Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

King James Version

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.

Holman Bible

King Solomon surpassed all the kings of the world in riches and in wisdom.

International Standard Version

As a result, King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in regards to wealth and wisdom.

A Conservative Version

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

American Standard Version

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

Amplified

So King Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in wealth and in wisdom.

Bible in Basic English

And King Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth in wealth and in wisdom.

Darby Translation

And king Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

Julia Smith Translation

And king Solomon will be magnified above all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.

King James 2000

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

King Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth with respect to wealth and wisdom.

Modern King James verseion

And King Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And so king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

NET Bible

King Solomon was wealthier and wiser than any of the kings of the earth.

New Heart English Bible

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

The Emphasized Bible

So King Solomon became greater than any of the kings of the earth, - for riches and for wisdom.

Webster

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.

World English Bible

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

Youngs Literal Translation

And king Solomon is greater than any of the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

all the kings
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

עשׁר 
`osher 
Usage: 37

References

Context Readings

Solomon's Wealth

22 For the king had at sea the ships of Tarshish with the ships of Hiram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish came bringing gold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks. 23 So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom. 24 All the earth was seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.



Cross References

1 Kings 3:12-13

behold, I have done according to your words. Behold, I have given you a wise and discerning heart, so that there has been no one like you before you, nor shall one like you arise after you.

1 Kings 4:29-34

Now God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment and breadth of mind, like the sand that is on the seashore.

2 Chronicles 9:22-23

So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

Psalm 89:27

“I also shall make him My firstborn,
The highest of the kings of the earth.

Ephesians 3:8

To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,

Colossians 1:18-19

He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

Colossians 2:2-3

that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and attaining to all the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true knowledge of God’s mystery, that is, Christ Himself,

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