Solomon Aks God Fo Help Him
Know Erytime Wat Fo Do
Know Erytime Wat Fo Do
1 King Solomon wen let da Pharaoh guy, da King fo Egypt, make one deal wit him. Fo set up da deal, Solomon wen take da Pharaoh guy daughtah an marry her. He bring her David Town, az Jerusalem. She stay inside Jerusalem long time, till King Solomon pau build his palace, an da Temple Fo Da One In Charge, an da wall aroun da town.
2 Ony one ting—dat time, all da peopo still stay make sacrifice on top da hills, cuz dey still yet no build one temple fo Da One In Charge, fo show erybody wat kine god him.
3 King Solomon, he get love an aloha fo Da One In Charge, an he stay keep all da rules dat his faddah David wen make. Ony one ting not right—even Solomon stay make sacrifice an burn incense on top da hills. 4 Plenny times, King Solomon wen go Gibeon side fo make sacrifice ova dea, cuz dass da mos importan sacrifice place, on top one hill ova dea. Befo time King Solomon guys wen kill tousan cows, fo make burn up kine sacrifice on top dat altar. 5 Wen King Solomon stay Gibeon side, Da One In Charge show up fo Solomon see um inside one dream, one nite wen Solomon stay sleep. God tell um, “Wateva you like me give you, you aks me.”
6 Solomon tell, “You wen do plenny fo my faddah King David, dat wen work fo you. You wen stay real tight wit David, cuz you know da way he live, an you know you can trus um, how he stay do da right ting erytime. David get one clean an good heart, jus how you like. An you wen stay tight wit him, cuz you wen give King David one boy fo sit on top his throne, an dass me. 7 So Da One In Charge, you my God, an I work fo you. You wen make me come da King afta my faddah David. But me, I jalike one small boy—I donno how fo lead da peopo. 8 I yoa worka guy, an I stay hea wit all yoa Israel peopo, da peopo you wen pick. Get choke peopo, real plenny, no can count all dem. 9 You know, I yoa worka guy. So try give me one good heart fo lissen an undastan wat stay happen, fo me be da right kine judge fo yoa peopo. Help me fo undastan wass good an wass bad. Cuz no mo nobody hea, fo be da judge fo yoa awesome peopo!”
10 Da Boss feel good, dat Solomon aks him fo do dat. 11 God tell King Solomon, “You aks me fo help you know wat fo do. You neva aks me fo make you live long time, o fo make you come plenny rich, o fo kill all da peopo dat stay agains you. But you ony aks me fo help you lissen an undastan, fo you know wass right an wass wrong. 12 Cuz you aks me fo do dat, I goin do jalike you tell. I goin help you an give you da kine heart fo know wat fo do erytime, an fo know wass good an wass bad. No mo nobody befo you dat know wat fo do erytime jalike you, an no goin get nobody afta you too, dat can make jalike you. 13 An one mo ting, I goin give you da tings dat you neva aks me fo give you. I goin make you come rich, an I goin make peopo get respeck fo you. No goin get no odda king guy dat stay jalike you, till you mahke. 14 If you do eryting jalike I tell you fo do, an do how my rules tell, an do da tings I tell you dat you gotta do jalike yoa faddah King David wen do, den I goin make you live long time too.”
15 Den King Solomon wake up, an he know was God wen talk to him inside da dream. He go back Jerusalem side, an stan in front da Box Fo No Foget Da Deal Wit Da Boss. He make one sacrifice dat you burn up, an da kine sacrifice fo tell God dat eryting stay good. He make one party fo all da peopo dat work fo him.
Solomon Know How
Fo Judge Da Right Way
Fo Judge Da Right Way
16 One time, get two hoas. Dey come stan in front da King. 17 Da firs wahine tell da King, “Lissen to dis, Boss. Me an dis odda wahine hea, we live inside da same house. I wen born one bebe, an she was dea wit me. 18 Den two days afta, she wen born one bebe too. Us guys stay dea togedda inside da house, jus us two an da bebes.
19 “Laytas, nite time, dis wahine bebe wen mahke, cuz she wen sleep on top him. 20 So she get up, middo a da nite wen I stay sleep. She take away my boy dat stay sleep wit me, an put her mahke boy nex by me. An she start fo breas feed my boy.
21 “Morning time, I get up fo breas feed my boy. I see dat he mahke awready. But den wen I look him good inside da light—eh, he not da same bebe I wen born!”
22 Da odda wahine tell, “Not! Da bebe dat stay alive, az mines! An da mahke bebe, az yoas.” Dass how dey make argue in front da King.
23 Da King tell dem: “One tell, ‘Dis bebe dass alive, az my boy, an yoa boy, mahke!’ Da odda one tell, ‘Not! Yoa boy, da mahke one, an my boy da one dat stay alive!’ ”
24 So da King tell his guys, “Bring me one sword!” An dey bring um. 25 Den da King tell his guys, “Da boy dat stay alive, go cut um half half! Give one piece fo dis wahine, an one piece fo da odda one.”
26 Da wahine dat was da real muddah a da boy dat stay alive, she get plenny pity fo her boy, so she tell da King, “No! Wait, Boss! Give her da boy dat stay alive! No kill um!”
But da odda wahine tell, “Mo betta da boy no goin be mines an no goin be yoas. Go head! Cut um half half, da bebe!”
27 Wen King Solomon hear dat, he tell, “Give da boy dat stay alive to da wahine dat tell no kill um. No kill da bebe. Her da muddah!”
28 All da Israel peopo, wen dey find out wat King Solomon wen tell cuz he da judge, dey get awesome respeck fo da King, cuz dey see how God help him fo know wat fo do, fo make shua da right ting happen.