Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now when the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to test him with difficult questions.

King James Version

And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.

Holman Bible

The queen of Sheba heard about Solomon's fame connected with the name of the Lord and came to test him with difficult questions.

International Standard Version

When the queen of Sheba heard about Solomon's reputation with the LORD, she came to test him with difficult questions.

A Conservative Version

And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.

American Standard Version

And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of Jehovah, she came to prove him with hard questions.

Amplified

When the queen of Sheba heard of [the constant connection of] the fame of Solomon with the name of the Lord, she came to prove him with hard questions (problems and riddles).

Bible in Basic English

Now the queen of Sheba, hearing great things of Solomon, came to put his wisdom to the test with hard questions.

Darby Translation

And the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon in connection with the name of Jehovah, and came to prove him with enigmas.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with enigmas.

Julia Smith Translation

And queen Sheba heard the report of Solomon for the name of Jehovah, and she will come to try him in enigmas.

King James 2000

And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to test him with hard questions.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now the queen of Sheba had heard of the fame of Solomon regarding the name of Yahweh, and she came to test him with hard questions.

Modern King James verseion

And the queen of Sheba heard of Solomon's fame concerning the name of Jehovah, and she came to test him with hard questions.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the queen of Sheba heard of the wisdom of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, and came to prove him with riddles.

NET Bible

When the queen of Sheba heard about Solomon, she came to challenge him with difficult questions.

New Heart English Bible

When the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.

The Emphasized Bible

And, when, the queen of Sheba, heard the report of Solomon, as pertaining to the Name of Yahweh, she came to prove him, with abstruse questions.

Webster

And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.

World English Bible

When the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of Yahweh, she came to prove him with hard questions.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the queen of Sheba is hearing of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of Jehovah, and cometh to try him with enigmas,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מלכּה 
Malkah 
Usage: 35

of Sheba
שׁבא 
Sh@ba' 
Usage: 23

of the fame
שׁמע 
Shema` 
Usage: 18

שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the Lord

Usage: 0


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to prove
נסה 
Nacah 
Usage: 36

Context Readings

The Visit Of The Queen Of Sheba

1 Now when the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to test him with difficult questions. 2 So she came to Jerusalem with a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices and very much gold and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was in her heart.


Cross References

Matthew 12:42

"The Queen of the South will rise up with this generation at the judgment and will condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.

Luke 11:31

"The Queen of the South will rise up with the men of this generation at the judgment and condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.

Genesis 10:7

The sons of Cush were Seba and Havilah and Sabtah and Raamah and Sabteca; and the sons of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.

Genesis 10:28

and Obal and Abimael and Sheba

Psalm 72:10

Let the kings of Tarshish and of the islands bring presents; The kings of Sheba and Seba offer gifts.

Psalm 72:15

So may he live, and may the gold of Sheba be given to him; And let them pray for him continually; Let them bless him all day long.

Judges 14:12-14

Then Samson said to them, "Let me now propound a riddle to you; if you will indeed tell it to me within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen wraps and thirty changes of clothes.

2 Chronicles 9:1-12

Now when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to Jerusalem to test Solomon with difficult questions. She had a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices and a large amount of gold and precious stones; and when she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was on her heart.

Psalm 49:4

I will incline my ear to a proverb; I will express my riddle on the harp.

Isaiah 60:6

"A multitude of camels will cover you, The young camels of Midian and Ephah; All those from Sheba will come; They will bring gold and frankincense, And will bear good news of the praises of the LORD.

Jeremiah 6:20

"For what purpose does frankincense come to Me from Sheba And the sweet cane from a distant land? Your burnt offerings are not acceptable And your sacrifices are not pleasing to Me."

Ezekiel 27:22-23

"The traders of Sheba and Raamah, they traded with you; they paid for your wares with the best of all kinds of spices, and with all kinds of precious stones and gold.

Ezekiel 38:13

"Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish with all its villages will say to you, 'Have you come to capture spoil? Have you assembled your company to seize plunder, to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to capture great spoil?'"'

Genesis 25:3

Jokshan became the father of Sheba and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim and Letushim and Leummim.

1 Kings 4:31

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.

1 Kings 4:34

Men came from all peoples to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all the kings of the earth who had heard of his wisdom.

Job 6:19

"The caravans of Tema looked, The travelers of Sheba hoped for them.

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

Proverbs 1:5-6

A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,

Proverbs 2:3-6

For if you cry for discernment, Lift your voice for understanding;

Matthew 13:11

Jesus answered them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.

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."

Mark 4:34

and He did not speak to them without a parable; but He was explaining everything privately to His own disciples.

John 17:3

"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

1 Corinthians 1:20-21

Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?



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