1 Kings 9:15
Text Analysis
2088 [e]וְזֶ֨ה
And this [is]Conj-w | Pro-ms
1697 [e]דְבַר־
the reason forN-msc
4522 [e]הַמַּ֜ס
the labor forceArt | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶֽׁר־
5927 [e]הֶעֱלָ֣ה ׀
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ
KingArt | N-ms
8010 [e]שְׁלֹמֹ֗ה
1129 [e]לִבְנוֹת֩
to buildPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
853 [e]אֶת־
1004 [e]בֵּ֨ית
the houseN-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֤ה
of YahwehN-proper-ms
853 [e]וְאֶת־
andConj-w | DirObjM
1004 [e]בֵּיתוֹ֙
his own houseN-msc | 3ms
853 [e]וְאֶת־
andConj-w | DirObjM
4407 [e]הַמִּלּ֔וֹא
the MilloArt | N-proper-fs
853 [e]וְאֵ֖ת
andConj-w | DirObjM
2346 [e]חוֹמַ֣ת
the wallN-fsc
3389 [e]יְרוּשָׁלִָ֑ם
of JerusalemN-proper-fs
853 [e]וְאֶת־
andConj-w | DirObjM
2674 [e]חָצֹ֥ר
853 [e]וְאֶת־
andConj-w | DirObjM
4023 [e]מְגִדּ֖וֹ
853 [e]וְאֶת־
andConj-w | DirObjM
1507 [e]גָּֽזֶר׃

Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 9:15 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְזֶ֨ה דְבַר־הַמַּ֜ס אֲשֶֽׁר־הֶעֱלָ֣ה ׀ הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ שְׁלֹמֹ֗ה לִבְנֹות֩ אֶת־בֵּ֨ית יְהוָ֤ה וְאֶת־בֵּיתֹו֙ וְאֶת־הַמִּלֹּ֔וא וְאֵ֖ת חֹומַ֣ת יְרוּשָׁלִָ֑ם וְאֶת־חָצֹ֥ר וְאֶת־מְגִדֹּ֖ו וְאֶת־גָּֽזֶר׃

מלכים א 9:15 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וזה דבר־המס אשר־העלה ׀ המלך שלמה לבנות את־בית יהוה ואת־ביתו ואת־המלוא ואת חומת ירושלם ואת־חצר ואת־מגדו ואת־גזר׃

מלכים א 9:15 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וזה דבר־המס אשר־העלה ׀ המלך שלמה לבנות את־בית יהוה ואת־ביתו ואת־המלוא ואת חומת ירושלם ואת־חצר ואת־מגדו ואת־גזר׃

מלכים א 9:15 Hebrew Bible
וזה דבר המס אשר העלה המלך שלמה לבנות את בית יהוה ואת ביתו ואת המלוא ואת חומת ירושלם ואת חצר ואת מגדו ואת גזר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now this is the account of the forced labor which King Solomon levied to build the house of the LORD, his own house, the Millo, the wall of Jerusalem, Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer.

King James Bible
And this is the reason of the levy which king Solomon raised; for to build the house of the LORD, and his own house, and Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, and Megiddo, and Gezer.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is the account of the forced labor that King Solomon had imposed to build the LORD's temple, his own palace, the supporting terraces, the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


1 Kings 9:21 Their children that were left after them in the land, whom the children …

1 Kings 5:13 And king Solomon raised a levy out of all Israel; and the levy was …

to build

1 Kings 9:10 And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, when Solomon had …

1 Kings 6:38 And in the eleventh year, in the month Bul, which is the eighth month, …

1 Kings 7:1 But Solomon was building his own house thirteen years, and he finished …

2 Chronicles 8:1 And it came to pass at the end of twenty years, wherein Solomon had …

Millo Millo is said to have been a deep valley, between the ancient city of Jebus and the city of David on mount zion. This Solomon filled up, and built upon; and it became a fortified place, and a place for public assemblies.

1 Kings 9:24 But Pharaoh's daughter came up out of the city of David to her house …

1 Kings 11:27 And this was the cause that he lifted up his hand against the king: …

Judges 9:6,20 And all the men of Shechem gathered together, and all the house of …

2 Samuel 5:9 So David dwelled in the fort, and called it the city of David. And …

2 Kings 12:20 And his servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and slew Joash in …

the wall

Psalm 51:18 Do good in your good pleasure to Zion: build you the walls of Jerusalem.

Hazor Probably the city {Hazor} in Naphtali, and the famous capital of Jabin, situated in the lake Merom or Semechon, and placed by Josephus south of Tyre, near Ptolemais.

Joshua 11:1 And it came to pass, when Jabin king of Hazor had heard those things, …

Joshua 19:36 And Adamah, and Ramah, and Hazor,

Judges 4:2 And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, that …

2 Kings 15:29 In the days of Pekah king of Israel came Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, …


1 Kings 4:12 Baana the son of Ahilud; to him pertained Taanach and Megiddo, and …

Joshua 17:11 And Manasseh had in Issachar and in Asher Bethshean and her towns, …

Judges 5:19 The kings came and fought, then fought the kings of Canaan in Taanach …

2 Kings 9:27 But when Ahaziah the king of Judah saw this, he fled by the way of …

2 Kings 23:29,30 In his days Pharaohnechoh king of Egypt went up against the king …

2 Chronicles 35:22 Nevertheless Josiah would not turn his face from him, but disguised …

Zechariah 12:11 In that day shall there be a great mourning in Jerusalem, as the …


1 Kings 9:16,17 For Pharaoh king of Egypt had gone up, and taken Gezer, and burnt …

Joshua 10:33 Then Horam king of Gezer came up to help Lachish; and Joshua smote …

Joshua 16:10 And they drove not out the Canaanites that dwelled in Gezer: but …

Joshua 21:21 For they gave them Shechem with her suburbs in mount Ephraim, to …

Judges 1:29 Neither did Ephraim drive out the Canaanites that dwelled in Gezer; …

1 Chronicles 6:67 And they gave to them, of the cities of refuge, Shechem in mount …

1 Chronicles 20:4 And it came to pass after this, that there arose war at Gezer with …

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