1 Kings 3:5

“In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said, Ask what I shall give thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 3:5

In Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dreame by night: and God sayd, Aske what I shall giue thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream at night; and God said, "Ask what {you wish} Me to give you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

In Gibeon Jehovah appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, Ask what I shall give thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In Gibeon, Solomon had a vision of the Lord in a dream by night; and God said to him, Say what I am to give you.
- Basic English Bible

In Gibeon Jehovah appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, Ask what I shall give thee.
- Darby Bible

In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said, Ask what I shall give thee.
- Webster's Bible

In Gibeon Yahweh appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, "Ask what I shall give you."
- World English Bible

In Gibeon hath Jehovah appeared unto Solomon, in a dream of the night, and God saith, `Ask -- what do I give to thee?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said: 'Ask what I shall give thee.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 3:5

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 3:5


3:3 Yet - Although he miscarried in the matter of high places, yet inthe general, his heart was right with God. Statutes - According to thestatutes or commands of God, which are here called the statutes ofDavid; not only because they were diligently practised by David,but also because the observation of them was so earnestly pressed uponSolomon, and fortified with David's authority and command.

3:6 Truth - In the true worship of God, in the profession, belief,practice and defence of the true religion. So truth here containsall duties to God, as righteousness doth his duties to men, anduprightness the right manner of performing both sorts of duties.With thee - That is, in thy judgment, to whom he often appealed as thewitness of his integrity.

3:7 Child - So he was in years: not above twenty years old; and withal(which he principally intends) he was raw and unexperienced, as a child, instate affairs. Go out, &c. - To govern my people, and manage affairs.


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