2 Kings 15:19

19 Then Pula king of Assyria invaded the land, and Menahem gave him a thousand talentsb of silver to gain his support and strengthen his own hold on the kingdom.

Read 2 Kings 15:19 Using Other Translations

And Pul the king of Assyria came against the land: and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver, that his hand might be with him to confirm the kingdom in his hand.
Pul the king of Assyria came against the land, and Menahem gave Pul a thousand talents of silver, that he might help him to confirm his hold on the royal power.
Then King Tiglath-pileser of Assyria invaded the land. But Menahem paid him thirty-seven tons of silver to gain his support in tightening his grip on royal power.