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The king said, -Divide the living boy in two; then give half to the one, and half to the other. But the woman whose son was alive said to the king -because compassion for her son burned within her - -Please, my lord, give her the living boy; certainly do not kill him! The other said, -It shall be neither mine nor yours; divide it. Then the king responded: -Give the first woman the living boy; do not kill him. She is his mother.
Bible: Hebrew, 1 Kings. 3:25-37.

Solomon resolves a dispute between two women over a child. Solomon's wisdom was proven by this story.
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