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

11 (Hiram’s ships brought gold from Ophir;(A) and from there they brought great cargoes of almugwood[a] and precious stones.

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  1. 1 Kings 10:11 Probably a variant of algumwood; also in verse 12

three thousand talents[a] of gold (gold of Ophir)(A) and seven thousand talents[b] of refined silver,(B) for the overlaying of the walls of the buildings,

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  1. 1 Chronicles 29:4 That is, about 110 tons or about 100 metric tons
  2. 1 Chronicles 29:4 That is, about 260 tons or about 235 metric tons

24 and assign your nuggets(A) to the dust,
    your gold(B) of Ophir(C) to the rocks in the ravines,(D)

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

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Daughters of kings(A) are among your honored women;
    at your right hand(B) is the royal bride(C) in gold of Ophir.(D)

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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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