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18 Hiram sent Solomon[a] ships and servants who were expert mariners, and they sailed with Solomon’s servants to Ophir,[b] where they brought back 450 talents[c] of gold for Solomon.

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  1. 2 Chronicles 8:18 Lit. him
  2. 2 Chronicles 8:18 Or to a source of fine gold; cf. 1Chr 29:4
  3. 2 Chronicles 8:18 I.e. about 33,750 pounds; a talent weighed about 75 pounds

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