Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified

So King Solomon surpassed all the kings of the earth in wealth 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.

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


Cross References

2 Chronicles 1:12

wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honor, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee; neither shall there any after thee have the like.

1 Kings 3:12-13

behold, I have done according to thy word: lo, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart; so that there hath been none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.

1 Kings 4:30-31

And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east, and all the wisdom of Egypt.

1 Kings 10:23-24

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

Psalm 89:27

I also will make him my first-born, The highest of the kings of the earth.

Matthew 12:42

The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, a greater than Solomon is here.

Colossians 2:2-3

that their hearts may be comforted, they being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, that they may know the mystery of God, even Christ,

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