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The **Value of One Hundred Thousand Talents of Gold **today is $255,934,539,126 (U.S. dollars).

One hundred talents of gold weighs approximately:

- 3,400,000.0 kilograms
- 3,400.0 metric tons
- 7,495,717 pounds
- 3747.86 US tons

This is based on the historical assertion that the Biblical weight of a talent is equal to approximately 34 kilograms or about 75 pounds.

To compute the current value of gold, one uses the following equation:

Gold Value = weight • %pure • Gold SPOT PRICE

where:

- Gold Value = The current value of gold content
- weight = The weight of gold item
- %pure = Percent of purity of the gold (e.g. 24k gold is 100% pure)
- Gold SPOT PRICE = The current market value of pure gold bullion.

Therefore, the Value of One Hundred Thousand Talents = 100,000 • 34 kilograms • 100% • Gold SPOT PRICE TODAY

Jesus told a parable of three servants that were given talents, presumably of gold. The weight of a talent is 34 kg. Using the current spot price of gold, which is $2341.31, you can see the value of talents today. The prices are updated every two minutes and given in U.S. dollars.

- One Talent of Gold: $$2,559,346
- Two Talents of Gold: $$5,118,691
- Five Talents of Gold: $$12,796,727
- Ten Talents of Gold today: $$25,593,454
- One Hundred and Twenty Talents (120) of Gold: $307,121,447
- 1 Kings 10:10 (Queen of Sheba's gift of gold to Solomon)

- Six Hundred and Sixty Six Talents (666) of Gold: $1,704,524,031
- 1 Kings 10:14 (Solomon's Annual Income)

- David's funding of Solomon's Temple in 1 Chronicles 22:14
- One hundred thousand (100,000) talents of Gold today: $255,934,539,126
- One million talents (1,000,000) of silver today: $34,236,687,007

In 1 Chronicles 22:14, King David says the following to Solomon (NIV):

“I have taken great pains to provide for the temple of the Lord a hundred thousand talents of gold, a million talents of silver, quantities of bronze and iron too great to be weighed, and wood and stone. And you may add to them."