2 Chronicles 8:18

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And Huram sent him by the hands of his servants ships, and servants that had knowledge of the sea; and they came with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and fetched from thence four hundred and fifty talents of gold, and brought them to king Solomon. (ASV)

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How much did Huram/Hiram send to Solomon?

420?

1 Kings 9:27 And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.

1 Kings 9:28 And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.


Or 450?

2 Chronicles 8:18 And Huram sent him by the hands of his servants ships, and servants that had knowledge of the sea; and they came with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and fetched from thence four hundred and fifty talents of gold, and brought them to king Solomon.


Oh BTW, are we talking about the same person?


--Opercularis 14:08, 6 Feb 2006 (CST)

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One explanation for the different weights of gold is provided in the CON section at 1 Kings 9:27. It argues that two separate and distinct events have been described.

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