1 Kings 9:24-28 NIV

24 After Pharaoh's daughter1 had come up from the City of David to the palace Solomon had built for her, he constructed the supporting terraces.2

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25 Three3 times a year Solomon sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offeringsa on the altar he had built for the LORD, burning incense before the LORD along with them, and so fulfilled the temple obligations.

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    • i 9:25 - Traditionally "peace offerings"
      26 King Solomon also built ships4 at Ezion Geber,5 which is near Elath6 in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea.b

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        • j 9:26 - Hebrew "Yam Suph"; that is, Sea of Reeds
          27 And Hiram sent his men--sailors7 who knew the sea--to serve in the fleet with Solomon's men.

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          28 They sailed to Ophir8 and brought back 420 talentsc of gold,9 which they delivered to King Solomon.

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            • k 9:28 - That is, about 16 tons (about 14.5 metric tons)