New American Standard Bible
Solomon numbered all the aliens who were in the land of Israel, following the census which his father David had taken; and 153,600 were found.
King James Bible
And Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the numbering wherewith David his father had numbered them; and they were found an hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred.
Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the account that David his father had taken of them, and there were found a hundred and fifty-three thousand six hundred.
World English Bible
Solomon numbered all the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father had numbered them; and they were found one hundred fifty-three thousand six hundred.
Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon numbereth all the men, the sojourners who are in the land of Israel, after the numbering with which David his father numbered them, and they are found a hundred and fifty thousand, and three thousand, and six hundred;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The strangers are the non-Israelite population of the holy land, the descendants (chiefly) of those Canaanites whom the children of Israel did not drive out. The reimposition of the bond-service imposed on the Canaanites at the time of the conquest Judges 1:28, Judges 1:30, Judges 1:33, Judges 1:35, but discontinued in the period of depression between Joshua and Saul, was (it is clear) due to David, whom Solomon merely imitated in the arrangements described in these verses.
LibraryResults 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
1 Kings 5:15
Now Solomon had 70,000 transporters, and 80,000 hewers of stone in the mountains,
1 Chronicles 22:2
So David gave orders to gather the foreigners who were in the land of Israel, and he set stonecutters to hew out stones to build the house of God.
Jump to PreviousAccount Aliens Census David Fifty Fifty-Three Following Foreigners Found Hundred Israel Lands Numbered Numbering Six Solomon Strange Strangers Thousand Three Wherewith
Jump to NextAccount Aliens Census David Fifty Fifty-Three Following Foreigners Found Hundred Israel Lands Numbered Numbering Six Solomon Strange Strangers Thousand Three Wherewith
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