0 & THE ROYAL THRONE OF SALOMON
1 ! The quene of Saba commeth to heare the wisdome of Salomon.
1 a Josephus faith that she was quene of Ethiopia, and that Sheba was the name of the chief citie of Meroe, which is an yland of Nilus.
5 b That is, the whole ordre and trade of his house.
5 / Ebr. there was no more spirit in her.
8 c But muche more happie are they, which heare the wisdome of God reueled in his worde.
9 d It is a chief signe of Gods fauour, when godlie & wise rulers sit in the throne of justice.
9 e This is the cause, why Kings are appointed.
13 / Ebr. by the hand of the King.
15 f To wit, Arabia, which for the great abundance of all things was called, happy.
19 g Ad the chaire bowes, or places to leane vpon.
22 h By Tharshish is ment Cilicia, which was abundant in varietie of precious things.
23 ! His power and magnificence.
27 / Or he made siluer as plenteous as stones.
28 / Or, for the companie of the Kings marchants did receiue a nomber as a price.