1 Kings 1:15

“And Bathsheba went in unto the king into the chamber: and the king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite ministered unto the king.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Bath-sheba went in vnto the King into the chamber: and the king was very olde, and Abishag the Shunammite ministred vnto the king.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So Bathsheba went in to the king in the bedroom. Now the king was very old, and Abishag the Shunammite was ministering to the king.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Bath-sheba went in unto the king into the chamber: and the king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite was ministering unto the king.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Bath-sheba went into the king's room; now the king was very old, and Abishag the Shunammite was waiting on him.
- Basic English Bible

And Bathsheba went in to the king into the chamber; and the king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite ministered to the king.
- Darby Bible

And Bath-sheba went to the king into the chamber: and the king was very old; and Abishag the Shunamite ministered to the king.
- Webster's Bible

Bathsheba went in to the king into the room. The king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite was ministering to the king.
- World English Bible

And Bath-Sheba cometh in unto the king, to the inner chamber, and the king [is] very aged, and Abishag the Shunammite is serving the king:
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Bath-sheba went in unto the king into the chamber. --Now the king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite ministered unto the king.--
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 1 Kings 1

  • Ann
    Solomon rode in on a donkey from where

  • Dewey J
    Gbenga, I think not. Romans 14:5 says, Let Everyman be fully persuaded in his own mind. Nathan had a pure heart therefore Adonijah and Joab knew that so he was not invited to the illegal crowning of Adonijah. Glory be to God in the highest through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ amen!
  • Kenielhuntley
    The Lord had long ordained Solomon to be king, over Israel and Judah. The lesson learnt is: on your journey to becoming your purpose, the devil will attempt to hinder your success, by putting his own people in your way, attempting to rob you of your right as a child of God, however, you must contact the correct authority,God, and he'll clarify the situation for you.
  • TATA M. JALEIBAH-NEAL for verse 34
    Inspiring anthem that was sang to anoint Solomon King.
  • Kenibrahim2
    Surely king david did a good work to clarify lord 's power
  • Gbenga
    Probably if Adonijah had invited Prophet Nathan with Joab and co,would he have said anything to Bathsheba.What do you say?

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