17 He also made three hundred small shields of hammered gold, with three minas[a] of gold in each shield. The king put them in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon.(A)

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  1. 1 Kings 10:17 That is, about 3 3/4 pounds or about 1.7 kilograms; or perhaps reference is to double minas, that is, about 7 1/2 pounds or about 3.5 kilograms.
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16 He also made three hundred small shields(A) of hammered gold, with three hundred shekels[a] of gold in each shield. The king put them in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon.(B)

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  1. 2 Chronicles 9:16 That is, about 7 1/2 pounds or about 3.5 kilograms
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The Lord stripped away the defenses of Judah,
    and you looked in that day(A)
    to the weapons(B) in the Palace of the Forest.(C)

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24 By your messengers
    you have ridiculed the Lord.
And you have said,
    ‘With my many chariots(A)
I have ascended the heights of the mountains,
    the utmost heights(B) of Lebanon.(C)
I have cut down its tallest cedars,
    the choicest of its junipers.(D)
I have reached its remotest heights,
    the finest of its forests.

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For this is what the Lord says about the palace of the king of Judah:

“Though you are like Gilead(A) to me,
    like the summit of Lebanon,(B)
I will surely make you like a wasteland,(C)
    like towns not inhabited.

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23 You who live in ‘Lebanon,[a](A)
    who are nestled in cedar buildings,
how you will groan when pangs come upon you,
    pain(B) like that of a woman in labor!

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  1. Jeremiah 22:23 That is, the palace in Jerusalem (see 1 Kings 7:2)
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