Pointing again to their history, Christ reminds the unbelievers of the Queen of Sheba, who came from a great distance, and across vast deserts, to hear the wisdom of Solomon.  She had heard but a rumor of the king’s great wisdom, but it impelled her to risk every difficulty to discover the truth of the matter.  But Christ’s generation, even with the promised Redeemer standing in their midst, rejected Him, and would not hear His wisdom, though He excelled Solomon in every way.  The queen of the south, then, would stand in the judgment to condemn the unbelievers of Jesus’ age, because her behavior so far excelled theirs, though the goal she sought after was much lower than could be attained through hearkening unto Christ.