Ecclesiastes 2:9
Good News Translation
Yes, I was great, greater than anyone else who had ever lived in Jerusalem, and my wisdom never failed me.

Contemporary English Version
I was the most famous person who had ever lived in Jerusalem, and I was very wise.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I surpassed in riches all that were before me in Jerusalem: my wisdom also remained with me.

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And I surpassed in riches all that were before me in Jerusalem: my wisdom also remained with me.

Ecclesiastes 1:16 I have spoken in my heart, saying: Behold I am become great, and have gone beyond all in wisdom, that were before me in Jerusalem: and my mind hath contemplated many things wisely, and I have learned.

1 Kings 3:12 Behold I have done for thee according to thy words, and have given thee a wise and understanding heart, in so much that there hath been no one like thee before thee, nor shall arise after thee.

1 Kings 10:7,23 Concerning thy words, and concerning thy wisdom. And I did not believe them that told me, till I came myself, and saw with my own eyes, and have found that the half hath not been told me: thy wisdom and thy works exceed the fame which I heard. . . .

1 Chronicles 29:25 And the Lord magnified Solomon over all Israel: and gave him the glory of a reign, such as no king of Israel had before him.

2 Chronicles 1:1 And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the Lord his God was with him, and magnified him to a high degree.

2 Chronicles 9:22,23 And Solomon was magnified above all the kings of the earth for riches and glory. . . .

Context
The Futility of Pleasure
8I heaped together for myself silver and gold, and the wealth of kings, and provinces: I made me singing men, and singing women, and the delights of the sons of men, cups and vessels to serve to pour out wine: 9And I surpassed in riches all that were before me in Jerusalem: my wisdom also remained with me.10And whatsoever my eyes desired, I refused them not: and I withheld not my heart from enjoying every pleasure, and delighting itself in the things which I had prepared: and esteemed this my portion, to make use of my own labour.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 29:25
And the Lord magnified Solomon over all Israel: and gave him the glory of a reign, such as no king of Israel had before him.

Ecclesiastes 1:16
I have spoken in my heart, saying: Behold I am become great, and have gone beyond all in wisdom, that were before me in Jerusalem: and my mind hath contemplated many things wisely, and I have learned.

Ecclesiastes 5:11
Where there are great riches, there are also many to eat them. And what doth it profit the owner, but that he seeth the riches with his eyes?

Additional Translations
So I became great and surpassed all in Jerusalem who had preceded me; and my wisdom remained with me.So I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem: also my wisdom remained with me.

So I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem: also my wisdom remained with me.

So I became great, and advanced beyond all that were before in Jerusalem: also my wisdom was established to me.

And I became great, and increased more than all that had been before me in Jerusalem: also my wisdom remained with me.

So I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem: also my wisdom remained with me.

So I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem: also my wisdom remained with me.

So I was great, and increased more than all who were before me in Jerusalem. My wisdom also remained with me.

And I became great, and increased above every one who had been before me in Jerusalem; also, my wisdom stood with me.
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