Parallel Bible results for 1 Kings 4:29-31

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1 Kings 4:29-31

NRS 29 God gave Solomon very great wisdom, discernment, and breadth of understanding as vast as the sand on the seashore, NIV 29 God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore. NRS 30 so that Solomon's wisdom surpassed the wisdom of all the people of the east, and all the wisdom of Egypt. NIV 30 Solomon's wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the men of the East, and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt. NRS 31 He was wiser than anyone else, wiser than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, Calcol, and Darda, children of Mahol; his fame spread throughout all the surrounding nations. NIV 31 He was wiser than any other man, including Ethan the Ezrahite--wiser than Heman, Calcol and Darda, the sons of Mahol. And his fame spread to all the surrounding nations.