The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
KI1 10:22 For the king had at sea a navy of Tharshish with the navy of
Hiram: once in three years came the navy of Tharshish, bringing gold,
and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.
KI1 10:23 So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for
riches and for wisdom.
KI1 10:24 And all the earth sought to Solomon, to hear his wisdom,
which God had put in his heart.
KI1 10:25 And they brought every man his present, vessels of silver,
and vessels of gold, and garments, and armour, and spices, horses, and
mules, a rate year by year.
KI1 10:26 And Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen: and he
King James Bible