Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.

Holman Bible

God gave Solomon wisdom, very great insight, and understanding as [vast] as the sand on the seashore.

International Standard Version

God gave Solomon wisdom and great discernment. His insights were as numerous as sand on the seashore.

A Conservative Version

And God gave Solomon exceedingly much wisdom and understanding, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea-shore.

American Standard Version

And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea-shore.

Amplified

And God gave Solomon exceptionally much wisdom and understanding, and breadth of mind like the sand of the seashore.

Bible in Basic English

And God gave Solomon a great store of wisdom and good sense, and a mind of wide range, as wide as the sand by the seaside.

Darby Translation

And God gave Solomon wisdom and very great understanding and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea-shore.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And God gave Solomon exceedingly great wisdom and intelligence and magnanimity of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will give wisdom to Solomon, and understanding exceeding much, and breadth of heart as the sand which is upon the lip of the sea.

King James 2000

And God gave Solomon wisdom and exceedingly great understanding, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the seashore.

Lexham Expanded Bible

God gave wisdom to Solomon and very great discernment, as well as {breadth of understanding}, as the sand which is on the edge of the seashore.

Modern King James verseion

And God gave Solomon exceeding great wisdom and understanding, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the seashore.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much and a large heart, even as the sand along by the sea bank:

NET Bible

God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment; the breadth of his understanding was as infinite as the sand on the seashore.

New Heart English Bible

God gave Solomon wisdom and exceptional insight, and very great understanding, even as the sand that is on the seashore.

The Emphasized Bible

And God gave wisdom unto Solomon, and discernment, and very great largeness of heart, - like the sand that is on the shore of the sea:

Webster

And God gave Solomon great wisdom and understanding, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea-shore.

World English Bible

God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and very great understanding, even as the sand that is on the seashore.

Youngs Literal Translation

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;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

תּובנה תּבוּנה תּבוּןo 
Tabuwn 
Usage: 42

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

and largeness
רחב 
Rochab 
Usage: 101

even as the sand
חול 
Chowl 
Usage: 23

that is on the sea
ים 
Yam 
Usage: 396

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Solomon's Wisdom: Literature, Zoology, Biology, Dendrology

28 They also brought barley and straw for the horses and swift steeds to the place where it should be, each according to his charge. 29 Now God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment and breadth of mind, like the sand that is on the seashore. 30 Solomon's wisdom surpassed the wisdom of all the sons of the east and all the wisdom of Egypt.


Cross References

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 4:20

Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand that is on the seashore in abundance; they were eating and drinking and rejoicing.

Genesis 41:49

Thus Joseph stored up grain in great abundance like the sand of the sea, until he stopped measuring it, for it was beyond measure.

Judges 7:12

Now the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the sons of the east were lying in the valley as numerous as locusts; and their camels were without number, as numerous as the sand on the seashore.

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.

1 Kings 10:23-24

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

2 Chronicles 1:10-12

"Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can rule this great people of Yours?"

Psalm 119:34

Give me understanding, that I may observe Your law And keep it with all my heart.

Proverbs 2:6

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

Ecclesiastes 1:16

I said to myself, "Behold, I have magnified and increased wisdom more than all who were over Jerusalem before me; and my mind has observed a wealth of wisdom and knowledge."

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in God's sight This too is vanity and striving after wind.

Isaiah 60:5

"Then you will see and be radiant, And your heart will thrill and rejoice; Because the abundance of the sea will be turned to you, The wealth of the nations will come to you.

Jeremiah 33:22

'As the host of heaven cannot be counted and the sand of the sea cannot be measured, so I will multiply the descendants of David My servant and the Levites who minister to Me.'"

Habakkuk 1:9

"All of them come for violence. Their horde of faces moves forward. They collect captives like sand.

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.

James 1:17

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.

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