1 Kings 1:29

“And the king sware, and said, As the LORD liveth, that hath redeemed my soul out of all distress,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the king sware, and said, As the Lord liueth, that hath redeemed my soule out of all distresse,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The king vowed and said, "As the LORD lives, who has redeemed my life from all distress,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the king sware, and said, As Jehovah liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the king took an oath, and said, By the living Lord, who has been my saviour from all my troubles,
- Basic English Bible

And the king swore, and said, [As] Jehovah liveth, who has redeemed my soul out of all distress,
- Darby Bible

And the king swore, and said, As the LORD liveth, that hath redeemed my soul out of all distress,
- Webster's Bible

The king swore, and said, "As Yahweh lives, who has redeemed my soul out of all adversity,
- World English Bible

And the king sweareth and saith, `Jehovah liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the king swore and said: 'As the LORD liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 1:29


1:29 Out of all distress - The words contain a gratefulacknowledgement of the goodness of God to him, in bringing him safe throughthe many difficulties, which had lain in his way, and which he now mentionsto the glory of God, (as Jacob when he lay a dying) thus setting to hisseal, from his own experience that the Lord redeemeth the souls of hisservants.


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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