1 Kings 10:24
New International Version
The whole world sought audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart.

New Living Translation
People from every nation came to consult him and to hear the wisdom God had given him.

English Standard Version
And the whole earth sought the presence of Solomon to hear his wisdom, which God had put into his mind.

Berean Study Bible
The whole world sought an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom that God had put in his heart.

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

New King James Version
Now all the earth sought the presence of Solomon to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

New American Standard Bible
And all the earth was seeking the attention of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

NASB 1995
All the earth was seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.

NASB 1977
And all the earth was seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.

Amplified Bible
All the earth was seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his mind.

Christian Standard Bible
The whole world wanted an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom that God had put in his heart.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The whole world wanted an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom that God had put in his heart.

American Standard Version
And all the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And all Kings of Earth desired to see the face of Solomon, to hear the wisdom that God put into his heart.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which the Lord had put into his heart.

Contemporary English Version
People from every nation wanted to hear the wisdom God had given him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all the earth desired to see Solomon's face, to hear his wisdom, which God had given in his heart.

English Revised Version
And all the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Good News Translation
and the whole world wanted to come and listen to the wisdom that God had given him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The whole world wanted to listen to the wisdom that God gave Solomon.

International Standard Version
All the earth continued to seek audiences with Solomon so they could hear the wise things that God had put in his heart.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And all the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

Literal Standard Version
and all the earth is seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom that God has put into his heart,

NET Bible
Everyone in the world wanted to visit Solomon to see him display his God-given wisdom.

New Heart English Bible
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,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Solomon's Wealth and Splendor
23So King Solomon surpassed all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom. 24The whole world sought an audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom that God had put in his heart. 25Year after year, each visitor would bring his tribute: articles of silver and gold, clothing, weapons, spices, horses, and mules.…

Cross References
1 Kings 3:9
Therefore give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people and to discern between good and evil. For who is able to govern this great people of Yours?"

1 Kings 3:12
behold, I will do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and discerning heart, so that there has never been nor will ever be another like you.

Ezekiel 16:14
Your fame spread among the nations on account of your beauty, for it was perfect in the splendor I bestowed on you, declares the Lord GOD.


Treasury of Scripture

And all the earth sought to Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

to [heb] the face of

1 Kings 3:9,12,28
Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people? …

Proverbs 2:6
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

Daniel 1:17
As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.









Verse 24. - And all the earth sought to [Heb. sought the face of] Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart [i.e., mind. Cf. 1 Kings 4:34].

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The whole
וְכָ֨ל־ (wə·ḵāl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

world
הָאָ֔רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

sought
מְבַקְשִׁ֖ים (mə·ḇaq·šîm)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 1245: To search out, to strive after

an audience
פְּנֵ֣י (pə·nê)
Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

with Solomon
שְׁלֹמֹ֑ה (šə·lō·mōh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8010: Solomon -- David's son and successor to his throne

to hear
לִשְׁמֹ֙עַ֙ (liš·mō·a‘)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

the wisdom
חָכְמָת֔וֹ (ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2451: Wisdom

that
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

God
אֱלֹהִ֖ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

had put
נָתַ֥ן (nā·ṯan)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

in his heart.
בְּלִבּֽוֹ׃ (bə·lib·bōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre


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