New American Standard Bible
And Hiram sent to the king 120 talents of gold.
King James Bible
And Hiram sent to the king sixscore talents of gold.
Darby Bible Translation
And Hiram had sent to the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold.
World English Bible
Hiram sent to the king one hundred twenty talents of gold.
Young's Literal Translation
And Hiram sendeth to the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Hiram sent sixscore talents of gold - Apparently, to show that, although disappointed, he was not offended. The sum sent was very large - above a million and a quarter of our money, according to one estimate of the weight of the Hebrew gold talent; or about 720,000 according to the estimate adopted in Exodus 38:24-29 note. At any rate, it was more than equal to a sixth part of Solomon's regular revenue 1 Kings 10:14.
LibraryWhether Solicitude Belongs to Prudence?
Objection 1: It would seem that solicitude does not belong to prudence. For solicitude implies disquiet, wherefore Isidore says (Etym. x) that "a solicitous man is a restless man." Now motion belongs chiefly to the appetitive power: wherefore solicitude does also. But prudence is not in the appetitive power, but in the reason, as stated above (A). Therefore solicitude does not belong to prudence. Objection 2: Further, the certainty of truth seems opposed to solicitude, wherefore it is related …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Seven Seas According to the Talmudists, and the Four Rivers Compassing the Land.
1 Kings 9:11
(Hiram king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with cedar and cypress timber and gold according to all his desire), then King Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee.
"Should I not have compassion on Nineveh, the great city in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know the difference between their right and left hand, as well as many animals?"
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