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Book of the Acts of Solomon

And the rest of the acts of Solomon, and all that he did, and his wisdom, are they not written in the book of the acts of Solomon? (1 Kings 11:41.)

Here are what some of the different translations of the Bible render the name of this missing book:

  1. Book of the Acts of Solomon (King James Version; and a whole list of others)
  2. Book of the annals of Solomon (New International Version ©1984)
  3. Records of Solomon (GOD’S WORD Translation ©1995)
  4. Book of the words of the days of Solomon (Douay-Rheims Bible)
  5. Book of the matters of Solomon (Young’s Literal Translation)

The King James Translators Notes imply that the word “acts” could also mean “words” or “things”.


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