1 Chronicles 22:3
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New International Version
He provided a large amount of iron to make nails for the doors of the gateways and for the fittings, and more bronze than could be weighed.

King James Bible
And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joinings; and brass in abundance without weight;

Darby Bible Translation
And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joists, and brass in abundance without weight;

World English Bible
David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the couplings; and brass in abundance without weight;

Young's Literal Translation
And iron in abundance for nails for leaves of the gates, and for couplings, hath David prepared, and brass in abundance -- there is no weighing.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Irons - for the nails, etc. - Iron for bolts, bars, hinges, etc., etc.

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prepared iron

1 Chronicles 29:2,7 Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver...

without weight

1 Chronicles 22:14 Now, behold, in my trouble I have prepared for the house of the LORD an hundred thousand talents of gold...

1 Kings 7:47 And Solomon left all the vessels unweighed, because they were exceeding many: neither was the weight of the brass found out.

2 Chronicles 4:18 Thus Solomon made all these vessels in great abundance: for the weight of the brass could not be found out.

Jeremiah 52:20 The two pillars, one sea, and twelve brazen bulls that were under the bases, which king Solomon had made in the house of the LORD...

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David's Prohibited Desire and Permitted Service
'Then he called for Solomon his son, and charged him to build an house for the Lord God of Israel. 7. And David said to Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to build an house unto the name of the Lord my God: 8. But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, Thou hast shed blood abundantly, and hast made great wars: thou shalt not build an house unto My name, because thou hast shed much blood upon the earth in My sight. 9. Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest; and
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Promise in 2 Samuel, Chap. vii.
The Messianic prophecy, as we have seen, began at a time long anterior to that of David. Even in Genesis, we perceived [Pg 131] it, increasing more and more in distinctness. There is at first only the general promise that the seed of the woman should obtain the victory over the kingdom of the evil one;--then, that the salvation should come through the descendants of Shem;--then, from among them Abraham is marked out,--of his sons, Isaac,--from among his sons, Jacob,--and from among the twelve sons
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 7:47
Solomon left all these things unweighed, because there were so many; the weight of the bronze was not determined.

1 Chronicles 22:14
"I have taken great pains to provide for the temple of the LORD a hundred thousand talents of gold, a million talents of silver, quantities of bronze and iron too great to be weighed, and wood and stone. And you may add to them.

1 Chronicles 29:2
With all my resources I have provided for the temple of my God--gold for the gold work, silver for the silver, bronze for the bronze, iron for the iron and wood for the wood, as well as onyx for the settings, turquoise, stones of various colors, and all kinds of fine stone and marble--all of these in large quantities.

1 Chronicles 29:7
They gave toward the work on the temple of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of bronze and a hundred thousand talents of iron.

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