32 He spoke three thousand proverbs(A) and his songs(B) numbered a thousand and five. 33 He spoke about plant life, from the cedar of Lebanon to the hyssop(C) that grows out of walls. He also spoke about animals and birds, reptiles and fish. 34 From all nations people came to listen to Solomon’s wisdom, sent by all the kings(D) of the world, who had heard of his wisdom.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 4:34 In Hebrew texts 4:21-34 is numbered 5:1-14.