make no bondmen

1 Kings 9:22

9:22 make no bondmen. This verse indicates that Solomon’s levy of forced labor applied only to Canaanites, not Israelites. However, he had previously “raised a levy out of all Israel...thirty thousand men” for work on the temple (I Kings 5:13). These were probably Canaanites who still lived among the Israelites.

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