Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

May he have long life, and may gold from Sheba be given to him: may prayers be made for him at all times; may blessings be on him every day.

New American Standard Bible

So may he live, and may the gold of Sheba be given to him;
And let them pray for him continually;
Let them bless him all day long.

King James Version

And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba: prayer also shall be made for him continually; and daily shall he be praised.

Holman Bible

May he live long!
May gold from Sheba be given to him.
May prayer be offered for him continually,
and may he be blessed all day long.

International Standard Version

May he live long and be given gold from Sheba, and may prayer be offered for him continuously, and may he be blessed every day.

A Conservative Version

and they shall live. And to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba. And men shall pray for him continually. They shall bless him all the day long.

American Standard Version

And they shall live; and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba: And men shall pray for him continually; They shall bless him all the day long.

Amplified


So may he live, and may the gold of Sheba be given to him;
And let them pray for him continually;
Let them bless and praise him all day long.

Darby Translation

And he shall live; and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba; and prayer shall be made for him continually: all the day shall he be blessed.

Julia Smith Translation

And he shall live, and there shall be given to him from the gold of Sheba: and there shall always be supplications for him; all the day shall they praise him.

King James 2000

And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba: prayer also shall be made for him continually; and daily shall he be praised.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So may he live, and may gold from Sheba be given to him, and may prayers be offered for him continually. May blessings be invoked for him {all day long}.

Modern King James verseion

And He shall live, and to Him shall be given the gold of Sheba; and prayer shall always be made for Him; He shall bless Him all the day long.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall live, and unto him shall be given of the gold of Sheba: prayer shall be made ever unto him, and daily shall he be praised.

NET Bible

May he live! May they offer him gold from Sheba! May they continually pray for him! May they pronounce blessings on him all day long!

New Heart English Bible

They shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba. Men shall pray for him continually. They shall bless him all day long.

The Emphasized Bible

Let him live, then! And be there given unto him of the gold of Sheba, - Let prayer also be offered for him continually, All the day, let him be blessed.

Webster

And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba: prayer also shall be made for him continually; and daily shall he be praised.

World English Bible

They shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba. Men shall pray for him continually. They shall bless him all day long.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he liveth, and giveth to him of the gold of Sheba, And prayeth for him continually, All the day he doth bless him.

References

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

A Prayer For The King

14 He will keep their souls free from evil designs and violent attacks; and their blood will be of value in his eyes. 15 May he have long life, and may gold from Sheba be given to him: may prayers be made for him at all times; may blessings be on him every day. 16 May there be wide-stretching fields of grain in the land, shaking on the top of the mountains, full of fruit like Lebanon: may its stems be unnumbered like the grass of the earth.


Cross References

1 Kings 10:14

Now the weight of gold which came to Solomon in one year was six hundred and sixty-six talents;

2 Chronicles 2:11-12

Then Huram, king of Tyre, sent Solomon an answer in writing, saying, Because of his love for his people the Lord has made you king over them.

2 Chronicles 9:1

Now the queen of Sheba, hearing great things of Solomon, came to Jerusalem to put his wisdom to the test with hard questions; and with her came a very great train, and camels weighted down with spices, and great stores of gold and jewels: and when she came to Solomon she had talk with him of everything in her mind.

2 Chronicles 9:4-8

And the food at his table, and all his servants seated there, and those who were waiting on him in their places, and their robes, and his wine-servants and their robes, and the burned offerings which he made in the house of the Lord, there was no more spirit in her.

2 Chronicles 9:23-24

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.

Psalm 21:4

He made request to you for life, and you gave it to him, long life for ever and ever.

Psalm 45:4

And go nobly on in your power, because you are good and true and without pride; and your right hand will be teaching you things of fear.

Psalm 72:19

Praise to the glory of his noble name for ever; let all the earth be full of his glory. So be it, So be it.

Isaiah 60:6

You will be full of camel-trains, even the young camels of Midian and Ephah; all from Sheba will come, with gold and spices, giving word of the great acts of the Lord.

Matthew 2:11

And they came into the house, and saw the young child with Mary, his mother; and falling down on their faces they gave him worship; and from their store they gave him offerings of gold, perfume, and spices.

Matthew 6:10

Let your kingdom come. Let your pleasure be done, as in heaven, so on earth.

Matthew 21:9

And those who went before him, and those who came after, gave loud cries, saying, Glory to the Son of David: A blessing on him who comes in the name of the Lord: Glory in the highest.

John 5:23

So that all men may give honour to the Son even as they give honour to the Father. He who gives no honour to the Son gives no honour to the Father who sent him.

John 11:25

Jesus said to her, I am myself that day and that life; he who has faith in me will have life even if he is dead;

John 14:19

A little time longer, and the world will see me no more; but you will see me; and you will be living because I am living.

John 16:23-24

And on that day you will put no questions to me. Truly I say to you, Whatever request you make to the Father, he will give it to you in my name.

1 Corinthians 1:2-3

To the church of God which is in Corinth, to those who have been made holy in Christ Jesus, saints by the selection of God, with all those who in every place give honour to the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours:

2 Corinthians 13:14

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the harmony of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.

Philippians 2:11

And that every tongue may give witness that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

1 Thessalonians 3:11

Now may our God and Father himself and our Lord Jesus make a way for us to come to you;

2 Timothy 4:22

The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you.

Hebrews 10:19-22

So then, my brothers, being able to go into the holy place without fear, because of the blood of Jesus,

2 Peter 3:18

But be increased in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. May he have glory now and for ever. So be it.

1 John 1:2

(And the life was made clear to us, and we have seen it and are witnessing to it and giving you word of that eternal life which was with the Father and was seen by us);

Jude 1:25

To the only God our Saviour, through Jesus Christ our Lord, let us give glory and honour and authority and power, before all time and now and for ever. So be it.

Revelation 1:5-6

And from Jesus Christ, the true witness, the first to come back from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who had love for us and has made us clean from our sins by his blood;

Revelation 1:18

And I was dead, and see, I am living for ever, and I have the keys of death and of Hell.

Revelation 5:8-14

And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and the four and twenty rulers went down on their faces before the Lamb, having every one an instrument of music, and gold vessels full of perfumes, which are the prayers of the saints.

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