2 Chronicles 9:23
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New American Standard Bible
And all the kings of the earth were seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.

King James Bible
And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, that God had put in his heart.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

World English Bible
All the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Young's Literal Translation
and all the kings of the earth are seeking the presence of Solomon to hear his wisdom that God hath put in his heart,

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

All the kings of the earth - Rather, "all the kings of the land:" all the monarchs, that is, whose dominions were included in So omon's empire (see 1 Kings 4:21).

2 Chronicles 9:23 Parallel Commentaries

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The Temple and Its Dedication
The long-cherished plan of David to erect a temple to the Lord, Solomon wisely carried out. For seven years Jerusalem was filled with busy workers engaged in leveling the chosen site, in building vast retaining walls, in laying broad foundations,--"great stones, costly stones, and hewed stones,"--in shaping the heavy timbers brought from the Lebanon forests, and in erecting the magnificent sanctuary. 1 Kings 5:17. Simultaneously with the preparation of wood and stone, to which task many thousands
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 4:34
Men came from all peoples to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all the kings of the earth who had heard of his wisdom.

2 Chronicles 9:22
So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

2 Chronicles 9:24
They brought every man his gift, articles of silver and gold, garments, weapons, spices, horses and mules, so much year by year.

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