And I have also given thee that which thou hast not asked,
&c.] That is, intended to give him, and now promised it, and was about to bestow it on him:
both riches and honour;
the former through the presents and tribute of the nations about him, and his trading to foreign parts; and the latter chiefly through his wisdom, the fame of which was spread everywhere:
so that there shall not be any among the kings like unto thee all thy
that is, none like him for riches and honour among all the kings of the neighbouring nations so long as he lived; though there might be kings in later times as rich, or richer than he, as Croesus, Alexander, &c. but then not so honourable as he; so, putting both together, there were no kings like him before or after, and especially if wisdom be added to them, as in ( 2 Chronicles 1:12 ) .