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Solomon's wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East, and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.
King James Bible
And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
American Standard Version
And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
Young's Literal Translation
and the wisdom of Solomon is greater than the wisdom of any of the sons of the east, and than all the wisdom of Egypt;
1 Kings 4:30 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The children of the east country - That is the Chaldeans, Persians, and Arabians, who, with the Egyptians, were famed for wisdom and knowledge through all the world.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Genesis 25:6 But to the sons of the concubines, which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his son, while he yet lived...
Job 1:3 His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she donkeys...
Daniel 1:20 And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king inquired of them...
Daniel 4:7 Then came in the magicians, the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers: and I told the dream before them...
Daniel 5:11,12 There is a man in your kingdom, in whom is the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of your father light and understanding and wisdom...
Matthew 2:1,16 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem...
the wisdom of Egypt
Isaiah 19:11,12 Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counsellors of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say you to Pharaoh...
Acts 7:22 And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds.
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Acts 7:22 Moses was educated in all the wisdom of the Egyptians and was powerful in speech and action.
Genesis 29:1 Then Jacob continued on his journey and came to the land of the eastern peoples.
Judges 6:33 Now all the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples joined forces and crossed over the Jordan and camped in the Valley of Jezreel.
1 Kings 10:23 King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth.
Ecclesiastes 1:16 I said to myself, "Look, I have increased in wisdom more than anyone who has ruled over Jerusalem before me; I have experienced much of wisdom and knowledge."
Isaiah 19:11 The officials of Zoan are nothing but fools; the wise counselors of Pharaoh give senseless advice. How can you say to Pharaoh, "I am one of the wise men, a disciple of the ancient kings"?
Ezekiel 25:4 therefore I am going to give you to the people of the East as a possession. They will set up their camps and pitch their tents among you; they will eat your fruit and drink your milk.