1 Kings 10:14
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New International Version
The weight of the gold that Solomon received yearly was 666 talents,

King James Bible
Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred threescore and six talents of gold,

Darby Bible Translation
And the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred and sixty-six talents of gold,

World English Bible
Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred sixty-six talents of gold,

Young's Literal Translation
And the weight of the gold that hath come to Solomon in one year is six hundred sixty and six talents of gold,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The weight of gold - was six hundred threescore and six talents - This would amount in our money to 4,683, 675 12s. 8 1/2d. sterling.

This seems to be what he got annually of bullion; but independently of this, he had tribute of all the kings of Arabia, duties from merchantmen, and the traffic of spice merchants; see 1 Kings 10:25.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A.M.

2989-3029 B.C.

1015-975
was six hundred Equal to

4,683,675l

12s

8d. sterling; which was what he got annually in bullion

1 Kings 9:28 And they came to Ophir, and fetched from there gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.

Library
Coming to the King.
"And King Solomon gave unto the Queen of Sheba all her desire, whatsoever she asked, beside that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty."--1 Kings x. 13. The beautiful history recorded in the chapter from which the above words are quoted is deeply instructive to those who have learned to recognise CHRIST in the Scriptures. The reference to this narrative by our LORD Himself was surely designed to draw our attention to it, and gives it an added interest. The blessings, too, received by the Queen
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue

Of the Weight of Government; and that all Manner of Adversity is to be Despised, and Prosperity Feared.
So much, then, have we briefly said, to shew how great is the weight of government, lest whosoever is unequal to sacred offices of government should dare to profane them, and through lust of pre-eminence undertake a leadership of perdition. For hence it is that James affectionately deters us, saying, Be not made many masters, my brethren (James iii. 1). Hence the Mediator between God and man Himself--He who, transcending the knowledge and understanding even of supernal spirits, reigns in heaven
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Kings
The book[1] of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.),
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 10:13
King Solomon gave the queen of Sheba all she desired and asked for, besides what he had given her out of his royal bounty. Then she left and returned with her retinue to her own country.

2 Chronicles 9:13
The weight of the gold that Solomon received yearly was 666 talents,

Ecclesiastes 2:8
I amassed silver and gold for myself, and the treasure of kings and provinces. I acquired male and female singers, and a harem as well--the delights of a man's heart.

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