Now, look, I have made every effort to supply what is needed to build the Lord’s temple. 1 I have stored up 100,000 talents 2 of gold, 1,000,000 3 talents of silver, and so much bronze and iron it cannot be weighed, as well as wood and stones. Feel free to add more!
He told them: “You are the leaders of the Levites’ families. You and your relatives must consecrate yourselves and bring the ark of the Lord God of Israel up to the place I have prepared for it.
Now, to show my commitment to the temple of my God, I donate my personal treasure of gold and silver to the temple of my God, in addition to all that I have already supplied for this holy temple.
Make my son Solomon willing to obey your commands, rules, and regulations, and to complete building the palace for which I have made preparations.” 1
So I have made every effort 1 to provide what is needed for the temple of my God, including the gold, silver, bronze, iron, wood, 2 as well as a large amount of onyx, settings of antimony and other stones, all kinds of precious stones, and alabaster.