Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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Hastings

Context Readings

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

28 Barley also and straw for the horses and swift steeds brought they unto the place where the officers were, every man according to his charge. 29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and exceedingly great understanding, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the seashore. 30 And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt.


Cross References

1 Kings 3:12

Behold, I have done according to your words: lo, I have given you a wise and an understanding heart; so that there was none like you before you, neither after you shall any arise like unto you.

1 Kings 4:20

Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking, and rejoicing.

Genesis 41:49

And Joseph gathered grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he quit numbering; for it was without number.

Judges 7:12

And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand by the sea side for multitude.

1 Kings 3:28

And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king: 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 for riches and for 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 judge this your people, that are so great?

Psalm 119:34

Give me understanding, and I shall keep your law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD gives wisdom: out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 1:16

I communed with my own heart, saying, Lo, I have come to greatness, and have gotten more wisdom than all they that have been before me in Jerusalem: yea, my heart had great experience of wisdom and knowledge.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For God gives to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he gives the work of gathering and heaping up, only that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and grasping of the wind.

Isaiah 60:5

Then you shall see, and flow together, and your heart shall fear, and be enlarged; because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto you, the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto you.

Jeremiah 33:22

As the host of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured: so will I multiply the descendants of David my servant, and the Levites that minister unto me.

Habakkuk 1:9

They shall all come for violence: their faces are set like the east wind, and they shall gather captives as the sand.

James 1:5

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all men liberally, and reproaches not; and it shall be given him.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

James 3:17

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

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