The Queen of Sheba

1 1Now when the 2queen of 3Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came 4to test him with difficult questions.
2 So she came to Jerusalem with a very large retinue, with camels 5carrying spices and very much gold and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was in her heart.
References for 1 Kings 10:2
3 Solomon answered all her questions; nothing * was hidden from the king which he did not explain to her.
References for 1 Kings 10:3
    • a 10:3 - Lit "told her all her words"
    • b 10:3 - Lit "tell her"
      4 When the queen of Sheba perceived all the wisdom of Solomon, the house that he had built,
      5 the food of his table, the seating of his servants, the attendance of his waiters and their attire, his cupbearers, and his stairway by which he went up to the house of the LORD, there was no more spirit in her.
      References for 1 Kings 10:5
        • c 10:5 - Or "his burnt offering which he offered"
          6 Then she said to the king, "It was a true report which I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.
          7 "Nevertheless I did not believe the reports, until * I came and my eyes had seen it. And behold, the half was not told me. You exceed in wisdom and prosperity the report which I heard.
          References for 1 Kings 10:7
            • d 10:7 - Lit "words"
              8 "How 6blessed are your men, how blessed are these your servants who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom.
              References for 1 Kings 10:8