1 Kings 1:36

“And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: the LORD God of my lord the king say so too.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Benaiah the sonne of Iehoiada answered the King, and said, Amen: The Lord God of my lord the king say so too.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king and said, "Amen! Thus may the LORD, the God of my lord the king, say.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: Jehovah, the God of my lord the king, say so `too'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, answering the king, said, So be it: and may the Lord, the God of my lord the king, say so.
- Basic English Bible

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king and said, Amen: Jehovah, the God of my lord the king, say so too.
- Darby Bible

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: the LORD God of my lord the king say so too.
- Webster's Bible

Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, "Amen. May Yahweh, the God of my lord the king, say so.
- World English Bible

And Benaiah son of Jehoiada answereth the king, and saith, `Amen! so doth Jehovah, God of my lord the king, say;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said: 'Amen; so say the LORD, the God of my lord 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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