When the queen of Sheba saw all the wisdom of Solomon and the palace he had built, the food on his table,(A) the seating of his officials, the attending servants in their robes, his cupbearers, and the burnt offerings he made at[a] the temple of the Lord, she was overwhelmed.

She said to the king, “The report I heard in my own country about your achievements and your wisdom is true. But I did not believe(B) these things until I came and saw with my own eyes. Indeed, not even half was told me; in wisdom and wealth(C) you have far exceeded the report I heard.

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  1. 1 Kings 10:5 Or the ascent by which he went up to