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1 Kings 5:1

Preparations for Building the Temple

5:1–16pp—2Ch 2:1–18

5 a When Hiramz king of Tyre heard that Solomon had been anointed king to succeed his father David, he sent his envoys to Solomon, because he had always been on friendly terms with David.

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1 Kings 5:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Now Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon when he heard that they had anointed him king in place of his father, for Hiram always loved David.

1 Kings 5:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David.

1 Kings 5:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

King Hiram of Tyre had always been a loyal friend of David. When Hiram learned that David’s son Solomon was the new king of Israel, he sent ambassadors to congratulate him.

1 Kings 5:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon, because he heard that they had anointed him king in place of his father, for Hiram had always loved David.

1 Kings 5:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

Hiram, the king of Tyre, had always been David’s friend. When Hiram heard that Solomon had been made king in David’s place, he sent his messengers to Solomon.

1 Kings 5:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants unto Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the room of his father: for Hiram was ever a lover of David.

1 Kings 5:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon; for he had heard that they had anointed him king in the place of his father; for Hiram always loved David.

1 Kings 5:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

King Hiram of Tyre sent his officials to Solomon when he heard that Solomon had been anointed king to succeed his father. Hiram had always been David’s friend.

1 Kings 5:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon when he heard that he had been anointed king in his father’s place, for Hiram had always been friends with David.

1 Kings 5:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Now King Hiram of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon, when he heard that they had anointed him king in place of his father; for Hiram had always been a friend to David.

1 Kings 5:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon when he heard that they had anointed him as king in place of his father, for Hiram had always been a friend for David.

1 Kings 5:1 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Hiram was the king of Tyre. He heard that Solomon had been anointed as king. He heard that Solomon had become the next king after his father David. Hiram had always been David’s friend. So Hiram sent his messengers to Solomon.

1 Kings 5:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Now Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon, when he heard that they had anointed him king in place of his father, for Hiram had always been a friend of David.