1 Kings 9:26-28 NIV

26 King Solomon also built ships1 at Ezion Geber,2 which is near Elath3 in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea.a

References for 1 Kings 9:26

    • j 9:26 - Hebrew "Yam Suph"; that is, Sea of Reeds
      27 And Hiram sent his men--sailors4 who knew the sea--to serve in the fleet with Solomon's men.

      References for 1 Kings 9:27

      28 They sailed to Ophir5 and brought back 420 talentsb of gold,6 which they delivered to King Solomon.

      References for 1 Kings 9:28

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