And there came of all people to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, who had heard of his wisdom.
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George Leo Haydock
Wisdom. The Scriptures relate the coming of the queen of Saba, chap. x. Thus Livy attracted the attention of distant nations, who neglected the grandeur of Rome, to visit him. (St. Jerome, Ep. ad Paulin.) Solomon's wisdom is compared to a great river, inundating the whole earth. (Ecclesiasticus xlvii. 16.)