Then the leaders of families, the officers of the tribes of Israel, the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and the officials1 in charge of the king's work gave willingly.27
They3 gave toward the work on the temple of God five thousand talentsa and ten thousand daricsb of gold, ten thousand talentsc of silver, eighteen thousand talentsd of bronze and a hundred thousand talentse of iron.
Any who had precious stones4 gave them to the treasury of the temple of the LORD in the custody of Jehiel the Gershonite.59
The people rejoiced at the willing response of their leaders, for they had given freely and wholeheartedly6 to the LORD. David the king also rejoiced greatly.