1 Kings 1:6

“And his father had not displeased him at any time in saying, Why hast thou done so? and he also was a very goodly man; and his mother bare him after Absalom.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And his father had not displeased him at any time, in saying, Why hast thou done so? And hee also was a very goodly man, and his mother bare him after Absalom.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

His father had never crossed him at any time by asking, "Why have you done so? And he was also a very handsome man, and he was born after Absalom."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And his father had not displeased him at any time in saying, Why hast thou done so? and he was also a very goodly man; and he was born after Absalom.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now all his life his father had never gone against him or said to him, Why have you done so? and he was a very good-looking man, and younger than Absalom.
- Basic English Bible

And his father had not grieved him at any time in saying, Why doest thou so? and he was also a very comely man; and [his mother] bore him after Absalom.
- Darby Bible

And his father had not displeased him at any time in saying, Why hast thou done so? and he also was a very goodly man; and his mother bore him after Absalom.
- Webster's Bible

His father had not displeased him at any time in saying, "Why have you done so?" and he was also a very handsome man; and he was born after Absalom.
- World English Bible

and his father hath not grieved him [all] his days, saying, `Wherefore thus hast thou done?' and he also [is] of a very good form, and [his mother] bare him after Absalom.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And his father had not grieved him all his life in saying: 'Why hast thou done so?' and he was also a very goodly man; and he was born after Absalom.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 1:6


1:6 Displeased him - This is noted as David's great error, and theoccasion of Adonijah's presumption. Saying - He neither restrainedhim from, nor reproved him for his miscarriages: which David well knewwas a great sin. Goodly man - This was a second ground of his confidence,because his great comeliness made him amiable in the peoples eyes.


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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