1 Kings 10:24-29 NIV

24 The whole world sought audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom1 God had put in his heart.

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25 Year after year, everyone who came brought a gift2--articles of silver and gold, robes, weapons and spices, and horses and mules.

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26 Solomon accumulated chariots and horses;3 he had fourteen hundred chariots and twelve thousand horses,a which he kept in the chariot cities and also with him in Jerusalem.

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    • h 10:26 - Or "charioteers"
      27 The king made silver as common4 in Jerusalem as stones,5 and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig6 trees in the foothills.

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      28 Solomon's horses were imported from Egyptb and from Kuec--the royal merchants purchased them from Kue.

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        • i 10:28 - Or possibly "Muzur", a region in Cilicia; also in verse 29
        • j 10:28 - Probably "Cilicia"
          29 They imported a chariot from Egypt for six hundred shekelsd of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty.e They also exported them to all the kings of the Hittites7 and of the Arameans.

          References for 1 Kings 10:29

            • k 10:29 - That is, about 15 pounds (about 7 kilograms)
            • l 10:29 - That is, about 3 3/4 pounds (about 1.7 kilograms)