Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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 Barley also and straw for the horses and swift steeds they brought to the place where it was needed, each according to his assignment. 29 And God gave Solomon exceptionally much wisdom and understanding, and breadth of mind like the sand of the seashore. 30 Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the people of the East and all the wisdom of Egypt.


Cross References

1 Kings 3:12

Behold, I have done as you asked. I have given you a wise, discerning mind, so that no one before you was your equal, nor shall any arise after you equal to you.

1 Kings 4:20

Judah and Israel were many, like the sand which is by the sea in multitude; they ate, drank, and rejoiced.

Genesis 41:49

And Joseph gathered grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he stopped counting, for it could not be measured.

Judges 7:12

And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the sons of the east lay along the valley like locusts for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand on the seashore for multitude.

1 Kings 3:28

And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had made, and they stood in awe of him, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to do justice.

1 Kings 10:23-24

So King Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom (skill).

2 Chronicles 1:10-12

Give me now wisdom and knowledge to go out and come in before this people, for who can rule this Your people who are so great?

Psalm 119:34

Give me understanding, that I may keep Your law; yes, I will observe it with my whole heart.

Proverbs 2:6

For the Lord gives skillful and godly Wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 1:16

I entered into counsel with my own mind, saying, Behold, I have acquired great [human] wisdom, yes, more than all who have been over Jerusalem before me; and my mind has had great experience of [moral] wisdom and [scientific] knowledge.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to the person who pleases Him God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy; but to the sinner He gives the work of gathering and heaping up, that he may give to one who pleases God. This also is vanity and a striving after the wind and a feeding on it.

Isaiah 60:5

Then you shall see and be radiant, and your heart shall thrill and tremble with joy [at the glorious deliverance] and be enlarged; because the abundant wealth of the [Dead] Sea shall be turned to you, unto you shall the nations come with their treasures.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of [the stars of] the heavens cannot be numbered nor the sand of the sea be measured, so will I multiply the offspring of David My servant and the Levites who minister to Me.

Habakkuk 1:9

They all come for violence; their faces turn eagerly forward, and they gather prisoners together like sand.

James 1:5

If any of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask of the giving God [Who gives] to everyone liberally and ungrudgingly, without reproaching or faultfinding, and it will be given him.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect ( free, large, full) gift is from above; it comes down from the Father of all [that gives] light, in [the shining of] Whom there can be no variation [rising or setting] or shadow cast by His turning [as in an eclipse].

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first of all pure (undefiled); then it is peace-loving, courteous (considerate, gentle). [It is willing to] yield to reason, full of compassion and good fruits; it is wholehearted and straightforward, impartial and unfeigned (free from doubts, wavering, and insincerity).

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