Bible Verses About Solomon


2 Chronicles 9:23

ESVAnd all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon to hear his wisdom, which God had put into his mind.
KJVAnd all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, that God had put in his heart.
NASBAnd all the kings of the earth were seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.
NIVAll the kings of the earth sought audience with Solomon to hear the wisdom God had put in his heart.
NLTKings from every nation came to consult him and to hear the wisdom God had given him.
Bible verses about Solomon

1 Kings 11:4

ESVFor when Solomon was old his wives turned away his heart after other gods, and his heart was not wholly true to the Lord his God, as was the heart of David his father.
KJVFor it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.
NASBFor when Solomon was old, his wives turned his heart away after other gods; and his heart was not wholly devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been.
NIVAs Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been.
NLTIn Solomon’s old age, they turned his heart to worship other gods instead of being completely faithful to the LORD his God, as his father, David, had been.
Scripture about Solomon

2 Samuel 12:24

ESVThen David comforted his wife, Bathsheba, and went in to her and lay with her, and she bore a son, and he called his name Solomon. And the Lord loved him
KJVAnd David comforted Bathsheba his wife, and went in unto her, and lay with her: and she bare a son, and he called his name Solomon: and the LORD loved him.
NASBThen David comforted his wife Bathsheba, and went in to her and lay with her; and she gave birth to a son, and he named him Solomon. Now the LORD loved him
NIVThen David comforted his wife Bathsheba, and he went to her and made love to her. She gave birth to a son, and they named him Solomon. The LORD loved him;
NLTThen David comforted Bathsheba, his wife, and slept with her. She became pregnant and gave birth to a son, and David named him Solomon. The LORD loved the child

“Solomon got more hurt by his wealth, than he got good by his wisdom.” ~ Thomas Brooks

2 Chronicles 9:25

ESVAnd Solomon had 4,000 stalls for horses and chariots, and 12,000 horsemen, whom he stationed in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.
KJVAnd Solomon had four thousand stalls for horses and chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen; whom he bestowed in the chariot cities, and with the king at Jerusalem.
NASBNow Solomon had 4,000 stalls for horses and chariots and 12,000 horsemen, and he stationed them in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.
NIVSolomon had four thousand stalls for horses and chariots, and twelve thousand horses, which he kept in the chariot cities and also with him in Jerusalem.
NLTSolomon had 4,000 stalls for his horses and chariots, and he had 12,000 horses. He stationed some of them in the chariot cities, and some near him in Jerusalem.

“He doth not bid us take a taste of all sins and vanities, as Solomon did, to try them: for they are tried already; but that we should set the Word of God always before us like a rule, and believe nothing but that which it teacheth, love nothing but that which it prescribeth, hate nothing but that which it forbideth, do nothing but that which is commandeth, and then we try all things by the Word.” ~ Henry Smith

1 Kings 10:17

ESVAnd he made 300 shields of beaten gold; three minas of gold went into each shield. And the king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.
KJVAnd he made three hundred shields of beaten gold; three pound of gold went to one shield: and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.
NASBHe made 300 shields of beaten gold, using three minas of gold on each shield, and the king put them in the house of the forest of Lebanon.
NIVHe also made three hundred small shields of hammered gold, with three minas of gold in each shield. The king put them in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon.
NLTHe also made 300 smaller shields of hammered gold, each weighing nearly four pounds. The king placed these shields in the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon.

1 Kings 11:3

ESVHe had 700 wives, princesses, and 300 concubines. And his wives turned away his heart.
KJVAnd he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines: and his wives turned away his heart.
NASBHe had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines, and his wives turned his heart away.
NIVHe had seven hundred wives of royal birth and three hundred concubines, and his wives led him astray.
NLTHe had 700 wives of royal birth and 300 concubines. And in fact, they did turn his heart away from the LORD.

2 Chronicles 9:24

ESVEvery one of them brought his present, articles of silver and of gold, garments, myrrh, spices, horses, and mules, so much year by year.
KJVAnd they brought every man his present, vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and raiment, harness, and spices, horses, and mules, a rate year by year.
NASBThey brought every man his gift, articles of silver and gold, garments, weapons, spices, horses and mules, so much year by year.
NIVYear after year, everyone who came brought a gift—articles of silver and gold, and robes, weapons and spices, and horses and mules.
NLTYear after year everyone who visited brought him gifts of silver and gold, clothing, weapons, spices, horses, and mules.

1 Kings 4:21

ESVSolomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates to the land of the Philistines and to the border of Egypt. They brought tribute and served Solomon all the days of his life.
KJVAnd Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt: they brought presents, and served Solomon all the days of his life.
NASBNow Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the River to the land of the Philistines and to the border of Egypt; they brought tribute and served Solomon all the days of his life.
NIVAnd Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt. These countries brought tribute and were Solomon’s subjects all his life.
NLTSolomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River in the north to the land of the Philistines and the border of Egypt in the south. The conquered peoples of those lands sent tribute money to Solomon and continued to serve him throughout his lifetime.

2 Chronicles 7:11

ESVThus Solomon finished the house of the Lord and the king’s house. All that Solomon had planned to do in the house of the Lord and in his own house he successfully accomplished.
KJVThus Solomon finished the house of the LORD, and the king’s house: and all that came into Solomon’s heart to make in the house of the LORD, and in his own house, he prosperously effected.
NASBThus Solomon finished the house of the LORD and the king’s palace, and successfully completed all that he had planned on doing in the house of the LORD and in his palace.
NIVWhen Solomon had finished the temple of the LORD and the royal palace, and had succeeded in carrying out all he had in mind to do in the temple of the LORD and in his own palace,
NLTSo Solomon finished the Temple of the LORD, as well as the royal palace. He completed everything he had planned to do in the construction of the Temple and the palace.

1 Kings 10:23

ESVThus King Solomon excelled all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.
KJVSo king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.
NASBSo King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.
NIVKing Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth.
NLTSo King Solomon became richer and wiser than any other king on earth.

1 Kings 10:12

ESVAnd the king made of the almug wood supports for the house of the Lord and for the king’s house, also lyres and harps for the singers. No such almug wood has come or been seen to this day.
KJVAnd the king made of the almug trees pillars for the house of the LORD, and for the king’s house, harps also and psalteries for singers: there came no such almug trees, nor were seen unto this day.
NASBThe king made of the almug trees supports for the house of the LORD and for the king’s house, also lyres and harps for the singers; such almug trees have not come in again nor have they been seen to this day.
NIVThe king used the almugwood to make supports for the temple of the LORD and for the royal palace, and to make harps and lyres for the musicians. So much almugwood has never been imported or seen since that day.)
NLTThe king used the sandalwood to make railings for the Temple of the LORD and the royal palace, and to construct lyres and harps for the musicians. Never before or since has there been such a supply of sandalwood.)

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