2 Chronicles 9:22
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New International Version
King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth.

King James Bible
And king Solomon passed all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

Darby Bible Translation
And king Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

World English Bible
So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.

Young's Literal Translation
And king Solomon becometh greater than any of the kings of the earth for riches and wisdom;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The king's ships went to Tarshish - "Went to Africa." - Targum.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

passed all the kings

2 Chronicles 1:12 Wisdom and knowledge is granted to you; and I will give you riches, and wealth, and honor...

1 Kings 3:12,13 Behold, I have done according to your words: see, I have given you a wise and an understanding heart...

1 Kings 4:30,31 And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt...

1 Kings 10:23,24 So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom...

Psalm 89:27 Also I will make him my firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth.

Matthew 12:42 The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it...

Colossians 2:2,3 That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and to all riches of the full assurance of understanding...

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The Great Gain of Godliness
'And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon. 26. And Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen. 27. And those officers provided victual for king Solomon, and for all that came unto king Solomon's table, every man in his month: they lacked nothing. 28. Barley also and straw for the horses and dromedaries brought they unto the place where the officers were,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
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.

2 Chronicles 1:12
therefore wisdom and knowledge will be given you. And I will also give you wealth, possessions and honor, such as no king who was before you ever had and none after you will have."

2 Chronicles 9:23
All the kings of the earth sought audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart.

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