1 Kings 4:32



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He also spoke 3,000 proverbs, and his songs were 1,005.

King James Version

And he spake three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five.

Holman Bible

Solomon composed 3,000 proverbs, and his songs numbered 1,005.

International Standard Version

His reputation was known throughout the surrounding nations. Solomon wrote 3,000 proverbs and 1,005 songs.

A Conservative Version

And he spoke three thousand proverbs, and his songs were a thousand and five.

American Standard Version

And he spake three thousand proverbs; and his songs were a thousand and five.

Amplified

He also originated 3,000 proverbs, and his songs were 1,005.

Bible in Basic English

He was the maker of three thousand wise sayings, and of songs to the number of a thousand and five.

Darby Translation

And he spoke three thousand proverbs; and his songs were a thousand and five.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he spoke three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will speak three thousand parables: and his songs will be five and a thousand.

King James 2000

And he spoke three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He spoke three thousand proverbs, and his songs were one thousand and five.

Modern King James verseion

And he spoke three thousand proverbs, and his songs were a thousand and five.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Solomon wrote three thousand proverbs. And his songs were a thousand and five.

NET Bible

He composed 3,000 proverbs and 1,005 songs.

New Heart English Bible

He spoke three thousand proverbs; and his songs were one thousand five.

New simplified Bible

He wrote three thousand proverbs and more than a thousand songs.

The Emphasized Bible

And he spake three thousand proverbs, - and it came to pass that, his songs, were a thousand and five.

Webster

And he spoke three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five.

World English Bible

He spoke three thousand proverbs; and his songs were one thousand five.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he speaketh three thousand similes, and his songs are five, and the chief one;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And he spake
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

and his songs
שׁירה שׁיר 
Shiyr 
Usage: 90

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

Context Readings

Solomon's Wisdom: Literature, Zoology, Biology, Dendrology

31 For he was wiser than all men, than Ethan the Ezrahite, Heman, Calcol and Darda, the sons of Mahol; and his fame was known in all the surrounding nations. 32 He also spoke 3,000 proverbs, and his songs were 1,005. 33 He spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon even to the hyssop that grows on the wall; he spoke also of animals and birds and creeping things and fish.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 12:9

In addition to being a wise man, the Preacher also taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, searched out and arranged many proverbs.

Proverbs 1:1-31

The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:

Song of Songs 1:1-17

The Song of Songs, which is Solomon's.

Matthew 13:35

This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet: "I WILL OPEN MY MOUTH IN PARABLES; I WILL UTTER THINGS HIDDEN SINCE THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD."

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