1 Kings 4:6
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English Standard Version
Ahishar was in charge of the palace; and Adoniram the son of Abda was in charge of the forced labor.

King James Bible
And Ahishar was over the household: and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the tribute.

American Standard Version
and Ahishar was over the household; and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the men subject to taskwork.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Ahisar governor of the house: and Adoniram the son of Abda over the tribute.

English Revised Version
and Ahishar was over the household; and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the levy.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Ahishar was over the household: and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the tribute.

1 Kings 4:6 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

This judicial decision convinced all the people that Solomon was endowed with divine wisdom for the administration of justice.

1 Kings 4:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Adoniram

1 Kings 12:13 And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him;

2 Samuel 20:24 And Adoram was over the tribute: and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder:

Adoram
tribute. or, levy

1 Kings 5:13,14 And king Solomon raised a levy out of all Israel; and the levy was thirty thousand men...

1 Kings 9:15 And this is the reason of the levy which king Solomon raised; for to build the house of the LORD, and his own house, and Millo...

Cross References
1 Kings 4:5
Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers; Zabud the son of Nathan was priest and king's friend;

1 Kings 4:7
Solomon had twelve officers over all Israel, who provided food for the king and his household. Each man had to make provision for one month in the year.

1 Kings 5:13
King Solomon drafted forced labor out of all Israel, and the draft numbered 30,000 men.

1 Kings 5:14
And he sent them to Lebanon, 10,000 a month in shifts. They would be a month in Lebanon and two months at home. Adoniram was in charge of the draft.

1 Kings 12:18
Then King Rehoboam sent Adoram, who was taskmaster over the forced labor, and all Israel stoned him to death with stones. And King Rehoboam hurried to mount his chariot to flee to Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 8:8
from their descendants who were left after them in the land, whom the people of Israel had not destroyed--these Solomon drafted as forced labor, and so they are to this day.

2 Chronicles 10:18
Then King Rehoboam sent Hadoram, who was taskmaster over the forced labor, and the people of Israel stoned him to death with stones. And King Rehoboam quickly mounted his chariot to flee to Jerusalem.

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