20 Judah and Israel were as numerous nas the sand by the sea in multitude, oeating and drinking and rejoicing. 21 So pSolomon reigned over all kingdoms from qthe 7River to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt. rThey brought tribute and served Solomon all the days of his life.
22 sNow Solomon’s 8provision for one day was thirty 9kors of fine flour, sixty kors of meal, 23 ten fatted oxen, twenty oxen from the pastures, and one hundred sheep, besides deer, gazelles, roebucks, and fatted fowl.
24 For he had dominion over all the region on this side of 1the River from Tiphsah even to Gaza, namely over tall the kings on this side of the River; and uhe had peace on every side all around him. 25 And Judah and Israel vdwelt 2safely, weach man under his vine and his fig tree, xfrom Dan as far as Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.
26 ySolomon had 3forty thousand stalls of zhorses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen. 27 And athese governors, each man in his month, provided food for King Solomon and for all who came to King Solomon’s table. There was no lack in their supply. 28 They also brought barley and straw to the proper place, for the horses and steeds, each man according to his charge.
29 And bGod gave Solomon wisdom and exceedingly great understanding, and largeness of heart like the sand on the seashore. 30 Thus Solomon’s wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the men cof the East and all dthe wisdom of Egypt. 31 For he was ewiser than all men—fthan Ethan the Ezrahite, gand Heman, Chalcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol; and his fame was in all the surrounding nations. 32 hHe spoke three thousand proverbs, and his isongs were one thousand and five. 33 Also he spoke of trees, from the cedar tree of Lebanon even to the hyssop that springs out of the wall; he spoke also of animals, of birds, of creeping things, and of fish. 34 And men of all nations, from all the kings of the earth who had heard of his wisdom, jcame to hear the wisdom of Solomon.
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