Ezra 7:22
New International Version
up to a hundred talents of silver, a hundred cors of wheat, a hundred baths of wine, a hundred baths of olive oil, and salt without limit.

New Living Translation
You are to give him up to 7,500 pounds of silver, 500 bushels of wheat, 550 gallons of wine, 550 gallons of olive oil, and an unlimited supply of salt.

English Standard Version
up to 100 talents of silver, 100 cors of wheat, 100 baths of wine, 100 baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

Berean Study Bible
up to a hundred talents of silver, a hundred cors of wheat, a hundred baths of wine, a hundred baths of olive oil, and salt without limit.

New American Standard Bible
even up to 100 talents of silver, 100 kors of wheat, 100 baths of wine, 100 baths of oil, and salt as needed.

King James Bible
Unto an hundred talents of silver, and to an hundred measures of wheat, and to an hundred baths of wine, and to an hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

Christian Standard Bible
up to 7,500 pounds of silver, 500 bushels of wheat, 550 gallons of wine, 550 gallons of oil, and salt without limit.

Contemporary English Version
They will be allowed to give as much as 3.4 tons of silver, 10 tons of wheat, 2,000 liters of wine, 2,000 liters of olive oil, and all the salt you need.

Good News Translation
up to a limit of 7,500 pounds of silver, 500 bushels of wheat, 550 gallons of wine, 550 gallons of olive oil, and as much salt as needed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
up to 7,500 pounds of silver, 500 bushels of wheat, 550 gallons of wine, 550 gallons of oil, and salt without limit.

International Standard Version
up to 100 silver talents, 100 measures of wheat, 100 measures of wine, 100 measures of oil, and salt without limitation.

NET Bible
up to 100 talents of silver, 100 cors of wheat, 100 baths of wine, 100 baths of olive oil, and unlimited salt.

New Heart English Bible
to one hundred talents of silver, and to one hundred measures of wheat, and to one hundred baths of wine, and to one hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[You may give him] up to 7,500 pounds of silver, 100 measures of wheat, 600 gallons of wine, 600 gallons of olive oil, and as much salt as he needs.

JPS Tanakh 1917
unto a hundred talents of silver, and to a hundred measures of wheat, and to a hundred baths of wine, and to a hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

New American Standard 1977
even up to 100 talents of silver, 100 kors of wheat, 100 baths of wine, 100 baths of oil, and salt as needed.

Jubilee Bible 2000
unto one hundred talents of silver and to one hundred measures of wheat and to one hundred baths of wine and to one hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

King James 2000 Bible
Unto a hundred talents of silver, and to a hundred cors of wheat, and to a hundred baths of wine, and to a hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

American King James Version
To an hundred talents of silver, and to an hundred measures of wheat, and to an hundred baths of wine, and to an hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

American Standard Version
unto a hundred talents of silver, and to a hundred measures of wheat, and to a hundred baths of wine, and to a hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
to the amount of a hundred talents of silver, and a hundred measures of wheat, and a hundred baths of wine, and a hundred baths of oil, and salt without reckoning.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto a hundred talents of silver, and unto a hundred cores of wheat, and unto a hundred bates of wine, and unto a hundred bates of oil, and salt without measure.

Darby Bible Translation
unto a hundred talents of silver, and to a hundred measures of wheat, and to a hundred baths of wine, and to a hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing [how much].

English Revised Version
unto an hundred talents of silver, and to an hundred measures of wheat, and to an hundred baths of wine, and to an hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

Webster's Bible Translation
To a hundred talents of silver, and to a hundred measures of wheat, and to a hundred baths of wine, and to a hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

World English Bible
to one hundred talents of silver, and to one hundred measures of wheat, and to one hundred baths of wine, and to one hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

Young's Literal Translation
Unto silver a hundred talents, and unto wheat a hundred cors, and unto wine a hundred baths, and unto oil a hundred baths, and salt without reckoning;
Study Bible
Artaxerxes' Letter for Ezra
21I, King Artaxerxes, decree to all the treasurers west of the Euphrates: Whatever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the Law of the God of heaven, may require of you, it must be provided promptly, 22up to a hundred talents of silver, a hundred cors of wheat, a hundred baths of wine, a hundred baths of olive oil, and salt without limit. 23Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven must be done diligently for the His house. For why should wrath fall on the realm of the king and his sons?…
Cross References
Ezra 7:21
I, King Artaxerxes, decree to all the treasurers west of the Euphrates: Whatever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the Law of the God of heaven, may require of you, it must be provided promptly,

Ezra 7:23
Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven must be done diligently for the His house. For why should wrath fall on the realm of the king and his sons?

Treasury of Scripture

To an hundred talents of silver, and to an hundred measures of wheat, and to an hundred baths of wine, and to an hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.

measures.

Luke 16:7
Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore.

baths of wine

Ezekiel 45:14
Concerning the ordinance of oil, the bath of oil, ye shall offer the tenth part of a bath out of the cor, which is an homer of ten baths; for ten baths are an homer:

Luke 16:6
And he said, An hundred measures of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and sit down quickly, and write fifty.

salt

Leviticus 2:13
And every oblation of thy meat offering shalt thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meat offering: with all thine offerings thou shalt offer salt.







Lexicon
up to
עַד־ (‘aḏ-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5705: Even to, until

a hundred
מְאָה֒ (mə·’āh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3969: A hundred

talents
כַּכְּרִ֣ין (kak·kə·rîn)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3604: A talent (a measure of weight or money)

of silver,
כְּסַף֮ (kə·sap̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3702: Silver, money

a hundred
מְאָ֔ה (mə·’āh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3969: A hundred

cors
כֹּרִ֣ין (kō·rîn)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3734: A deep round vessel, a cor, a dry measure

of wheat,
חִנְטִין֙ (ḥin·ṭîn)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2591: Wheat

a hundred
מְאָ֔ה (mə·’āh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3969: A hundred

baths
בַּתִּ֣ין (bat·tîn)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1325: A bath (a liquid measure)

of wine,
חֲמַר֙ (ḥă·mar)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2562: Wine

a hundred
מְאָ֑ה (mə·’āh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3969: A hundred

baths
בַּתִּ֥ין (bat·tîn)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1325: A bath (a liquid measure)

of olive oil,
מְשַׁ֖ח (mə·šaḥ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4887: Oil

and salt
וּמְלַ֖ח (ū·mə·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4416: Salt

without
לָ֥א (lā)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3809: Not, no

limit.
כְתָֽב׃ (ḵə·ṯāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3792: Something written, a writing, record, book
(22) Unto an hundred talents of silver . . .--A certain restriction is laid upon the amount, although the very restriction seems almost indefinite. The silver might reach 24,000 sterling. As to the rest, Palestine abounded in these productions, which were regularly remitted to the king's service. Salt especially was plentiful near the Dead Sea.

Verse 22. - Unto a hundred talents of silver. At the lowest estimate of the Jewish silver talent, this would be a permission to draw on the royal treasury to the amount of £24,000 sterling. If we adopt the views of Mr. R.S. Peele ('Dict. of the Bible, Articles, MONEY and WEIGHTS AND MEASURES), it would authorise drawing to the amount of £40,000. A hundred measures of wheat. Literally, "a hundred cors of wheat," as given in the margin. The cor is variously estimated, at 44.25 gallons and at 86.67 gallons. It contained ten baths. Orders on the treasury for so much wheat, wine, oil, and salt sound strangely in modern ears; but were natural enough in the Persian system, where taxation was partly in kind, and every province had to remit to the court the choicest portion of its produce. Wine, corn, oil, and salt were all of them produced abundantly in Palestine, which was "a land of corn and wine, a land of bread and vineyards, a land of off olive, and of honey" (2 Kings 18:32), and which, in the region about the Dead Sea, abounded with salt. 7:11-26 The liberality of heathen kings to support the worship of God, reproached the conduct of many kings of Judah, and will rise up in judgment against the covetousness of wealthy professed Christians, who will not promote the cause of God. But the weapons of Christian ministers are not carnal. Faithful preaching, holy lives, fervent prayers, and patient suffering when called to it, are the means to bring men into obedience to Christ.
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