1 Kings 4:32

32 He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a thousand and five.

1 Kings 4:32 in Other Translations

KJV
32 And he spake three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five.
ESV
32 He also spoke 3,000 proverbs, and his songs were 1,005.
NLT
32 He composed some 3,000 proverbs and wrote 1,005 songs.
MSG
32 He created three thousand proverbs; his songs added up to 1,005.
CSB
32 Solomon composed 3,000 proverbs, and his songs numbered 1,005.

1 Kings 4:32 In-Context

30 Solomon’s wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East, and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.
31 He was wiser than anyone else, including Ethan the Ezrahite—wiser than Heman, Kalkol and Darda, the sons of Mahol. And his fame spread to all the surrounding nations.
32 He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a thousand and five.
33 He spoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of walls. He also spoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish.
34 From all nations people came to listen to Solomon’s wisdom, sent by all the kings of the world, who had heard of his wisdom.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Proverbs 1:1; Proverbs 10:1; Proverbs 25:1; Ecclesiastes 12:9
  • 2. Psalms 78:63; Song of Songs 1:1; Ezekiel 33:32
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