11 and Solomon gave Hiram twenty thousand cors[a] of wheat as food(A) for his household, in addition to twenty thousand baths[b][c] of pressed olive oil. Solomon continued to do this for Hiram year after year.

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  1. 1 Kings 5:11 That is, probably about 3,600 tons or about 3,250 metric tons
  2. 1 Kings 5:11 Septuagint (see also 2 Chron. 2:10); Hebrew twenty cors
  3. 1 Kings 5:11 That is, about 120,000 gallons or about 440,000 liters
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17 “‘Judah and Israel traded with you; they exchanged wheat(A) from Minnith(B) and confections,[a] honey, olive oil and balm(C) for your wares.(D)

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  1. Ezekiel 27:17 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
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20 He had been quarreling with the people of Tyre and Sidon;(A) they now joined together and sought an audience with him. After securing the support of Blastus, a trusted personal servant of the king, they asked for peace, because they depended on the king’s country for their food supply.(B)

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