2 Chronicles 9:13
ContextNET © | Solomon received 666 talents^{ 1 } of gold per year,^{ 2 } |
NIV © | The weight of the gold that Solomon received yearly was 666 talents, |
NASB © | Now the weight of gold which came to Solomon in one year was 666 talents of gold, |
NLT © | Each year Solomon received about 25 tons of gold. |
MSG © | Solomon received twenty-five tons of gold annually. |
BBE © | Now the weight of gold which came to Solomon in one year was six hundred and sixty-six talents; |
NRSV © | The weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred sixty-six talents of gold, |
NKJV © | The weight of gold that came to Solomon yearly was six hundred and sixtyâ€“six talents of gold, |
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NET © | Solomon received 666 talents^{ 1 } of gold per year,^{ 2 } |
NET © Notes |
^{1 }tn The Hebrew word כִּכַּר (kikar, “circle”) refers generally to something that is round. When used of metals it can refer to a disk-shaped weight made of the metal or, by extension, to a standard unit of weight. According to the older (Babylonian) standard the “talent” weighed 130 lbs. (58.9 kg), but later this was lowered to 108.3 lbs. (49.1 kg). More recent research suggests the “light” standard talent was 67.3 lbs. (30.6 kg). Using this as the standard for calculation, the weight of the gold Solomon received annually was 44,822 lbs. (20,380 kg). ^{2 }tn Heb “the weight of the gold which came to Solomon in one year was 666 units of gold.” |