20 Your servant Joab did this to change the present situation. My lord has wisdom(A) like that of an angel of God—he knows everything that happens in the land.(B)

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Solomon’s Wisdom

29 God gave Solomon wisdom(A) and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand(B) on the seashore.

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30 Solomon’s wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East,(A) and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.(B)

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31 He was wiser(A) than anyone else, including Ethan the Ezrahite—wiser than Heman, Kalkol and Darda, the sons of Mahol. And his fame spread to all the surrounding nations.

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12 The Lord gave Solomon wisdom,(A) just as he had promised him. There were peaceful relations between Hiram and Solomon, and the two of them made a treaty.(B)

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23 King Solomon was greater in riches(A) and wisdom(B) than all the other kings of the earth.

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16 I said to myself, “Look, I have increased in wisdom more than anyone who has ruled over Jerusalem before me;(A) I have experienced much of wisdom and knowledge.”

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