Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And king Solomon passed all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

Holman Bible

King Solomon surpassed all the kings of the world in riches and 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 wisdom.

American Standard Version

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

Amplified

King Solomon surpassed all the kings of the earth in riches and 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 wisdom.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And King Solomon passed all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

Julia Smith Translation

And king Solomon will be Magnified above all the kings of the earth for riches and wisdom.

King James 2000

And king Solomon passed all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus King Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth in wealth and wisdom.

Modern King James verseion

And King Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And king Solomon passed 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 wisdom.

The Emphasized Bible

And so King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth, - as to riches, and wisdom.

Webster

And king Solomon surpassed all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

World English Bible

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
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

in riches
עשׁר 
`osher 
Usage: 37

Verse Info

Context Readings

Solomon's Great Wealth

21 For the king had ships which went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish came bringing gold and silver, ivory and apes and peacocks. 22 So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom. 23 And all the kings of the earth were seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 1:12

wisdom and knowledge have been granted to you. And I will give you riches and wealth and honor, such as none of the kings who were before you has possessed nor those who will come after you."

1 Kings 3:12-13

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 4:30-31

Solomon's wisdom surpassed the wisdom of all the sons of the east and all the wisdom of Egypt.

1 Kings 10:23-24

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

Psalm 89:27

"I also shall make him My firstborn, The highest of the kings of the earth.

Matthew 12:42

"The Queen of the South will rise up with this generation at the judgment and will condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.

Colossians 2:2-3

that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and attaining to all the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true knowledge of God's mystery, that is, Christ Himself,

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