New American Standard Bible
Then the king said, "Give the first woman the living child, and by no means kill him. She is his mother."
King James Bible
Then the king answered and said, Give her the living child, and in no wise slay it: she is the mother thereof.
Darby Bible Translation
And the king answered and said, Give this one the living child, and in no wise put it to death: she is its mother.
World English Bible
Then the king answered, "Give her the living child, and in no way kill it. She is its mother."
Young's Literal Translation
And the king answereth and saith, 'Give ye to her the living child, and put it not at all to death; she is its mother.'
1 Kings 3:27 Parallel
LibraryWhether the Degrees of Prophecy Change as Time Goes On?
Objection 1: It would seem that the degrees of prophecy change as time goes on. For prophecy is directed to the knowledge of Divine things, as stated above (A). Now according to Gregory (Hom. in Ezech.), "knowledge of God went on increasing as time went on." Therefore degrees of prophecy should be distinguished according to the process of time. Objection 2: Further, prophetic revelation is conveyed by God speaking to man; while the prophets declared both in words and in writing the things …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
1 Kings 3:26
Then the woman whose child was the living one spoke to the king, for she was deeply stirred over her son and said, "Oh, my lord, give her the living child, and by no means kill him." But the other said, "He shall be neither mine nor yours; divide him!"
1 Kings 3:28
When all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice.
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