New Living Translation
People from every nation came to consult him and to hear the wisdom God had given him.
King James Bible
And all the earth sought to Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.
World English Bible
All 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 earth is seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom that God hath put into his heart,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:24 All the earth - That is, all the kings of the earth, (as it is expressed 2Chron 9:23,) namely of those parts of the earth.
The remarkable change which we have noticed in the views of Jewish authorities, from contempt to almost affectation of manual labour, could certainly not have been arbitrary. But as we fail to discover here any religious motive, we can only account for it on the score of altered political and social circumstances. So long as the people were, at least nominally, independent, and in possession of their own land, constant engagement in a trade would probably mark an inferior social stage, and imply …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The Fact of the Redeemer's Return was Typified in the Lives of Joseph and Solomon.
Pride of Prosperity
Results of Transgression
1 Kings 3:9
Give me an understanding heart so that I can govern your people well and know the difference between right and wrong. For who by himself is able to govern this great people of yours?"
1 Kings 3:12
I will give you what you asked for! I will give you a wise and understanding heart such as no one else has had or ever will have!
Your fame soon spread throughout the world because of your beauty. I dressed you in my splendor and perfected your beauty, says the Sovereign LORD.
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