1 Kings 3:9
Good News Translation
So give me the wisdom I need to rule your people with justice and to know the difference between good and evil. Otherwise, how would I ever be able to rule this great people of yours?"

Contemporary English Version
Please make me wise and teach me the difference between right and wrong. Then I will know how to rule your people. If you don't, there is no way I could rule this great nation of yours.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, and discern between good and evil. For who shall be able to judge this people, thy people, which is so numerous?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, and discern between good and evil. For who shall be able to judge this people, thy people, which is so numerous?

Give therefore

1 Chronicles 22:12 The Lord also give thee wisdom and understanding, that thou mayest be able to rule Israel, and to keep the law of the Lord thy God.

1 Chronicles 29:19 And give to Solomon my son a perfect heart, that he may keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy ceremonies, and do all things: and build the house, for which I have provided the charges.

2 Chronicles 1:10 Give me wisdom and knowledge that I may come in and go out before thy people: for who can worthily judge this thy people, which is so great?

Psalm 119:34,73,144 Give me understanding, and I will search thy law; and I will keep it with my whole heart. . . .

Proverbs 2:3-9 If thou shalt seek her as money, and shalt dig for her as for a treasure: . . .

Proverbs 3:13-18 The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chief and purest gold: . . .

Proverbs 16:16 Get wisdom, because it is better than gold: and purchase prudence, for it is more precious than silver.

James 1:5 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.

James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above, first indeed is chaste, then peaceable, modest, easy to be persuaded, consenting to the good, full of mercy and good fruits, without judging, without dissimulation.

understanding [heb] hearing

Proverbs 20:12 The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the Lord hath made them both.

to judge

1 Kings 3:28 And all Israel heard the judgment which the king had judged, and they feared the king, seeing that the wisdom of God was in him to do judgment.

Psalm 72:1,2 A psalm on Solomon. . . .

Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of a discreet man is to understand his way: and the imprudence of fools erreth.

Ecclesiastes 7:11,19 Wisdom with riches is more profitable, and bringeth more advantage to them that see the sun. . . .

Ecclesiastes 9:15-18 Now there was found in it a man poor and wise, and he delivered the city by his wisdom, and no man afterward remembered that poor man. . . .

John 5:30 I cannot of myself do any thing. As I hear, so I judge. And my judgment is just: because I seek not my own will. but the will of him that sent me.

discern

2 Samuel 14:17 Then let thy handmaid say, that the word of the Lord the king be made as a sacrifice. For even as an angel of God, so is my lord the king, that he is neither moved with blessing nor cursing: wherefore the Lord thy God is also with thee.

Isaiah 11:2-4 And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him: the spirit of wisdom, and of understanding, the spirit of counsel, and of fortitude, the spirit of knowledge, and of godliness. . . .

1 Corinthians 2:14,15 But the sensual man perceiveth not these things that are of the Spirit of God. For it is foolishness to him: and he cannot understand, because it is spiritually examined. . . .

Ephesians 5:17 Wherefore, become not unwise: but understanding what is the will of God.

Philippians 1:10 That you may approve the better things: that you may be sincere and without offence unto the day of Christ:

Hebrews 5:14 But strong meat is for the perfect: for them who by custom have their senses exercised to the discerning of good and evil.

who is able

Exodus 3:11,12 And Moses said to God: Who am I that I should go to Pharao, and should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt? . . .

Exodus 4:10-13 Moses said: I beseech thee, Lord, I am not eloquent from yesterday and the day before; and since thou hast spoken to thy servant, I have more impediment and slowness of tongue. . . .

Jeremiah 1:6 And I said: Ah, ah, ah, Lord God: behold, I cannot speak, for I am a child.

Matthew 3:11,14 I indeed baptize you in water unto penance, but he that shall come after me, is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you in the Holy Ghost and fire. . . .

2 Corinthians 2:16 To the one indeed the odour of death unto death: but to the others the odour of life unto life. And for these things who is so sufficient?

2 Corinthians 3:5 Not that we are sufficient to think any thing of ourselves, as of ourselves: but our sufficiency is from God.

Context
Solomon's Prayer for Wisdom
8And thy servant is in the midst of the people which thou hast chosen, an immense people, which cannot be numbered nor counted for multitude. 9Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, and discern between good and evil. For who shall be able to judge this people, thy people, which is so numerous?
Cross References
Hebrews 5:14
But strong meat is for the perfect: for them who by custom have their senses exercised to the discerning of good and evil.

James 1:5
But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.

2 Samuel 14:17
Then let thy handmaid say, that the word of the Lord the king be made as a sacrifice. For even as an angel of God, so is my lord the king, that he is neither moved with blessing nor cursing: wherefore the Lord thy God is also with thee.

1 Kings 3:10
And the word was pleasing to the Lord, that Solomon had asked such a thing.

1 Kings 3:28
And all Israel heard the judgment which the king had judged, and they feared the king, seeing that the wisdom of God was in him to do judgment.

1 Kings 10:24
And all the earth desired to see Solomon's face, to hear his wisdom, which God had given in his heart.

1 Chronicles 22:12
The Lord also give thee wisdom and understanding, that thou mayest be able to rule Israel, and to keep the law of the Lord thy God.

2 Chronicles 1:10
Give me wisdom and knowledge that I may come in and go out before thy people: for who can worthily judge this thy people, which is so great?

Psalm 72:1
A psalm on Solomon.

Psalm 72:2
Give to the king thy judgment, O God, and to the king's son thy justice: To judge thy people with justice, and thy poor with judgment.

Proverbs 2:3
If thou shalt seek her as money, and shalt dig for her as for a treasure:

Jeremiah 45:5
And dost thou seek great things for thyself? Seek not: for behold I will bring evil upon all flesh, saith the Lord! but I will give thee thy life, and save thee in all places whithersoever thou shalt go.

Daniel 2:21
And he changeth times and ages: taketh away kingdoms, and establisheth them: giveth wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to them that have understanding:

Additional Translations
Therefore give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people and to discern between good and evil. For who is able to govern this great people of Yours?”Give therefore your servant an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this your so great a people?

Give thy servant therefore an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this thy great people?

Thou shalt give therefore to thy servant a heart to hear and to judge thy people justly, and to discern between good and evil: for who will be able to judge this thy great people?

Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?

Give thy servant therefore an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this thy great people?

Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people?

Give your servant therefore an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this your great people?"

and Thou hast given to Thy servant an understanding heart, to judge Thy people, to discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this Thy great people?'
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