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2 Chronicles 9:1

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When the queen of Sheba heard about Solomon, 1  she came to challenge 2  him 3  with difficult questions. 4  She arrived in Jerusalem 5  with a great display of pomp, 6  bringing with her camels carrying spices, 7  a very large quantity of gold, and precious gems. She visited Solomon and discussed with him everything that was on her mind.

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Ge 10:7,28; Ge 25:3; 1Sa 1:15; 1Ki 4:31; 1Ki 10:1,2-13; 2Ch 1:1,12; 2Ch 9:9; Ps 49:4; Ps 72:10,15; Ps 78:2; Ps 142:2; Pr 1:6; Isa 60:6; Mt 2:11; Mt 12:34; Mt 12:42; Mt 13:11,35; Lu 11:31

NET © Notes

tn Heb “the report about Solomon.”

tn Or “test.”

tn Heb “Solomon.” The recurrence of the proper name here is redundant in terms of contemporary English style, so the pronoun has been used in the translation instead.

tn Or “riddles.”

map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

tn Heb “with very great strength.” The Hebrew word חַיִל (khayil, “strength”) may refer here to the size of her retinue or to the great wealth she brought with her.

tn Or “balsam oil.”



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