2 Chronicles 9:5
New International Version
She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your achievements and your wisdom is true.

New Living Translation
She exclaimed to the king, “Everything I heard in my country about your achievements and wisdom is true!

English Standard Version
And she said to the king, “The report was true that I heard in my own land of your words and of your wisdom,

Berean Standard Bible
She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your words and wisdom is true.

King James Bible
And she said to the king, It was a true report which I heard in mine own land of thine acts, and of thy wisdom:

New King James Version
Then she said to the king: “It was a true report which I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.

New American Standard Bible
Then she said to the king, “It was a true story that I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.

NASB 1995
Then she said to the king, “It was a true report which I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.

NASB 1977
Then she said to the king, “It was a true report which I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.

Legacy Standard Bible
Then she said to the king, “The word is true which I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.

Amplified Bible
She said to the king, “The report which I heard in my own land regarding your [accomplishments and your] words and your wisdom was true,

Christian Standard Bible
She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your words and about your wisdom is true.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your words and about your wisdom is true.

American Standard Version
And she said to the king, It was a true report that I heard in mine own land of thine acts, and of thy wisdom.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And she said to King Solomon: “The matter that I had heard in my city about your words and about your wisdom was true

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And she said to the king, It was a true report which I heard in my land concerning thy words, and concerning thy wisdom.

Contemporary English Version
She said: Solomon, in my own country I had heard about your wisdom and all you've done.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And she add to the king: The word is true which I heard in my country of thy virtues and wisdom.

English Revised Version
And she said to the king, It was a true report that I heard in mine own land of thine acts, and of thy wisdom.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
She told the king, "What I heard in my country about your words and your wisdom is true!

Good News Translation
She said to the king, "What I heard in my own country about you and your wisdom is true!

International Standard Version
"Everything I heard about your wisdom and what you have to say is true!" she gasped,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And she said to the king: 'It was a true report that I heard in mine own land of thine acts, and of thy wisdom.

Literal Standard Version
And she says to the king, “The word [is] true that I heard in my land concerning your matters and concerning your wisdom,

Majority Standard Bible
She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your words and wisdom is true.

New American Bible
“The report I heard in my country about your deeds and your wisdom is true,” she told the king.

NET Bible
She said to the king, "The report I heard in my own country about your wise sayings and insight was true!

New Revised Standard Version
So she said to the king, “The report was true that I heard in my own land of your accomplishments and of your wisdom,

New Heart English Bible
She said to the king, "It was a true report that I heard in my own land of your acts, and of your wisdom.

Webster's Bible Translation
And she said to the king, It was a true report which I heard in my own land of thy acts, and of thy wisdom:

World English Bible
She said to the king, “It was a true report that I heard in my own land of your acts and of your wisdom.

Young's Literal Translation
And she saith unto the king, 'True is the word that I heard in my land concerning thy matters and concerning thy wisdom,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Queen of Sheba
4the food at his table, the seating of his servants, the service and attire of his attendants and cupbearers, and the burnt offerings he presented at the house of the LORD, it took her breath away. 5She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your words and wisdom is true. 6But I did not believe the reports until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not half of the greatness of your wisdom was told to me. You have far exceeded the report I heard.…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 9:4
the food at his table, the seating of his servants, the service and attire of his attendants and cupbearers, and the burnt offerings he presented at the house of the LORD, it took her breath away.

2 Chronicles 9:6
But I did not believe the reports until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not half of the greatness of your wisdom was told to me. You have far exceeded the report I heard.


Treasury of Scripture

And she said to the king, It was a true report which I heard in my own land of your acts, and of your wisdom:

report [heb] word

1 Kings 10:6
And she said to the king, It was a true report that I heard in mine own land of thy acts and of thy wisdom.

acts.

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2 Chronicles 9
1. The queen of sheba admires the wisdom of Solomon
13. Solomon's revenue in gold
15. His targets and shields
17. The throne of ivory
20. His vessels
23. His presents
25. His chariots and horse
26. His tributes
29. His reign and death














(5) Of thine acts.--Literally, words. LXX., ???? ??? ????? ???. We might render matters, affairs.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
She said
וַתֹּ֙אמֶר֙ (wat·tō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the king,
הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

“The report
הַדָּבָ֔ר (had·dā·ḇār)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

I heard
שָׁמַ֖עְתִּי (šā·ma‘·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

in my own country
בְּאַרְצִ֑י (bə·’ar·ṣî)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

about
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

your words
דְּבָרֶ֖יךָ (də·ḇā·re·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

[and]
וְעַל־ (wə·‘al-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

wisdom
חָכְמָתֶֽךָ׃ (ḥā·ḵə·mā·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2451: Wisdom

is true.
אֱמֶת֙ (’ĕ·meṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 571: Stability, certainty, truth, trustworthiness


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OT History: 2 Chronicles 9:5 She said to the king It was (2 Chron. 2Ch iiCh ii ch 2 chr 2chr)
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