1 Kings 5:12

“And the Lord gaue Solomon wisedome, as hee promised him: and there was peace betweene Hiram and Solomon, and they two made a league together.”

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And the LORD gave Solomon wisdom, as he promised him: and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon; and they two made a league together.
- King James Version

The LORD gave wisdom to Solomon, just as He promised him; and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon, and the two of them made a covenant.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah gave Solomon wisdom, as he promised him; and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon; and they two made a league together.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the Lord had given Solomon wisdom, as he had said to him; and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon, and they made an agreement together.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah gave Solomon wisdom as he promised him. And there was peace between Hiram and Solomon; and they two made a league.
- Darby Bible

And the LORD gave Solomon wisdom, as he promised him: and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon; and they two made a league together.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh gave Solomon wisdom, as he promised him; and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon; and they two made a treaty together.
- World English Bible

And Jehovah hath given wisdom to Solomon as He spake to him, and there is peace between Hiram and Solomon, and they make a covenant both of them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(5:26) And the LORD gave Solomon wisdom, as He promised him; and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon; and they two made a league together.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for 1 Kings 5

  • Anne


    Coming together and working together to build the House of the Lord is a good thing. "Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity". Ps. 133



  • Josiah Dibiah
    . * . God carefully choose Solomon and endowed him with wisdom majorly for purpose of building the Temple which is symbole of the Church (body of Christ) Today. Christ the cheif corner Stone - our Rock of Ages, He is foundation of the Church.
  • Ogo Anyaeche
    God is a covenant keeping God. He fulfilled it the house of David
    By making solomon king and verse 12 iving him the wisdom as He romiised
  • Olivia
    God is a awsome God we serve. Just keep the faith
  • RALPH WATERS
    IN STUDY OF THIS CHAPTER. IS SEE HOW THE LORD WILL PROVIDE OUR EVERY NEED WITH ABUNDANCE.
  • Muyiwa Mepaiyeda
    Chapter 5 shows us how awesome God is. His greatness was demonstrated in His benevolence to Solomon. He blessed him so much that he became a blessing like Abraham and through this many came to hear of his God.

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