But I did not believe(A) these things until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not even half was told me; in wisdom and wealth(B) you have far exceeded the report I heard.

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Howbeit I believed not the words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it: and, behold, the half was not told me: thy wisdom and prosperity exceedeth the fame which I heard.

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Solomon Asks for Wisdom(A)(B)

Solomon son of David established(C) himself firmly over his kingdom, for the Lord his God was with(D) him and made him exceedingly great.(E)

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And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the Lord his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.

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12 therefore wisdom and knowledge will be given you. And I will also give you wealth, possessions and honor,(A) such as no king who was before you ever had and none after you will have.(B)

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12 Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like.

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