1 Kings 10:1

“And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when the Queene of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, concerning the Name of the Lord; shee came to prooue him with hard questions.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now when the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to test him with difficult questions.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of Jehovah, she came to prove him with hard questions.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the queen of Sheba, hearing great things of Solomon, came to put his wisdom to the test with hard questions.
- Basic English Bible

And the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon in connection with the name of Jehovah, and came to prove him with enigmas.
- Darby Bible

And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.
- Webster's Bible

When the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of Yahweh, she came to prove him with hard questions.
- World English Bible

And the queen of Sheba is hearing of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of Jehovah, and cometh to try him with enigmas,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon because of the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 10:1


10:1 Sheba - Of that part of Arabia, called Shabaea, which wasat great distance from Jerusalem, bordering upon the Southern Sea; forthere, much more than in Ethiopia, were the commodities which shebrought, ver.#2|,10.Name of the Lord - That is, concerning God; the name of God beingoften put for God; concerning his deep knowledge in the things of God.For it is very probable she had, as had divers other Heathens, someknowledge of the true God, and an earnest desire to know more concerninghim. Questions - Concerning natural, and civil, and especially, Divinethings.


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