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1 Kings 4 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:1 - King Shlomo was king over all Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:2 - These were the princes whom he had: `Azaryah the son of Tzadok, the Kohen;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:3 - Elichoref and Achiyah, the sons of Shisha, Sofrim; Yehoshafat the son of Achilud, the recorder;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:4 - and Benayah the son of Yehoiada was over the host; and Tzadok and Avyatar were Kohanim;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:5 - and `Azaryah the son of Natan was over the officers; and Zavud the son of Natan was chief minister, and the king's friend;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:6 - and Achishar was over the household; and Adoniram the son of `Avda was over the men subject to forced labor.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:7 - Shlomo had twelve officers over all Yisra'el, who provided victuals for the king and his household: each man had to make provision for a month in the year.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:8 - These are their names: Ben-Hur, in the hill-country of Efrayim;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:9 - Ben-Deker, in Makatz, and in Sha`alvim, and Beth-shemesh, and Elon-Beit-Hanan;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:10 - Ben-Hesed, in Arubbot (to him pertained Sokho, and all the land of Hefer);
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:11 - Ben-Avinadav, in all the height of Dor (he had Tafat the daughter of Shlomo as wife);
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:12 - Ba`anah the son of Achilud, in Ta`nakh and Megiddo, and all Beth-shean which is beside Tzaretan, beneath Yizre`el, from Beth-shean to Avel-Mecholah, as far as beyond Yokme`am;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:13 - Ben-Gever, in Ramot-Gil`ad (to him pertained the towns of Ya'ir the son of Menashsheh, which are in Gil`ad; even to him pertained the region of Argov, which is in Bashan, sixty great cities with walls and brazen bars);
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:14 - Achinadav the son of `Iddo, in Machanayim;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:15 - Achima`atz, in Naftali (he also took Basemat the daughter of Shlomo as wife);
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:16 - Ba`anah the son of Hushai, in Asher and Be`alot;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:17 - Yehoshafat the son of Paru'ach, in Yissakhar;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:18 - Shim`i the son of Ela, in Binyamin;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:19 - Gever the son of Uri, in the land of Gil`ad, the country of Sichon king of the Amori and of `Og king of Bashan; and he was the only officer who was in the land.

Solomon's Power, Wealth and Wisdom

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:20 - Yehudah and Yisra'el were many as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and making merry.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:21 - Shlomo ruled over all the kingdoms from the River to the land of the Pelishtim, and to the border of Mitzrayim: they brought tribute, and served Shlomo all the days of his life.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:22 - Shlomo's provision for one day was thirty measures of fine flour, and sixty measures of meal,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:23 - ten fat oxen, and twenty oxen out of the pastures, and one hundred sheep, besides harts, and gazelles, and roebucks, and fattened fowl.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:24 - For he had dominion over all the region on this side the River, from Tifsach even to `Aza, over all the kings on this side the River: and he had shalom on all sides round about him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:25 - Yehudah and Yisra'el lived safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Be'er-Sheva, all the days of Shlomo.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:26 - Shlomo had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:27 - Those officers provided victuals for king Shlomo, and for all who came to king Shlomo's table, every man in his month; they let nothing be lacking.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:28 - Barley also and straw for the horses and swift steeds brought they to the place where the officers were, every man according to his charge.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:29 - God gave Shlomo wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and very great understanding, even as the sand that is on the sea-shore.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:30 - Shlomo's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east, and all the wisdom of Mitzrayim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:31 - For he was wiser than all men; than Etan the Ezrachite, and Heman, and Kalkol, and Darda, the sons of Machol: and his fame was in all the nations round about.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:32 - He spoke three thousand proverbs; and his songs were one thousand five.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:33 - He spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Levanon even to the hyssop that springs out of the wall; he spoke also of animals, and of birds, and of creeping things, and of fish.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:34 - There came of all peoples to hear the wisdom of Shlomo, from all kings of the eretz, who had heard of his wisdom.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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