Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

All the earth was seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.

King James Version

And all the earth sought to Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Holman Bible

The whole world wanted an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom that God had put in his heart.

International Standard Version

All the earth continued to seek audiences with Solomon so they could hear the wise things that God had put in his heart.

A Conservative Version

And all the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

American Standard Version

And all the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Amplified

All the earth was seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his mind.

Bible in Basic English

And from all over the earth they came to see Solomon and to give ear to his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Darby Translation

And all the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Julia Smith Translation

And all the earth are seeking the face of Solomon to hear his wisdom which God gave in his heart

King James 2000

And all the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All of the earth [was] seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.

Modern King James verseion

And all the earth sought Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And all the world resorted to Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

NET Bible

Everyone in the world wanted to visit Solomon to see him display his God-given wisdom.

New Heart English Bible

All the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

The Emphasized Bible

And, all the earth, did seek the face of Solomon, - to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Webster

And all the earth sought to Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

World English Bible

All the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

and all the earth is seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom that God hath put into his heart,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And all the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

to
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Context Readings

Solomon's Wealth

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. 25 They brought every man his gift, articles of silver and gold, garments, weapons, spices, horses, and mules, so much year by year.



Cross References

1 Kings 3:9

So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?”

1 Kings 3:12

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 3:28

When all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice.

Proverbs 2:6

For the Lord gives wisdom;
From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Daniel 1:17

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in every branch of literature and wisdom; Daniel even understood all kinds of visions and dreams.

Daniel 2:21

“It is He who changes the times and the epochs;
He removes kings and establishes kings;
He gives wisdom to wise men
And knowledge to men of understanding.

Daniel 2:23

“To You, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise,
For You have given me wisdom and power;
Even now You have made known to me what we requested of You,
For You have made known to us the king’s matter.”

Daniel 5:11

There is a man in your kingdom in whom is a spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of your father, illumination, insight and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods were found in him. And King Nebuchadnezzar, your father, your father the king, appointed him chief of the magicians, conjurers, Chaldeans and diviners.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

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