Then I set apart twelve of the leading priests: Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their kin with them.
And I weighed out to them the silver and the gold and the vessels, the offering for the house of our God that the king, his counselors, his lords, and all Israel there present had offered;
I weighed out into their hand six hundred fifty talents of silver, and one hundred silver vessels worth . . . talents, a and one hundred talents of gold,
twenty gold bowls worth a thousand darics, and two vessels of fine polished bronze as precious as gold.
And I said to them, "You are holy to the Lord, and the vessels are holy; and the silver and the gold are a freewill offering to the Lord, the God of your ancestors.
Guard them and keep them until you weigh them before the chief priests and the Levites and the heads of families in Israel at Jerusalem, within the chambers of the house of the Lord."
So the priests and the Levites took over the silver, the gold, and the vessels as they were weighed out, to bring them to Jerusalem, to the house of our God.
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