1 Kings 3:10
New International Version
The Lord was pleased that Solomon had asked for this.

New Living Translation
The Lord was pleased that Solomon had asked for wisdom.

English Standard Version
It pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this.

Berean Study Bible
Now it pleased the Lord that Solomon had made this request.

King James Bible
And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.

New King James Version
The speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.

New American Standard Bible
Now it was pleasing in the sight of the Lord that Solomon had asked this thing.

NASB 1995
It was pleasing in the sight of the Lord that Solomon had asked this thing.

NASB 1977
And it was pleasing in the sight of the Lord that Solomon had asked this thing.

Amplified Bible
Now it pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this thing.

Christian Standard Bible
Now it pleased the Lord that Solomon had requested this.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now it pleased the Lord that Solomon had requested this.

American Standard Version
And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And this answer was pleasing before LORD JEHOVAH when Solomon asked this thing

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it was pleasing before the Lord, that Solomon asked this thing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the word was pleasing to the Lord that Solomon had asked such a thing.

Good News Translation
The Lord was pleased that Solomon had asked for this,

International Standard Version
The LORD was pleased that Solomon had asked for this,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the speech pleased the LORD, that Solomon had asked this thing.

Literal Standard Version
And the thing is good in the eyes of the Lord, that Solomon has asked this thing,

New American Bible
The Lord was pleased by Solomon’s request.

NET Bible
The Lord was pleased that Solomon made this request.

New Revised Standard Version
It pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this.

New Heart English Bible
The speech pleased the LORD, that Solomon had asked this thing.

World English Bible
The speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.

Young's Literal Translation
And the thing is good in the eyes of the Lord, that Solomon hath asked this thing,

Additional Translations ...
Context
God Grants Wisdom, Riches, and Honor
10Now it pleased the Lord that Solomon had made this request. 11So God said to him, “Since you have asked for this instead of requesting long life or wealth for yourself or death for your enemies—but you have asked for discernment to administer justice—…

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 3:11
So God said to him, "Since you have asked for this instead of requesting long life or wealth for yourself or death for your enemies--but you have asked for discernment to administer justice--

Daniel 2:21
He changes the times and seasons; He removes kings and establishes them. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.


Treasury of Scripture

And the speech pleased the LORD, that Solomon had asked this thing.

pleased

Proverbs 15:8
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.











Verse 10. - And the speech [Heb. thing; same word as below] pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing, [Though in a dream the judgment and will were not suspended. Our dreams accord with our waking thoughts. This would have been Solomon's choice at any time.]

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now it
הַדָּבָ֖ר (had·dā·ḇār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

pleased
וַיִּיטַ֥ב (way·yî·ṭaḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3190: To be good, well, glad, or pleasing

the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֑י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

that
כִּ֚י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

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

had made this request.
שָׁאַ֣ל (šā·’al)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7592: To inquire, to request, to demand


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