1 Kings 2:1

“Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 2:1

Now the dayes of Dauid drew nigh, that he should die, and he charged Solomon his sonne, saying;
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As David's time to die drew near, he charged Solomon his son, saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now the time of David's death came near; and he gave orders to Solomon his son, saying,
- Basic English Bible

And the days of David were at hand that he should die; and he enjoined Solomon his son saying,
- Darby Bible

Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,
- Webster's Bible

Now the days of David drew near that he should die; and he commanded Solomon his son, saying,
- World English Bible

And draw near do the days of David to die, and he chargeth Solomon his son, saying,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying:
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 2:1

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 2:1


2:2 I go the way, &c. - Even the sons and heirs of heaven, must gothe way of all the earth, of all who dwell thereon. But they walk withpleasure in this way, thro' the valley of the shadow of death.Prophets, yea kings must go this way to brighter light and honour thanprophecy or sovereignty. Be strong - For, to govern his people accordingto the law of God, requires great fortitude, or strength of mind. And aman - In manly wisdom, and courage, and constancy, though thou art butyoung in years.

2:3 The law - Which the prince was enjoined to transcribe and read,#Deut 17:11|, that be might govern his own and his peoples actions byit. Mayest profit - Or, behave thyself prudently. Hereby heintimates, that religion is the truest reason of state, and that all truewisdom and good success depend upon piety.


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