1 Kings 10
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated Par ▾ 
1And the Queen of Sheba heard the fame of Solomon and the name of LORD JEHOVAH, and she came to test him with riddles. 2And she came to Jerusalem with a very great army and camels that carried spices, and a great abundance of gold and precious stones, and she came to King Solomon and she tested him with everything that was in her heart. 3And Solomon told her all the matters, and nothing was hidden from the King that he did not tell her. 4And the Queen of Sheba saw all the wisdom of Solomon and the house that he had built. 5And the food of his table and the seating of his Servants, and the standing of his Ministers, and their garments, and his Cupbearers, and their clothing, and his burnt offerings which he offered up in the house of LORD JEHOVAH, and no more spirit was left in her. 6And she said to the King:“Truly this was the word that I heard in my land about your words and about your wisdom. 7And I did not believe the report until I came and my eyes saw, and behold, half was not shown to me. The wisdom and the prosperity greatly excels the report that I heard. 8Blessed are your wives; blessed are your Servants, these who stand before you constantly and are hearing your wisdom. 9May LORD JEHOVAH your God be blessed who delighted in you and seated you on the throne of Israel! Because LORD JEHOVAH loved Israel for eternity, he made you King that you will perform judgment and righteousness!” 10And she gave to King Solomon a hundred and twenty talents of gold and a great abundance of sweet spices and precious stones, and there never came again sweet spices like those that the Queen of Sheba gave King Solomon.

11Also the ships of Khiram carried gold from Uphir, and they brought from Uphir very many trees of sandal wood, and precious stones. 12And King Solomon made trees of sandalwood decorations for the house of LORD JEHOVAH and the house of the King, and harps and lyres for Singers. There never came any like those trees of sandalwood, and had not been seen until today.

13And King Solomon gave to the Queen of Sheba everything that she pleased and she asked, apart from what he gave her according to the hand of the King, and she returned and she went to her land, she and her Servants.

14And the weight of gold that was coming to Solomon in one year was six hundred and sixty and six talents of gold. 15Apart from the men, Craftsmen and Merchants who trade, and all the Kings of the Arabians and Rulers of the Earth. 16And King Solomon made two hundred shields of refined gold, and six hundred minas of gold covered one shield 17And three hundred round shields of refined gold. And three hundred minas of gold covered one round shield, and the King put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon. 18And the King made a great throne of ivory and overlaid it in gold from Uphir. 19And he made for the throne six steps and the top of the throne was round from behind it, and the arms on either side at the place of the seat, and two lions stood on either side. 20And twelve lions stood on the side of six steps on either side; there was nothing made in this way among all kingdoms. 21And all the vessels of the service of King Solomon were of gold, and all the implements of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of refined gold, and silver was considered nothing in the days of Solomon. 22Because the King had the ships of Tarshish in the sea with the ships of Khiram. Once in three years the ships from Tarshish came and carried silver and gold and elephants and apes and peacocks.

23And King Solomon became greater than all Kings of Earth in wealth and in wisdom. 24And all Kings of Earth desired to see the face of Solomon, to hear the wisdom that God put into his heart. 25And they brought, each man his offering: vessels of gold and vessels of silver and garments and weapons and spices and horses and chariots and shemules, every year by year.

26And King Solomon gathered chariots and horsemen, and he had one thousand and four hundred chariots and twelve thousand horsemen, and he left the chariots in the cities, and some of them were with the King in Jerusalem. 27And King Solomon gave silver in Jerusalem like stones, and cedars he gave like sycamore trees that are in the valley in an abundance 28And a flow of horses of Solomon from Egypt and the payment of the Merchants of the King were receiving payment for hire. 29And a chariot was going up from Egypt for six hundred silver pieces and a horse was a hundred and fifty, and thus all the Kings of the Khethites and the Kings of Edom brought an abundance in their hands.

The Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Translated by Glenn David Bauscher
Glenn David Bauscher
Lulu Publishing
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1 Kings 9
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