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1 Kings 11:28

28 Now Jeroboam was a man of standing,v and when Solomon saw how wellw the young man did his work, he put him in charge of the whole labor force of the tribes of Joseph.

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1 Kings 11:28 — English Standard Version (ESV)

28 The man Jeroboam was very able, and when Solomon saw that the young man was industrious he gave him charge over all the forced labor of the house of Joseph.

1 Kings 11:28 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

28 And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valour: and Solomon seeing the young man that he was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.

1 Kings 11:28 — New Living Translation (NLT)

28 Jeroboam was a very capable young man, and when Solomon saw how industrious he was, he put him in charge of the labor force from the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh, the descendants of Joseph.

1 Kings 11:28 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

28 The man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valor; and Solomon, seeing that the young man was industrious, made him the officer over all the labor force of the house of Joseph.

1 Kings 11:28 — New Century Version (NCV)

28 Jeroboam was a capable man, and Solomon saw that this young man was a good worker. So Solomon put him over all the workers from the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh.

1 Kings 11:28 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

28 And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valor; and Solomon saw the young man that he was industrious, and he gave him charge over all the labor of the house of Joseph.

1 Kings 11:28 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

28 and the man Jeroboam was strong and valiant; and Solomon saw the young man that he was industrious, and he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.

1 Kings 11:28 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

28 Solomon saw that Jeroboam was a very able and hardworking man. So he put Jeroboam in charge of all forced labor from the tribes of Joseph.

1 Kings 11:28 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

28 Now the man Jeroboam was capable, and Solomon noticed the young man because he was getting things done. So he appointed him over the entire labor force of the house of Joseph.

1 Kings 11:28 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 The man Jeroboam was very able, and when Solomon saw that the young man was industrious he gave him charge over all the forced labor of the house of Joseph.

1 Kings 11:28 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

28 Now the man Jeroboam was a man of ability, and Solomon saw that the young man was a diligent worker, so he appointed him over all of the forced labor for the house of Joseph.

1 Kings 11:28 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

28 Jeroboam was a very important young man. Solomon saw how well he did his work. So he put him in charge of all of the workers in northern Israel.

1 Kings 11:28 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

28 Now the man Jeroboam was a valiant warrior, and when Solomon saw that the young man was industrious, he appointed him over all the forced labor of the house of Joseph.