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1 Kings 4:11

    1 Kings 4:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The son of Abinadab, in all the region of Dor; which had Taphath the daughter of Solomon to wife:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The son of Abinadab, in all the region of Dor; which had Taphath the daughter of Solomon to wife:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Ben-abinadab, in all the height of Dor (he had Taphath the daughter of Solomon to wife);

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    ... the son of Abinadab in all Naphath-dor; his wife was Taphath, the daughter of Solomon.

    Webster's Revision

    Ben-abinadab, in all the height of Dor (he had Taphath the daughter of Solomon to wife);

    World English Bible

    Ben Abinadab, in all the height of Dor (he had Taphath the daughter of Solomon as wife);

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Ben-abinadab, in all the height of Dor; he had Taphath the daughter of Solomon to wife:

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 4:11

    Dor - See Joshua 11:2 note. It has always been a practice among Oriental potentates to attach to themselves the more important of their officers by giving them for wives princesses of the royal house. Hence, the union here between Ben-Abinadab (probably Solomon's first cousin, compare 1 Samuel 16:8) and Taphath. Compare 1 Kings 4:15.