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1 Kings 10:21 NIV

21 All King Solomon’s goblets were gold, and all the household articles in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. Nothing was made of silver, because silver was considered of little value in Solomon’s days.

References for 1 Kings 10:21

Study tools for 1 Kings 10:21

  • a 10:5 - Or "the ascent by which he went up to"
  • b 10:10 - That is, about 4 1/2 tons or about 4 metric tons
  • c 10:11 - Probably a variant of "algumwood" ; also in verse 12
  • d 10:12 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
  • e 10:14 - That is, about 25 tons or about 23 metric tons
  • f 10:16 - That is, about 15 pounds or about 6.9 kilograms; also in verse 29
  • g 10:17 - That is, about 3 3/4 pounds or about 1.7 kilograms; or perhaps reference is to double minas, that is, about 7 1/2 pounds or about 3.5 kilograms.
  • h 10:22 - Hebrew "of ships of Tarshish"
  • i 10:26 - Or "charioteers"
  • j 10:28 - Probably "Cilicia"
  • k 10:29 - That is, about 3 3/4 pounds or about 1.7 kilograms