Solomon and 666 (revelation 13.18)

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The present article argues that 666 in Rev 13.18 is best related to the notice of Solomon receiving 666 talents of gold (1 Kgs 10.14//2 Chr 9.13), which is, in turn, an important notice of this king's wayward and unjust practices: His inordinate wealth, exploitation of his own people and eschewing of God's law.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bodner, K; Strawn, BA

Published Date

  • April 1, 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 66 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 299 - 312

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0028-6885

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/S0028688519000523

Citation Source

  • Scopus