Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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 Yahweh and 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
And when the queen
מלכּה 
Malkah 
Usage: 35

of Sheba
שׁבא 
Sh@ba' 
Usage: 23

of the fame
שׁמע 
Shema` 
Usage: 18

of Solomon
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 When the queen of Sheba heard about Solomon's reputation with the LORD, she came to test him with difficult questions. 2 She brought along a large retinue, camels laden with spices, and lots of gold and precious stones. Upon her arrival, she spoke with Solomon about everything that was on her mind.


Cross References

Matthew 12:42

The queen of the south will stand up and condemn the people living today, because she came from so far away to hear the wisdom of Solomon. But look! Something greater than Solomon is here!"

Luke 11:31

The queen of the south will stand up at the judgment and condemn the people living today, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon. But look, something greater than Solomon is here!

Genesis 10:7

Cush's descendants included Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. Raamah's descendants included Sheba and Dedan.

Genesis 10:28

Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

Psalm 72:10

May the kings of Tarshish and of distant shores bring gifts, and may the kings of Sheba and Seba offer tribute.

Psalm 72:15

May he live long and be given gold from Sheba, and may prayer be offered for him continuously, and may he be blessed every day.

Judges 14:12-14

"Let me tell you a riddle," Samson told them. "If you can solve it during this week-long festival, I'll give you 30 linen garments and 30 formal garments.

2 Chronicles 9:1-12

When the queen of Sheba heard about Solomon's reputation, she traveled to Jerusalem and tested him with difficult questions. She brought along a large retinue, camels laden with spices, and lots of gold and precious stones. Upon her arrival, she spoke with Solomon about everything that was on her mind.

Psalm 49:4

I will focus my attention on a proverb; I will use the harp to expound my riddle.

Isaiah 60:6

Throngs of camels will blanket you: the young camels of Midian and Ephu; all those from Shebu will come. They'll carry gold and frankincense, and proclaim the praise of the LORD.

Jeremiah 6:20

What good is frankincense that comes from Sheba to me, or sweet cane from a distant country? Your burnt offerings aren't acceptable, nor are your sacrifices pleasing to me."

Ezekiel 27:22-23

Traders from Sheba and Raamah paid for the best of what you had to offer with all types of spices, precious stones, and gold.

Ezekiel 38:13

"Businessmen based in Sheba, Dedan, Tarshish, and all of its growling lions will ask you, "Are you coming for war spoils? Have you assembled your armies to carry off silver and gold, and to gather lots of war booty?"'"

Genesis 25:3

Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan. Dedan's sons were the Asshurites, Letushites, and Leummites.

1 Kings 4:31

He was wiser than anyone of his day wiser than Ethan the Ezrahite, Heman, and wiser than Mahol's sons Calcol and Darda.

1 Kings 4:34

People came from everywhere to hear Solomon's advice. Every king on the earth heard of his wisdom.

Job 6:19

Travelers from Tema search intently; caravans from Sheba hope to find them.

Job 28:28

He has commanded mankind: "To fear the Lord that is wisdom; to move away from evil that is understanding.'"

Proverbs 1:5-6

Let the wise listen and increase their learning; let the person of understanding receive guidance

Proverbs 2:3-6

if, indeed, you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding,

Matthew 13:11

He answered them, "You have been given knowledge about the secrets of the kingdom from heaven, but it hasn't been given to them,

Matthew 13:35

This was to fulfill what was declared by the prophet when he said, "I will open my mouth to speak in parables. I will declare what has been hidden since the creation of the world."

Mark 4:34

He did not tell them anything without using a parable, though he explained everything to his disciples in private.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life: to know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent Jesus the Messiah.

1 Corinthians 1:20-21

Where is the wise person? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age? God has turned the wisdom of the world into nonsense, hasn't he?

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