And when the queen of Shebaheard of the fame of Solomon, she came to proveSolomonwithhardquestions at Jerusalem, with a verygreatcompany, and camelsthatbarespices, and gold in abundance, and preciousstones: and when she was come to Solomon, she communedwith him of all that was in her heart.
And the meat of his table, and the sitting of his servants, and the attendance of his ministers, and theirapparel; his cupbearersalso, and theirapparel; and his ascent by which he went up into the house of the LORD; there was no morespirit in her.
Blessed be the LORD thy God, whichdelighted in thee to set thee on his throne, to be king for the LORD thy God: because thy God lovedIsrael, to establishthem for ever, thereforemade he theekingoverthem, to do judgment and justice.
And all the drinkingvessels of kingSolomonwere of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanonwere of puregold: nonewere of silver; it was not any thingaccounted of in the days of Solomon.
Now the rest of the acts of Solomon, first and last, are they not written in the book of Nathan the prophet, and in the prophecy of Ahijah the Shilonite, and in the visions of Iddo the seeragainstJeroboam the son of Nebat?