The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
CH2 9:21 For the king's ships went to Tarshish with the servants of
Huram: every three years once came the ships of Tarshish bringing gold,
and silver, ivory, and apes, and peacocks.
CH2 9:22 And king Solomon passed all the kings of the earth in riches
CH2 9:23 And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon,
to hear his wisdom, that God had put in his heart.
CH2 9:24 And they brought every man his present, vessels of silver, and
vessels of gold, and raiment, harness, and spices, horses, and mules, a
rate year by year.
King James Bible