New Living Translation
They sailed to Ophir and brought back to Solomon some sixteen tons of gold.
King James Bible
And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.
Darby Bible Translation
and they went to Ophir, and fetched thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.
World English Bible
They came to Ophir, and fetched from there gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.
Young's Literal Translation
and they come in to Ophir and take thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and bring it in unto king Solomon.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:28 Ophir - A place famous for the plenty and fineness of the gold there. It is agreed, that it was a part of the East - Indies, probably Ceylon, which though very remote from us, yet was far nearer the Red - sea, from whence they might easily sail to it in those ancient times, because they might (according to the manner of those first ages) sail all along near the coast, though the voyage was thereby more tedious, which was the reason why three years were spent in it. And here, and here only were to be had all the commodities which Solomon fetched from Ophir, chap.10:22. Fetched - In all there came to the king four hundred and fifty talents, whereof it seems thirty talents were allowed to Hiram and his men, and so there were only four hundred and twenty that came clear into the king's treasury.
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And Rehoboam went to Shechem: for all Israel were come to Shechem to make him king. 2. And it came to pass, when Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who was yet in Egypt, heard of it (for he was fled from the presence of king Solomon, and Jeroboam dwelt in Egypt); 3. That they sent and called him. And Jeroboam and all the congregation of Israel came, and spake unto Rehoboam, saying, 4. Thy father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make thou the grievous service of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he …
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1 Kings 10:11
(In addition, Hiram's ships brought gold from Ophir, and they also brought rich cargoes of red sandalwood and precious jewels.
1 Kings 22:48
Jehoshaphat also built a fleet of trading ships to sail to Ophir for gold. But the ships never set sail, for they met with disaster in their home port of Ezion-geber.
1 Chronicles 29:4
I am donating more than 112 tons of gold from Ophir and 262 tons of refined silver to be used for overlaying the walls of the buildings
2 Chronicles 8:18
Hiram sent him ships commanded by his own officers and manned by experienced crews of sailors. These ships sailed to Ophir with Solomon's men and brought back to Solomon almost seventeen tons of gold.
Kings' daughters are among your noble women. At your right side stands the queen, wearing jewelry of finest gold from Ophir!
I collected great sums of silver and gold, the treasure of many kings and provinces. I hired wonderful singers, both men and women, and had many beautiful concubines. I had everything a man could desire!
I will make people scarcer than gold--more rare than the fine gold of Ophir.
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