New International Version
King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth.
King James Bible
So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.
Darby Bible Translation
And king Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.
World English Bible
So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.
Young's Literal Translation
And king Solomon is greater than any of the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom,
1 Kings 10:23 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches - Mr. Reynolds, stating the yearly tribute of Solomon, 666 talents of gold, at about four times as much as his father left him, hence reckons that he had 4,909, 371 8s. 8d. each year, 94,410 19s. 9 1/4d. per week, 13,487 5s. 8d. per day, taking each day, week, and year, one with another.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
exceeded Mr. Reynolds, stating Solomon's income at about four times as much as his father left him, reckons that he had each year
7d, each week
9d. and each day,
LibraryComing to the King.
"And King Solomon gave unto the Queen of Sheba all her desire, whatsoever she asked, beside that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty."--1 Kings x. 13. The beautiful history recorded in the chapter from which the above words are quoted is deeply instructive to those who have learned to recognise CHRIST in the Scriptures. The reference to this narrative by our LORD Himself was surely designed to draw our attention to it, and gives it an added interest. The blessings, too, received by the Queen …
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue
Of the Weight of Government; and that all Manner of Adversity is to be Despised, and Prosperity Feared.
1 Kings 3:12
I will do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and discerning heart, so that there will never have been anyone like you, nor will there ever be.
1 Kings 3:13
Moreover, I will give you what you have not asked for--both wealth and honor--so that in your lifetime you will have no equal among kings.
1 Kings 4:30
Solomon's wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East, and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.
I said to myself, "Look, I have increased in wisdom more than anyone who has ruled over Jerusalem before me; I have experienced much of wisdom and knowledge."
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