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1 Kings 4

KJV 1 So king Solomon was king over all Israel. NIV 1 So King Solomon ruled over all Israel. KJV 2 And these were the princes which he had; Azariah the son of Zadok the priest, NIV 2 And these were his chief officials: Azariah son of Zadok—the priest; KJV 3 Elihoreph and Ahiah, the sons of Shisha, scribes; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, the recorder. NIV 3 Elihoreph and Ahijah, sons of Shisha—secretaries; Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud—recorder; KJV 4 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the host: and Zadok and Abiathar were the priests: NIV 4 Benaiah son of Jehoiada—commander in chief; Zadok and Abiathar—priests; KJV 5 And Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers: and Zabud the son of Nathan was principal officer, and the king's friend: NIV 5 Azariah son of Nathan—in charge of the district governors; Zabud son of Nathan—a priest and adviser to the king; KJV 6 And Ahishar was over the household: and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the tribute. NIV 6 Ahishar—palace administrator; Adoniram son of Abda—in charge of forced labor. KJV 7 And Solomon had twelve officers over all Israel, which provided victuals for the king and his household: each man his month in a year made provision. NIV 7 Solomon had twelve district governors over all Israel, who supplied provisions for the king and the royal household. Each one had to provide supplies for one month in the year. KJV 8 And these are their names: The son of Hur, in mount Ephraim: NIV 8 These are their names: Ben-Hur—in the hill country of Ephraim; KJV 9 The son of Dekar, in Makaz, and in Shaalbim, and Bethshemesh, and Elonbethhanan: NIV 9 Ben-Deker—in Makaz, Shaalbim, Beth Shemesh and Elon Bethhanan; KJV 10 The son of Hesed, in Aruboth; to him pertained Sochoh, and all the land of Hepher: NIV 10 Ben-Hesed—in Arubboth (Sokoh and all the land of Hepher were his); KJV 11 The son of Abinadab, in all the region of Dor; which had Taphath the daughter of Solomon to wife: NIV 11 Ben-Abinadab—in Naphoth Dor (he was married to Taphath daughter of Solomon); KJV 12 Baana the son of Ahilud; to him pertained Taanach and Megiddo, and all Bethshean, which is by Zartanah beneath Jezreel, from Bethshean to Abelmeholah, even unto the place that is beyond Jokneam: NIV 12 Baana son of Ahilud—in Taanach and Megiddo, and in all of Beth Shan next to Zarethan below Jezreel, from Beth Shan to Abel Meholah across to Jokmeam; KJV 13 The son of Geber, in Ramothgilead; to him pertained the towns of Jair the son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead; to him also pertained the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, threescore great cities with walls and brasen bars: NIV 13 Ben-Geber—in Ramoth Gilead (the settlements of Jair son of Manasseh in Gilead were his, as well as the region of Argob in Bashan and its sixty large walled cities with bronze gate bars); KJV 14 Ahinadab the son of Iddo had Mahanaim: NIV 14 Ahinadab son of Iddo—in Mahanaim; KJV 15 Ahimaaz was in Naphtali; he also took Basmath the daughter of Solomon to wife: NIV 15 Ahimaaz—in Naphtali (he had married Basemath daughter of Solomon); KJV 16 Baanah the son of Hushai was in Asher and in Aloth: NIV 16 Baana son of Hushai—in Asher and in Aloth; KJV 17 Jehoshaphat the son of Paruah, in Issachar: NIV 17 Jehoshaphat son of Paruah—in Issachar; KJV 18 Shimei the son of Elah, in Benjamin: NIV 18 Shimei son of Ela—in Benjamin; KJV 19 Geber the son of Uri was in the country of Gilead, in the country of Sihon king of the Amorites, and of Og king of Bashan; and he was the only officer which was in the land. NIV 19 Geber son of Uri—in Gilead (the country of Sihon king of the Amorites and the country of Og king of Bashan). He was the only governor over the district. KJV 20 Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking, and making merry. NIV 20 The people of Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand on the seashore; they ate, they drank and they were happy. KJV 21 And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt: they brought presents, and served Solomon all the days of his life. NIV 21 And Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt. These countries brought tribute and were Solomon’s subjects all his life. KJV 22 And Solomon's provision for one day was thirty measures of fine flour, and threescore measures of meal, NIV 22 Solomon’s daily provisions were thirty cors of the finest flour and sixty cors of meal, KJV 23 Ten fat oxen, and twenty oxen out of the pastures, and an hundred sheep, beside harts, and roebucks, and fallowdeer, and fatted fowl. NIV 23 ten head of stall-fed cattle, twenty of pasture-fed cattle and a hundred sheep and goats, as well as deer, gazelles, roebucks and choice fowl. KJV 24 For he had dominion over all the region on this side the river, from Tiphsah even to Azzah, over all the kings on this side the river: and he had peace on all sides round about him. NIV 24 For he ruled over all the kingdoms west of the Euphrates River, from Tiphsah to Gaza, and had peace on all sides. KJV 25 And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon. NIV 25 During Solomon’s lifetime Judah and Israel, from Dan to Beersheba, lived in safety, everyone under their own vine and under their own fig tree. KJV 26 And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen. NIV 26 Solomon had four thousand stalls for chariot horses, and twelve thousand horses. KJV 27 And those officers provided victual for king Solomon, and for all that came unto king Solomon's table, every man in his month: they lacked nothing. NIV 27 The district governors, each in his month, supplied provisions for King Solomon and all who came to the king’s table. They saw to it that nothing was lacking. KJV 28 Barley also and straw for the horses and dromedaries brought they unto the place where the officers were, every man according to his charge. NIV 28 They also brought to the proper place their quotas of barley and straw for the chariot horses and the other horses. KJV 29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore. NIV 29 God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore. KJV 30 And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt. NIV 30 Solomon’s wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East, and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt. KJV 31 For he was wiser than all men; than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol: and his fame was in all nations round about. NIV 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. KJV 32 And he spake three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five. NIV 32 He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a thousand and five. KJV 33 And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes. NIV 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. KJV 34 And there came of all people to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, which had heard of his wisdom. NIV 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.

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