The Benai, were setters, layers, or builders, at the erection of King Solomon's Temple, and were able and ingenious Fellowcrafts. They were distributed by Solomon into separate Lodges, with a Master and Warden in each, that they might receive commands in a regular manner, take care of their tools and jewels, be paid regular, and be duly fed and clothed, that the work might proceed with harmony and order. (1 Kings 5:18 )

Biblical Reference

1 Kings 5:18

And Solomon's builders and Hiram's builders did hew them, and the stonesquarers: so they prepared timber and stones to build the house.

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