1 Kings 3:9

Give therefore your servant an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this your so great a people?
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Understanding. Literally, "docile. "(Haydock) Hebrew, "willing to hear "and to obey God. (Menochius)

Isaac of Syria

AD 700
Do not be foolish in the request you make to God, otherwise you will insult God through your ignorance. Act wisely in prayer so that you may become worthy of glorious things. Ask for things that are honorable from him who will not hold back so that you may receive honor from him as a result of the wise choice your free will has made. Solomon asked for wisdom—and along with it he also received the earthly kingdom, for he knew how to ask wisely of the heavenly King, that is, for things that are important. - "Discourse 3"

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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