New Living Translation
He was wiser than anyone else, including Ethan the Ezrahite and the sons of Mahol--Heman, Calcol, and Darda. His fame spread throughout all the surrounding nations.
King James Bible
For he was wiser than all men; than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol: and his fame was in all nations round about.
Darby Bible Translation
For he was wiser than all men; than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Calcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol; and his fame was in all the nations round about.
World English Bible
For he was wiser than all men; than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Calcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol: and his fame was in all the nations all around.
Young's Literal Translation
and he is wiser than all men, than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda, sons of Mahol, and his name is in all the nations round about.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:31 All men - Either of his nation; or, of his time: or, of all times and nations, whether of the east or any other country excepting only the first and second Adam. Ethan, and c. - Israelites of eminent wisdom, probably the same mentioned, 1Chron 2:6 15:19 25:4 Psal 88:1(title,) Ps 89:1(title). Chalcol, and c. - Of whom see 1Chron 2:6.
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1 Kings 3:12
I will give you what you asked for! I will give you a wise and understanding heart such as no one else has had or ever will have!
1 Chronicles 2:6
The sons of Zerah were Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Darda--five in all.
1 Chronicles 15:19
The musicians Heman, Asaph, and Ethan were chosen to sound the bronze cymbals.
For the choir director: A psalm of the descendants of Korah. A song to be sung to the tune "The Suffering of Affliction." A psalm of Heman the Ezrahite. O LORD, God of my salvation, I cry out to you by day. I come to you at night.
A psalm of Ethan the Ezrahite. I will sing of the LORD's unfailing love forever! Young and old will hear of your faithfulness.
Whenever the king consulted them in any matter requiring wisdom and balanced judgment, he found them ten times more capable than any of the magicians and enchanters in his entire kingdom.
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