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1 Kings 10:23

    1 Kings 10:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And King Solomon was greater than all the kings of the earth in wealth and in wisdom.

    Webster's Revision

    So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

    World English Bible

    So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 10:23

    Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches - Mr. Reynolds, stating the yearly tribute of Solomon, 666 talents of gold, at about four times as much as his father left him, hence reckons that he had 4,909, 371 8s. 8d. each year, 94,410 19s. 9 1/4d. per week, 13,487 5s. 8d. per day, taking each day, week, and year, one with another.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 10:23

    See the marginal references. By "all the earth" we are, of course, only to understand the kings or people of neighboring nations.