1 Kings 5:16
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New American Standard Bible
besides Solomon's 3,300 chief deputies who were over the project and who ruled over the people who were doing the work.

King James Bible
Beside the chief of Solomon's officers which were over the work, three thousand and three hundred, which ruled over the people that wrought in the work.

Darby Bible Translation
besides the overseers whom Solomon had set over the work, three thousand three hundred, who ruled over the people that wrought in the work.

World English Bible
besides Solomon's chief officers who were over the work, three thousand and three hundred, who bore rule over the people who labored in the work.

Young's Literal Translation
apart from the heads of the officers of Solomon, who are over the work, three thousand and three hundred, those ruling over the people who are working in the business.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Comparing this verse and 1 Kings 9:23 with 2 Chronicles 2:18; 2 Chronicles 8:10, the entire number of the overseers will be seen to be stated by both writers at 3,850; but in the one case nationality, in the other degree of authority, is made the principle of the division.

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Library
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

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