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1 Chronicles 20:2

    1 Chronicles 20:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And David took the crown of their king from off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it; and it was set upon David's head: and he brought also exceeding much spoil out of the city.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And David took the crown of their king from off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it; and it was set on David's head: and he brought also exceeding much spoil out of the city.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And David took the crown of their king from off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it; and it was set upon David's head: and he brought forth the spoil of the city, exceeding much.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And David took the crown of Milcom from off his head; its weight was a talent of gold and it had stones of great price in it; and it was put on David's head, and he took a great store of goods from the town.

    Webster's Revision

    And David took the crown of their king from off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it; and it was set upon David's head: and he brought forth the spoil of the city, exceeding much.

    World English Bible

    David took the crown of their king from off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it; and it was set on David's head: and he brought forth the spoil of the city, exceeding much.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And David took the crown of their king from off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it; and it was set upon David's head: and he brought forth the spoil of the city, exceeding much.

    Definitions for 1 Chronicles 20:2

    Spoil - Booty; prey.
    Talent - A weight, money, or gift.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 20:2

    David took the crown of their king - off his head - See 2 Samuel 12:30.

    Precious stones in it - The Targum says, "And there was set in it a precious stone, worth a talent of gold; this was that magnetic stone that supported the woven gold in the air." What does he mean?

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Chronicles 20:2

    20:2 To weigh a talent - Or, to be worth a talent, that is, five thousand four hundred and seventy five pounds.