Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

New American Standard Bible

And all the kings of the earth were seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.

King James Version

And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, that God had put in his heart.

Holman Bible

All the kings of the world wanted an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart.

International Standard Version

All the kings of the earth continued to seek audiences with Solomon so they could hear the wise things that God had put in his heart.

A Conservative Version

And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Amplified

And all the kings of the earth were seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put into his heart.

Bible in Basic English

And all the kings of the earth came to see Solomon and to give ear to his wisdom, which God had put into his heart.

Darby Translation

And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Julia Smith Translation

And all the kings of the earth seeking the face of Solomon to hear his wisdom that God gave in his heart.

King James 2000

And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, that God had put in his heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And all the kings of the earth sought the face of Solomon to hear his wisdom that God put in his heart.

Modern King James verseion

And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom that God had put in his heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear the wisdom that God had put in his heart.

NET Bible

All the kings of the earth wanted to visit Solomon to see him display his God-given wisdom.

New Heart English Bible

All the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

The Emphasized Bible

And, all the kings of the earth, were seeking the face of Solomon, - to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart;

Webster

And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, that God had put in his heart.

World English Bible

All the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

and all the kings of the earth are seeking the presence of Solomon to hear his wisdom that God hath put in his heart,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And all the kings
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

the presence
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of Solomon
שׁלמה 
Sh@lomoh 
Usage: 293

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Solomon's Great Wealth

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. 24 And they brought every man his tribute, vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and raiment, armor, and spices, horses, and mules, a rate year by year.


Cross References

1 Kings 4:34

And there came of all peoples to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, who had heard of his wisdom.

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.

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 thy people, that is so great?

2 Chronicles 9:6-7

Howbeit I believed not their words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it; and, behold, the half of the greatness of thy wisdom was not told me: thou exceedest the fame that I heard.

Proverbs 2:6

For Jehovah giveth wisdom; Out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding:

Isaiah 11:2

And the Spirit of Jehovah shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of Jehovah.

Isaiah 11:10

And it shall come to pass in that day, that the root of Jesse, that standeth for an ensign of the peoples, unto him shall the nations seek; and his resting-place shall be glorious.

Daniel 1:17

Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Daniel 2:21-23

And he changeth the times and the seasons; he removeth kings, and setteth up kings; he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that have understanding;

Daniel 5:11

There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, were found in him; and the king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, the king, I say , thy father, made him master of the magicians, enchanters, Chaldeans, and soothsayers;

Luke 21:15

for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to withstand or to gainsay.

1 Corinthians 1:30

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who was made unto us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption:

1 Corinthians 12:8

For to one is given through the Spirit the word of wisdom; and to another the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit:

Ephesians 1:17

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

James 1:5

But if any of you lacketh wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all liberally and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

James 1:16-17

Be not deceived, my beloved brethren.

James 3:17

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without variance, without hypocrisy.

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