2 CHRONICLES 1:12

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“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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2 Chronicles 1:12 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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Wisdom הַֽחָכְמָ֥ה Wisdom (in a good sense) Wisdom
and knowledge וְהַמַּדָּ֖ע Intelligence or consciousness knowledge
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
granted נָת֣וּן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) granted
unto thee; and I will give אֶתֶּן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) give
thee riches, וְעֹ֨שֶׁר Wealth riches
and wealth, וּנְכָסִ֤ים Treasure wealth
and honour, וְכָבוֹד֙ Properly, weight, but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness honour
such as אֲשֶׁ֣ר׀ Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc such
none לֹא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles none
of the kings לַמְּלָכִים֙ A king kings
have had הָ֣יָה To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) have had
that אֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
have been (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
before לְפָנֶ֔יךָ The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) before
thee, neither לֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles neither
shall there any after וְאַֽחֲרֶ֖יךָ Properly, the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses) any
thee have יִֽהְיֶה To exist, i.e., be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary) thee have
the like. כֵּֽן׃ Properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles) like

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  • 10  Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?

  • 11  And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:

  • 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.

  • 13  Then Solomon came from his journey to the high place that was at Gibeon to Jerusalem, from before the tabernacle of the congregation, and reigned over Israel.

  • 14  And Solomon gathered chariots and horsemen: and he had a thousand and four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen, which he placed in the chariot cities, and with the king at Jerusalem.




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