2 Kings 15:19-20 ESV

19 1Pula the king of Assyria came against the land, and Menahem gave 2Pul a thousand talentsb of silver, that he might help him 3to confirm his hold on the royal power.

References for 2 Kings 15:19

    • € 15:19 - Another name for Tiglath-pileser III (compare verse 29)
    •  15:19 - A talent was about 75 pounds or 34 kilograms
      20 Menahem exacted the money from Israel, that is, from all the wealthy men, fifty shekelsc of silver from every man, to give to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria turned back and did not stay there in the land.

      References for 2 Kings 15:20

        • ‚ 15:20 - A shekel was about 2/5 ounce or 11 grams