1 Kings 3:11
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New International Version
So God said to him, "Since you have asked for this and not for long life or wealth for yourself, nor have asked for the death of your enemies but for discernment in administering justice,


New American Standard Bible
God said to him, "Because you have asked this thing and have not asked for yourself long life, nor have asked riches for yourself, nor have you asked for the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself discernment to understand justice,


King James Bible
And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies; but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern judgment;


Holman Christian Standard Bible
So God said to him, "Because you have requested this and did not ask for long life or riches for yourself, or the death of your enemies, but you asked discernment for yourself to understand justice,


International Standard Version
so God told him: "Because you asked for this, and you didn't ask for a long life for yourself, and you didn't ask for the lives of your enemies, but instead you've asked for discernment so you can understand how to govern,


American Standard Version
And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life, neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies, but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern justice;


Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord said to Solomon: Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life or riches, nor the lives of thy enemies, but hast asked for thyself wisdom to discern judgment,


Darby Bible Translation
And God said to him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life, neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies, but hast asked for thyself discernment to understand judgment;


Young's Literal Translation
and God saith unto him, 'Because that thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thee many days, nor asked for thee riches, nor asked the life of thine enemies, and hast asked for thee discernment to understand judgment,
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Context
God Grants Wisdom, Riches, Honor

10And the speech pleased the LORD, that Solomon had asked this thing. 11And God said to him, Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked for yourself long life; neither have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies; but have asked for yourself understanding to discern judgment; 12Behold, I have done according to your words: see, I have given you a wise and an understanding heart; so that there was none like you before you, neither after you shall any arise like to you. 13And I have also given you that which you have not asked, both riches, and honor: so that there shall not be any among the kings like to you all your days. 14And if you will walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as your father David did walk, then I will lengthen your days. 15And Solomon awoke; and, behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem, and stood before the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and offered up burnt offerings, and offered peace offerings, and made a feast to all his servants.
Cross References
James 4:3
You ask, and receive not, because you ask amiss, that you may consume it on your lusts.


1 Kings 3:10
And the speech pleased the LORD, that Solomon had asked this thing.


1 Kings 3:28
And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king: for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to do judgment.


2 Chronicles 1:11
And God said to Solomon, Because this was in your heart, and you have not asked riches, wealth, or honor, nor the life of your enemies, neither yet have asked long life; but have asked wisdom and knowledge for yourself, that you may judge my people, over whom I have made you king:


Jeremiah 45:5
And seek you great things for yourself? seek them not: for, behold, I will bring evil on all flesh, said the LORD: but your life will I give to you for a prey in all places where you go.


Treasury of Scripture

And God said to him, Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked for yourself long life; neither have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies; but have asked for yourself understanding to discern judgment;

hast not

Psalm 4:6 There be many that say, Who will show us any good? LORD, lift you up the light of your countenance on us.

Proverbs 16:31 The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

Matthew 20:21,22 And he said to her, What will you? She said to him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on your right hand...

Romans 8:26 Likewise the Spirit also helps our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought...

James 4:2,3 You lust, and have not: you kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: you fight and war, yet you have not, because you ask not...

long life [heb] many days
discern [heb] hear

1 Kings 3:9 Give therefore your servant an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and bad...

Strong's Concordance
And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies; but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern judgment;
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Administering Causes Death Destruction Discern Discernment Enemies Hast Haters Judge Judgment Justice Request Riches Thyself Understand Understanding Wealth Wisdom
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1 Kings Chapter 3 Verse 11

Alphabetical: administering and asked Because but death discernment enemies for God have him in justice life long nor not of or riches said Since So the thing this to understand wealth you your yourself

OT History: 1 Kings 3:11 God said to him Because you have (1Ki iKi i Ki 1 Kg 1kg)
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