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 1 Chronicles 29:1 - 9
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   Book of 1 Chronicles
   Chapter 29
29:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then King David said to the whole assembly: "My son Solomon, the one whom God has chosen, is young and inexperienced. The task is great, because this palatial structure is not for man but for the LORD God.
 
29:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
With all my resources I have provided for the temple of my God - gold for the gold work, silver for the silver, bronze for the bronze, iron for the iron and wood for the wood, as well as onyx for the settings, turquoise, F119 stones of various colors, and all kinds of fine stone and marble - all of these in large quantities.
 
29:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Besides, in my devotion to the temple of my God I now give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the temple of my God, over and above everything I have provided for this holy temple:
 
29:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
three thousand talents F120 of gold (gold of Ophir) and seven thousand talents F121 of refined silver, for the overlaying of the walls of the buildings,
 
29:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
for the gold work and the silver work, and for all the work to be done by the craftsmen. Now, who is willing to consecrate himself today to the LORD?"
 
29:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then the leaders of families, the officers of the tribes of Israel, the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds, and the officials in charge of the king's work gave willingly.
 
29:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They gave toward the work on the temple of God five thousand talents F122 and ten thousand darics F123 of gold, ten thousand talents F124 of silver, eighteen thousand talents F125 of bronze and a hundred thousand talents F126 of iron.
 
29:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Any who had precious stones gave them to the treasury of the temple of the LORD in the custody of Jehiel the Gershonite.
 
29:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The people rejoiced at the willing response of their leaders, for they had given freely and wholeheartedly to the LORD. David the king also rejoiced greatly.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F119 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
F120 That is, about 110 tons (about 100 metric tons)
F121 That is, about 260 tons (about 240 metric tons)
F122 That is, about 190 tons (about 170 metric tons)
F123 That is, about 185 pounds (about 84 kilograms)
F124 That is, about 375 tons (about 345 metric tons)
F125 That is, about 675 tons (about 610 metric tons)
F126 That is, about 3,750 tons (about 3,450 metric tons)

 
 

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