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3,000 gold talents[a] imported from Ophir,[b] 7,000 talents[c] of refined silver for gilding the walls of the Temple

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  1. 1 Chronicles 29:4 I.e. about 225,000 pounds; a talent weighed about 75 pounds
  2. 1 Chronicles 29:4 Or from a source of fine gold; cf. 2Chr 8:18
  3. 1 Chronicles 29:4 I.e. about 525,000 pounds; a talent weighed about 75 pounds

three thousand talents[a] of gold (gold of Ophir)(A) and seven thousand talents[b] of refined silver,(B) for the overlaying of the walls of the buildings,

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  1. 1 Chronicles 29:4 That is, about 110 tons or about 100 metric tons
  2. 1 Chronicles 29:4 That is, about 260 tons or about 235 metric tons

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