22 Moses was educated in all the wisdom of the Egyptians(A) and was powerful in speech and action.

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11 The officials of Zoan(A) are nothing but fools;
    the wise counselors(B) of Pharaoh give senseless advice.(C)
How can you say to Pharaoh,
    “I am one of the wise men,(D)
    a disciple of the ancient kings”?

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young men without any physical defect, handsome,(A) showing aptitude for every kind of learning,(B) well informed, quick to understand, and qualified to serve in the king’s palace. He was to teach them the language(C) and literature of the Babylonians.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 1:4 Or Chaldeans

22 King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth.(A)

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19 “What things?” he asked.

“About Jesus of Nazareth,”(A) they replied. “He was a prophet,(B) powerful in word and deed before God and all the people.

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17 To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding(A) of all kinds of literature and learning.(B) And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds.(C)

18 At the end of the time(D) set by the king to bring them into his service, the chief official presented them to Nebuchadnezzar. 19 The king talked with them, and he found none equal to Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah; so they entered the king’s service.(E) 20 In every matter of wisdom and understanding about which the king questioned them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians(F) and enchanters in his whole kingdom.(G)

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Solomon’s Wisdom

29 God gave Solomon wisdom(A) and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand(B) on the seashore. 30 Solomon’s wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East,(C) and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.(D)

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