Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 a navy of Tarshish hath the king at sea with a navy of Hiram; once in three years cometh the navy of Tarshish, bearing gold, and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks. 23 And king Solomon is greater than any of the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom, 24 and all the earth is seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom that God hath put into his heart,



Cross References

1 Kings 3:12-13

lo, I have done according to thy words; lo, I have given to thee a heart, wise and understanding, that like thee there hath not been before thee, and after thee there doth not arise like thee;

1 Kings 4:29-34

And God giveth wisdom to Solomon, and understanding, very much, and breadth of heart, as the sand that is on the edge of the sea;

2 Chronicles 9:22-23

And king Solomon becometh greater than any of the kings of the earth for riches and wisdom;

Psalm 89:27

I also first-born do appoint him, Highest of the kings of the earth.

Ephesians 3:8

to me -- the less than the least of all the saints -- was given this grace, among the nations to proclaim good news -- the untraceable riches of the Christ,

Colossians 1:18-19

And himself is the head of the body -- the assembly -- who is a beginning, a first-born out of the dead, that he might become in all things -- himself -- first,

Colossians 2:2-3

that their hearts may be comforted, being united in love, and to all riches of the full assurance of the understanding, to the full knowledge of the secret of the God and Father, and of the Christ,

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