1Kgs 10:14-24

14The weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred sixty-six talents of gold,15besides that which came from the traders and from the business of the merchants, and from all the kings of Arabia and the governors of the land.16King Solomon made two hundred large shields of beaten gold; six hundred shekels of gold went into each large shield.17He made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three minas of gold went into each shield; and the king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.18The king also made a great ivory throne, and overlaid it with the finest gold.19The throne had six steps. The top of the throne was rounded in the back, and on each side of the seat were arm rests and two lions standing beside the arm rests,20while twelve lions were standing, one on each end of a step on the six steps. Nothing like it was ever made in any kingdom.21All King Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the House of the Forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; none were of silver—it was not considered as anything in the days of Solomon.22For the king had a fleet of ships of Tarshish at sea with the fleet of Hiram. Once every three years the fleet of ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.23Thus King Solomon excelled all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.24The whole earth sought the presence of Solomon to hear his wisdom, which God had put into his mind.