1 Kings 9:10-14 NIV

Solomon's Other Activities

9:10-28pp -- 2Ch 8:1-18

10 At the end of twenty years, during which Solomon built these two buildings--the temple of the LORD and the royal palace--

References for 1 Kings 9:10

      11 King Solomon gave twenty towns in Galilee to Hiram king of Tyre, because Hiram had supplied him with all the cedar and pine and gold1 he wanted.

      References for 1 Kings 9:11

      12 But when Hiram went from Tyre to see the towns that Solomon had given him, he was not pleased with them.
      13 "What kind of towns are these you have given me, my brother?" he asked. And he called them the Land of Cabul,a2 a name they have to this day.

      References for 1 Kings 9:13

        • c 9:13 - "Cabul" sounds like the Hebrew for "good-for-nothing."
          14 Now Hiram had sent to the king 120 talentsb of gold.3

          References for 1 Kings 9:14

            • d 9:14 - That is, about 4 1/2 tons (about 4 metric tons)