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2 Chronicles 9


1  And when the queen4436 of Sheba7614 heard8085 853 of the fame8088 of Solomon,8010 she came935 to prove5254 853 Solomon8010 with hard questions2420 at Jerusalem,3389 with a very3966 great3515 company,2428 and camels1581 that bore5375 spices,1314 and gold2091 in abundance,7230 and precious3368 stones:68 and when she was come935 to413 Solomon,8010 she communed1696 with5973 him 853 of all3605 that834 was1961 in5973 her heart.3824

2  And Solomon8010 told5046 her 853 all3605 her questions:1697 and there was nothing3808 1697 hid5956 from Solomon4480 8010 which834 he told5046 her not.3808

3  And when the queen4436 of Sheba7614 had seen7200 853 the wisdom2451 of Solomon,8010 and the house1004 that834 he had built,1129

4  And the meat3978 of his table,7979 and the sitting4186 of his servants,5650 and the attendance4612 of his ministers,8334 and their apparel;4403 his cupbearers4945 also, and their apparel;4403 and his ascent5944 by which834 he went up5927 into the house1004 of the LORD;3068 there was1961 no3808 more5750 spirit7307 in her.

5  And she said559 to413 the king,4428 It was a true571 report1697 which834 I heard8085 in mine own land776 of5921 thine acts,1697 and of5921 thy wisdom:2451

6  Howbeit I believed539 not3808 their words,1697 until5704 834 I came,935 and mine eyes5869 had seen7200 it: and, behold,2009 the one half2677 of the greatness4768 of thy wisdom2451 was not3808 told5046 me: for thou exceedest3254 5921 the fame8052 that834 I heard.8085

7  Happy835 are thy men,376 and happy835 are these428 thy servants,5650 which stand5975 continually8548 before6440 thee, and hear8085 853 thy wisdom.2451

8  Blessed1288 be1961 the LORD3068 thy God,430 which834 delighted2654 in thee to set5414 thee on5921 his throne,3678 to be king4428 for the LORD3068 thy God:430 because thy God430 loved160 853 Israel,3478 to establish5975 them forever,5769 therefore made5414 he thee king4428 over5921 them, to do6213 judgment4941 and justice.6666

9  And she gave5414 the king4428 a hundred3967 and twenty6242 talents3603 of gold,2091 and of spices1314 great3966 abundance,7230 and precious3368 stones:68 neither3808 was1961 there any such1931 spice1314 as834 the queen4436 of Sheba7614 gave5414 king4428 Solomon.8010

10  And the servants5650 also1571 of Huram,2438 and the servants5650 of Solomon,8010 which834 brought935 gold2091 from Ophir,4480 211 brought935 algum418 trees6086 and precious3368 stones.68

11  And the king4428 made6213 853 of the algum418 trees6086 terraces4546 to the house1004 of the LORD,3068 and to the king's4428 palace,1004 and harps3658 and psalteries5035 for singers:7891 and there were none3808 such1992 seen7200 before6440 in the land776 of Judah.3063

12  And king4428 Solomon8010 gave5414 to the queen4436 of Sheba7614 853 all3605 her desire,2656 whatsoever834 she asked,7592 beside4480 905 that which834 she had brought935 unto413 the king.4428 So she turned,2015 and went away1980 to her own land,776 she1931 and her servants.5650

13  Now the weight4948 of gold2091 that834 came935 to Solomon8010 in one259 year8141 was1961 six8337 hundred3967 and threescore8346 and six8337 talents3603 of gold;2091

14  Beside905 that which chapmen4480 376 8446 and merchants5503 brought.935 And all3605 the kings4428 of Arabia6152 and governors6346 of the country776 brought935 gold2091 and silver3701 to Solomon.8010

15  And king4428 Solomon8010 made6213 two hundred3967 targets6793 of beaten7820 gold:2091 six8337 hundred3967 shekels of beaten7820 gold2091 went5927 to5921 one259 target.6793

16  And three7969 hundred3967 shields4043 made he of beaten7820 gold:2091 three7969 hundred3967 shekels of gold2091 went5927 to5921 one259 shield.4043 And the king4428 put5414 them in the house1004 of the forest3293 of Lebanon.3844

17  Moreover the king4428 made6213 a great1419 throne3678 of ivory,8127 and overlaid6823 it with pure2889 gold.2091

18  And there were six8337 steps4609 to the throne,3678 with a footstool3534 of gold,2091 which were fastened270 to the throne,3678 and stays3027 on each side4480 2088 4480 2088 of5921 the sitting7675 place,4725 and two8147 lions738 standing5975 by681 the stays:3027

19  And twelve8147 6240 lions738 stood5975 there8033 on the one side4480 2088 and on the other4480 2088 upon5921 the six8337 steps.4609 There was not3808 the like3651 made6213 in any3605 kingdom.4467

20  And all3605 the drinking4945 vessels3627 of king4428 Solomon8010 were of gold,2091 and all3605 the vessels3627 of the house1004 of the forest3293 of Lebanon3844 were of pure5462 gold:2091 none369 were of silver;3701 it was not any thing3972 accounted2803 of in the days3117 of Solomon.8010

21  For3588 the king's4428 ships591 went1980 to Tarshish8659 with5973 the servants5650 of Huram:2361 every three7969 years8141 once259 came935 the ships591 of Tarshish8659 bringing5375 gold,2091 and silver,3701 ivory,8143 and apes,6971 and peacocks.8500

22  And king4428 Solomon8010 passed1431 all4480 3605 the kings4428 of the earth776 in riches6239 and wisdom.2451

23  And all3605 the kings4428 of the earth776 sought1245 853 the presence6440 of Solomon,8010 to hear8085 853 his wisdom,2451 that834 God430 had put5414 in his heart.3820

24  And they1992 brought935 every man376 his present,4503 vessels3627 of silver,3701 and vessels3627 of gold,2091 and raiment,8008 harness,5402 and spices,1314 horses,5483 and mules,6505 a rate1697 year8141 by year.8141

25  And Solomon8010 had1961 four702 thousand505 stalls723 for horses5483 and chariots,4818 and twelve8147 6240 thousand505 horsemen;6571 whom he bestowed5117 in the chariot7393 cities,5892 and with5973 the king4428 at Jerusalem.3389

26  And he reigned1961 4910 over all3605 the kings4428 from4480 the river5104 even unto5704 the land776 of the Philistines,6430 and to5704 the border1366 of Egypt.4714

27  And the king4428 made5414 853 silver3701 in Jerusalem3389 as stones,68 and cedar trees730 made5414 he as the sycamore trees8256 that834 are in the low plains8219 in abundance.7230

28  And they brought3318 unto Solomon8010 horses5483 out of Egypt,4480 4714 and out of all4480 3605 lands.776

29  Now the rest7605 of the acts1697 of Solomon,8010 first7223 and last,314 are they1992 not3808 written3789 in5921 the book1697 of Nathan5416 the prophet,5030 and in5921 the prophecy5016 of Ahijah281 the Shilonite,7888 and in the visions2378 of Iddo3260 the seer2374 against5921 Jeroboam3379 the son1121 of Nebat?5028

30  And Solomon8010 reigned4427 in Jerusalem3389 over5921 all3605 Israel3478 forty705 years.8141

31  And Solomon8010 slept7901 with5973 his fathers,1 and he was buried6912 in the city5892 of David1732 his father:1 and Rehoboam7346 his son1121 reigned4427 in his stead.8478


1 καὶ βασίλισσα Σαβα ἤκουσεν τὸ ὄνομα Σαλωμων καὶ ἦλθεν τοῦ πειράσαι Σαλωμων ἐν αἰνίγμασιν εἰς Ιερουσαλημ ἐν δυνάμει βαρείᾳ σφόδρα καὶ κάμηλοι αἴρουσαι ἀρώματα καὶ χρυσίον εἰς πλῆθος καὶ λίθον τίμιον καὶ ἦλθεν πρὸς Σαλωμων καὶ ἐλάλησεν πρὸς αὐτὸν πάντα ὅσα ἐν τῇ ψυχῇ αὐτῆς

2 καὶ ἀνήγγειλεν αὐτῇ Σαλωμων πάντας τοὺς λόγους αὐτῆς καὶ οὐ παρῆλθεν λόγος ἀπὸ Σαλωμων ὃν οὐκ ἀπήγγειλεν αὐτῇ

3 καὶ εἶδεν βασίλισσα Σαβα τὴν σοφίαν Σαλωμων καὶ τὸν οἶκον ὃν ᾠκοδόμησεν

4 καὶ τὰ βρώματα τῶν τραπεζῶν καὶ καθέδραν παίδων αὐτοῦ καὶ στάσιν λειτουργῶν αὐτοῦ καὶ ἱματισμὸν αὐτῶν καὶ οἰνοχόους αὐτοῦ καὶ στολισμὸν αὐτῶν καὶ τὰ ὁλοκαυτώματα ἃ ἀνέφερεν ἐν οἴκῳ κυρίου καὶ ἐξ ἑαυτῆς ἐγένετο

5 καὶ εἶπεν πρὸς τὸν βασιλέα ἀληθινὸς ὁ λόγος ὃν ἤκουσα ἐν τῇ γῇ μου περὶ τῶν λόγων σου καὶ περὶ τῆς σοφίας σου

6 καὶ οὐκ ἐπίστευσα τοῖς λόγοις ἕως οὗ ἦλθον καὶ εἶδον οἱ ὀφθαλμοί μου καὶ ἰδοὺ οὐκ ἀπηγγέλη μοι ἥμισυ τοῦ πλήθους τῆς σοφίας σου προσέθηκας ἐπὶ τὴν ἀκοήν ἣν ἤκουσα

7 μακάριοι οἱ ἄνδρες μακάριοι οἱ παῖδές σου οὗτοι οἱ παρεστηκότες σοι διὰ παντὸς καὶ ἀκούουσιν σοφίαν σου

8 ἔστω κύριος ὁ θεός σου ηὐλογημένος ὃς ἠθέλησέν σοι τοῦ δοῦναί σε ἐπὶ θρόνον αὐτοῦ εἰς βασιλέα τῷ κυρίῳ θεῷ σου ἐν τῷ ἀγαπῆσαι κύριον τὸν θεόν σου τὸν Ισραηλ τοῦ στῆσαι αὐτὸν εἰς αἰῶνα καὶ ἔδωκέν σε ἐπ᾽ αὐτοὺς εἰς βασιλέα τοῦ ποιῆσαι κρίμα καὶ δικαιοσύνην

9 καὶ ἔδωκεν τῷ βασιλεῖ ἑκατὸν εἴκοσι τάλαντα χρυσίου καὶ ἀρώματα εἰς πλῆθος πολὺ καὶ λίθον τίμιον καὶ οὐκ ἦν κατὰ τὰ ἀρώματα ἐκεῖνα ἃ ἔδωκεν βασίλισσα Σαβα τῷ βασιλεῖ Σαλωμων

10 καὶ οἱ παῖδες Σαλωμων καὶ οἱ παῖδες Χιραμ ἔφερον χρυσίον τῷ Σαλωμων ἐκ Σουφιρ καὶ ξύλα πεύκινα καὶ λίθον τίμιον

11 καὶ ἐποίησεν ὁ βασιλεὺς τὰ ξύλα τὰ πεύκινα ἀναβάσεις τῷ οἴκῳ κυρίου καὶ τῷ οἴκῳ τοῦ βασιλέως καὶ κιθάρας καὶ νάβλας τοῖς ᾠδοῖς καὶ οὐκ ὤφθησαν τοιαῦτα ἔμπροσθεν ἐν γῇ Ιουδα

12 καὶ ὁ βασιλεὺς Σαλωμων ἔδωκεν τῇ βασιλίσσῃ Σαβα πάντα τὰ θελήματα αὐτῆς ἃ ᾔτησεν ἐκτὸς πάντων ὧν ἤνεγκεν τῷ βασιλεῖ Σαλωμων καὶ ἀπέστρεψεν εἰς τὴν γῆν αὐτῆς

13 καὶ ἦν ὁ σταθμὸς τοῦ χρυσίου τοῦ ἐνεχθέντος τῷ Σαλωμων ἐν ἐνιαυτῷ ἑνὶ ἑξακόσια ἑξήκοντα ἓξ τάλαντα χρυσίου

14 πλὴν τῶν ἀνδρῶν τῶν ὑποτεταγμένων καὶ τῶν ἐμπορευομένων ὧν ἔφερον καὶ πάντων τῶν βασιλέων τῆς Ἀραβίας καὶ σατραπῶν τῆς γῆς ἔφερον χρυσίον καὶ ἀργύριον τῷ βασιλεῖ Σαλωμων

15 καὶ ἐποίησεν ὁ βασιλεὺς Σαλωμων διακοσίους θυρεοὺς χρυσοῦς ἐλατούς ἑξακόσιοι χρυσοῖ καθαροὶ τῷ ἑνὶ θυρεῷ ἑξακόσιοι χρυσοῖ ἐπῆσαν ἐπὶ τὸν ἕνα θυρεόν

16 καὶ τριακοσίας ἀσπίδας ἐλατὰς χρυσᾶς τριακοσίων χρυσῶν ἀνεφέρετο ἐπὶ τὴν ἀσπίδα ἑκάστην καὶ ἔδωκεν αὐτὰς ὁ βασιλεὺς ἐν οἴκῳ δρυμοῦ τοῦ Λιβάνου

17 καὶ ἐποίησεν ὁ βασιλεὺς θρόνον ἐλεφάντινον ὀδόντων μέγαν καὶ κατεχρύσωσεν αὐτὸν χρυσίῳ δοκίμῳ

18 καὶ ἓξ ἀναβαθμοὶ τῷ θρόνῳ ἐνδεδεμένοι χρυσίῳ καὶ ἀγκῶνες ἔνθεν καὶ ἔνθεν ἐπὶ τοῦ θρόνου τῆς καθέδρας καὶ δύο λέοντες ἑστηκότες παρὰ τοὺς ἀγκῶνας

19 καὶ δώδεκα λέοντες ἑστηκότες ἐκεῖ ἐπὶ τῶν ἓξ ἀναβαθμῶν ἔνθεν καὶ ἔνθεν οὐκ ἐγενήθη οὕτως ἐν πάσῃ βασιλείᾳ

20 καὶ πάντα τὰ σκεύη τοῦ βασιλέως Σαλωμων χρυσίου καὶ πάντα τὰ σκεύη οἴκου δρυμοῦ τοῦ Λιβάνου χρυσίῳ κατειλημμένα οὐκ ἦν ἀργύριον λογιζόμενον ἐν ἡμέραις Σαλωμων εἰς οὐθέν

21 ὅτι ναῦς τῷ βασιλεῖ ἐπορεύετο εἰς Θαρσις μετὰ τῶν παίδων Χιραμ ἅπαξ διὰ τριῶν ἐτῶν ἤρχετο πλοῖα ἐκ Θαρσις τῷ βασιλεῖ γέμοντα χρυσίου καὶ ἀργυρίου καὶ ὀδόντων ἐλεφαντίνων καὶ πιθήκων

22 καὶ ἐμεγαλύνθη Σαλωμων ὑπὲρ πάντας τοὺς βασιλεῖς καὶ πλούτῳ καὶ σοφίᾳ

23 καὶ πάντες οἱ βασιλεῖς τῆς γῆς ἐζήτουν τὸ πρόσωπον Σαλωμων ἀκοῦσαι τῆς σοφίας αὐτοῦ ἧς ἔδωκεν ὁ θεὸς ἐν καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ

24 καὶ αὐτοὶ ἔφερον ἕκαστος τὰ δῶρα αὐτοῦ σκεύη ἀργυρᾶ καὶ σκεύη χρυσᾶ καὶ ἱματισμόν στακτὴν καὶ ἡδύσματα ἵππους καὶ ἡμιόνους τὸ κατ᾽ ἐνιαυτὸν ἐνιαυτόν

25 καὶ ἦσαν τῷ Σαλωμων τέσσαρες χιλιάδες θήλειαι ἵπποι εἰς ἅρματα καὶ δώδεκα χιλιάδες ἱππέων καὶ ἔθετο αὐτοὺς ἐν πόλεσιν τῶν ἁρμάτων καὶ μετὰ τοῦ βασιλέως ἐν Ιερουσαλημ

26 καὶ ἦν ἡγούμενος πάντων τῶν βασιλέων ἀπὸ τοῦ ποταμοῦ καὶ ἕως γῆς ἀλλοφύλων καὶ ἕως ὁρίου Αἰγύπτου

27 καὶ ἔδωκεν ὁ βασιλεὺς τὸ χρυσίον καὶ τὸ ἀργύριον ἐν Ιερουσαλημ ὡς λίθους καὶ τὰς κέδρους ὡς συκαμίνους τὰς ἐν τῇ πεδινῇ εἰς πλῆθος

28 καὶ ἡ ἔξοδος τῶν ἵππων ἐξ Αἰγύπτου τῷ Σαλωμων καὶ ἐκ πάσης τῆς γῆς

29 καὶ οἱ κατάλοιποι λόγοι Σαλωμων οἱ πρῶτοι καὶ οἱ ἔσχατοι ἰδοὺ γεγραμμένοι ἐπὶ τῶν λόγων Ναθαν τοῦ προφήτου καὶ ἐπὶ τῶν λόγων Αχια τοῦ Σηλωνίτου καὶ ἐν ταῖς ὁράσεσιν Ιωηλ τοῦ ὁρῶντος περὶ Ιεροβοαμ υἱοῦ Ναβατ

30 καὶ ἐβασίλευσεν Σαλωμων ὁ βασιλεὺς ἐπὶ πάντα Ισραηλ τεσσαράκοντα ἔτη

31 καὶ ἐκοιμήθη Σαλωμων καὶ ἔθαψαν αὐτὸν ἐν πόλει Δαυιδ τοῦ πατρὸς αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐβασίλευσεν Ροβοαμ υἱὸς αὐτοῦ ἀντ᾽ αὐτοῦ


‎1 ‏וּמַֽלְכַּת־שְׁבָ֗א שָֽׁמְעָה֮ אֶת־שֵׁ֣מַע שְׁלֹמֹה֒ וַתָּב֣וֹא לְנַסּוֹת֩ אֶת־שְׁלֹמֹ֨ה בְחִיד֜וֹת בִּירֽוּשָׁלִַ֗ם בְּחַ֣יִל כָּבֵ֣ד מְאֹ֡ד וּ֠גְמַלִּים נֹשְׂאִ֨ים בְּשָׂמִ֧ים וְזָהָ֛ב לָרֹ֖ב וְאֶ֣בֶן יְקָרָ֑ה וַתָּבוֹא֙ אֶל־שְׁלֹמֹ֔ה וַתְּדַבֵּ֣ר עִמּ֔וֹ אֵ֛ת כָּל־אֲשֶׁ֥ר הָיָ֖ה עִם־לְבָבָֽהּ׃

‎2 ‏וַיַּגֶּד־לָ֥הּ שְׁלֹמֹ֖ה אֶת־כָּל־דְּבָרֶ֑יהָ וְלֹֽא־נֶעְלַ֤ם דָּבָר֙ מִשְּׁלֹמֹ֔ה אֲשֶׁ֧ר לֹ֦א הִגִּ֖יד לָֽהּ׃

‎3 ‏וַתֵּ֙רֶא֙ מַֽלְכַּת־שְׁבָ֔א אֵ֖ת חָכְמַ֣ת שְׁלֹמֹ֑ה וְהַבַּ֖יִת אֲשֶׁ֥ר בָּנָֽה׃

‎4 ‏וּמַאֲכַ֣ל שֻׁלְחָנ֡וֹ וּמוֹשַׁ֣ב עֲבָדָיו֩ וּמַעֲמַ֨ד מְשָׁרְתָ֜יו וּמַלְבּֽוּשֵׁיהֶ֗ם וּמַשְׁקָיו֙ וּמַלְבּ֣וּשֵׁיהֶ֔ם וַעֲלִיָּת֔וֹ אֲשֶׁ֥ר יַעֲלֶ֖ה בֵּ֣ית יְהוָ֑ה וְלֹא־הָ֥יָה ע֛וֹד בָּ֖הּ רֽוּחַ׃

‎5 ‏וַתֹּ֙אמֶר֙ אֶל־הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ אֱמֶת֙ הַדָּבָ֔ר אֲשֶׁ֥ר שָׁמַ֖עְתִּי בְּאַרְצִ֑י עַל־דְּבָרֶ֖יךָ וְעַל־חָכְמָתֶֽךָ׃

‎6 ‏וְלֹֽא־הֶאֱמַ֣נְתִּי לְדִבְרֵיהֶ֗ם עַ֤ד אֲשֶׁר־בָּ֙אתִי֙ וַתִּרְאֶ֣ינָה עֵינַ֔י וְהִנֵּה֙ לֹ֣א הֻגַּד־לִ֔י חֲצִ֖י מַרְבִּ֣ית חָכְמָתֶ֑ךָ יָסַ֕פְתָּ עַל־הַשְּׁמוּעָ֖ה אֲשֶׁ֥ר שָׁמָֽעְתִּי׃

‎7 ‏אַשְׁרֵ֣י אֲנָשֶׁ֔יךָ וְאַשְׁרֵ֖י עֲבָדֶ֣יךָ אֵ֑לֶּה הָעֹמְדִ֤ים לְפָנֶ֙יךָ֙ תָּמִ֔יד וְשֹׁמְעִ֖ים אֶת־חָכְמָתֶֽךָ׃

‎8 ‏יְהִ֨י יְהוָ֤ה אֱלֹהֶ֙יךָ֙ בָּר֔וּךְ אֲשֶׁ֣ר׀ חָפֵ֣ץ בְּךָ֗ לְתִתְּךָ֤ עַל־כִּסְאוֹ֙ לְמֶ֔לֶךְ לַיהוָ֖ה אֱלֹהֶ֑יךָ בְּאַהֲבַ֨ת אֱלֹהֶ֤יךָ אֶת־יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ לְהַעֲמִיד֣וֹ לְעוֹלָ֔ם וַיִּתֶּנְךָ֤ עֲלֵיהֶם֙ לְמֶ֔לֶךְ לַעֲשׂ֖וֹת מִשְׁפָּ֥ט וּצְדָקָֽה׃

‎9 ‏וַתִּתֵּ֨ן לַמֶּ֜לֶךְ מֵאָ֥ה וְעֶשְׂרִ֣ים׀ כִּכַּ֣ר זָהָ֗ב וּבְשָׂמִ֛ים לָרֹ֥ב מְאֹ֖ד וְאֶ֣בֶן יְקָרָ֑ה וְלֹ֤א הָיָה֙ כַּבֹּ֣שֶׂם הַה֔וּא אֲשֶׁר־נָתְנָ֥ה מַֽלְכַּת־שְׁבָ֖א לַמֶּ֥לֶךְ שְׁלֹמֹֽה׃

‎10 ‏וְגַם־עַבְדֵ֤י חירם חוּרָם֙ וְעַבְדֵ֣י שְׁלֹמֹ֔ה אֲשֶׁר־הֵבִ֥יאוּ זָהָ֖ב מֵאוֹפִ֑יר הֵבִ֛יאוּ עֲצֵ֥י אַלְגּוּמִּ֖ים וְאֶ֥בֶן יְקָרָֽה׃

‎11 ‏וַיַּ֣עַשׂ הַ֠מֶּלֶךְ אֶת־עֲצֵ֨י הָֽאַלְגּוּמִּ֜ים מְסִלּ֤וֹת לְבֵית־יְהוָה֙ וּלְבֵ֣ית הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ וְכִנֹּר֥וֹת וּנְבָלִ֖ים לַשָּׁרִ֑ים וְלֹא־נִרְא֥וּ כָהֵ֛ם לְפָנִ֖ים בְּאֶ֥רֶץ יְהוּדָֽה׃

‎12 ‏וְהַמֶּ֨לֶךְ שְׁלֹמֹ֜ה נָתַ֣ן לְמַֽלְכַּת־שְׁבָ֗א אֶת־כָּל־חֶפְצָהּ֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר שָׁאָ֔לָה מִלְּבַ֖ד אֲשֶׁר־הֵבִ֣יאָה אֶל־הַמֶּ֑לֶךְ וַֽתַּהֲפֹ֛ךְ וַתֵּ֥לֶךְ לְאַרְצָ֖הּ הִ֥יא וַעֲבָדֶֽיהָ׃ פ

‎13 ‏וַיְהִי֙ מִשְׁקַ֣ל הַזָּהָ֔ב אֲשֶׁר־בָּ֥א לִשְׁלֹמֹ֖ה בְּשָׁנָ֣ה אֶחָ֑ת שֵׁ֥שׁ מֵא֛וֹת וְשִׁשִּׁ֥ים וָשֵׁ֖שׁ כִּכְּרֵ֥י זָהָֽב׃

‎14 ‏לְבַ֞ד מֵאַנְשֵׁ֧י הַתָּרִ֛ים וְהַסֹּחֲרִ֖ים מְבִיאִ֑ים וְכָל־מַלְכֵ֤י עֲרַב֙ וּפַח֣וֹת הָאָ֔רֶץ מְבִיאִ֛ים זָהָ֥ב וָכֶ֖סֶף לִשְׁלֹמֹֽה׃

‎15 ‏וַיַּ֨עַשׂ הַמֶּ֧לֶךְ שְׁלֹמֹ֛ה מָאתַ֥יִם צִנָּ֖ה זָהָ֣ב שָׁח֑וּט שֵׁ֤שׁ מֵאוֹת֙ זָהָ֣ב שָׁח֔וּט יַעֲלֶ֖ה עַל־הַצִּנָּ֥ה הָאֶחָֽת׃

‎16 ‏וּשְׁלֹשׁ־מֵא֤וֹת מָֽגִנִּים֙ זָהָ֣ב שָׁח֔וּט שְׁלֹ֤שׁ מֵאוֹת֙ זָהָ֔ב יַעֲלֶ֖ה עַל־הַמָּגֵ֣ן הָאֶחָ֑ת וַיִּתְּנֵ֣ם הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ בְּבֵ֖ית יַ֥עַר הַלְּבָנֽוֹן׃ פ

‎17 ‏וַיַּ֧עַשׂ הַמֶּ֛לֶךְ כִּסֵּא־שֵׁ֖ן גָּד֑וֹל וַיְצַפֵּ֖הוּ זָהָ֥ב טָהֽוֹר׃

‎18 ‏וְשֵׁ֣שׁ מַעֲל֣וֹת לַ֠כִּסֵּא וְכֶ֨בֶשׁ בַּזָּהָ֤ב לַכִּסֵּא֙ מָאֳחָזִ֔ים וְיָד֛וֹת מִזֶּ֥ה וּמִזֶּ֖ה עַל־מְק֣וֹם הַשָּׁ֑בֶת וּשְׁנַ֣יִם אֲרָי֔וֹת עֹמְדִ֖ים אֵ֥צֶל הַיָּדֽוֹת׃

‎19 ‏וּשְׁנֵ֧ים עָשָׂ֣ר אֲרָי֗וֹת עֹמְדִ֥ים שָׁ֛ם עַל־שֵׁ֥שׁ הַֽמַּעֲל֖וֹת מִזֶּ֣ה וּמִזֶּ֑ה לֹא־נַעֲשָׂ֥ה כֵ֖ן לְכָל־מַמְלָכָֽה׃

‎20 ‏וְ֠כֹל כְּלֵ֞י מַשְׁקֵ֨ה הַמֶּ֤לֶךְ שְׁלֹמֹה֙ זָהָ֔ב וְכֹ֗ל כְּלֵ֛י בֵּֽית־יַ֥עַר הַלְּבָנ֖וֹן זָהָ֣ב סָג֑וּר אֵ֣ין כֶּ֗סֶף נֶחְשָׁ֛ב בִּימֵ֥י שְׁלֹמֹ֖ה לִמְאֽוּמָה׃

‎21 ‏כִּֽי־אֳנִיּ֤וֹת לַמֶּ֙לֶךְ֙ הֹלְכ֣וֹת תַּרְשִׁ֔ישׁ עִ֖ם עַבְדֵ֣י חוּרָ֑ם אַחַת֩ לְשָׁל֨וֹשׁ שָׁנִ֜ים תָּב֣וֹאנָה׀ אֳנִיּ֣וֹת תַּרְשִׁ֗ישׁ נֹֽשְׂאוֹת֙ זָהָ֣ב וָכֶ֔סֶף שֶׁנְהַבִּ֥ים וְקוֹפִ֖ים וְתוּכִּיִּֽים׃ פ

‎22 ‏וַיִּגְדַּל֙ הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ שְׁלֹמֹ֔ה מִכֹּ֖ל מַלְכֵ֣י הָאָ֑רֶץ לְעֹ֖שֶׁר וְחָכְמָֽה׃

‎23 ‏וְכֹל֙ מַלְכֵ֣י הָאָ֔רֶץ מְבַקְשִׁ֖ים אֶת־פְּנֵ֣י שְׁלֹמֹ֑ה לִשְׁמֹ֙עַ֙ אֶת־חָכְמָת֔וֹ אֲשֶׁר־נָתַ֥ן הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים בְּלִבּֽוֹ׃

‎24 ‏וְהֵ֣ם מְבִיאִ֣ים אִ֣ישׁ מִנְחָת֡וֹ כְּלֵ֣י כֶסֶף֩ וּכְלֵ֨י זָהָ֤ב וּשְׂלָמוֹת֙ נֵ֣שֶׁק וּבְשָׂמִ֔ים סוּסִ֖ים וּפְרָדִ֑ים דְּבַר־שָׁנָ֖ה בְּשָׁנָֽה׃ פ

‎25 ‏וַיְהִ֨י לִשְׁלֹמֹ֜ה אַרְבַּעַת֩ אֲלָפִ֨ים אֻֽרְי֤וֹת סוּסִים֙ וּמַרְכָּב֔וֹת וּשְׁנֵים־עָשָׂ֥ר אֶ֖לֶף פָּרָשִׁ֑ים וַיַּנִּיחֵם֙ בְּעָרֵ֣י הָרֶ֔כֶב וְעִם־הַמֶּ֖לֶךְ בִּירוּשָׁלִָֽם׃

‎26 ‏וַיְהִ֥י מוֹשֵׁ֖ל בְּכָל־הַמְּלָכִ֑ים מִן־הַנָּהָר֙ וְעַד־אֶ֣רֶץ פְּלִשְׁתִּ֔ים וְעַ֖ד גְּב֥וּל מִצְרָֽיִם׃

‎27 ‏וַיִּתֵּ֨ן הַמֶּ֧לֶךְ אֶת־הַכֶּ֛סֶף בִּירוּשָׁלִַ֖ם כָּאֲבָנִ֑ים וְאֵ֣ת הָאֲרָזִ֗ים נָתַ֛ן כַּשִּׁקְמִ֥ים אֲשֶׁר־בַּשְּׁפֵלָ֖ה לָרֹֽב׃

‎28 ‏וּמוֹצִיאִ֨ים סוּסִ֧ים מִמִּצְרַ֛יִם לִשְׁלֹמֹ֖ה וּמִכָּל־הָאֲרָצֽוֹת׃

‎29 ‏וּשְׁאָר֙ דִּבְרֵ֣י שְׁלֹמֹ֔ה הָרִאשֹׁנִ֖ים וְהָאֲחֲרוֹנִ֑ים הֲלֹא־הֵ֣ם כְּתוּבִ֗ים עַל־דִּבְרֵי֙ נָתָ֣ן הַנָּבִ֔יא וְעַל־נְבוּאַ֞ת אֲחִיָּ֣ה הַשִּֽׁילוֹנִ֗י וּבַחֲזוֹת֙ יעדי יֶעְדּ֣וֹ הַחֹזֶ֔ה עַל־יָרָבְעָ֖ם בֶּן־נְבָֽט׃

‎30 ‏וַיִּמְלֹ֨ךְ שְׁלֹמֹ֧ה בִֽירוּשָׁלִַ֛ם עַל־כָּל־יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל אַרְבָּעִ֥ים שָׁנָֽה׃

‎31 ‏וַיִּשְׁכַּ֤ב שְׁלֹמֹה֙ עִם־אֲבֹתָ֔יו וַֽיִּקְבְּרֻ֔הוּ בְּעִ֖יר דָּוִ֣יד אָבִ֑יו וַיִּמְלֹ֛ךְ רְחַבְעָ֥ם בְּנ֖וֹ תַּחְתָּֽיו׃ פ


1 Regina quoque Saba, cum audisset famam Salomonis, venit ut tentaret eum in ænigmatibus in Jerusalem, cum magnis opibus et camelis, qui portabant aromata, et auri plurimum, gemmasque pretiosas. Cumque venisset ad Salomonem, locuta est ei quæcumque erant in corde suo.

2 Et exposuit ei Salomon omnia quæ proposuerat: nec quidquam fuit, quod non perspicuum ei fecerit.

3 Quæ postquam vidit, sapientiam scilicet Salomonis, et domum quam ædificaverat,

4 necnon et cibaria mensæ ejus, et habitacula servorum, et officia ministrorum ejus, et vestimenta eorum, pincernas quoque et vestes eorum, et victimas quas immolabat in domo Domini: non erat præ stupore ultra in ea spiritus.

5 Dixitque ad regem: Verus est sermo quem audieram in terra mea de virtutibus et sapientia tua.

6 Non credebam narrantibus donec ipsa venissem, et vidissent oculi mei, et probassem vix medietatem sapientiæ tuæ mihi fuisse narratam: vicisti famam virtutibus tuis.

7 Beati viri tui, et beati servi tui, qui assistunt coram te omni tempore, et audiunt sapientiam tuam.

8 Sit Dominus Deus tuus benedictus, qui voluit te ordinare super thronum suum, regem Domini Dei tui. Quia diligit Deus Israël, et vult servare eum in æternum, idcirco posuit te super eum regem ut facias judicia atque justitiam.

9 Dedit autem regi centum viginti talenta auri, et aromata multa nimis, et gemmas pretiosissimas: non fuerunt aromata talia, ut hæc quæ dedit regina Saba regi Salomoni.

10 Sed et servi Hiram cum servis Salomonis attulerunt aurum de Ophir, et ligna thyina, et gemmas pretiosissimas:

11 de quibus fecit rex, de lignis scilicet thyinis, gradus in domo Domini, et in domo regia, citharas quoque, et psalteria cantoribus: numquam visa sunt in terra Juda ligna talia.

12 Rex autem Salomon dedit reginæ Saba cuncta quæ voluit, et quæ postulavit, et multo plura quam attulerat ad eum: quæ reversa abiit in terram suam cum servis suis.

13 Erat autem pondus auri quod afferebatur Salomoni per singulos annos, sexcenta sexaginta sex talenta auri,

14 excepta ea summa quam legati diversarum gentium et negotiatores afferre consueverant, omnesque reges Arabiæ, et satrapæ terrarum, qui comportabant aurum et argentum Salomoni.

15 Fecit igitur rex Salomon ducentas hastas aureas de summa sexcentorum aureorum, qui in singulis hastis expendebantur:

16 trecenta quoque scuta aurea trecentorum aureorum, quibus tegebantur singula scuta: posuitque ea rex in armentario, quod erat consitum nemore.

17 Fecit quoque rex solium eburneum grande, et vestivit illud auro mundissimo.

18 Sex quoque gradus, quibus ascendebatur ad solium, et scabellum aureum, et brachiola duo altrinsecus, et duos leones stantes juxta brachiola,

19 sed et alios duodecim leunculos stantes super sex gradus ex utraque parte: non fuit tale solium in universis regnis.

20 Omnia quoque vasa convivii regis erant aurea, et vasa domus saltus Libani ex auro purissimo. Argentum enim in diebus illis pro nihilo reputabatur.

21 Siquidem naves regis ibant in Tharsis cum servis Hiram, semel in annis tribus: et deferebant inde aurum, et argentum, et ebur, et simias, et pavos.

22 Magnificatus est igitur Salomon super omnes reges terræ præ divitiis et gloria.

23 Omnesque reges terrarum desiderabant videre faciem Salomonis, ut audirent sapientiam quam dederat Deus in corde ejus:

24 et deferebant ei munera, vasa argentea et aurea, et vestes, et arma, et aromata, equos, et mulos, per singulos annos.

25 Habuit quoque Salomon quadraginta millia equorum in stabulis, et curruum equitumque duodecim millia: constituitque eos in urbibus quadrigarum, et ubi erat rex in Jerusalem.

26 Exercuit etiam potestatem super cunctos reges a flumine Euphrate usque ad terram Philisthinorum, et usque ad terminos Ægypti.

27 Tantamque copiam præbuit argenti in Jerusalem quasi lapidum: et cedrorum tantam multitudinem velut sycomororum quæ gignuntur in campestribus.

28 Adducebantur autem ei equi de Ægypto, cunctisque regionibus.

29 Reliqua autem operum Salomonis priorum et novissimorum scripta sunt in verbis Nathan prophetæ, et in libris Ahiæ Silonitis, in visione quoque Addo videntis contra Jeroboam filium Nabat.

30 Regnavit autem Salomon in Jerusalem super omnem Israël quadraginta annis.

31 Dormivitque cum patribus suis, et sepelierunt eum in civitate David: regnavitque Roboam filius ejus pro eo.

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