Then King Solomon conscripted a labor force of thirty thousand men from all Israel.
Cross References1 Kings 4:6
Ahishar was in charge of the palace; and Adoniram son of Abda was in charge of the labor force.
1 Kings 9:15
This is the account of the forced labor that King Solomon imposed to build the house of the LORD, his own palace, the supporting terraces, and the wall of Jerusalem, as well as Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer.
2 Chronicles 10:4
"Your father put a heavy yoke on us. But now you should lighten the burden of your father's service and the heavy yoke he put on us, and we will serve you."
Chapter Outline1. Hiram, sending to congratulate Solomon, is desired to furnish him with timber
7. Hiram, blessing God for Solomon, furnishes him with trees.
13. The number of Solomon's workmen and laborers
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levy [heb] tribute of men
1 Kings 4:6
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