26 Solomon accumulated chariots and horses;(A) he had fourteen hundred chariots and twelve thousand horses,[a] which he kept in the chariot cities and also with him in Jerusalem. 27 The king made silver as common(B) in Jerusalem as stones,(C) and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig(D) trees in the foothills. 28 Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue[b]—the royal merchants purchased them from Kue at the current price. 29 They imported a chariot from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty.[c] They also exported them to all the kings of the Hittites(E) and of the Arameans.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 10:26 Or charioteers
  2. 1 Kings 10:28 Probably Cilicia
  3. 1 Kings 10:29 That is, about 3 3/4 pounds or about 1.7 kilograms
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25 Solomon had four thousand stalls for horses and chariots,(A) and twelve thousand horses,[a] which he kept in the chariot cities and also with him in Jerusalem. 26 He ruled(B) over all the kings from the Euphrates River(C) to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt.(D) 27 The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig trees in the foothills. 28 Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from all other countries.

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  1. 2 Chronicles 9:25 Or charioteers
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