2 Chronicles 9:7
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New International Version
How happy your people must be! How happy your officials, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!

King James Bible
Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, which stand continually before thee, and hear thy wisdom.

Darby Bible Translation
Happy are thy men, and happy are these thy servants, who stand continually before thee and hear thy wisdom!

World English Bible
Happy are your men, and happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, and hear your wisdom.

Young's Literal Translation
'O the happiness of thy men, and the happiness of thy servants -- these -- who are standing before thee continually, and hearing thy wisdom.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The queen of Sheba - See all the particulars of this royal visit distinctly marked and explained in the notes on 1 Kings 10:1-10 (note). The Targum calls her queen of Zemargad.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Deuteronomy 33:9 Who said to his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brothers, nor knew his own children...

1 Kings 10:8 Happy are your men, happy are these your servants, which stand continually before you, and that hear your wisdom.

Psalm 27:4 One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life...

Psalm 84:10-12 For a day in your courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God...

Proverbs 3:3,14 Let not mercy and truth forsake you: bind them about your neck; write them on the table of your heart...

Proverbs 8:34 Blessed is the man that hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Proverbs 10:21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.

Proverbs 13:20 He that walks with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Luke 10:39-42 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word...

Luke 11:28 But he said, Yes rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

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

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
2 Chronicles 9:6
But I did not believe what they said until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not even half the greatness of your wisdom was told me; you have far exceeded the report I heard.

2 Chronicles 9:8
Praise be to the LORD your God, who has delighted in you and placed you on his throne as king to rule for the LORD your God. Because of the love of your God for Israel and his desire to uphold them forever, he has made you king over them, to maintain justice and righteousness."

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