Parallel Bible results for 1 Kings 10:18-29

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1 Kings 10:18-29

NLT 18 Then the king made a huge throne, decorated with ivory and overlaid with fine gold. NIV 18 Then the king made a great throne inlaid with ivory and overlaid with fine gold. NLT 19 The throne had six steps and a rounded back. There were armrests on both sides of the seat, and the figure of a lion stood on each side of the throne. 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. NLT 20 There were also twelve other lions, one standing on each end of the six steps. No other throne in all the world could be compared with it! 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. NLT 21 All of King Solomon’s drinking cups were solid gold, as were all the utensils in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon. They were not made of silver, for silver was considered worthless in Solomon’s day! 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. NLT 22 The king had a fleet of trading ships of Tarshish that sailed with Hiram’s fleet. Once every three years the ships returned, loaded with 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. NLT 23 So King Solomon became richer and wiser than any other king on earth. NIV 23 King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth. NLT 24 People from every nation came to consult him and to hear the wisdom God had given him. NIV 24 The whole world sought audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart. NLT 25 Year after year everyone who visited brought him gifts of silver and gold, clothing, weapons, spices, horses, and mules. NIV 25 Year after year, everyone who came brought a gift--articles of silver and gold, robes, weapons and spices, and horses and mules. NLT 26 Solomon built up a huge force of chariots and horses. He had 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horses. He stationed some of them in the chariot cities and some near him 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. NLT 27 The king made silver as plentiful in Jerusalem as stone. And valuable cedar timber was as common as the sycamore-fig trees that grow in the foothills of Judah. NIV 27 The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig trees in the foothills. NLT 28 Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Cilicia ; the king’s traders acquired them from Cilicia at the standard price. NIV 28 Solomon's horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue--the royal merchants purchased them from Kue. NLT 29 At that time chariots from Egypt could be purchased for 600 pieces of silver, and horses for 150 pieces of silver. They were then exported to the kings of the Hittites and the kings of Aram. 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.