1 Chronicles 23:1

“So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Chronicles 23:1

So when Dauid was old and full of dayes, he made Solomon his sonne king ouer Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now when David reached old age, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now David was old and full of days; and he made Solomon his son king over Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now David was old and full of days; and he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
- Basic English Bible

And David was old and full of days; and he made Solomon his son king over Israel.
- Darby Bible

So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel.
- Webster's Bible

Now David was old and full of days; and he made Solomon his son king over Israel.
- World English Bible

And David is old, and satisfied with days, and causeth his son Solomon to reign over Israel,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now David was old and full of days; and he made Solomon his son king over Israel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Chronicles 23:1

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 23:1


23:2 Gathered, &c. - To declare God's mind and his own will, thatSolomon should be his successor: and to acquaint them with thosedirections which he had received from God by the spirit.

23:3 Upwards - Not only 'till fifty, as it was appointed,#Numb 4:2|,3, but even 'till their death: for that was but a temporarylaw grounded upon a special reason, because the Levites were employedin carrying the tabernacle and sacred vessels from place to place; andtherefore God would have them freed from those burdens when they came tofeel the infirmities of age: which reason wholly ceasing upon the buildingof the temple, their work being far easier than it had been, and theirservice being more a privilege than a burden, their time of service isjustly prolonged.


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