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Solomon's Secret

This story can be found in 1 Kings chapter 3, and tells the story of a very wise King.

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Page 1

When Solomon was made king, one night he heard God's voice say "I will help you. What would you like me to give you?".

Solomon asked for wisdom.

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Page 2

Solomon grew to be a very wise king. One day two women came with a baby.

The first said, "Not long ago we both gave birth to baby boys. Hers was sick and died".

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Page 3

The first woman said, "she got up during the night while I was sleeping and took my baby, putting hers in his place".

"No!" said the other woman, "This baby is mine; that dead one was yours!".

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Page 4

"Stop!" ordered the king.

Then he ordered a soldier to cut the baby in two and give half to each woman.

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Page 5

The real mother threw herself at the king's feet.

"No! Please don't kill him! She can have him..."

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Page 6

"Stop!" said the king. "Don't kill the baby.

Give it to this woman because she is the real mother".

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