1 Kings 10:3

“And Solomon told her all her questions: there was not any thing hid from the king, which he told her not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 10:3

And Solomon tolde her all her questions: there was not any thing hid from the king, which hee told her not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Solomon answered all her questions; nothing was hidden from the king which he did not explain to her.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Solomon told her all her questions: there was not anything hid from the king which he told her not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Solomon gave her answers to all her questions; there was no secret which the king did not make clear to her.
- Basic English Bible

And Solomon explained to her all she spoke of: there was not a thing hidden from the king that he did not explain to her.
- Darby Bible

And Solomon told her all her questions: there was not any thing hid from the king, which he told her not.
- Webster's Bible

Solomon told her all her questions: there was not anything hidden from the king which he didn't tell her.
- World English Bible

And Solomon declareth to her all her matters -- there hath not been a thing hid from the king that he hath not declared to her.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Solomon told her all her questions; there was not any thing hid from the king which he told her not.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 10:3

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 10:3


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.

10:2 All her heart - Of all the doubts and difficulties wherewith hermind was perplexed.

10:4 House - Or, the houses, the temple and the king's house,in both which there were evidences of singular wisdom.

10:5 Sitting - The order and manner in which his courtiers, or othersubjects (who all were his servants in a general sense) sat down atmeals, at several tables in his court. Attendance - Upon the king, bothat his table, and in his court; and when he went abroad to the temple orother places. Apparel - Both the costliness of it, and especially theagreeableness of it to their several places and offices. Went up - Fromhis own palace. See #2Kings 16:18|, but the ancients, and some others,translate the words thus, and the burnt - offerings which he offered up inthe house of the Lord; under which, is the chief, all other sacrificesare understood: when she saw the manner of his offering sacrifices to theLord; which doubtless she would not neglect to see; and in the ordering ofwhich she might discern many characters of excellent wisdom, especially whenshe had so excellent an interpreter as Solomon was, to inform her of thereasons of all the circumstances of that service. No spirit - She wasastonished, and could scarcely determine whether she really saw thesethings, or whether it was only a pleasant dream.


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