12 “Let me tell you a riddle,(A)” Samson said to them. “If you can give me the answer within the seven days of the feast,(B) I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty sets of clothes.(C)

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The Queen of Sheba Visits Solomon(A)

10 When the queen of Sheba(B) heard about the fame(C) of Solomon and his relationship to the Lord, she came to test Solomon with hard questions.(D)

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I will turn my ear to a proverb;(A)
    with the harp(B) I will expound my riddle:(C)

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for understanding proverbs and parables,(A)
    the sayings and riddles(B) of the wise.[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 1:6 Or understanding a proverb, namely, a parable, / and the sayings of the wise, their riddles
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12 He did this because Daniel, whom the king called Belteshazzar,(A) was found to have a keen mind and knowledge and understanding, and also the ability to interpret dreams, explain riddles(B) and solve difficult problems.(C) Call for Daniel, and he will tell you what the writing means.(D)

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