New Living Translation
But when Hiram came from Tyre to see the towns Solomon had given him, he was not at all pleased with them.
King James Bible
And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they pleased him not.
Darby Bible Translation
And Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities that Solomon had given him; and they did not please him.
World English Bible
Hiram came out from Tyre to see the cities which Solomon had given him; and they didn't please him.
Young's Literal Translation
And Hiram cometh out from Tyre to see the cities that Solomon hath given to him, and they have not been right in his eyes,
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And Rehoboam went to Shechem: for all Israel were come to Shechem to make him king. 2. And it came to pass, when Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who was yet in Egypt, heard of it (for he was fled from the presence of king Solomon, and Jeroboam dwelt in Egypt); 3. That they sent and called him. And Jeroboam and all the congregation of Israel came, and spake unto Rehoboam, saying, 4. Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he …
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1 Kings 9:11
he gave twenty towns in the land of Galilee to King Hiram of Tyre. (Hiram had previously provided all the cedar and cypress timber and gold that Solomon had requested.)
1 Kings 9:13
"What kind of towns are these, my brother?" he asked. So Hiram called that area Cabul (which means "worthless"), as it is still known today.
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