] measures [H3734] of pure [H3795] oil [H8081] : thus gave [H5414] Solomon [H8010] to Hiram [H2438] year [H8141] by year [H8141] .(measures: Heb. cors)
5:12 And the LORD [H3068] gave [H5414] Solomon [H8010] wisdom [H2451] , as he promised [H1696] him: and there was peace [H7965] between Hiram [H2438] and Solomon [H8010] ; and they two [H8147] made [H3772] a league [H1285] together [H8147] .
5:13 And king [H4428] Solomon [H8010] raised [H5927] a levy [H4522] out of all Israel [H3478] ; and the levy [H4522] was thirty [H7970] thousand [H505] men [H376] .(levy: Heb. tribute of men)
5:14 And he sent [H7971] them to Lebanon [H3844] , ten [H6235] thousand [H505] a month [H2320] by courses [H2487] : a month [H2320] they were in Lebanon [H3844] , [and] two [H8147] months [H2320] at home [H1004] : and Adoniram [H141] [was] over the levy [H4522] .
5:15 And Solomon [H8010] had threescore and ten [H7657] thousand [H505] that bare [H5375] burdens [H5449] , and fourscore [H8084] thousand [H505] hewers [H2672] in the mountains [H2022] ;
5:16 Beside the chief [H8269] of Solomon's [H8010] officers [H5324] which [were] over the work [H4399] , three [H7969] thousand [H505] and three [H7969] hundred [H3967] , which ruled [H7287] over the people [H5971] that wrought [H6213] in the work [H4399] .
5:17 And the king [H4428] commanded [H6680] , and they brought [H5265] great [H1419] stones [H68] , costly [H3368] stones [H68] , [and] hewed [H1496] stones [H68] , to lay the foundation [H3245] of the house [H1004] .
5:18 And Solomon's [H8010] builders [H1129] and Hiram's [H2438] builders [H1129] did hew [H6458] [them], and the stonesquarers [H1382] : so they prepared [H3559] timber [H6086] and stones [H68] to build [H1129] the house [H1004] .(stonesquares: or, Giblites)