23 “Take the following fine spices:(A) 500 shekels[a] of liquid myrrh,(B) half as much (that is, 250 shekels) of fragrant cinnamon,(C) 250 shekels[b] of fragrant calamus,(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 30:23 That is, about 12 1/2 pounds or about 5.8 kilograms; also in verse 24
  2. Exodus 30:23 That is, about 6 1/4 pounds or about 2.9 kilograms

Arriving at Jerusalem with a very great caravan(A)—with camels carrying spices, large quantities of gold, and precious stones—she came to Solomon and talked with him about all that she had on her mind.

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22 “‘The merchants of Sheba(A) and Raamah traded with you; for your merchandise they exchanged the finest of all kinds of spices(B) and precious stones, and gold.(C)

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