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10:1 Sheba. Two main suggestions for this location are southwest Arabia (modern Yemen) and northern Arabia, the land of the Sabeans (Job 1:15; 6:19; Ps. 72:10).
concerning the name of the Lord. The Queen of Sheba comes to Jerusalem not simply because of Solomon’s fame, but because she recognizes the relationship between Solomon’s fame and the Lord.
hard questions. Wishing to discover whether Solomon’s reputation is deserved, the Queen of Sheba tests him with hard questions (cf. Judg. 14:12).