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2 Chronicles 2:2 New English Translation (NET Bible)

(2:1) Solomon had[a] 70,000 common laborers[b] and 80,000 stonecutters[c] in the hills, in addition to 3,600 supervisors.[d]

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Chronicles 2:2 tn Heb “counted,” perhaps “conscripted” (so NAB, NIV, NRSV).
  2. 2 Chronicles 2:2 tn Heb “men, carriers of loads.”
  3. 2 Chronicles 2:2 tn Or “quarry workers”; Heb “cutters” (probably referring to stonecutters).
  4. 2 Chronicles 2:2 tc The parallel text of MT in 1 Kgs 5:16 has “thirty-three hundred,” but some Greek mss there read “thirty-six hundred” in agreement with 2 Chr 2:2, 18.tn Heb “and 3,600 supervisors over them.”
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