Parallel Bible results for 1 Kings 10:18-29

Revised Standard Version

New International Version

1 Kings 10:18-29

RSV 18 The king also made a great ivory throne, and overlaid it with the finest gold. NIV 18 Then the king made a great throne inlaid with ivory and overlaid with fine gold. RSV 19 The throne had six steps, and at the back of the throne was a calf's head, and on each side of the seat were arm rests and two lions standing beside the arm rests, NIV 19 The throne had six steps, and its back had a rounded top. On both sides of the seat were armrests, with a lion standing beside each of them. RSV 20 while twelve lions stood there, one on each end of a step on the six steps. The like of it was never made in any kingdom. NIV 20 Twelve lions stood on the six steps, one at either end of each step. Nothing like it had ever been made for any other kingdom. RSV 21 All King Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the House of the Forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; none were of silver, it was not considered as anything in the days of Solomon. NIV 21 All King Solomon's goblets were gold, and all the household articles in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. Nothing was made of silver, because silver was considered of little value in Solomon's days. RSV 22 For the king had a fleet of ships of Tarshish at sea with the fleet of Hiram. Once every three years the fleet of ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks. NIV 22 The king had a fleet of trading ships at sea along with the ships of Hiram. Once every three years it returned, carrying gold, silver and ivory, and apes and baboons. RSV 23 Thus King Solomon excelled all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom. NIV 23 King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth. RSV 24 And the whole earth sought the presence of Solomon to hear his wisdom, which God had put into his mind. NIV 24 The whole world sought audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart. RSV 25 Every one of them brought his present, articles of silver and gold, garments, myrrh, spices, horses, and mules, so much year by year. NIV 25 Year after year, everyone who came brought a gift--articles of silver and gold, robes, weapons and spices, and horses and mules. RSV 26 And Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen; he had fourteen hundred chariots and twelve thousand horsemen, whom he stationed in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem. NIV 26 Solomon accumulated chariots and horses; he had fourteen hundred chariots and twelve thousand horses, which he kept in the chariot cities and also with him in Jerusalem. RSV 27 And the king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stone, and he made cedar as plentiful as the sycamore of the Shephe'lah. NIV 27 The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig trees in the foothills. RSV 28 And Solomon's import of horses was from Egypt and Ku'e, and the king's traders received them from Ku'e at a price. NIV 28 Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue--the royal merchants purchased them from Kue. RSV 29 A chariot could be imported from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty; and so through the king's traders they were exported to all the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Syria. NIV 29 They imported a chariot from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty. They also exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and of the Arameans.