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4:1 King Solomon was king over all Israel.
4:2 These were the princes whom he had: Azariah the son of Zadok, the priest;
4:4 and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the host; and Zadok and Abiathar were priests;
4:5 and Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers; and Zabud the son of Nathan was chief minister, [and] the king`s friend;
4:8 These are their names: Ben-hur, in the hill-country of Ephraim;
4:9 Ben-deker, in Makaz, and in Shaalbim, and Beth-shemesh, and Elon-beth-hanan;
4:10 Ben-hesed, in Arubboth (to him [pertained] Socoh, and all the land of Hepher);
4:11 Ben-abinadab, in all the height of Dor (he had Taphath the daughter of Solomon as wife);
4:13 Ben-geber, in Ramoth-gilead (to him [pertained] the towns of Jair the son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead; [even] to him [pertained] the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, sixty great cities with walls and brazen bars);
4:14 Ahinadab the son of Iddo, in Mahanaim;
4:15 Ahimaaz, in Naphtali (he also took Basemath the daughter of Solomon as wife);
4:16 Baana the son of Hushai, in Asher and Bealoth;
4:18 Shimei the son of Ela, in Benjamin;
4:22 Solomon`s provision for one day was thirty measures of fine flour, and sixty measures of meal,
4:23 ten fat oxen, and twenty oxen out of the pastures, and one hundred sheep, besides harts, and gazelles, and roebucks, and fattened fowl.
4:25 Judah and Israel lived safely, every man under his vine and under his fig-tree, from Dan even to Beersheba, all the days of Solomon.
4:26 Solomon had forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen.
4:27 Those officers provided victuals for king Solomon, and for all who came to king Solomon`s table, every man in his month; they let nothing be lacking.
4:30 Solomon`s wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
4:32 He spoke three thousand proverbs; and his songs were one thousand five.
4:34 There came of all peoples to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, who had heard of his wisdom.