2 Chronicles 9:16

16 He also made three hundred small shields of hammered gold, with three hundred shekels[a] of gold in each shield. The king put them in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 9:16 in Other Translations

KJV
16 And three hundred shields made he of beaten gold: three hundred shekels of gold went to one shield. And the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.
ESV
16 And he made 300 shields of beaten gold; shekels of gold went into each shield; and the king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.
NLT
16 He also made 300 smaller shields of hammered gold, each weighing more than 7 pounds. The king placed these shields in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon.
MSG
16 - and about 300 small shields about half that size. He stored the shields in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.
CSB
16 He made 300 small shields of hammered gold; about eight pounds of gold went into each shield. The king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 9:16 In-Context

14 not including the revenues brought in by merchants and traders. Also all the kings of Arabia and the governors of the territories brought gold and silver to Solomon.
15 King Solomon made two hundred large shields of hammered gold; six hundred shekels of hammered gold went into each shield.
16 He also made three hundred small shields of hammered gold, with three hundred shekels of gold in each shield. The king put them in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon.
17 Then the king made a great throne covered with ivory and overlaid with pure gold.
18 The throne had six steps, and a footstool of gold was attached to it. On both sides of the seat were armrests, with a lion standing beside each of them.

Cross References 2

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. That is, about 7 1/2 pounds or about 3.5 kilograms
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