Ezekiel 17:2; 1 Kings 10:1; Psalm 78:2; Proverbs 1:6

cSon of man, dpropound a riddle, and speak a parable to the house of Israel;

The Queen of Sheba

10 yNow when zthe queen of aSheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the Lord, she came bto test him with hard questions.

jI will open my mouth kin a parable;

I will utter dark sayings from of old,

to understand a proverb and a saying,

fthe words of the wise and their griddles.