1 Kings 10:8

8 Happy are your wives! Happy are these your servants, who continually attend you and hear your wisdom!

1 Kings 10:8 Meaning and Commentary

1 Kings 10:8

Happy are thy men
The men of Israel, that had a king over them so wise, so great, so good:

happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and
hear thy wisdom;
who were now present, and to whom she pointed, and may respect not his nobles and courtiers only, but his menial servants, who had an opportunity of often hearing the wise sayings which dropped from his lips; and which no doubt were means of greatly improving their knowledge and understanding in things natural and divine.

1 Kings 10:8 In-Context

6 So she said to the king, "The report was true that I heard in my own land of your accomplishments and of your wisdom,
7 but I did not believe the reports until I came and my own eyes had seen it. Not even half had been told me; your wisdom and prosperity far surpass the report that I had heard.
8 Happy are your wives! Happy are these your servants, who continually attend you and hear your wisdom!
9 Blessed be the Lord your God, who has delighted in you and set you on the throne of Israel! Because the Lord loved Israel forever, he has made you king to execute justice and righteousness."
10 Then she gave the king one hundred twenty talents of gold, a great quantity of spices, and precious stones; never again did spices come in such quantity as that which the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.

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