1 Kings 10:14

Solomon’s Splendor

14 The weight of the gold that Solomon received yearly was 666 talents,a

Read 1 Kings 10:14 Using Other Translations

Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred threescore and six talents of gold,
Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was 666 talents of gold,
Each year Solomon received about 25 tons of gold.

What does 1 Kings 10:14 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 10:14

Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was
six hundred and sixty and six talents of gold.
] From Ophir and Tarshish, and wherever he traded; which was of our money, according to Berewood F11, 2,997,000 pounds; or as another learned man F12, who makes it equal to 5,138,520 ducats of gold.


FOOTNOTES:

F11 De Ponder. & Pret. c. 5.
F12 Scheuchzer. Physic. Sacr. vol. 3. p. 580.
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