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1 Kings 9:15

Context

9:15 Here are the details concerning the work crews 1  King Solomon conscripted 2  to build the Lord’s temple, his palace, the terrace, the wall of Jerusalem, 3  and the cities of 4  Hazor, 5  Megiddo, 6  and Gezer.

1 Kings 9:24

Context
9:24 Solomon built the terrace as soon as Pharaoh’s daughter moved up from the city of David 7  to the palace Solomon built for her. 8 

1 sn The work crews. This Hebrew word מַס (mas) refers to a group of laborers conscripted for royal or public service.

2 tn Heb “raised up.”

3 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

4 tn The words “the cities of” are supplied in the translation for clarification.

5 map For location see Map1 D2; Map2 D3; Map3 A2; Map4 C1.

6 map For location see Map1 D4; Map2 C1; Map4 C2; Map5 F2; Map7 B1.

7 sn The phrase city of David refers here to the fortress of Zion in Jerusalem, not to Bethlehem. See 2 Sam 5:7.

8 tn Heb “As soon as Pharaoh’s daughter went up from the city of David to her house which he built for her, then he built the terrace.”



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