King James Bible

3:15 
And Solomon awoke; and, behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem, and stood before the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and offered up burnt offerings, and offered peace offerings, and made a feast to all his servants.
3:16 
Then came there two women, that were harlots, unto the king, and stood before him.
 
3:17 
And the one woman said, O my lord, I and this woman dwell in one house; and I was delivered of a child with her in the house.
 
3:18 
And it came to pass the third day after that I was delivered, that this woman was delivered also: and we were together; there was no stranger with us in the house, save we two in the house.
 
3:19 
And this woman's child died in the night; because she overlaid it.
 
3:20 
And she arose at midnight, and took my son from beside me, while thine handmaid slept, and laid it in her bosom, and laid her dead child in my bosom.
 
3:21 
And when I rose in the morning to give my child suck, behold, it was dead: but when I had considered it in the morning, behold, it was not my son, which I did bear.
 
3:22 
And the other woman said, Nay; but the living is my son, and the dead is thy son. And this said, No; but the dead is thy son, and the living is my son. Thus they spake before the king.
 
3:23 
Then said the king, The one saith, This is my son that liveth, and thy son is the dead: and the other saith, Nay; but thy son is the dead, and my son is the living.
 
3:24 
And the king said, Bring me a sword. And they brought a sword before the king.
 
3:25 
And the king said, Divide the living child in two, and give half to the one, and half to the other.
 
3:26 
Then spake the woman whose the living child was unto the king, for her bowels yearned upon her son, and she said, O my lord, give her the living child, and in no wise slay it. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor thine, but divide it.
 
3:27 
Then the king answered and said, Give her the living child, and in no wise slay it: she is the mother thereof.
 
3:28 
And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king: for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to do judgment.
 
4:1 
So king Solomon was king over all Israel.
 
4:2 
And these were the princes which he had; Azariah the son of Zadok the priest,
 
4:3 
Elihoreph and Ahiah, the sons of Shisha, scribes; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, the recorder.
 
4:4 
And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the host: and Zadok and Abiathar were the priests:
 
4:5 
And Azariah the son of Nathan was over the officers; and Zabud the son of Nathan was principal officer, and the king's friend:
 
4:6 
And Ahishar was over the household: and Adoniram the son of Abda was over the tribute.
 

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