Levy

The term signifies a collection of men raised for a particular purpose. We are told that the timbers for building the Temple at Jerusalem were felled and prepared in the forest of Lebanon, where a levy of thirty thousand men sent by Solomon were employed by monthly courses of ten thousand. Adoniram was placed over this levy. These woodmen were not Tyrians; they were all Israelitesā€¦ ā€” ( 1 Kings 5:13,14 )


Biblical Reference

1 Kings 5:13,14

13 And king Solomon raised a levy out of all Israel; and the levy was thirty thousand men. 14 And he sent them to Lebanon, ten thousand a month by courses: a month they were in Lebanon, and two months at home: and Adoniram was over the levy.


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