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2 SAMUEL, 24.

David's mighty men. 5 Although my house be not so with 18 And ? Abishai, the brother of Joab, Before CHRIST|God; syet

CHRIST he hath made with me an the son of Zeruiah, was chief B among

1018. everlasting covenant, ordered B in all three B. And he lifted up his spear a. things B, and sure: for * this is * all my gainst three hundred, tand slew them,

91 Chron. salvation, and all my desire, 5 although and had the name among 13 three.

11. 20. he make it not to grow 5.

19 Was he not 14 most honourable of 14 | Heb. 6 But the son of Belial shall be 6 three ? therefore he was their captain : slain. all of them as thorns thrust away, be- howbeit he attained not unto 13 the first cause they cannot be taken with hands: three 13,

7 But the man that shall touch them 20 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, + Fieb, must be † fenced with iron and the staff the son of & valiant man,

Josh. 15. of Kab.

21. of a spear; and they 7 shall be 7 utterly zeel, † who had done many acts, he

+ Heb. burned with fire in the same place. slew B two lionlike men ß of Moab : he

great a 8 These be the names of the mighty went down also and slow a lion in the 07. krs. men whom David had: B1: The Tachmon- midst of y a pity in 15 time of 15 snow:. • Ex. 15. 15. ite that sat in the seats, chief y among 21 And he slew an Egyptian, ta goodly 1 Chron. ll.

22. 註: ***

the captains y; the same & was Adino the man: and the Egyptian had' a spear in
Ezoite: 1 he lift up his spear & against eight his hand; but he went down to him

+ Heb. liona

called,

statuere.

of cou. Svei Car.hondred, † whom he slew at one time. with a staff, and plucked the spear out

+ leb IL II. 9 And after him was Eleazar the son of the Egyptian's hand, and slew him

a man of of Dodo the Ahohite, one of the three with his own spear. I He mighty men with David, when they de 22 These things did Benaiah the son of

trnance, or

and fied the Philistines that were there ga- Jehoiada,

sight:

had the name among I Ca. 11. thered together B to battle, and the men 13 three mighty men.

I Chron.ll. of Israel were gone away:

23 He was more honourable than the 10 He arose, and smote the Philistines thirty, but he attained not to 13 the first

of great until his band was weary, and his hand three ls. And David set him over his

1 Or, clave unto the sword : and the LORD 1 + guard.

honenrable wrought a great victory that day; and the 24 Asahel the brother of Joab was one

among the people & returned after him only to spoil. of the thirty; Elhanan the son of Dodo il Chr. 11

Ich. 8. 18. 11 And after him was Shammah" the of Beth-lebem, son

& 20. 23. of Agee the Hararite. * And the 25 * Shammah Bthe Harodite, ß Elika the

1 Or. * See 1 Chr. Philistines were gathered together | in- Harodite,

council. 11. 13, 14

to a troop ß, where was a piece of ground 26 Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ik Heb. full of lentiles : and the people fled from kesh the Tekoite,

at his conthe Philistines. 27 Abiezer the Anethothite, 8 Mebunnai mand.

1 Sam. 22. 12 But he stood in the midst of the the Hushathite,

14. ground, and defended it, and slew the 28 Zalmon the Ahohite, Maharai the

uch. 9. 28. Philistines : and the LORD wrought a Netophathite,

* See I Chr. great victory. 29 Heleb the son of Baanah, & Ne.

11. 27. (1 Chr. 11 13 And 10 | three of the_thirty chief 10 tophathite, Ittai the son of Ribai out of

went down, and came to David B in the Gibeah of the children of Benjamin,
harvest time B unto the cave of Adul. 30 Benaiah the Pirathonite, Hiddai of
lam: and the troop of the Philistines the brooks of yGaash,

1 Or, ralleys. pitched in the valley of Rephaim. 31 Abi-albon the Arbathite, Azmaveth

Deut. 1. 24. 1 S. 2 14 And David was then in 11. an hold, the Barhumite,

y Judg. 2. 9.
and the 1% garrison of the Philistines 82 Eliahba thé Shaalbonite, B of the sons
Has then in Beth-lehem.

of Jashen, Jonathan,
15 And David longed, and said, Oh that one 33 Shammahß the Hararite, Ahiam the
woald give me drink of the water of the son of Sharar the Hararite,
well of Beth-lehem, which is by the gate! 34 Eliphelet the son of Ahasbai, B the

16 And the three mighty men brake son of the Maachathite, Eliam the son
through the host of the Philistines, and of Ahithophel the Gilonite,
drew water out of the well of Beth-lehem, 35 Hezrai the Carmelite, Paarai the
that was by the gate, and took it, and Arbite,
brought it to David : nevertheless he 36 Igal the son of Nathan of Zobah,
would not drink thereof, but poured it Bani the Gadite,
out into the LORD.

37 Zelek the Ammonite, Nahari the Bee.
17 And he said, Be it far from me, orothite, armourbearer to Joab the son of

LORD, that I should do this: is not this Zeruiah,
L.15.10. Pthe blood of the men that went in jeo 38 · Ira an Ithrite, Gareb an Ithrite,

:ch. 20. 26. pardy of their lives ? therefore he would 89 • Uriah the Hittite: thirty and seren

a cb. 11.3, 6. not drink it. These things did these in all. three mighty men.

CHAPTER 24.

1 David, tempied by Satan, forceth Joab to VAR. REND.-3 V. 5. For is not my house so with number the people. 5 The captains, in nine God? for, Do. Th. Ke.; For is not my house thus

months and twenty days, bring the muster of with God, that

thirteen hundred thou and fighting men. 10 ? Evo, Omit.

5 will he

Darid, haring three plagus propounded by Lot make it to grow ? Ex. Th. Xe.-OV. 6. they

Gad, repentein, and chooseth the three days that be worthless are. 7 V. 7. are.

BV. S. pestilence. 15 After the death of threescore and Rather, knights; 80, or similarly, Ge. Ex. Th. Ke.; ten thousand, David by repentance prezinteth 2017. bat see Var. Read. 'V. 10. stood firm.

the destruction of Jerusalem. 18 barid, dy

& ch.21.1. V. 13. the three chiefs of the thirty, Gr. Ke.; of

Gad's direction, purchaseth Araunah's thresh.
ingfloor ; where haring sacrificed, the plague

Satin, the knights, Ew. Th. — v. 14. the. J2 outport. stayeth.

See 1 Chr.

91). VAR. READ. - V. 5. B for all time, Sept. Th. Gr. ND &again the anger of the LORD

ANI -V. 8. B Jashobeam, the son of Hachmoni (or,

James 1.13,

was kindled against Israel, and he the Hachmonite, Th. . Ke.), Kenn. Mo. Ew. (Er., however, would retain also the words that VAR. REND.-13 Vs. 18, 19, 22, 23. the three.-14V. 19. est in the seat'), Th. . Ke. We. Comp. 1 Chr. more honourable than. —-15 v. 20. the day of the. 3. , 92- y over the thirty, Be. Gr. (i Chr. 11. VAR. READ.--V. 18. B. of (or, over, Gr.) the thirty, 11,; of the three, We. - & lift up his spear, Ex. Pesh. Be. We. Gr.; of the knights, Heb. text, Exo. Th. Ta. Ke. Gr. as 1 Chr. 11. II).--- V. 9.B ; the same Ke.V. 19. B the thirty, Pesh. We. Ke. Gr.; the was with David at Pasdammim, when the Philis- knights, Th. V, 20. B the two sons of Ariel, Sept. tie had gathered together there, Th. Ew. We. Gr. Ew. Th. Be. We, Rei.--y the well, Heb. text, Ew. Ke.

Chr. 11. 13), V. 10. B Add, which had fled, V. 25. B son of, Gr. (after Sept. and i Chr. 11. 27). Vlg. Th. Ew --V. 11. B to Lechi, Kenn. Th. . V. 27. B Sibbechai, Th. We. Rei. Gr. Hervey, Ke. Ex Ke. We; see Judg. 15. 9 (pt.), = V. 13. B un- (as ch. 21. 18; 1 Chr. 11. 29). V8. 32, 33. B Jashen the to the rock, Ex. Th. We. (1 Chr. 11. 15); unto the Gizonite, Jonathan son of Shaggah, Gr.; similarly We. bold, Gr. Comp. 1 Sam. 22. 1, 5.

Herrey, Ke. (1 Chr. 11. 84). V. 34. B Omit, We. Gr.

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2 SAMUEL, 24.

The plague is stayed Before moved David against them to say, Go, what answer I shall return to him that CHRIST number Israel and Judah.

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107. 2 2 For the king said to Joab B the cap- 14 And David said unto Gad, I am in 61 Chron.

tain B of the host, which 3 ras with him, a great strait: let us fall Now into the 27. 23, 24, Go' now through all the tribes of Israel, hand of the LORD ; for his inercies are

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even to Beer-sheba, and i great: and let me not fall into the Compass. * number ye the people, that I may band of man. ¢ Judy. 20.1. know the number of the people.

15 I B So the LORD sent a pestilence

See Ira. Jer. 17. 5. 3 And Joab said unto the king, Now | upon Israel from the morning even to

the LORD thy God add unto the people, the time & appointedß: and there died of Zech. how many soever they be, an hundred- the people from Dan even to Beer-sheba 1 Chrva.

21. 14. fold, and that the eyes of my lord the seventy thousand men. king may see it : but why doth my lord 16 "And when the angel stretched out the king delight in this thing ?

his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, 4 Notwithstanding the king's word pre- the LORD repented him of the evil, railed against Joab, and against the cap- and said to the angel that destroyed the tains of the host. And Joab and the people, it is enough: stay now thine

I sam is captains of the host went out from the hand. And the angel of the LORD

Joel 21 presence of the king, to number the peo- by the threshing place of * Araunah the ple of Israel.

Jebusite. 5 And they passed over Jordan, and 17 And David spake unto the LORD e Deut. 2. B pitched in Aroer, on the rignt side when he saw the angel that smote the 36.

Sre tee . ofB the city that lieth in the midst of people, and said, Lo, I have sinned, and Josh. 13. 9,

2 Carua 2 the 5 i river

Gad ,

and toward I have done wickedly : but these sheep, 16.

1. 1 Jazer : 1 Or, palley

what have they done ? let thine hand, I Num. 32.

6 Then they came to Gilead, and to pray thee, be against me, and against my 1, 3. the | land ß of Tahtim-hodshiß; and they father's house. ? Or, nether

y to

9 Dan-jaun, and y about to 18 q And Gad came that day to David, land whey A Zidon,

and said unto him, : Go up, rear an altar : 1 CEM inhabited.

7 And came the strong hold of unto the LORD in the threshingtoor of 9 Josh, 19.

Tyre, and to all the cities of the Hivites, † Araunah the Jebusite.
47.
Judg. 18.29. and of the Canaanites : and they went out 19 And David, according to the easing of
A Josh. 19.

to the south of Judah, even to Beer- Gad, went up as the LORD commanded.
sheba.

20 And Araunah looked, and saw the Judg. 16.28. 8 So when they had gone throngh all the king and his servants coming on toward

land, they came to Jerusalem at the end him: and Araunah went out, and boxed
of nine months and twenty days.

himself before the king on his face upon
9 And Joab gave up the sum of the the ground.

number of the people unto the king: 21 And Araunah said, Wherefore is my See I Chr. "and there were in Israel eight hun. lord the king come to his servant ? « Ard 21. 5. dred thousand valiant men that drew David said, To buy the threshingfloor of

the sword ; and the men of Judah thee, to build an altar unto the LORD,
toere five hundred thousand men.

that the plague may be stayed from the
t1 Sam. 24. 10 And David's heart smote him after people.
5.

that he had numbered the people. And 29 And Araunah said unto David, Let Icb. 12. 13. David said unto the LORD, "I have sin- my lord the king tako and offer up what

ned greatly in that I have done : and seemeth good unto him : « behold, here is aga now, I beseech thee, O LORD, take away be oxen for burnt sacrifice, and thresh

the iniquity of thy servant; for I have ing instruments and other instruments I Sam. 13. ** done very foolishly.

of the oxen for wood. 13.

11. For when David was up in the 23 All these things Blodid Araunah, cs a

morning, the word of the LORD came king 10 B, give unto the king. And Arannl Sam. 22. unto the prophet a Gad, David's seer, nah said unto the king, The LORD thy saying,

God daccept thee. al Sam. 9. 9.

12 Go and say unto David, Thus saith 24 And the king said unto Araunah. 1 Chron. 29.

the LORD, I offer thee three things ; Nay ; but I will surely buy it of thee at
choose thee one of them, that I may do a price: neither will I offer burnt offer-
it unto thee.

ings unto the LORD my God of that 13 So Gad came to David, and told which doth cost me nothing. So · David p See 1 Chr. hiin, and said unto him, Shall BP seven bought the threshingfloor and the Oxen 21. 12.

years of famine come unto thee in thy for fifty shekels of silver.
land? or wilt thou flee three months 25 And David built there an altar unto
before thine enemies, while they pursue the LORD, and offered burnt offerings and
thee? or that there be three days' pes. peace offerings. So the LORD was in- ch.31. 16.
tilence in thy land ? now advise, and see treated for the land, and the plague was

stayed from Israel. VAR. REXD. - Chap. 24. 1v. l. saying. 2 V. 2. And. -3 were. * V8. 2, 4. muster. 5 V. 5. VAR. REND. - V. 15. Or, of meeting, Sense very Or, torrent-valley, Th. Ke. Comp. Deut. 2. 36. uncertain : according to Targ. Ra. Ki. 'till the tize toward Gad, We. - 7 . 7. south-country.

of offering up the morning sacrifice: accordins to VAR. READ.-Chap. 24. V. 2. B and to the cap. another old Jewish opinion, with which Sepi Pek tains, Ex. Th. We. (after v. 4 and 1 Chr. 21. 2). agree, 'till mid-day.') 9 V. 22. the. -lo F.

V. 5. B began with Aroer, and with, Sept. (doth Araunah, o king, Ke. MSS.) We, and partly Gr. --- V. 6. B below the sea VaR. Read. -v. 15. B And David chose the pes of Kedesh, Th.; below Hermon, Ew. Gr.; of the tilence, And it was the time of wheat-tarren Hittites (Hi) unto Kedesh, Sept. (4 MSS.) We. when the plague began in the people, We from y to Dan, and from Dan they went, We. and partly Sept.; . Th. keep text as well). V. 93.s dott Sept. (4 mss.) --- V. 13. B three, Sept. Ew. Th. Be. the servant of my lord the king, We. (. T.: did We. Gr. Comp. 1 Chr. 21. 12.

Araunah, 3 MSS. Sept. Pech. Vulg. (MSS.) Herrey.

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THE THIRD BOOK OF THE KINGS.
CHAPTER 1.

15 [ And Bath-sheba went in unto the Painte

Before CHRIST

king into the chamber: and the king

CHRIST 1 Alishag cherisheth David in his extreme age.

10.5. 5. donijah, Dupid's darling, usurpeth the king was very old ; and Abisha; the Saunam

11 By the counsel of Vuthan, 15 Birth mite ministered unto the king.
Hur bu metrih the king, 2 ant Yuthan second. th 16 And Bath-sheba bowed, and did obei.
Acr. 8 David renoweth his onth to Bath-sheba.

sance unto the king. And the king said,
32 sulmon, by David's appointment; being + What wouldest thou ?

Heb. What anointed king by Zadok and Vuthun, iho peopie triumph. 41 Jonuthan bringiny these news,

17 And she said unto him, My lord, to thee A dond's guests Aty. 50 Adornijih, Nying 10 I thou swarest by the LORD thy God ver. 13, 30. Ute horns of the altur, upon his vuod behaviour unto thine handmaid, saying, Assuredly i dismissed by Solomon.

Solomon thy son shall reign after me, + Beb. into New kinge David was bold andere at risk and hana hao weit be pola my throne, with clothes, but he gat no heat.

eth; and ß now, my lord the king, thou 2 Wherefore his servants said unto him, knowest it not: * Web. LA: Let there be sought for my lord the

19 * And he hath slain oxen and fat a ver. 7, 3, king ta young virgin: and let her stand cattle and sheep in abundance, and hath before the king, and let her it cherish called all the sons of the king, and him, and let her lie in thy bosom, that

Abiathar the priest, and Joab the cap-
my lord the king may get heat.

tain of the host: but Solomon thy ser.
$ So they sought for a fair damsel vant hath he not called.
throughout all the coasts of Israel, and 20 And B thou, my lord, 0 king, the
found Abishag a Shunammito,

and eyes of all Israel are upon thee, that
brought her to the king.

thou shouldest tell them who shall
4 And the damsel was very fair, and on the throne of my lord the king after
? cherished the king, and ministered to him.
him: but the king knew her not.

21 Otherwise it shall come to pass,
5¢ Then 6 Adonijah the son of Haggith when my lord the king shall * sleep with * Deut. 31.
exalted himself, saying, I will † be king; his fathers, that I and my son Solomon
and

chariots
he prepared him
and shall be counted toffenders.

ch. 2. 10. horsemen, and fifty men to run before 22 And, lo, while she yet talked

1 Heb. him.

with the king, Nathan the prophet also 6 And his father had not displeased came in. Het forum

him tat any time in saying, Why hast 23 And they told the king, saying, Be

thou done so? and he also was a very hold Nathan the prophet. And when he
41 Bazu, 2.5, goodly, man; dand his mother bare him was come in before the king, he bowed
1 Chr. 2.2.
after Absalom.

himself before the king with his face to
7 And the conferred with Joab the son the ground.
of Zeruiah, and with Abiathar the 24 And Nathan said, My lord, Oking,

priest: and they T following Adonijah hast thou said, Adonijah shall reinn ** Sam. 21. helped him.

after me, and he shall sit upon my But Zadok the priest, and Benaiah throne ? Ice 2, , the son of Jehoiada, and Nathan the 25 •For he is gone down this day, and

o ver. 19. prophet, , and Shimei, and B Rei, and hath slain oxen and fat cattle and sheep

the mighty men which belonged to Da- in abundance, and bath called all the
vid, were not with Adonijah.

king's sons, and the captains of the
g. 13 9 And Adonijah slew sheep and oxen nost, and Abiathar the priest; and, be-
* ! šum. II. and fat cattle by the stone of Zoheleth, hold, they eat and drink before him,

which is by i En-rogel, and called all his and say, Pt God save king Adonijah. pl Sam. 10. brethren the king's gons, and all the 26 But me, eren me thy servant, and

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lieb. Let men of Judah the king's servants : Zadok the priest, and Benaiah the son

king Ado. 10 But Nathan the prophet, and Be- of Jehoiada, and thy servant Solomon, tjur 1.ve. naish, and the mighty men, and Solo- hath he not called. mnon his brother, he called not.

27 Is this thing done by my lord the 11 Wherefore Nathan spake unto king, and thou hast not shewed it unto Bath-sheba the mother of Solomon, say. thy B servant, who should sit on the ing, Hast thou not heard that Adonijah throne of my lord the king after him? the son of Haggith doth reign, and 28 Then king David answered and David our lord knoweth it not?

said, Call me Bath-sheba. And she came 12 Now therefore come, let me, I pray tinto the king's presence, and stood be. Heb. thee, give thee counsel, that thou may fore the king. est save thine own life, and the life of 29 And the king sware, and said, 1 A8 thy son Solomon,

the Lord liveth, that hath redeemed my 13 Go and get thee in unto king David, soul out of all distress,

30 'Even as I sware unto thee by the ver. 27. lord, king, swear unto thine hand LORD God of Israei

, saying, Assuredly 1 Cler. 12. maid, saying,

* Assuredly Solomon thy Solomon thy son shall reinn after me, son shall reign after me, and he shall and he shall sit upon my throne in my sit upon my throne ? why then doth stead; even go will I certainly do this day. Adonijah reign ?

31 Then

Bath-sheba bowed with her 14 Behold, while thou yet talkest there face to the earth, and did reverence to with the king, I also will come in after the king, and said, Let my lord king

. Neh. 2. 3. thee, and confirm thy words. David live for ever.

Dan. 2. 4. VAR. REND.--Chap. 1. 1 v. 2. become a companion

VAR. READ. - V. 18. B thou, very many MSS. nato -2 V. 4. became a companion unto.

Versions, Th. . Bähr. (1.) — V. 20. B now, many Vat. READ.-Chap. 1. V. 8. B Hushai, the friend Mss. Targ. (but not ed. La.) Th. V. 27. B So Heb. of David, Th. (partly after Jos.)

marg., servants, Heb. text, Th. Ke, .

24.

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92 Sam. 4.9.

Solomon is anointed king.

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Refore 32 [ And king David said, Call me Za. 50 I And Adonijah feared because of

Rotere CHRIST dok the priest, and Nathan the prophet, Solomon, and

arose, and went, and

CH &TT 1015.

and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada. And caught hold on the horns of the altar.
they came before the king,

51 And it was told Solomon, saying, Be- ich 22 1 2 Sam. 20.

33 The king also said unto them, "Take hold, Adonijah feareth king Soloinon :
with you the servants of your lord, and for, lo, he hath caught hold the

Solomon my son to ride upon horns of the altar, saying, Let king + Heb.

tmine own mule, and bring him down Solomon swear unto me to day that he 20. be- to B Gihon :

will not slay his servant with the sword. longeth to

3. And let Zadok the priest and Na. 52 And Solomon said, If he will shew See Esth. 6.

than the prophet anoint him there himself a worthy man, there shall not = 1 Sem

king over Israel: and blow ye with the an hair of him fall to the earth: but if ? Chr. $2. trumpet, and say, God save king Solo. wickedness shall be found in him, he mon.

shall die. Il Sam. 10. 35 Then ye shall come up after him, 53 So king Solomon sent, and they 1. that he may

come and sit upon my brought him down from the altar. And $ 163, 12. 2 Sam. 2. .

throne ; for he shall be king in my he came and bowed himself to king Su.

stead : and I have appointed him to be lomon: and Solomon said unto him, Go an. 19. 16. ruler over Israel and over Judah.

to thine house. 2 Kings 9.3.

36 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada 11. 12.

CHAPTER 2. y 2 Sam. 15.

answered the king, and said, Amen: the
LORD God of my lord the king say so too.

1 David, having given a churge to Solomon, Sof

reltjious258, 5 of Jotb, 7 of Barzillai, 8 of 2 Kin. 9. 13. 37 - As the LORD hath been with my Shiniei, 10 dicth, 12 Solomon succeedeth, 13 A. l. 14.

lord the king, even so be he with Solo. donijsh, moving Bath-sheba to fue unto Solonen Josh. 1.5, mon, and make his throne greater than

for Abishag, is put to death 26 Abiathar, karing 17

his life given him, is deprived of the priesthod 1 Sam. 20. the throne of my lord king David.

28 Joab fleeing to the horns of the aliar is there 13. 38 So Zadok the priest, and Nathan

slain. 35 Benaiah is put in Joud's room, and a ver. 17. the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Zadık in Abiuthar's. 36 Shimei, contined to be 82 Sam. 8.

Jehoiada, and 3 the Cherethites, and the rusalem, by occusion of guing thence to Gath, is 28 Pelethites 3. went down, and cansed Solo. pul lo deuih.

. Gen. € & 23.20 - 23.

OW & drew and brought him to B Gihon.

39 And Zadok the priest took an horn Solomon his son, saying, . Et. 30. 23, of coil out of

the tabernacle, and
2 I go the way of all the earth: ebe

Teut 1. danointed Solomon. And they blew the thou strong therefore, and shew thyself 19, 20.

trumpet; and all the people said, God a man; di Cur. 19.

Dect 1 save king Solomon. 3 And keep the charge of the LORD Jes. 11

1 Ch.2.1 el Sam. 10.

40 And all the people came up after thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep

him, and the people piped with pipes, his statutes, and his commandments, and Or, flutes. and rejoiced with great joy, so that the his judgments, and his testimonies, as

earth rent with the sound of thein. it is written in the law of Moses, that
41 And Adonijah and all the guests thou mayest . || prosper in all that thou
that were with himn heard it as they had doest, and whithersoever thou turnest
made an end of eating. And when Joab thyself :
heard the sound of the trumpet, he 4 That the LORD may continue his R$ 192,13
said, Wherefore is this noise of the city word which he spake concerning me,

2 Biog being in an uproar ?

saying, I If thy children take heed to 42 And while he yet spake, behold, their way, to gwalk before me in truth Jonathan the son of Abiathar the priest with all their heart and with all their

came : and Adonijah said unto him, soul, there shall not fail thee (said he) ? Sam. 18. Come in ; for thou art a * valiant man, a man on the throne of Israel.

27.
1
and bringest good tidings.

5 Moreover thou knowest also what
43 And Jonathan answered and said to Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me,
Adonijah, Verily our lord king David land what he did to the two captains of
hath made Solomon king.
the hosts of Isrnel, unto * Abner the son

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44 And the king hath sent with him of Ner, and unto Amasa the son of
Zadok the priest, and Nathan the pro- Jether, whom he slew, and shed B the
phet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, blood of war ß in peace, and put the
and the Cherethiter, and the Pelethites, blood of war upon his girdle that ras 1 Sam. 21
and they have caused him to ride upon about his loins, and in his shoes that
the king's mule :
were on his feet.

+ Heat 45 And Zadok the priest and Nathan 6 Do therefore in according to thy wis. the prophet have anointed him king in dom, and let not his hoar head go down

Pros 20 B Gibon: and they are come up from to the grave in peace. thence rejoicing, so that the city rang 7 But shew kindness unto the sons of

31. azain. This is the noise that ye have * Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them heard.

be of those that eat at thy table : for • 91 Chr. 29. 46 And also Solomon 9 Bitteth on the so they came to me when I fled be

2 Sam. throne of the kingdom.

cause of Absalom thy brother. 47 And moreover the king's servants 8 And, behold, thou hast % with thee sum. 16. came to bless our lord king Darid, say. 4 Shimei the son of Gera, & Benjamite ing. BA God make the name of Solomon of Bahurim, which cursed me with a

better than thy name, and make his + grievous curse in the day when I went iGen. 17.3L throne greater than thy throne. And

Sum to Mahanaim: but he came down to the king bowed himself upon the bed. meet me

at Jordan, and I sware to 48 And also thus said the king, Blessed him by the LORD, saying, I will not put

be the LORD God of Israel, which hath thee to death with the sword. :ch. 36 *given Bone to sit on my throne this 9 B Now therefore 'hold him not guilt

Job 9 Ps. 132. 11, dav, mine eyes even seeing it. less : for thou art a wise man, and

Ges. 49 And all the guests that were with knowest what thou oughtest to do unto

H 31. Adonijah were afraid, and rose up, and him; but his hoar head bring thou went every man his way,

down to the grave with blood.

10 So * David slept with his fathers, VAR. REND.-SV. 88. See on 2 Sam. 8. 18. - and was buried in the city of David. 4 V. 42. worthy. VAR. READ. -V&. 33, 38, 45. B Gibeon, Th. (1.)

VAR. REND. - Cha, Q. iv, 5. namely, Th. V. 47. B So Heb. marg. Thy God, lieb. text, Th. 91'. 8. i.e. near. Bui.; comp. r. 36.- V. 48. B one of my seed, Sept. VAR. READ.- Chap. 2. v. 5. Binnocent hlari Torg. Pesh. Th.

Sept. Th. - V. 9. B Thou, Sept.' Pulo. Do. 7. (7.)

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Before 11 And the days that David 'reigned Joab_was fied unto the tabernacle of Before CHRIST over Israel were forty years : seven years the LORD ; and, behold, he is by the

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reigned he in Hebron, and thirty and altar. 8 Then Solomon sent Benaiah the 11 Sum 6.4.

three years reigned he in Jerusalem. son of Jehoiada, saying, Go, fall upon
12. Then sat Solomon upon

the him.
throne of David his father ; and his 80 And Benaiah came to the tabernacle
.1 Chr. 29.
kingdom was established greatly.

of the LORD, and said unto him, Thus 1 Chr. 1.1.

13 | And Adonijah the son of Haggith saith the king, Come forth. And he 2014

came to Bath-sheba the mother of Solo. said, Nay; but I will die here. And
mon. And she said, Comest thou peace- Benaiah brought the king word again,
ably? And he said, Peaceably.

saying, Thus said Joab, and thus he
14 He said moreover, I have somewhat answered me.
to say unto thee. And she said, Say on. 31 And the king said unto him, "Do as r Ex. N. 14.

15 And he said, Thou knowest that the he hath said, and fall upon him, and & ch. 1.5 kingdom was mine, and that all Israel bury him; that thou mayest take away Num 35 83

Deut.19.13 their faces on me, that I should the innocent blood, which Joab shed,

&*1.8, 9. reign : how beit the kingdom is turned from me, and from the house of my

about, and is become my brother's: for father. #1 Chr. 22 dit was his from the LORD.

32 And the LORD 31 shall return 3 his 1 Judg. 9.24, 16 And now I ask one petition of thee, blood upon his own head, who fell up

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Ps. 7. 16. ITU. 21.30

1 deny me not. And she said unto him, on two men more righteous wand better
Say on.
than he, and slew them with the sword,

u 2 Chr. 21.

13. + Before 17 And he said, Speak, I pray thee, my father David not knowing thereof, to

into Solomon the king, (for he will not wit, * Abner the son of Ner, captain of z 2 Sam. 3.
say thee nay,) that he give me 'Abishag the host of Israel, and y Amasa the son
the Shunammite to wife.

of Jether, captain of the host of Judah. y 2 Sam. 20. 18 And Bath-sheba said, Well; I will 33 - Their blood shall • therefore return

10. speak for thee unto the king.

upon the head of Joab, and *upon the 2 Sam. 3. 19 Bath-sheba therefore went unto head of his seed for ever : & but upon king Solomon, to speak unto him for David, and upon his seed, and upon his « Prov. 25.5.

Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet house, and upon his throne, 5 shall there Zs. 22. 12. her, and I bowed himself unto her, and be peace for ever from the LORD.

sat down on his throne, and caused a 34 So Benaiah the son of Jehoiada went

seat to be set for the king's mother; up, and fell upon him, and slew him : 1 Soe Puss. and she sat on his right hand.

and he was buried in his own house in
91. Then she said, I desire one small the wilderness.
petition of thee; I pray thee, say me not 35 And the king put Benaiah the son

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i.ay. And the king said unto her, Ask of Jehoiada in his room over the host :
on, my mother : for I will not say thưe and Zadok the priest did the king put Num. 25.
in the room of Abiathar.

11, 12, 13

) Sar. 2.35. 21 And she said, Let Abishag the Shu 36 And the king sent and called for

See ? Chr.6. nammite be given to Adonijah thy bro & Shimei, and said unto him, Build thee ther to wife.

an house in Jerusalem, and 'dwell there, 22 And king Solomon answered and said and go not forth thence any whither. unto his mother, And why dost thou 37 For it shall be, that on the day thou a ser. 8. ask Abishag the Shunammite for Adoni. goest out, and passest over the brook jah? ask for him the kingdom also; for Kidron, thou shalt know for certain that 2 Sam. 15.

he is mine elder brother; Beven for thou shalt surely die : thy blood shall 1.2.

Lev. 20. 9. him, and for " Abiathar the priest, and be upon thine own head.

Josh. 9. 19. for B Joab the son of Zeruiah.

38 And Shimei said unto the king, The 2 Sam. 1.16. TI king Solomon sware by the saying good : as my lord king Lah 1. 1;.' LORD, saying, God do so to me, and hath said, so will thy servant do. And

more also, if Adonijah have not spoken Shimei dwelt in Jerusalem many days.
this word against his own life.

39 And it came
to pass at the end of

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24 Now therefore, as the LORD liveth, three years, that two of the servants of
which hath established me, and set me Shimei ran away unto 9 Achish son of g 1 Sam. 27.
on the throne of David my father, and Maachah king of Gath. And they told
who hath made me an house, as ho Shimei, saying, Behold, thy servants be
promized, Adonijah shall be put to in Gath.

death this day. ICE 22.10.

40 And Shimei arose, and saddled his 35 And king Solomon sent by the hand ass, and went to Gath to Achish to seek 10.4

of Benaiah the son of Jehoiada ; and his servants : and Shimei went, and
he fell upon him that he died.

brought his servants from Gath.
26 And unto Abiathar the priest said 41 And it was told Solomon that Shimei
1 Soxle 11.18

the king, Get thee to Anathoth, unto had gone from Jerusalem to Gath, and
thine own fields; for thou art t worthy was come again.
of death: but I will not at this time 42. And the king sent and called for
put thee to death, because thou barest Shimei, and said unto him, Did I not
the ark of the Lord God before David make thee to swear by the LORD, and
my father, and because thou hast been protested unto thee, saying, Know for a
1

sticted in all wherein my father was certain, on the day tbon goest out, and * 12 aflicted.

walkest abroad any whither, that thou 27 8o Solomon thrust out Abiathar from shalt enrely die? and thou saidst unto being priest unto the LORD; that home, The word that I have heard is good. might fulfil the word of the LORD, 43 Why then hast thou not kept the which he spake concerning the house of oath of the LORD, and the commandEh in Shiloh.

ment that I have charged thee with? Then tidings came to Joab: for Joab 44 The king said moreover to Shimei, 17. Phad tamed after Adonijah, B though he Tbou knowest "all the wickedness which A 2 Sam. 16.

turned not after Absalom B.' And Joab thine heart is privy to, that thou didst
fled unto the tabernacle of the LORD, to David my father: therefore the LORD
and e caught hold on the horns of the
altar.

VAR. REND._3 V. 82. return. v. 33. Let their 29 And it was told king Solomon that blood. ---- 5 let.

VAR. READ. - V. 29. B Insert, And king Solomon VAR READ. - V. 22. f and he hath with him sent to Joab, saying, What hath happened unto Abathar the priest and, Sept. Vulo. B. Th. thee, that thou hast fled unto the altar? And

* B and had not turned after Solomon, Sept. Joab said, I was afraid of thee, and fled unto the Pers. Vulg. Joa. Etc. Th. Gr.

LORD, Sept. Th. .

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