Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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

Now when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the Lord, she came to test him with 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.

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.

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 And the queen of Sheba is hearing of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of Jehovah, and cometh to try him with enigmas, 2 and she cometh to Jerusalem, with a very great company, camels bearing spices, and very much gold, and precious stone, and she cometh unto Solomon, and speaketh unto him all that hath been with her heart.


Cross References

Matthew 12:42

'A queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and lo, a greater than Solomon here!

Luke 11:31

'A queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation, and shall condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and lo, greater than Solomon here!

Genesis 10:7

And sons of Cush are Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtechah; and sons of Raamah are Sheba and Dedan.

Genesis 10:28

and Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

Psalm 72:10

Kings of Tarshish and of the isles send back a present. Kings of Sheba and Seba a reward bring near.

Psalm 72:15

And he liveth, and giveth to him of the gold of Sheba, And prayeth for him continually, All the day he doth bless him.

Judges 14:12-14

And Samson saith to them, 'Let me, I pray you, put forth to you a riddle; if ye certainly declare it to me in the seven days of the banquet, and have found it out, then I have given to you thirty linen shirts, and thirty changes of garments;

2 Chronicles 9:1-12

And the queen of Sheba hath heard of the fame of Solomon, and cometh in to try Solomon with acute sayings, to Jerusalem, with a very great company, and camels bearing spices and gold in abundance, and precious stone; and she cometh in unto Solomon, and speaketh with him all that hath been with her heart,

Psalm 49:4

I incline to a simile mine ear, I open with a harp my riddle:

Isaiah 60:6

A company of camels covereth thee, Dromedaries of Midian and Ephah, All of them from Sheba do come, Gold and frankincense they bear, And of the praises of Jehovah they proclaim the tidings.

Jeremiah 6:20

Why is this to Me? frankincense from Sheba cometh, And the sweet cane from a land afar off, Your burnt-offerings are not for acceptance, And your sacrifices have not been sweet to Me.

Ezekiel 27:22-23

Merchants of Sheba and Raamah -- they are thy merchants, For the chief of all spices, And for every precious stone, and gold, They have given out thy remnants.

Ezekiel 38:13

Sheba, and Dedan, and merchants of Tarshish, And all its young lions say to thee: To take a spoil art thou come in? To take a prey assembled thine assembly? To bear away silver and gold? To take away cattle and substance? To take a great spoil?

Genesis 25:3

And Jokshan hath begotten Sheba and Dedan; and the sons of Dedan were Asshurim, and Letushim, and Leummim;

1 Kings 4:31

and he is wiser than all men, than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda, sons of Mahol, and his name is in all the nations round about.

1 Kings 4:34

and there come out of all the peoples to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth who have heard of his wisdom.

Job 6:19

Passengers of Tema looked expectingly, Travellers of Sheba hoped for them.

Job 28:28

And He saith to man: -- 'Lo, fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, And to turn from evil is understanding.'

Proverbs 1:5-6

(The wise doth hear and increaseth learning, And the intelligent doth obtain counsels.)

Proverbs 2:3-6

For, if for intelligence thou callest, For understanding givest forth thy voice,

Matthew 13:11

And he answering said to them that -- 'To you it hath been given to know the secrets of the reign of the heavens, and to these it hath not been given,

Matthew 13:35

that it might be fulfilled that was spoken through the prophet, saying, 'I will open in similes my mouth, I will utter things having been hidden from the foundation of the world.'

Mark 4:34

and without a simile he was not speaking to them, and by themselves, to his disciples he was expounding all.

John 17:3

and this is the life age-during, that they may know Thee, the only true God, and him whom Thou didst send -- Jesus Christ;

1 Corinthians 1:20-21

where is the wise? where the scribe? where a disputer of this age? did not God make foolish the wisdom of this world?

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