2 Chronicles 9:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Now when the queenוּמַֽלְכַּת־
(u·mal·kat-)
4436: queenfem. of melek
of Shebaשְׁבָ֗א
(she·va)
7614: a territory in S.W. Arabia, also the name of one or more desc. of Noahof foreign origin
heardשָֽׁמְעָה֮
(sha·me·'ah)
8085: to heara prim. root
of the fameשֵׁ֣מַע
(she·ma)
8088: a hearing, reportfrom shama
of Solomon,שְׁלֹמֹה֒
(she·lo·moh)
8010: David's son and successor to his thronefrom shalem
she cameוַתָּבֹ֣וא
(vat·ta·vo·v)
935: to come in, come, go in, goa prim. root
to Jerusalemבִּירֽוּשָׁלִַ֗ם
(bi·ru·sha·lim)
3389: probably "foundation of peace," capital city of all Isr.from yarah and shalem
to testלְנַסֹּות֩
(le·nas·so·vt)
5254: to test, trya prim. root
Solomonשְׁלֹמֹ֨ה
(she·lo·moh)
8010: David's son and successor to his thronefrom shalem
with difficult questions.בְחִידֹ֜ות
(ve·chi·do·vt)
2420: a riddle, an enigmatic, perplexing saying or questionfrom an unused word
She had a veryמְאֹ֡ד
(me·'od)
3966: muchness, force, abundancefrom an unused word
largeכָּבֵ֣ד
(ka·ved)
3515: heavyfrom kabad
retinue,בְּחַ֣יִל
(be·cha·yil)
2428: strength, efficiency, wealth, armyfrom chul
with camelsוּ֠גְמַלִּים
(u·ge·mal·lim)
1581: a camelfrom gamal
carryingנֹשְׂאִ֨ים
(no·se·'im)
5375: to lift, carry, takea prim. root
spicesבְּשָׂמִ֧ים
(be·sa·mim)
1314: spice, balsam, the balsam treefrom an unused word
and a large amountלָרֹ֖ב
(la·rov)
7230: multitude, abundance, greatnessfrom rabab
of goldוְזָהָ֛ב
(ve·za·hav)
2091: goldof uncertain derivation
and preciousיְקָרָ֑ה
(ye·ka·rah;)
3368: precious, rare, splendid, weightyfrom yaqar
stones;וְאֶ֣בֶן
(ve·'e·ven)
68: a stonea prim. root
and when she cameוַתָּבֹוא֙
(vat·ta·vo·v)
935: to come in, come, go in, goa prim. root
to Solomon,שְׁלֹמֹ֔ה
(she·lo·moh,)
8010: David's son and successor to his thronefrom shalem
she spokeוַתְּדַבֵּ֣ר
(vat·te·dab·ber)
1696: to speaka prim. root
with him about allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
that was on her heart.לְבָבָֽהּ׃
(le·va·vah.)
3824: inner man, mind, will, heartfrom an unused word







KJV Lexicon
And when the queen
malkah  (mal-kaw')
a queen -- queen.
of Sheba
Shba'  (sheb-aw')
Sheba, the name of three early progenitors of tribes and of an Ethiopian district -- Sheba, Sabeans.
heard
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
of the fame
shema`  (shay'-mah)
something heard, i.e. a sound, rumor, announcement; abstractly, audience -- bruit, fame, hear(-ing), loud, report, speech, tidings.
of Solomon
Shlomoh  (shel-o-mo')
peaceful; Shelomah, David's successor -- Solomon.
she came
bow'  (bo)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
to prove
nacah  (naw-saw')
to test; by implication, to attempt -- adventure, assay, prove, tempt, try.
Solomon
Shlomoh  (shel-o-mo')
peaceful; Shelomah, David's successor -- Solomon.
with hard questions
chiydah  (khee-daw')
a puzzle, hence, a trick, conundrum, sententious maxim -- dark saying (sentence, speech), hard question, proverb, riddle.;
at Jerusalem
Yruwshalaim  (yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im)
founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine -- Jerusalem.
with a very
m`od  (meh-ode')
vehemence, i.e. (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication, wholly, speedily, etc.
great
kabed  (kaw-bade')
heavy; figuratively in a good sense (numerous) or in a bad sense (severe, difficult, stupid) -- (so) great, grievous, hard(-ened), (too) heavy(-ier), laden, much, slow, sore, thick.
company
chayil  (khah'-yil)
probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength
and camels
gamal  (gaw-mawl')
a camel -- camel.
that bare
nasa'  (naw-saw')
to lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absol. and rel. (as follows)
spices
besem  (beh'-sem)
fragrance; by implication, spicery; also the balsam plant -- smell, spice, sweet (odour).
and gold
zahab  (zaw-hawb')
gold, figuratively, something gold-colored (i.e. yellow), as oil, a clear sky -- gold(-en), fair weather.
in abundance
rob  (robe)
abundance (in any respect) -- abundance(-antly), all, common (sort), excellent, great(-ly, -ness, number), huge, be increased, long, many, more in number, most, much, multitude, plenty(-ifully), very (age).
and precious
yaqar  (yaw-kawr')
valuable (obj. or subj.) -- brightness, clear, costly, excellent, fat, honourable women, precious, reputation.
stones
'eben  (eh'-ben)
a stone -- + carbuncle, + mason, + plummet, (chalk-, hail-, head-, sling-)stone(-ny), (divers) weight(-s).
and when she was come
bow'  (bo)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
to Solomon
Shlomoh  (shel-o-mo')
peaceful; Shelomah, David's successor -- Solomon.
she communed
dabar  (daw-bar')
perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue
with him of all that was in her heart
lebab  (lay-bawb')
the heart (as the most interior organ)
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to Jerusalem to test Solomon with difficult questions. She had a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices and a large amount of gold and precious stones; and when she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was on her heart.

King James Bible
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to prove Solomon with hard questions at Jerusalem, with a very great company, and camels that bare spices, and gold in abundance, and precious stones: and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The queen of Sheba heard of Solomon's fame, so she came to test Solomon with difficult questions at Jerusalem with a very large entourage, with camels bearing spices, gold in abundance, and precious stones. She came to Solomon and spoke with him about everything that was on her mind.

International Standard Version
When the queen of Sheba heard about Solomon's reputation, she traveled to Jerusalem and tested him with difficult questions. She brought along a large retinue, camels laden with spices, and lots of gold and precious stones. Upon her arrival, she spoke with Solomon about everything that was on her mind.

NET Bible
When the queen of Sheba heard about Solomon, she came to challenge him with difficult questions. She arrived in Jerusalem with a great display of pomp, bringing with her camels carrying spices, a very large quantity of gold, and precious gems. She visited Solomon and discussed with him everything that was on her mind.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The queen of Sheba heard about Solomon's reputation. So she came to Jerusalem to test him with riddles. She arrived with a large group of servants, with camels carrying spices, a large quantity of gold, and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she talked to him about everything she had on her mind.

King James 2000 Bible
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to test Solomon with hard questions at Jerusalem, with a very great company, and camels that bore spices, and gold in abundance, and precious stones: and when she had come to Solomon, she spoke with him of all that was in her heart.
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