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 1 Kings 1:1 - 2:46
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 1  - Click for Chapter Audio
1:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now King David was old, advanced in age; and they covered him with clothes, but he could not keep warm.
 
1:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So his servants said to him, "Let them seek a young virgin for my lord the king, and let her attend F1 the king and become his nurse; and let her lie in your bosom, that my lord the king may keep warm."
 
1:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So they searched for a beautiful girl throughout all the territory of Israel, and found Abishag the Shunammite, R1 and brought her to the king.
 
1:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The girl was very beautiful; and she became the king's nurse and served him, but the king did not cohabit F2 with her.
 
1:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now Adonijah R2 the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, "I will be king." So he R3 prepared for himself chariots and horsemen with fifty men to run before him.
 
1:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
His father had never crossed F3 him at any time by asking, "Why have you done so?" And he was also a very handsome man, and he R4 F4 was born after Absalom.
 
1:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He F5 had conferred with Joab R5 the son of Zeruiah and with Abiathar R6 the priest; and following Adonijah R7 they helped him.
 
1:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But Zadok R8 the priest, Benaiah R9 the son of Jehoiada, Nathan R10 the prophet, Shimei, R11 Rei, and the R12 mighty men who belonged to David, were not with Adonijah.
 
1:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Adonijah sacrificed sheep and oxen and fatlings by the stone F6 of Zoheleth, which is beside En-rogel; R13 and he invited all his brothers, the king's sons, and all the men of Judah, the king's servants.
 
1:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But he did not invite Nathan the prophet, Benaiah, the mighty men, and Solomon R14 his brother.
 
1:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Nathan spoke to Bathsheba R15 the mother of Solomon, saying, "Have you not heard that Adonijah the son of Haggith has become king, and David our lord does not know it?
 
1:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"So now come, please let me give R16 you counsel and save your life and the life of your son Solomon.
 
1:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Go at F7 once to King David and say to him, `Have you not, my lord, O king, sworn to your maidservant, saying, "Surely R17 Solomon your son shall be king after me, and he shall sit on my throne"? Why then has Adonijah become king?'
 
1:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Behold, while you are still there speaking with the king, I will come in after you and confirm your words."
 
1:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So Bathsheba went in to the king in the bedroom. Now the R18 king was very old, and Abishag the Shunammite was ministering to the king.
 
1:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Bathsheba bowed and prostrated herself before F8 the king. And the king said, "What do F9 you wish?"
 
1:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
She said to him, "My lord, you swore to your maidservant by the LORD your God, saying, `Surely R19 your son Solomon shall be king after me and he shall sit on my throne.'
 
1:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Now, behold, Adonijah is king; and now, my lord the king, you do not know it.
 
1:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"He R20 has sacrificed oxen and fatlings and sheep in abundance, and has invited all the sons of the king and Abiathar the priest and Joab the commander of the army, but he has not invited Solomon your servant.
 
1:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"As for you now, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, to tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.
 
1:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Otherwise it will come about, as R21 soon as my lord the king sleeps with his fathers, that I and my son Solomon will be considered offenders." F10
 
1:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Behold, while she was still speaking with the king, Nathan the prophet came in.
 
1:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
They told the king, saying, "Here is Nathan the prophet." And when he came in before the king, he prostrated himself before F11 the king with his face to the ground.
 
1:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Nathan said, "My lord the king, have you said, `Adonijah shall be king after me, and he shall sit on my throne'?
 
1:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"For R22 he has gone down today and has sacrificed oxen and fatlings and sheep in abundance, and has invited all the king's sons and the commanders of the army and Abiathar the priest, and behold, they are eating and drinking before him; and they say, `Long R23 live King Adonijah!'
 
1:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"But R24 me, even me your servant, and Zadok the priest and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada and your servant Solomon, he has not invited.
 
1:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Has this thing been done by my lord the king, and you have not shown to your servants F12 who should sit on the throne of my lord the king after him?"
 
1:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then King David said, "Call Bathsheba to me." And she came into the king's presence and stood before the king.
 
1:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The king vowed and said, "As R25 the LORD lives, who has redeemed my life from all distress,
 
1:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
surely as I R26 vowed to you by the LORD the God of Israel, saying, `Your son Solomon shall be king after me, and he shall sit on my throne in my place'; I will indeed do so this day."
 
1:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Bathsheba bowed with her face to the ground, and prostrated herself before F13 the king and said, "May R27 my lord King David live forever."
 
1:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then King David said, "Call to me Zadok R28 the priest, Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada." And they came into the king's presence.
 
1:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The king said to them, "Take with you the R29 servants of your lord, and have my son Solomon ride on my own mule, and bring him down to Gihon. R30
 
1:34 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Let Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anoint R31 him there as king over Israel, and blow R32 the trumpet and say, `Long R33 live King Solomon!'
 
1:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Then you shall come up after him, and he shall come and sit on my throne and be king in my place; for I have appointed him to be ruler over Israel and Judah."
 
1:36 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king and said, "Amen! Thus may the LORD, the God of my lord the king, say.
 
1:37 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"As R34 the LORD has been with my lord the king, so may He be with Solomon, and make R35 his throne greater than the throne of my lord King David!"
 
1:38 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So Zadok R36 the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the R37 Cherethites, and the Pelethites went down and had Solomon ride on King David's mule, and brought him to Gihon. R38
 
1:39 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Zadok the priest then took R39 the horn of oil from the tent and anointed R40 Solomon. Then they blew R41 the trumpet, and all the people said, "Long R42 live King Solomon!"
 
1:40 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
All the people went up after him, and the people were F14 playing on flutes and rejoicing with great joy, so that the earth shook F15 at their noise.
 
1:41 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now Adonijah and all the guests who were with him heard it as they finished eating. When Joab heard the sound of the trumpet, he said, "Why is F16 the city making such an uproar?"
 
1:42 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
While he was still speaking, behold, Jonathan R43 the son of Abiathar the priest came. Then Adonijah said, "Come in, for you R44 are a valiant man and bring good news."
 
1:43 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But Jonathan replied to Adonijah, "No! Our lord King David has made Solomon king.
 
1:44 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"The king has also sent with him Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the Cherethites, and the Pelethites; and they have made him ride on the king's mule.
 
1:45 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet have anointed him king in Gihon, and they have come up from there rejoicing, so R45 that the city is in an uproar. This is the noise which you have heard.
 
1:46 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Besides, Solomon R46 has even taken his seat on the throne of the kingdom.
 
1:47 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Moreover, the king's servants came to bless our lord King David, saying, `May your R47 God make the name of Solomon better than your name and his throne greater than your throne!' And the R48 king bowed himself on the bed.
 
1:48 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"The king has also said thus, `Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who has R49 granted one to sit on my throne today while my own eyes see it."'
 
1:49 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then all the guests of Adonijah were terrified; and they arose and each went on his way.
 
1:50 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And Adonijah was afraid of Solomon, and he arose, went and took R50 hold of the horns of the altar.
 
1:51 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now it was told Solomon, saying, "Behold, Adonijah is afraid of King Solomon, for behold, he has taken hold of the horns of the altar, saying, `Let King Solomon swear to me today that he will not put his servant to death with the sword.' "
 
1:52 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Solomon said, "If he is a worthy man, not R51 one of his hairs will fall to the ground; but if wickedness is found in him, he will die."
 
1:53 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So King Solomon sent, and they brought him down from the altar. And he came and prostrated himself before F17 King Solomon, and Solomon said to him, "Go to your house."
 
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2:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As David's time R52 F18 to die drew near, he charged Solomon his son, saying,
 
2:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"I R53 am going the way of all the earth. Be R54 strong, therefore, and show F19 yourself a man.
 
2:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, His commandments, His ordinances, and His testimonies, according R55 to what is written in the Law of Moses, that you R56 may succeed in all that you do and wherever you turn,
 
2:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
so that the R57 LORD may carry out His promise which He spoke concerning me, saying, `If R58 your sons are careful of their way, to R59 walk before Me in truth F20 with all their heart and with all their soul, you R60 F21 shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.'
 
2:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Now you also know what Joab the son R61 of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner R62 the son of Ner, and to Amasa R63 the son of Jether, whom he killed; he also shed F22 the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt about F23 his waist, and on his sandals on F24 his feet.
 
2:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"So R64 act according to your wisdom, and do not let his gray hair go down to Sheol F25 in peace.
 
2:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"But show R65 kindness to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let R66 them be among those who eat at your table; for R67 they assisted F26 me when I fled from Absalom your brother.
 
2:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Behold, there R68 is with you Shimei the son of Gera the Benjamite, of Bahurim; now it was he who cursed me with a violent F27 curse on the day I went to Mahanaim. But when he R69 came down to me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the LORD, saying, `I will not put you to death with the sword.'
 
2:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Now therefore, do not let him go unpunished, for R70 you are a wise man; and you will know what you ought to do to him, and you will bring his gray hair down to Sheol F28 with blood."
 
2:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then David R71 slept with his fathers and was buried in the R72 city of David.
 
2:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The R73 days that David reigned over Israel were forty years: seven R74 years he reigned in Hebron and thirty-three years he reigned in Jerusalem.
 
2:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And Solomon R75 sat on the throne of David his father, and his kingdom was firmly established.
 
2:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now Adonijah the son of Haggith came to Bathsheba the mother of Solomon. And she said, "Do R76 you come peacefully?" And he said, "Peacefully."
 
2:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then he said, "I have something to say to you." And she said, "Speak."
 
2:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So he said, "You know that the R77 kingdom was mine and that R78 all Israel expected F29 me to be king; however, R79 the kingdom has turned about and become my brother's, for R80 it was his from the LORD.
 
2:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Now I am making one request of you; do not refuse F30 me." And she said to him, "Speak."
 
2:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then he said, "Please speak to Solomon the king, for he will not refuse F31 you, that he may give me Abishag R81 the Shunammite as a wife."
 
2:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Bathsheba said, "Very well; I will speak to the king for you."
 
2:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah. And the king arose to meet her, bowed before her, and sat on his throne; then he had R82 a throne set for the king's mother, and she R83 sat on his right.
 
2:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then she said, "I am making one small request of you; do R84 not refuse F32 me." And the king said to her, "Ask, my mother, for I will not refuse F33 you."
 
2:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So she said, "Let R85 Abishag the Shunammite be given to Adonijah your brother as a wife."
 
2:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
King Solomon answered and said to his mother, "And why are you asking Abishag the Shunammite for Adonijah? Ask R86 for him also the kingdom--for R87 he is my older brother--even for him, for Abiathar R88 the priest, and for Joab the son of Zeruiah!"
 
2:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then King Solomon swore by the LORD, saying, "May God do so to me and more also, if Adonijah has not R89 spoken this word against his own life. F34
 
2:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Now therefore, as the LORD lives, who has established me and set me on the throne of David my father and who R90 has made me a house as He promised, surely Adonijah shall be put to death today."
 
2:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So King Solomon sent R91 Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he fell upon him so that he died.
 
2:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then to Abiathar the priest the king said, "Go R92 to Anathoth to your own field, for R93 you deserve F35 to die; but I will not put you to death at this time, because you R94 carried the ark of the Lord GOD before my father David, and because you R95 were afflicted in everything with which my father was afflicted."
 
2:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So Solomon dismissed Abiathar from being priest to the LORD, in order to fulfill the R96 word of the LORD, which He had spoken concerning the house of Eli in Shiloh.
 
2:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now the news came to Joab, for R97 Joab had followed Adonijah, although R98 he had not followed Absalom. And Joab fled to the tent of the LORD and took R99 hold of the horns of the altar.
 
2:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
It was told King Solomon that Joab had fled to the tent of the LORD, and behold, he is beside the altar. Then Solomon sent R100 Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, saying, "Go, R101 fall upon him."
 
2:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So Benaiah came to the tent of the LORD and said to him, "Thus the king has said, `Come out.' " But he said, "No, for I will die here." And Benaiah brought the king word again, saying, "Thus spoke Joab, and thus he answered me."
 
2:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The king said to him, "Do R102 as he has spoken and fall upon him and bury him, that R103 you may remove from me and from my father's house the blood which Joab shed without cause.
 
2:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"The R104 LORD will return his blood on his own head, because R105 he fell upon two men more righteous and better than he and killed them with the sword, while my father David did not know it: Abner R106 the son of Ner, commander of the army of Israel, and Amasa R107 the son of Jether, commander of the army of Judah.
 
2:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"So R108 shall their blood return on the head of Joab and on the head of his descendants F37 forever; but to David and his descendants F37 and his house and his throne, may there be peace from the LORD forever."
 
2:34 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Benaiah R109 the son of Jehoiada went up and fell upon him and put him to death, and he was buried at his own house in R110 the wilderness.
 
2:35 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The R111 king appointed Benaiah the son of Jehoiada over the army in his place, and the king appointed Zadok R112 the priest in R113 the place of Abiathar.
 
2:36 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now the king sent and called for Shimei R114 and said to him, "Build for yourself a house in Jerusalem and live there, and do not go out from there to any place.
 
2:37 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"For on the day you go out and cross R115 over the brook F38 Kidron, you will know for certain that you shall surely die; your R116 blood shall be on your own head."
 
2:38 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Shimei then said to the king, "The word is good. As my lord the king has said, so your servant will do." So Shimei lived in Jerusalem many days.
 
2:39 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But it came about at the end of three years, that two of the servants of Shimei ran away to R117 Achish son of Maacah, king of Gath. And they told Shimei, saying, "Behold, your servants are in Gath."
 
2:40 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then Shimei arose and saddled his donkey, and went to Gath to Achish to look for his servants. And Shimei went and brought his servants from Gath.
 
2:41 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
It was told Solomon that Shimei had gone from Jerusalem to Gath, and had returned.
 
2:42 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So the king sent and called for Shimei and said to him, "Did I not make you swear by the LORD and solemnly warn you, saying, `You will know for certain that on the day you depart and go anywhere, you shall surely die'? And you said to me, `The word which I have heard is good.'
 
2:43 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Why then have you not kept the oath of the LORD, and the command which I have F39 laid on you?"
 
2:44 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The king also said to Shimei, "You R118 know all the evil which you F40 acknowledge in your heart, which you did to my father David; therefore the R119 LORD shall return your evil on your own head.
 
2:45 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"But King Solomon shall be blessed, and the R120 throne of David shall be established before the LORD forever."
 
2:46 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So R121 the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and he went out and fell upon him so that he died. Thus R122 the kingdom was established in the hands of Solomon.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F1 Lit stand before
F2 Lit know her
F3 Lit pained him
F4 Lit she gave him birth
F5 Lit his words were
F6 Or Gliding or Serpent Stone
F7 Lit and enter
F8 Lit to
F9 Lit to you
F10 Lit sinners
F11 Lit to
F12 Some mss read servant
F13 Lit to
F14 Lit fluting
F15 Lit was split
F16 Lit is the sound of the city an uproar
F17 Lit to
F18 Lit days
F19 Lit become a man
F20 Or faithfulness
F21 Lit there shall not be cast off to you a man from before Me
F22 Lit made
F23 Lit that was about
F24 Lit that were on
F25 I.e. the nether world
F26 Lit came near to
F27 Or grievous
F28 I.e. the nether world
F29 Lit set their faces on me
F30 Lit turn away my face
F31 Lit turn away your face
F32 Lit turn away my face
F33 Lit turn away your face
F34 Lit soul
F35 Lit are a man of death
F36 Heb YHWH, usually rendered LORD
F37 Lit seed
F38 Or wadi
F39 Lit commanded
F40 Lit your heart acknowledges

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R1 Joshua 19:18; 1 Samuel 28:4
R2 2 Samuel 3:4
R3 2 Samuel 15:1
R4 2 Samuel 3:3,4
R5 1 Chronicles 11:6
R6 1 Samuel 22:20,23; 2 Samuel 20:25
R7 1 Kings 2:22
R8 2 Samuel 20:25; 1 Chronicles 16:39
R9 2 Samuel 8:18
R10 2 Samuel 12:1
R11 1 Kings 4:18
R12 2 Samuel 23:8-39
R13 Joshua 15:7; 18:16; 2 Samuel 17:17
R14 2 Samuel 12:24
R15 2 Samuel 12:24
R16 Proverbs 15:22
R17 1 Kings 1:30; 1 Chronicles 22:9-13
R18 1 Kings 1:1
R19 1 Kings 1:13
R20 1 Kings 1:9
R21 Deuteronomy 31:16; 2 Samuel 7:12; 1 Kings 2:10
R22 1 Kings 1:9
R23 1 Samuel 10:24
R24 1 Kings 1:8,10
R25 2 Samuel 4:9
R26 1 Kings 1:13,17
R27 Daniel 2:4; 3:9
R28 1 Kings 1:8
R29 2 Samuel 20:6,7
R30 2 Chronicles 32:30; 33:14
R31 1 Samuel 10:1; 16:3,12; 2 Samuel 5:3; 1 Kings 19:16; 2 Kings 9:3
R32 2 Samuel 15:10
R33 1 Kings 1:25
R34 Joshua 1:5,17; 1 Samuel 20:13
R35 1 Kings 1:47
R36 1 Kings 1:8
R37 2 Samuel 8:18
R38 1 Kings 1:33
R39 Exodus 30:23-32; Psalms 89:20
R40 1 Chronicles 29:22
R41 1 Kings 1:34
R42 1 Samuel 10:24
R43 2 Samuel 15:27,36;
R44 2 Samuel 18:27
R45 1 Kings 1:40
R46 1 Chronicles 29:23
R47 1 Kings 1:37
R48 Genesis 47:31
R49 2 Samuel 7:12; 1 Kings 3:6
R50 Exodus 27:2; 30:10; 1 Kings 2:28
R51 1 Samuel 14:45; 2 Samuel 14:11; Acts 27:34
R52 Genesis 47:29; Deuteronomy 31:14
R53 Joshua 23:14
R54 Deuteronomy 31:7,23; Joshua 1:6,7
R55 Deuteronomy 17:18-20
R56 1 Chronicles 22:12,13
R57 2 Samuel 7:25
R58 Psalms 132:12
R59 2 Kings 20:3
R60 2 Samuel 7:12,13; 1 Kings 8:25; 9:5
R61 2 Samuel 2:13,18
R62 2 Samuel 3:27; 1 Kings 2:32
R63 2 Samuel 20:10
R64 1 Kings 2:9
R65 2 Samuel 19:31-38
R66 2 Samuel 9:7,10
R67 2 Samuel 17:27-29
R68 2 Samuel 16:5-8
R69 2 Samuel 19:18-23
R70 1 Kings 2:6
R71 Acts 2:29;
R72 2 Samuel 5:7; 1 Kings 3:1
R73 2 Samuel 5:4,5; 1 Chronicles 3:4;
R74 2 Samuel 5:5
R75 1 Chronicles 29:23; 2 Chronicles 1:1
R76 1 Samuel 16:4
R77 2 Samuel 3:3,4; 1 Kings 2:22
R78 1 Kings 1:5-25
R79 1 Kings 1:38-50
R80 1 Chronicles 22:9,10; 28:5-7
R81 1 Kings 1:3,4
R82 1 Kings 15:13
R83 Psalms 45:9
R84 1 Kings 2:16
R85 1 Kings 1:3,4
R86 2 Samuel 12:8
R87 1 Kings 1:6; 2:15; 1 Chronicles 3:2,5
R88 1 Kings 1:7
R89 Ruth 1:17
R90 2 Samuel 7:11,13; 1 Chronicles 22:10
R91 2 Samuel 8:18
R92 Joshua 21:18; Jeremiah 1:1
R93 1 Samuel 26:16
R94 1 Samuel 23:6; 2 Samuel 15:24-29
R95 1 Samuel 22:20-23; 23:8,9
R96 1 Samuel 2:27-36
R97 1 Kings 1:7
R98 2 Samuel 17:25;
R99 1 Kings 1:50
R100 1 Kings 2:25
R101 Exodus 21:14
R102 Exodus 21:14
R103 Numbers 35:33; Deuteronomy 19:13; 21:8,9
R104 Genesis 9:6; Judges 9:24,57; Psalms 7:16
R105 2 Chronicles 21:13,14
R106 2 Samuel 3:27
R107 2 Samuel 20:9,10
R108 2 Samuel 3:29
R109 1 Kings 2:25
R110 Joshua 15:61; Matthew 3:1
R111 1 Kings 4:4
R112 1 Chronicles 6:53; 24:3;
R113 1 Kings 2:27
R114 2 Samuel 16:5; 1 Kings 2:8
R115 2 Samuel 15:23; 2 Kings 23:6; John 18:1
R116 Joshua 2:19; 2 Samuel 1:16; Ezekiel 18:13
R117 1 Samuel 27:2
R118 2 Samuel 16:5-13
R119 1 Samuel 25:39; 2 Kings 11:1,12-16; Psalms 7:16
R120 2 Samuel 7:13; Proverbs 25:5
R121 1 Kings 2:25,34
R122 1 Kings 2:12; 2 Chronicles 1:1

 
 

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