28 They went to Ophir(A) and acquired gold there—16 tons[a]—and delivered it to Solomon.(B)

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  1. 1 Kings 9:28 Lit 420 talents

28 They sailed to Ophir(A) and brought back 420 talents[a] of gold,(B) which they delivered to King Solomon.

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  1. 1 Kings 9:28 That is, about 16 tons or about 14 metric tons

16 Wisdom cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir,(A)
in precious onyx or sapphire.[a](B)

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  1. Job 28:16 Or lapis lazuli

16 It cannot be bought with the gold of Ophir,(A)
    with precious onyx or lapis lazuli.(B)

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12 I will make man scarcer than gold,
and mankind more rare than the gold of Ophir.(A)

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12 I will make people(A) scarcer than pure gold,
    more rare than the gold of Ophir.(B)

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