5:11 and Solomon supplied Hiram annually with 20,000 cors 1 of wheat as provision for his royal court, 2 as well as 20,000 baths 3 of pure 4 olive oil. 5 5:12 So the Lord gave Solomon wisdom, as he had promised him. And Hiram and Solomon were at peace and made a treaty. 6
1 sn As a unit of dry measure a cor was roughly equivalent to six bushels.
2 tn Heb “his house.”
sn A bath was a liquid measure equivalent to almost six gallons.
4 tn Or “pressed.”
5 tn Heb “and Solomon supplied Hiram with twenty thousand cors of wheat…pure olive oil. So Solomon would give to Hiram year by year.”
6 tn Heb “a covenant,” referring to a formal peace treaty or alliance.