1 Kings Chapter 10
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1 The Queene of Sheba admireth the wisdome of Solomon. 14 Solomons gold. 16 His targets. 18 The throne of Iuorie. 21 His vessels. 24 His presents. 26 His chariots and horse. 28 His tribute.
2 And she came to Ierusalem with a very great traine, with camels that bare spices, and very much gold, and precious stones: and when shee was come to Solomon, she communed with him, of all that was in her heart.
5 And the meat of his table, and the sitting of his seruants, and the attendance of his ministers, and their apparell, and his cup bearers, and his ascent by which hee went vp vnto the house of the Lord: there was no more spirit in her.5
10 And she gaue the king an hundred and twentie talents of gold, and of spices very great store, & precious stones: there came no more such abundance of spices, as these, which the Queene of Sheba gaue to king Solomon.
12 And the king made of the Almug trees, pillars for the house of the Lord, and for the Kings house, Harpes also and Psalteries for singers: there came no such Almug trees, nor were seene vnto this day.12
13 And king Solomon gaue vnto the Queene of Sheba, al her desire whatsoeuer she asked, besides that which Solomon gaue her of his royall bountie: so she turned and went to her owne countrey, she and her seruants.13
21 ¶ And all king Solomons drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forrest of Lebanon were of pure gold, none were of siluer, it was nothing accounted of in the dayes of Solomon.21
26 ¶ And Solomon gathered together charets and horsemen. And hee had a thousand and foure hundred charets, and twelue thousand horsemen, whom he bestowed in the cities for charets, and with the king at Ierusalem.26
29 And a charet came vp and went out of Egypt for sixe hundred shekels of siluer, and an horse for an hundred and fiftie: and so for all the kings of the Hittites, and for the kings of Syria, did they bring them out by their meanes.29
1 Kings Chapter 10 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
1 2.Chron. 9. 1. mat.12 42. luke 11. 31.
3 Heb. words
5 Heb. standing. , Or, Butlers
6 Heb. word. , Or, sayings
7 Heb. thou hast added wisedome and goodnes to the fame.
12 Or, railes. Heb. a prop. , 2.Chron. 9.10.
13 Hebr. according to the hand of king Solomon.
15 Or, Captaines.
19 Heb. on the hinder part thereof. , Heb. hands.
20 Heb. so.
21 Or, there was no siluer in them.
22 Or, Elephants teeth.
24 Heb. sought the face of.
26 2.Chron. 1.14.
27 Heb. gaue
28 2.Chron.1. 16. & 9.28. , Heb. and the going forth of the horses which was Solomons.
29 Hebr. by their hand.
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania
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