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 9:24Context
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 Kings 11:27Context
11:27 This is what prompted him to rebel against the king: 9 Solomon built a terrace and he closed up a gap in the wall of the city of his father David. 10
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.”
4 tn The words “the cities of” are supplied in the translation for clarification.
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.”
9 tn Heb “this is the matter concerning which he raised a hand against the king.”