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1 Kings 10

WEB 1 When the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of Yahweh, she came to prove him with hard questions. NIV 1 When the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon and his relationship to the LORD, she came to test Solomon with hard questions. WEB 2 She came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bore spices, and very much gold, and precious stones; and when she was come to Solomon, she talked with him of all that was in her heart. NIV 2 Arriving at Jerusalem with a very great caravan—with camels carrying spices, large quantities of gold, and precious stones—she came to Solomon and talked with him about all that she had on her mind. WEB 3 Solomon told her all her questions: there was not anything hidden from the king which he didn't tell her. NIV 3 Solomon answered all her questions; nothing was too hard for the king to explain to her. WEB 4 When the queen of Sheba had seen all the wisdom of Solomon, and the house that he had built, NIV 4 When the queen of Sheba saw all the wisdom of Solomon and the palace he had built, WEB 5 and the food of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the attendance of his ministers, and their clothing, and his cup bearers, and his ascent by which he went up to the house of Yahweh; there was no more spirit in her. NIV 5 the food on his table, the seating of his officials, the attending servants in their robes, his cupbearers, and the burnt offerings he made at the temple of the LORD, she was overwhelmed. WEB 6 She said to the king, It was a true report that I heard in my own land of your acts, and of your wisdom. NIV 6 She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your achievements and your wisdom is true. WEB 7 However I didn't believe the words, until I came, and my eyes had seen it: and, behold, the half was not told me; your wisdom and prosperity exceed the fame which I heard. NIV 7 But I did not believe these things until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not even half was told me; in wisdom and wealth you have far exceeded the report I heard. WEB 8 Happy are your men, happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, [and] who hear your wisdom. NIV 8 How happy your people must be! How happy your officials, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom! WEB 9 Blessed be Yahweh your God, who delighted in you, to set you on the throne of Israel: because Yahweh loved Israel forever, therefore made he you king, to do justice and righteousness. NIV 9 Praise be to the LORD your God, who has delighted in you and placed you on the throne of Israel. Because of the LORD’s eternal love for Israel, he has made you king to maintain justice and righteousness.” WEB 10 She gave the king one hundred twenty talents of gold, and of spices very great store, and precious stones: there came no more such abundance of spices as these which the queen of Sheba gave to king Solomon. NIV 10 And she gave the king 120 talents of gold, large quantities of spices, and precious stones. Never again were so many spices brought in as those the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon. WEB 11 The navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir great plenty of almug trees and precious stones. NIV 11 (Hiram’s ships brought gold from Ophir; and from there they brought great cargoes of almugwood and precious stones. WEB 12 The king made of the almug trees pillars for the house of Yahweh, and for the king's house, harps also and psalteries for the singers: there came no such almug trees, nor were seen, to this day. NIV 12 The king used the almugwood to make supports for the temple of the LORD and for the royal palace, and to make harps and lyres for the musicians. So much almugwood has never been imported or seen since that day.) WEB 13 King Solomon gave to the queen of Sheba all her desire, whatever she asked, besides that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty. So she turned, and went to her own land, she and her servants. NIV 13 King Solomon gave the queen of Sheba all she desired and asked for, besides what he had given her out of his royal bounty. Then she left and returned with her retinue to her own country. WEB 14 Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred sixty-six talents of gold, NIV 14 The weight of the gold that Solomon received yearly was 666 talents, WEB 15 besides [that which] the traders [brought], and the traffic of the merchants, and of all the kings of the mixed people, and of the governors of the country. NIV 15 not including the revenues from merchants and traders and from all the Arabian kings and the governors of the territories. WEB 16 King Solomon made two hundred bucklers of beaten gold; six hundred [shekels] of gold went to one buckler. NIV 16 King Solomon made two hundred large shields of hammered gold; six hundred shekels of gold went into each shield. WEB 17 [he made] three hundred shields of beaten gold; three minas of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon. NIV 17 He also made three hundred small shields of hammered gold, with three minas of gold in each shield. The king put them in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon. WEB 18 Moreover the king made a great throne of ivory, and overlaid it with the finest gold. NIV 18 Then the king made a great throne covered with ivory and overlaid with fine gold. WEB 19 There were six steps to the throne, and the top of the throne was round behind; and there were stays on either side by the place of the seat, and two lions standing beside the stays. 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. WEB 20 Twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other on the six steps: there was nothing like it made in any kingdom. 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. WEB 21 All king Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold: none were of silver; it was nothing accounted of in the days of Solomon. 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. WEB 22 For the king had at sea a navy of Tarshish with the navy of Hiram: once every three years came the navy of Tarshish, bringing gold, and silver, ivory, and 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. WEB 23 So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom. NIV 23 King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth. WEB 24 All the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart. NIV 24 The whole world sought audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart. WEB 25 They brought every man his tribute, vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and clothing, and armor, and spices, horses, and mules, a rate year by year. NIV 25 Year after year, everyone who came brought a gift—articles of silver and gold, robes, weapons and spices, and horses and mules. WEB 26 Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen: and he had a thousand and four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen, that he bestowed in the chariot cities, and with the king at 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. WEB 27 The king made silver to be in Jerusalem as stones, and cedars made he to be as the sycamore trees that are in the lowland, for abundance. NIV 27 The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and cedar as plentiful as sycamore-fig trees in the foothills. WEB 28 The horses which Solomon had were brought out of Egypt; and the king's merchants received them in droves, each drove at a price. NIV 28 Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and from Kue —the royal merchants purchased them from Kue at the current price. WEB 29 A chariot came up and went out of Egypt for six hundred [shekels] of silver, and a horse for one hundred fifty; and so for all the kings of the Hittites, and for the kings of Syria, did they bring them out by their means. 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.

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