Parallel Bible results for 1 Kings 10:14-29

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1 Kings 10:14-29

CEB 14 Solomon received an annual income of six hundred sixty-six kikkars of gold, NIV 14 The weight of the gold that Solomon received yearly was 666 talents, CEB 15 not including income from the traders, the merchants and their profits, all the Arabian kings, and the officials of the land. NIV 15 not including the revenues from merchants and traders and from all the Arabian kings and the governors of the territories. CEB 16 King Solomon made two hundred body-sized shields of hammered gold, using fifteen pounds of gold in each shield, NIV 16 King Solomon made two hundred large shields of hammered gold; six hundred shekels of gold went into each shield. CEB 17 and three hundred small shields of hammered gold, using sixty ounces of gold in each shield. The king placed these in the Forest of Lebanon Palace. NIV 17 He also made three hundred small shields of hammered gold, with three minas of gold in each shield. The king put them in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon. CEB 18 The king also made a large ivory throne and covered it with pure gold. NIV 18 Then the king made a great throne covered with ivory and overlaid with fine gold. CEB 19 Six steps led up to the throne, and the back of the throne was rounded at the top. Two lions stood beside the armrests on both sides of the throne. NIV 19 The throne had six steps, and its back had a rounded top. On both sides of the seat were armrests, with a lion standing beside each of them. CEB 20 Another twelve lions stood on both sides of the six steps. No other kingdom had anything like this. NIV 20 Twelve lions stood on the six steps, one at either end of each step. Nothing like it had ever been made for any other kingdom. CEB 21 All of King Solomon's drinking cups were made of gold, and all the items in the Forest of Lebanon Palace were made of pure gold, not silver, since even silver wasn't considered good enough in Solomon's time! NIV 21 All King Solomon’s goblets were gold, and all the household articles in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. Nothing was made of silver, because silver was considered of little value in Solomon’s days. CEB 22 The royal fleet of Tarshish-style ships was at sea with Hiram's fleet, returning once every three years with gold, silver, ivory, monkeys, and peacocks. NIV 22 The king had a fleet of trading ships at sea along with the ships of Hiram. Once every three years it returned, carrying gold, silver and ivory, and apes and baboons. CEB 23 King Solomon far exceeded all the earth's kings in wealth and wisdom, NIV 23 King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth. CEB 24 and so the whole earth wanted an audience with Solomon in order to hear his God-given wisdom. NIV 24 The whole world sought audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart. CEB 25 Year after year they came with tribute: objects of silver and gold, clothing, weapons, spices, horses, and mules. NIV 25 Year after year, everyone who came brought a gift—articles of silver and gold, robes, weapons and spices, and horses and mules. CEB 26 Solomon acquired more and more chariots and horses until he had fourteen hundred chariots and twelve thousand horses that he kept in chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem. NIV 26 Solomon accumulated chariots and horses; he had fourteen hundred chariots and twelve thousand horses, which he kept in the chariot cities and also with him in Jerusalem. CEB 27 In Jerusalem, the king made silver as common as stones and cedar as plentiful as sycamore trees that grow in the foothills. NIV 27 The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig trees in the foothills. CEB 28 Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and Kue, purchased from Kue by the king's agents at the going price. NIV 28 Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue —the royal merchants purchased them from Kue at the current price. CEB 29 They would import a chariot from Egypt for six hundred pieces of silver and a horse for one hundred fifty, and then export them to all the Hittite and Aramean kings. NIV 29 They imported a chariot from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty. They also exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and of the Arameans.