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1 Kings 10:14

    1 Kings 10:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred threescore and six talents of gold,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred three score and six talents of gold,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred threescore and six talents of gold,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now the weight of gold which came to Solomon in one year was six hundred and sixty-six talents;

    Webster's Revision

    Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred threescore and six talents of gold,

    World English Bible

    Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred sixty-six talents of gold,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred threescore and six talents of gold,

    Definitions for 1 Kings 10:14

    Threescore - Sixty.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 10:14

    The weight of gold - was six hundred threescore and six talents - This would amount in our money to 4,683, 675 12s. 8 1/2d. sterling.

    This seems to be what he got annually of bullion; but independently of this, he had tribute of all the kings of Arabia, duties from merchantmen, and the traffic of spice merchants; see 1 Kings 10:25.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 10:14

    Six hundred threescore and six talents of gold - About 3,646, 350 of our money. Solomon's annual revenue exceeded that of Oriental empires very much greater in extent than his, and must have made him one of the richest, if not the very richest, of the monarchs of his time.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 10:14

    10:14 Six hundred, and c. - Which amounts to about three millions of our money. And this gold did not come from Ophir in India, or Tharshish; but from Arabia and Ethiopia, which then were replenished with gold, though exhausted by the insatiable avarice of succeeding Ages.