2 Kings 15:20 NIV

20 Menahem exacted this money from Israel. Every wealthy person had to contribute fifty shekelsa of silver to be given to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria withdrew and stayed in the land no longer.

References for 2 Kings 15:20

    • ‘ 15:20 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams

      Study tools for 2 Kings 15:20

      • a 15:1 - Also called "Uzziah" ; also in verses 6, 7, 8, 17, 23 and 27
      • b 15:5 - The Hebrew for "leprosy" was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
      • c 15:5 - Or "in a house where he was relieved of responsibilities"
      • d 15:10 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts "in Ibleam"
      • e 15:12 - 2 Kings 10:30
      • f 15:19 - Also called "Tiglath-Pileser"
      • g 15:19 - That is, about 38 tons or about 34 metric tons
      • h 15:20 - That is, about 1 1/4 pounds or about 575 grams