2 Kings 18:14-16 New International Version

14  So Hezekiah king of Judah sent this message to the king of Assyria at Lachish: "I have done wrong. Withdraw from me, and I will pay whatever you demand of me." The king of Assyria exacted from Hezekiah king of Judah three hundred talents[1] of silver and thirty talents[2] of gold. 15  So Hezekiah gave him all the silver that was found in the temple of the Lord and in the treasuries of the royal palace. 16  At this time Hezekiah king of Judah stripped off the gold with which he had covered the doors and doorposts of the temple of the Lord, and gave it to the king of Assyria.


[1] 18:14 That is, about 11 tons or about 10 metric tons

[2] 18:14 That is, about 1 ton or about 1 metric ton

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