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2 Chronicles 3:8 NIV

8 He built the Most Holy Place, its length corresponding to the width of the temple—twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide. He overlaid the inside with six hundred talentsa of fine gold.

References for 2 Chronicles 3:8

    • n 3:8 - That is, about 23 tons or about 21 metric tons

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      • a 3:1 - Hebrew "Ornan," a variant of "Araunah"
      • b 3:3 - That is, about 90 feet long and 30 feet wide or about 27 meters long and 9 meters wide
      • c 3:4 - That is, about 30 feet or about 9 meters; also in verses 8, 11 and 13
      • d 3:4 - Some Septuagint and Syriac manuscripts; Hebrew "and a hundred and twenty"
      • e 3:8 - That is, about 23 tons or about 21 metric tons
      • f 3:9 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams
      • g 3:11 - That is, about 7 1/2 feet or about 2.3 meters; also in verse 15
      • h 3:13 - Or "facing inward"
      • i 3:15 - That is, about 53 feet or about 16 meters
      • j 3:16 - Or possibly "made chains in the inner sanctuary" ; the meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
      • k 3:17 - "Jakin" probably means "he establishes."
      • l 3:17 - "Boaz" probably means "in him is strength."