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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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.
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Solomon had four thousand stalls for chariot horses, and twelve thousand horses.
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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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They also brought to the proper place their quotas of barley and straw for the chariot horses and the other horses.
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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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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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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He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a thousand and five.
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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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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.
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