New International Version
How happy your people must be! How happy your officials, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!
King James Bible
Happy are thy men, happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and that hear thy wisdom.
Darby Bible Translation
Happy are thy men! happy are these thy servants, who stand continually before thee, who hear thy wisdom!
World English Bible
Happy are your men, happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, who hear your wisdom.
Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of thy men, O the happiness of thy servants -- these -- who are standing before thee continually, who are hearing thy wisdom!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Happy are thy men - All these are very natural expressions from a person in her state of mind.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
happy are these
LibraryComing to the King.
"And King Solomon gave unto the Queen of Sheba all her desire, whatsoever she asked, beside that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty."--1 Kings x. 13. The beautiful history recorded in the chapter from which the above words are quoted is deeply instructive to those who have learned to recognise CHRIST in the Scriptures. The reference to this narrative by our LORD Himself was surely designed to draw our attention to it, and gives it an added interest. The blessings, too, received by the Queen …
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue
Of the Weight of Government; and that all Manner of Adversity is to be Despised, and Prosperity Feared.
1 Kings 10:7
But I did not believe these things until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not even half was told me; in wisdom and wealth you have far exceeded the report I heard.
Blessed are those who listen to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.
Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.
I myself will stay at Mizpah to represent you before the Babylonians who come to us, but you are to harvest the wine, summer fruit and olive oil, and put them in your storage jars, and live in the towns you have taken over."
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