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1 Kings 10:6-9

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10:6 She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your wise sayings and insight 1  was true! 10:7 I did not believe these things until I came and saw them with my own eyes. Indeed, I didn’t hear even half the story! 2  Your wisdom and wealth 3  surpass what was reported to me. 10:8 Your attendants, who stand before you at all times and hear your wise sayings, are truly happy! 4  10:9 May the Lord your God be praised because he favored 5  you by placing you on the throne of Israel! Because of the Lord’s eternal love for Israel, he made you king so you could make just and right decisions.” 6 

1 tn Heb “about your words [or perhaps, “deeds”] and your wisdom.”

2 tn Heb “the half was not told to me.”

3 tn Heb “good.”

4 tn Heb “How happy are your men! How happy are these servants of yours, who stand before you continually, who hear your wisdom!”

5 tn Or “delighted in.”

6 tn Heb “to do justice and righteousness.”



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