Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

1 Kings 3:24

The king said, "Get me a sword." So they brought a sword before the king.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Arbitration;   Judge;   Parents;   Rulers;   Solomon;   Tact;   Wisdom;   Thompson Chain Reference - Solomon;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Justice;   Magistrates;  
Dictionaries:
Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Solomon;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Arms;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Book(s);   Court Systems;   King, Kingship;   Kings, 1 and 2;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Israel;   Priests and Levites;   Tabernacle;   Wisdom;   Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament - Boyhood ;   Smith Bible Dictionary - Law of Moses;   Sol'omon;  
Encyclopedias:
Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia - Hebrew Monarchy, the;   International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Decision;   Fetch;   Proverbs, Book of;   Queen of Sheba;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Sword;  

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

And the king said, bring me a sword,.... The design of which might not at first appear to the court, and it might be thought strange, and greatly wondered at: what should be the meaning of it:

and they brought a sword before the king; his commands were obeyed.

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Bibliographical Information
Gill, John. "Commentary on 1 Kings 3:24". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/1-kings-3.html. 1999.

Geneva Study Bible

And the king said, m Bring me a sword. And they brought a sword before the king.

(m) Unless God gives judges understanding, the impudency of the trespasser will overthrow the just cause of the innocent.
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Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on 1 Kings 3:24". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/1-kings-3.html. 1599-1645.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

1 Kings 3:24 And the king said, Bring me a sword. And they brought a sword before the king.

Ver. 24. Bring me a sword.] For what purpose? thought the standers by; wondering and perhaps laughing within themselves. The actions of wise princes are riddles to vulgar constructions: nor is it for the shallow capacities of the multitude to fathom the deep projects of sovereign authority. (a)

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 1 Kings 3:24". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/1-kings-3.html. 1865-1868.