2 Chronicles 2:13
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New American Standard Bible
"Now I am sending Huram-abi, a skilled man, endowed with understanding,

King James Bible
And now I have sent a cunning man, endued with understanding, of Huram my father's,

Darby Bible Translation
And now, I send a skilful man, endued with understanding, Huram Abi,

World English Bible
Now I have sent a skillful man, endowed with understanding, of Huram my father's,

Young's Literal Translation
'And now, I have sent a wise man having understanding, of Huram my father,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Of Huram my father's - A wrong translation. Huram here is the workman sent by the king of Tyre and not the king of Tyre's father (see 1 Kings 5:1 note). The words in the original are Huram Abi, and the latter word is now commonly thought to be either a proper name or an epithet of honor, e. g., my master-workman.

2 Chronicles 2:13 Parallel Commentaries

Results of Transgression
Prominent among the primary causes that led Solomon into extravagance and oppression was his failure to maintain and foster the spirit of self-sacrifice. When, at the foot of Sinai, Moses told the people of the divine command, "Let them make Me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them," the response of the Israelites was accompanied by the appropriate gifts. "They came, everyone whose heart stirred him up, and everyone whom his spirit made willing," and brought offerings. Exodus 25:8; 35:21. For
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 7:13
Now King Solomon sent and brought Hiram from Tyre.

2 Chronicles 2:7
"Now send me a skilled man to work in gold, silver, brass and iron, and in purple, crimson and violet fabrics, and who knows how to make engravings, to work with the skilled men whom I have in Judah and Jerusalem, whom David my father provided.

2 Chronicles 2:12
Then Huram continued, "Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who has made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, who will build a house for the LORD and a royal palace for himself.

2 Chronicles 2:14
the son of a Danite woman and a Tyrian father, who knows how to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone and wood, and in purple, violet, linen and crimson fabrics, and who knows how to make all kinds of engravings and to execute any design which may be assigned to him, to work with your skilled men and with those of my lord David your father.

2 Chronicles 4:16
The pails, the shovels, the forks and all its utensils, Huram-abi made of polished bronze for King Solomon for the house of the LORD.

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