26 King Solomon also built ships(A) at Ezion Geber,(B) which is near Elath(C) in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea.[a] 27 And Hiram sent his men—sailors(D) who knew the sea—to serve in the fleet with Solomon’s men. 28 They sailed to Ophir(E) and brought back 420 talents[b] of gold,(F) which they delivered to King Solomon.

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  1. 1 Kings 9:26 Or the Sea of Reeds
  2. 1 Kings 9:28 That is, about 16 tons or about 14 metric tons

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