1 Kings 4:31

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For hee was wiser then all men; then Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda the sonnes of Mahol: and his fame was in all nations round about.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For he was wiser than all men, than Ethan the Ezrahite, Heman, Calcol and Darda, the sons of Mahol; and his fame was {known} in all the surrounding nations.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For he was wiser than all men, even than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman and Calcol and Darda, the sons of Mahol; and he had a great name among all the nations round about.
- Basic 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 round about.
- Darby 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 the surrounding nations.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(5:11) 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.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 4:31


4:31 All men - Either of his nation; or, of his time: or, of all timesand nations, whether of the east or any other country excepting only thefirst and second Adam. Ethan, &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, &c. - Of whom see #1Chron 2:6|.


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