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

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

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26 Solomon accumulated chariots and horses; 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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    • ž 10:26 - Or "charioteers"
      27 The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig trees in the foothills.

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      28 Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Kueb —the royal merchants purchased them from Kue at the current price.

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        • Ÿ 10:28 - Probably "Cilicia"
          29 They imported a chariot from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty.c They also exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and of the Arameans.

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            •   10:29 - That is, about 3 3/4 pounds or about 1.7 kilograms