1 Kings 5:1 NIV

Preparations for Building the Temple

1 When Hiram king of Tyre heard that Solomon had been anointed king to succeed his father David, he sent his envoys to Solomon, because he had always been on friendly terms with David.

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      • a 5:11 - That is, probably about 3,600 tons or about 3,250 metric tons
      • b 5:11 - Septuagint (see also 2 Chron. 2:10); Hebrew "twenty cors"
      • c 5:11 - That is, about 120,000 gallons or about 440,000 liters
      • d 5:16 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 2 Chron. 2:2,18) "thirty-six hundred"