Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- 2nd Chronicles ~~- chapter 2 of 36 (18 verses.)

2nd Chronicles 2:17Wrench

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Solomon Counts And Employs Many Foreigners
Next Solomon {Peace-Man} counts all the foreigners in the land of Israel, like his father David {Love} counted [them].
[Solomon's scribes count a total of] 153,600 [β€œresident-aliens”].
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Note: Unclear if this was a sinful human enumeration (national ID), or just a head-count.
Perhaps YAH sees enumerating foreigners as different from enumerating Israelites.
Note that virtually all citizens of the modern State Of Israel have national I.D.
numbers. That is, if they want to buy and sell.

#5608 caphar saw-far:
to score with a mark as a tally or record, i.e.
inscribe, enumerate; recount, i.e. commune, account; declare, number, reckon




Other English Bible translations of 2nd Chronicles 2:17:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNHe appointed 70,000 of them to carry loads, 80,000 to be stonecutters in the hills and 3,600 as supervisors to assign the people their work.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRSolomon took a census of all the aliens who were in Israel, after the census his father David had taken; and they were found to be 153,600.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNSolomon counted all of the outsiders who were living in Israel. He did it after his father David had counted them. There were 153,600 of them.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNSolomon took a census of all foreigners in the land of Israel, like the census his father had taken, and he counted 153,600.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNThen Solomon took a census of all the aliens who were residing in the land of Israel, after the census that his father David had taken; and there were found to be one hundred fifty-three thousand six hundred.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNSolomon then took a census of all the foreigners living in Israel, using the same census-taking method employed by his father. They numbered 153,600.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNKing Solomon took a census of all the foreigners living in the land of Israel, similar to the census his father David had taken. There were 153,600 resident foreigners.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SNSolomon numbered all the aliens who were in the land of Israel, following the census which his father David had taken; and 153,600 were found.
King James Version (unedited)KJVAnd Solomon numbered all the strangers that were in the land of Israel, after the numbering wherewith David his father had numbered them; and they were found an hundred and fifty thousand and three thousand and six hundred.