New International Version
The people of Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand on the seashore; they ate, they drank and they were happy.
King James Bible
Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking, and making merry.
Darby Bible Translation
Judah and Israel were many, as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and making merry.
World English Bible
Judah and Israel were many as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and making merry.
Young's Literal Translation
Judah and Israel are many, as the sand that is by the sea for multitude, eating and drinking and rejoicing.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Eating and drinking, and making merry - They were very comfortable, very rich, very merry, and very corrupt. And this full feeding and dissipation led to a total corruption of manners.
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'And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon. 26. And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen. 27. And those officers provided victual for king Solomon, and for all that came unto king Solomon's table, every man in his month: they lacked nothing. 28. Barley also and straw for the horses and dromedaries brought they unto the place where the officers were, …
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I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies,
But you have said, 'I will surely make you prosper and will make your descendants like the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.'"
1 Kings 3:8
Your servant is here among the people you have chosen, a great people, too numerous to count or number.
1 Kings 4:29
God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore.
2 Kings 18:31
"Do not listen to Hezekiah. This is what the king of Assyria says: Make peace with me and come out to me. Then each of you will eat fruit from your own vine and fig tree and drink water from your own cistern,
1 Chronicles 22:9
But you will have a son who will be a man of peace and rest, and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side. His name will be Solomon, and I will grant Israel peace and quiet during his reign.
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