1 Kings 10:1
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English Standard Version
Now when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to test him with hard questions.

King James Bible
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.

American Standard Version
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of Jehovah, she came to prove him with hard questions.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the queen of Saba, having; heard of the fame of Solomon in the name of the Lord, came to try him with hard questions.

English Revised Version
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Solomon did not make Israelites into tributary slaves; but they were warriors, ministers, and civil and military officers. עבדים are the king's servants; שׂרים, the heads of the military and civil service; שׁלשׁים, royal adjutants (see at 2 Samuel 23:8); וּפרשׁיו רכבּו שׂרי, captains over the royal war-chariots and cavalry. - For 1 Kings 9:23 compare 1 Kings 5:16.

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2 Chronicles 9:1 And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to prove Solomon with hard questions at Jerusalem...

Matthew 12:42 The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it...

Luke 11:31 The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation, and condemn them...

Sheba

Genesis 10:7,28 And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtechah: and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan...

Genesis 25:3 And Jokshan begat Sheba, and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim, and Letushim, and Leummim.

Job 6:19 The troops of Tema looked, the companies of Sheba waited for them.

Psalm 72:10,15 The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts...

Isaiah 60:6 The multitude of camels shall cover you, the dromedaries of Midian and Ephah; all they from Sheba shall come...

Jeremiah 6:20 To what purpose comes there to me incense from Sheba, and the sweet cane from a far country? your burnt offerings are not acceptable...

Ezekiel 27:22,23 The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, they were your merchants: they occupied in your fairs with chief of all spices...

Ezekiel 38:13 Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say to you, Are you come to take a spoil?...

heard

1 Kings 4:31,34 For he was wiser than all men; than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol...

concerning

Job 28:28 And to man he said, Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Proverbs 2:3-6 Yes, if you cry after knowledge, and lift up your voice for understanding...

John 17:3 And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.

1 Corinthians 1:20,21 Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world...

prove him

Judges 14:12-14 And Samson said to them, I will now put forth a riddle to you: if you can certainly declare it me within the seven days of the feast...

Psalm 49:4 I will incline my ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying on the harp.

Proverbs 1:5,6 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain to wise counsels...

Matthew 13:11,35 He answered and said to them, Because it is given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given...

Mark 4:34 But without a parable spoke he not to them: and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his disciples.

Cross References
Matthew 12:42
The queen of the South will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.

Luke 11:31
The queen of the South will rise up at the judgment with the men of this generation and condemn them, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.

Genesis 10:7
The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah, and Sabteca. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan.

Genesis 10:28
Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

Judges 14:12
And Samson said to them, "Let me now put a riddle to you. If you can tell me what it is, within the seven days of the feast, and find it out, then I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty changes of clothes,

1 Kings 4:34
And people of all nations came to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and from all the kings of the earth, who had heard of his wisdom.

2 Chronicles 9:1
Now when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to Jerusalem to test him with hard questions, having a very great retinue and camels bearing spices and very much gold and precious stones. And when she came to Solomon, she told him all that was on her mind.

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