2 Chronicles 1:16
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New American Standard Bible
Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue; the king's traders procured them from Kue for a price.

King James Bible
And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price.

Darby Bible Translation
And the exportation of horses that Solomon had was from Egypt: a caravan of the king's merchants fetched a drove of horses, at a price.

World English Bible
The horses which Solomon had were brought out of Egypt and from Kue; the king's merchants purchased them from Kue.

Young's Literal Translation
And the source of the horses that are to Solomon is from Egypt and from Keva; merchants of the king from Keva take at a price,

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The remarkable change which we have noticed in the views of Jewish authorities, from contempt to almost affectation of manual labour, could certainly not have been arbitrary. But as we fail to discover here any religious motive, we can only account for it on the score of altered political and social circumstances. So long as the people were, at least nominally, independent, and in possession of their own land, constant engagement in a trade would probably mark an inferior social stage, and imply
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Cross References
Deuteronomy 17:16
"Moreover, he shall not multiply horses for himself, nor shall he cause the people to return to Egypt to multiply horses, since the LORD has said to you, 'You shall never again return that way.'

1 Kings 10:28
Also Solomon's import of horses was from Egypt and Kue, and the king's merchants procured them from Kue for a price.

2 Chronicles 1:17
They imported chariots from Egypt for 600 shekels of silver apiece and horses for 150 apiece, and by the same means they exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Aram.

2 Chronicles 9:28
And they were bringing horses for Solomon from Egypt and from all countries.

Song of Solomon 1:9
"To me, my darling, you are like My mare among the chariots of Pharaoh.

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