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2 Chronicles 8:9

But Solomon did not make slaves of the Israelites for his work; they were his fighting men, commanders of his captains, and commanders of his chariots and charioteers.

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2 Chronicles 8:9 — English Standard Version (ESV)

But of the people of Israel Solomon made no slaves for his work; they were soldiers, and his officers, the commanders of his chariots, and his horsemen.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

But of the children of Israel did Solomon make no servants for his work; but they were men of war, and chief of his captains, and captains of his chariots and horsemen.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

But Solomon did not conscript any of the Israelites for his labor force. Instead, he assigned them to serve as fighting men, officers in his army, commanders of his chariots, and charioteers.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

But Solomon did not make the children of Israel servants for his work. Some were men of war, captains of his officers, captains of his chariots, and his cavalry.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

But Solomon did not make slaves of the Israelites. They were his soldiers, chief captains, commanders of his chariots, and his chariot drivers.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

But of the children of Israel did Solomon make no servants for his work; but they were men of war, and chief of his captains, and rulers of his chariots and of his horsemen.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

But of the children of Israel, of them did Solomon make no bondmen for his work; but they were men of war, and chief of his captains, and captains of his chariots and his horsemen.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

But Solomon didn’t make any of the Israelites slaves for his projects. Instead, they were the soldiers, officers, generals, and commanders of his chariot and cavalry units.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

But Solomon did not consign the Israelites to be slaves for his work; they were soldiers, commanders of his captains, and commanders of his chariots and his cavalry.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But of the people of Israel Solomon made no slaves for his work; they were soldiers, and his officers, the commanders of his chariotry and cavalry.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

But from the Israelites Solomon did not give as servants for his work, but they were men of war, his commanders of his officers, and commanders of his chariots and his horses.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

But Solomon didn’t force the men of Israel to work as his slaves. Instead, some were his fighting men. Others were commanders of his captains, chariots and chariot drivers.

2 Chronicles 8:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

But Solomon did not make slaves for his work from the sons of Israel; they were men of war, his chief captains and commanders of his chariots and his horsemen.