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2 Chronicles 3:9 NLT

9 The gold nails that were used weighed 20 ounces each. He also overlaid the walls of the upper rooms with gold.

References for 2 Chronicles 3:9

    • h 3:9 - Hebrew 50 shekels [570 grams].

      Study tools for 2 Chronicles 3:9

      • a 3:1 - Hebrew reads Ornan, a variant spelling of Araunah; compare 2 Sam 24:16 .
      • b 3:2 - Hebrew on the second [day] of the second month. This day of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred in April or May.
      • c 3:3 - The “old standard of measurement” was a cubit equal to 18 inches [46 centimeters]. The new standard was a cubit of approximately 21 inches [53 centimeters].
      • d 3:3 - Hebrew 60 cubits [27.6 meters] long and 20 cubits [9.2 meters] wide.
      • e 3:4 - Hebrew 20 cubits [9.2 meters]; also in 3:8, 11, 13 .
      • f 3:4 - As in some Greek and Syriac manuscripts, which read 20 cubits [9.2 meters]; Hebrew reads 120 [cubits], which is 180 feet or 55 meters.
      • g 3:8 - Hebrew 600 talents [20.4 metric tons].
      • h 3:9 - Hebrew 50 shekels [570 grams].
      • i 3:11 - Hebrew 5 cubits [2.3 meters]; also in 3:11b, 12, 15 .
      • j 3:15 - As in Syriac version (see also 1 Kgs 7:15 ; 2 Kgs 25:17 ; Jer 52:21 ), which reads 18 cubits [8.3 meters]; Hebrew reads 35 cubits, which is 52.5 feet or 16.5 meters.
      • k 3:16 - Hebrew He made chains in the inner sanctuary. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
      • l 3:17 - Jakin probably means “he establishes”; Boaz probably means “in him is strength.”