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 1 Kings 2:1 - 11
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 2
2:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the time drew near for David to die, he gave a charge to Solomon his son.
 
2:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"I am about to go the way of all the earth," he said. "So be strong, show yourself a man,
 
2:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and observe what the LORD your God requires: Walk in his ways, and keep his decrees and commands, his laws and requirements, as written in the Law of Moses, so that you may prosper in all you do and wherever you go,
 
2:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and that the LORD may keep his promise to me: 'If your descendants watch how they live, and if they walk faithfully before me with all their heart and soul, you will never fail to have a man on the throne of Israel.'
 
2:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Now you yourself know what Joab son of Zeruiah did to me - what he did to the two commanders of Israel's armies, Abner son of Ner and Amasa son of Jether. He killed them, shedding their blood in peacetime as if in battle, and with that blood stained the belt around his waist and the sandals on his feet.
 
2:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Deal with him according to your wisdom, but do not let his gray head go down to the grave F3 in peace.
 
2:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai of Gilead and let them be among those who eat at your table. They stood by me when I fled from your brother Absalom.
 
2:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"And remember, you have with you Shimei son of Gera, the Benjamite from Bahurim, who called down bitter curses on me the day I went to Mahanaim. When he came down to meet me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the LORD: 'I will not put you to death by the sword.'
 
2:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But now, do not consider him innocent. You are a man of wisdom; you will know what to do to him. Bring his gray head down to the grave in blood."
 
2:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then David rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David.
 
2:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He had reigned forty years over Israel - seven years in Hebron and thirty-three in Jerusalem.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F3 Hebrew Sheol; also in verse 9

 
 

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