New Living Translation
He composed some 3,000 proverbs and wrote 1,005 songs.
King James Bible
And he spake three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five.
Darby Bible Translation
And he spoke three thousand proverbs; and his songs were a thousand and five.
World English Bible
He spoke three thousand proverbs; and his songs were one thousand five.
Young's Literal Translation
And he speaketh three thousand similes, and his songs are five, and the chief one;
1 Kings 4:32 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:32 Proverbs - That is, short, and deep, and useful sentences, whereof a great part are contained in the books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. Songs - Whereof the chief and most divine are in the Canticles.
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1 Kings 4:33
He could speak with authority about all kinds of plants, from the great cedar of Lebanon to the tiny hyssop that grows from cracks in a wall. He could also speak about animals, birds, small creatures, and fish.
These are the proverbs of Solomon, David's son, king of Israel.
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise child brings joy to a father; a foolish child brings grief to a mother.
These are more proverbs of Solomon, collected by the advisers of King Hezekiah of Judah.
Keep this in mind: The Teacher was considered wise, and he taught the people everything he knew. He listened carefully to many proverbs, studying and classifying them.
But, my child, let me give you some further advice: Be careful, for writing books is endless, and much study wears you out.
Song of Solomon 1:1
This is Solomon's song of songs, more wonderful than any other.
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