1 Kings 16:23-24 NIV

23 In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah, Omri became king of Israel, and he reigned twelve years, six of them in Tirzah.1

References for 1 Kings 16:23

24 He bought the hill of Samaria from Shemer for two talentsa of silver and built a city on the hill, calling it Samaria,2 after Shemer, the name of the former owner of the hill.

References for 1 Kings 16:24

    • a 16:24 - That is, about 150 pounds (about 70 kilograms)