1 Kings 5:17
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King James Version
And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones, to lay the foundation of the house.

Darby Bible Translation
And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the house.

World English Bible
The king commanded, and they cut out great stones, costly stones, to lay the foundation of the house with worked stone.

Young's Literal Translation
And the king commandeth, and they bring great stones, precious stone, to lay the foundation of the house, hewn stones;

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And the king commanded, and they brought great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones, to lay the foundation of the house.1 Kings 5:17 Parallel Commentaries

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Kings
The book[1] of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.),
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 6:7
And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither: so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

1 Chronicles 22:2
And David commanded to gather together the strangers that were in the land of Israel; and he set masons to hew wrought stones to build the house of God.

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