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Epitome: “a perfect example of something”

Reference: Oxford Learner Dictionaries

1. Wisdom

Other versions
  • (Behold, you are wiser than Daniel! There is no secret that can be hidden from you! Ezekiel 28:3 NKJV

When God spoke to Satan about wisdom, he did not speak about Solomon (who had earthly wisdom) but Daniel (who had both earthly & spiritual wisdom; the former seen in his being the Prime Minister for several Kings and the latter in his walk with God). 

2. Tongues

Other versions

  • I thank God that I speak in [strange] tongues (languages) more than any of you or all of you put together 1 Corinthians 14:18 AMPC

If GOD uses others more than you, could it not be that they did something more than you that caught His attention?
Read: No Favouritism

3. Full Life Span & Health

  • Although Moses was 120 years old2 when he died, his eyesight was not dim3, nor had his vigor4  left him.  Deuteronomy 34:7 NASB

Other versions

  • Although Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died, his eyesight was not dim, nor his natural strength abated. Deuteronomy 34:7 AMP
  • Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died, yet his eyes were not weak, and his vitality had not diminished. Deuteronomy 34:7 BSB

Read: Moses was 120 … Deuteronomy 34:7

4. Wealth

  • I will also give you riches, possessions, and honor, such as none of the kings who were before you has possessed nor will those who will come after you.” 2 Chronicles 1:12 AMP
  • And I have also given you what you have not asked: both riches and honor, so that there shall not be anyone like you among the kings all your days. 1 Kings 3:13 NKJV
  • All King Solomon’s drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; silver was not considered valuable in the days of Solomon. 2 Chronicles 9:20 NASB
  • All King Solomon’s drinking vessels were gold, and all the vessels of the House of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. Not one was silver, for this was accounted as nothing in the days of Solomon. 1 Kings 10:21 NKJV

5. Quick Blessing

  • the ark of God remained with the family of Obed-edom in his house for three months; and the LORD blessed5 the family of Obed-edom and all that he had. 1 Chronicles 13:14 NASB
  • So the ark of the Lord remained in the house of Obed-edom the Gittite for three months, and the Lord blessed Obed-edom and all his household (family). Now King David was told6, “The Lord has blessed the house of Obed-edom and all that belongs to him, because of the ark of God.” 2 Samuel 6:11-12 AMP

6. Walking with GOD

When Jared was a hundred and sixty-two years old, he became the father of Enoch… When Enoch was sixty-five years old, he became the father of Methuselah. Enoch walked [in habitual fellowship] with God three hundred years after the birth of Methuselah and had other sons and daughters. So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years. And [in reverent fear and obedience] Enoch walked with God; and he was not [found among men], because God took him [away to be home with Him]. Genesis 5:18,21-24 AMP

Read: Enoch walked with God

7. Hard Work

  • But by the [remarkable] grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not without effect. In fact, I worked harder than all of the apostles, though it was not I, but the grace of God [His unmerited favor and blessing which was] with me. 1 Corinthians 15:10 AMP
Read: WORK


  1. Implying that he was speaking in Tongues all the time. Possibly the secret of Paul's spirituality and fruitfulness.
  2. Full Life Span = 120 years. 
    See: his days shall be 120 years.” Genesis 6:3 NASB
    I will give you a full life span Exodus 23:26 NIV
  3. Implying good health. Read: HEALTH
  4. 3893 לח [lêach] \lay'-akh\ From the same as 3892; {freshness} that {is} vigor: - natural force. 3892 לח [lach] \lakh\ From an unused root meaning to be new;{fresh} that {is} unused or undried: - {green} moist
  5. 01288 בּרך [bârak] \baw-rak'\ A primitive root; to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of
    {adoration}) and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to
    curse (God or the {king} as treason): - X {abundantly} X {altogether} X at {all} {blaspheme} {bless} {congratulate} {curse} X {greatly} X {indeed} kneel ({down}) {praise} {salute} X {still} thank.
  6. How great a blessing it would have been to be reported to the King about Obed-edom's prosperity?