1 Kings 9:26-28 New International Version

26 King Solomon also built ships at Ezion Geber, which is near Elath in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea.[1] 27 And Hiram sent his men-sailors who knew the sea-to serve in the fleet with Solomon's men. 28 They sailed to Ophir and brought back 420 talents[2] of gold, which they delivered to King Solomon.


[1] 9:26 Or "the Sea of Reeds"

[2] 9:28 That is, about 16 tons or about 14 metric tons

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