1 Kings 4:24-34 NIV

24 For he ruled over all the kingdoms west of the Euphrates River, from Tiphsah to Gaza, and had peace on all sides.

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25 During Solomon’s lifetime Judah and Israel, from Dan to Beersheba, lived in safety, everyone under their own vine and under their own fig tree.
26 Solomon had foura thousand stalls for chariot horses, and twelve thousand horses.b

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    • d 4:26 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 2 Chron. 9:25); Hebrew "forty"
    • e 4:26 - Or "charioteers"
      27 The district governors, each in his month, supplied provisions for King Solomon and all who came to the king’s table. They saw to it that nothing was lacking.

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          28 They also brought to the proper place their quotas of barley and straw for the chariot horses and the other horses.

          Solomon’s Wisdom

          29 God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore.

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          30 Solomon’s wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East, and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.

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          31 He was wiser than anyone else, including Ethan the Ezrahite—wiser than Heman, Kalkol and Darda, the sons of Mahol. And his fame spread to all the surrounding nations.

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          32 He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a thousand and five.

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          33 He spoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also spoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish.

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          34 From all nations people came to listen to Solomon’s wisdom, sent by all the kings of the world, who had heard of his wisdom.c

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            • f 4:34 - In Hebrew texts 4:21-34 is numbered 5:1-14.