4 When the queen of Sheba saw all the wisdom of Solomon, and the house that he had built,5 and the food of his table, the seating of his servants, the service of his waiters and their attire, his cupbearers, and his burnt offerings which he offered at the house of the Lord, [a]she was breathless.6 Then she said to the king, “It was a true [b]story that I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.7 But I did not believe the [c]stories until I came and my own eyes saw it all. And behold, the half of it was not reported to me. You have exceeded in wisdom and prosperity the report which I heard.
2 Chronicles 9:4-6New American Standard Bible (NASB)
4 the food at his table, the seating of his servants, the attendance of his ministers and their attire, his cupbearers and their attire, and [a]his stairway by which he went up to the house of the Lord, she was breathless.5 Then she said to the king, “It was a true [b]story that I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.6 But I did not believe their [c]stories until I came and my own eyes saw it all. And behold, not even half of the greatness of your wisdom was reported to me. You have surpassed the report that I heard.
2 Chronicles 9:20-22New American Standard Bible (NASB)
20 All King Solomon’s drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; silver was not considered [a]valuable in the days of Solomon.21 For the king had ships which went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram; once every three years the ships of Tarshish came bringing gold and silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.
22 So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in wealth and wisdom.
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