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David's mighty men. desire, i although he make it not to B. C. 1018. Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was chief grow.
among three. And he lifted up his 6 9 But the sons of Belial shall be
spear against three hundred, Yand all of them as thorns thrust away,li Ps.73.25,26. slew them, and had the name among because they cannot be taken with
2 filled. 19 Was he not most honourable of 7 But the man that shall touch
three? therefore he was their capthem must be a fenced with iron,
un hon, and the staff of a spear; and they
the first three. shall be utterly burned with fire k.
| 20 And Benaiah the son of Jein the same place.
13 or, Josieb- hoiada, the son of a valiant man, 8 99 These be the names of the Lassebet of Kabzeel, 8 who had done many mighty men whom David had:
acts, he slew two 9lion-like men 3 The Tachmonite that sat in the
monite, seat, chief among the captains; (the
of Moab: he went down also and head of the three.
slew a lion in the midst of a pit in sanie was Adino the Eznite:) he lift
time of snow: up his spear against cight hundred,, whom he slew at one time.
21 And he slew an Egyptian, 10 a slain.
goodly man: and the Egyptian had 9 And alter him was Eleazar the
a spear in his hand , but he went son of Dodo the Ahohite, one of the Sor, for down to him with a staff, and pluckthree mighty inen with David, when foraging. ed the spear out of the Egyptian's they defied the Philistines that were
hand, and slew him with his own there gathered together to łattle, & or, the spear.
w the men of Israel were gone thyee cap. 22 These things did Benaiah the away:
tains boer son of Jehoiada, and had the name 10 He arose, and sinote the Philis- the thirty among three mighty men. ties until his hand was weary, and
23 He was 11 more honourable bis haud elave unto the sword: and 7 1Sa.22.1.
than the thirty, but he attained not the LORD wronght a great victory
to the first three. And David set that day, and the people returned
him 12 over his guard. after him only to spoil.
24 Asahel the brother of Joab was And after him was Shammah
one of the thirty ; Elhanan the son the son of Agee the Hararite. And
of Dodo of Beth-lehem, the Philistines were gathered to- slain. 125 Shammah the Harodite, Elika gether into a troop, where was a
the Harodite, plece of ground full of lentiles: and 8 great of 26 Helez the Paltite, Ira the son the people fled from the Philistines. acts, of Ikkesh the Tekoite, 12 But he stood in the midst of
27 Abiezer the Anethothite, Methe ground, and defended it, and 9 lions of bunnai the Hushathite, Siew the Philistines: and the LORD God." 28 Zalmon the Ahohite, Maharai wrought a great victory,
the Netophathite, 13 And Gthree of the thirty chiets10 a man of
29 Heleb the son of Baanah, a went down, and came to David in
Netophathite, Ittai the son of Ribai the harvest-time unto l the cave of
out of Gibeah of the children of Adullam: and the troop of the Phi
Benjamin, fistines pitched in the valley of called, a 30 Benaiah the Pirathonite, Hiddai Rephain.
man of of the 13 brooks of Gaash, 14 And David was then in an hold,l great 31 Abi-albon the Arbathite, Azmaand the garrison of the Philistines stature, veth the Barhumite, tous then in Beth-lehem.
1 Ch.11.23.1 32 Eliahba the Shaalbonite, of the 15 And David longed, and said, Oh
sons of Jashen, Jonathan, that one would give me drink of the 11 or, honour- 33 Shammah the Hararite, Ahiam water of the well of Beth-lehem, able among the son of Sharar the Hararite, which is by the gate!
the, &c. 34 Eliphelet the son of Ahasbai, 16 And the three mighty men brake
the son of the Maachathite, Eliam through the host of the Philistines, 12 at his com- the son of Ahithophel the Gilonite, and drew water out of the well of mand, or, 35 Hezraj the Carmelite, Paarai Beth-lehem, that was by the gate.) aver count. the Arbite, and took it, and brought it to David cil, 1 36 Igalthe son of Nathan of Zobah, bevertheless he was not drink Sa.22.14. 1 Bani the Gadite. thereof, but poured it out unto the
| 37 Zelek the Ammonite, Nahari LORD.
13 or, valleys. I the Beerothite, armour-bearer to 17 And he said, Be it far from me
Joab the son of Zeruiah, O LORD, that I should do this is not mch.20.26.
38 Iram an Ithrite,Gareban Ithrite,
39 Uriah n the Hittite : thirty and This the blood of the men that went
seven in all. in jeopardy of their lives? therefore
CHAPTER XXIV. he would not drink it. These things n did these three mighty men.
David, tempted by Satan, forceth Joab
to number the people. 18 And Abislai, the brother of
2 SAMUEL, XXIV.
plagues propounded. AND again a the anger of the B. C. 1017. thee in thy land ? or wilt thou flee A LORD was kindled against Is-
three months before thine enemies rael, and I he moved David against a ch.21.1. while they pursue thee? or that them to say, Go, b number Israel 1 Satan.
there be three days' pestilence in and Judah.
thy land ? Now advise, and see 2 For the king said to Joab the "
what answer I shall return to him captain of the host, which was with Ja. 1.13.14. that sent me. him, 2 Go now through all the tribes Ch 9 03 14 And David said unto God, I am of Israel, from Dan even to Beer
in a great strait: let us fall now sheba, and number ye the people,
into the hand of the LORD; (for his that I may know the number c of - or, Com- mercies are 5 great:) p and let me the people.
pass. not fall into q the hand of man. 3 And Joab said unto the king, c Jer. 17.5. 159 So the LORD sent a pestilence Now the LORD thy God add unto d Jos. 13.9. 16. upon Israel, from the morning even people. (how many soever they 3 or, valley. I died of the people from Dan
to the time appointed: and there be,) an hundred-fold, and that the eyes of my lord the king may see
e Nu.32.1,3. Beer-sheba seventy thousand men, it: but why doth my lord the king 4 or, nether 16 And when the angel r stretched delight in this thing?
land newly out his hand upon Jerusalem to 4 Notwithstanding the king's word inhabited. destroy it, the LORD repented shin prevailed against Joab, and against f Ju.18.29. of the evil, and said to the angel the captains of the host. And Joab Jos 19 os that destroyed the people, it is and the captains of the host went ains of the host wenn 1Sa.24.5.
enough:t stay now thine hand. out from the presence of the king,
And the angel of the LORD was by to number the people of Israel. ch.12.13. the threshing-place of Araunahu
5 T And they passed over Jordan, k Ho.14.2. the Jebusite.
when he saw the angel that smote midst of the 3 river of Gad, and to
the people, and said, Lo, I have v ward Jazer:e
sinned, and I have done wickedly: 6 Then they came to Gilead, and n Le 26.41, but these sheep, w what have they to the 4 land of Tahtim-hodshi;
43. done? Let thine hand, I pray thee, and they came to Dan-jaan,f and o iCh.21.12. be against me, and against my flabout to Zidon,
ther's house. 7 And came to the strong hold of
118 T And Gad came that day to Tvre, and to all the cities of the 5 or, many. David, and said un Hivites, and of the Canaanites: and in pa 1020 rear an altar unto the LORD in the they went out to the south of Judah, P. 110 128" threshing-floor of 6 Arzunah the even to Beer-sheba.
CXXXVI.Jebusite. 8 So when they had gone through
19 And David, according to the saall the land, they came to Jerusa-19
1 Ps. 106.41,
ing of Gad, went up as the LORD
42. lem at the end of nine months and Is.47.6.
commanded. twenty days.
20 And Araunah looked, and saw 9 And Joab gave up the sum of the r Ex. 12.23,
the king and his servants coming number of the people unto the king. ! $ Ps.90.13.
on toward him: and Araunah weut and there were in Israel eight hun- 135.14.
out, and bowed himself before the dred thousand valiant men that t Is. 27.8. kinz on his face upon the ground. drew the sword; and the men of 57.16. 1.21 And Araunah said, Wherefore Judah were five hundred thousand! Joel 2.13, is my lord the king come to his ser men.
vant? And David said, To buy 10 ST And David's heart smote h u ver. 18. the threshing-floor of thee, to build him after that he had numbered Ch.21,15, fan altar unto the LORD, that the the people. And David said unto Ornan, Plague may be stayed y from the the LORD, Ii have sinned greatly 2Ch.3.1. people. in that I have done and now, I v Ps.51.4. 22 And Araunalı said unto Davu, beseech thee, O LORD, take away k . Pe 1. Let my lord the king take and oper the iniquity of thy servant; for 1
up what seemeth good unto him: have done very foolishly.
(behold, here be oxen z tor burut11 For when David was up in the x Ge.23.8.16. Sacritice, and threshing instruments morning. the word of the LORD,, No 16 47 and other instruments of the lacul came unto the prophet Gad, m Da
50. for wood. vid's seer, saying, 12 Go and say unto David, Thus
23 All these things did Araung, z 1Ki. 19.21.1
. 1941. as a king, a give unto the me saith the LORD, I offer thee three, a Ps.43.16. And Araunah said unto the alus, Things, choose n thee one of them. Rev. 1.6.
The LORD thy God accept b thee.
The that I may do it unto thee.
24 And the king said unto Arau, 13 So Gad came to David, and told Eze. 20.40, nal. Nav : but I will surely bay him, and said unto him, Shall se
of thee at a price: neither will ven o years of famine come untol
I offer burnt-offerings unto the LORD
an altar. my God of that which doth cost! B. C. 1017. 1 unto the LORD, and offered burutme nothing. So David bought the
offerings and peace-offerings. So threshing-toor and the oxen for fifty shekels of silver.
c ch.21, 14.
(the LORD was entreated c for the
land, and the plague was stayed 25 And David built there an altar
The First Book of the KINGS, commonly called
The Third Book of the KINGS.
From the Creation, 298.... Before Christ, 1015.... Year of David, 40.
B. C. 1015. Benaiah, and the mighty men, and Solomon, by David's appointment, is
Solomon his brother, he called anointed king.
entered not, NOW king David was old and into days. I ll 9 Wherefore Nathan spoke Ni stricken in years, and they
unto Bath-sheha the mother of Socovered him with clothes, but he
lomon, saying, Hast thou not heard sat no heat. 2 Wherefore his servants said un
3 a darsel,
that Adonijah the son of Haggith to him, Let 2 there be sought for
doth reign, and David our Lord
knoweth it not? my lord the king 3 a young virgin : 14 be a che- 12 Now therefore come, let me, I and let her stand before the king, Tisher unto. pray thee, give thee counsel, that and let her cherish him, and let.
thou mayest save thine own life, her lie in thy bosom, that my lord
and the life of thy son Solomon. the king may get heat.
b Lu. 14.11. | 13 Go and get thee in unto king 3 So they sought for a fair damsel
David, and say unto him, Didst not throughout all the coasts of Israel, reign. thou, my lord, o king, swear i unto and found Abishag a Shanammite, le 2Sam. 15.1.
thine handmaid, saying, Assuredand brought her to the king.
ly k Solomon thy son shall reign 4 And the damsel was very fair, 6 from his after me, and he shall sit upon my and cherished the king, and minis- days. throne? why then doth Adonijah tered to him: but the king knew his words
reign ? her not.
14 Behold, while thou yet talkest 5 T Then Adonijaha the son of
there with the king, I also will Maggith exalted himself. 6 saying, I ch.2.28. come in after thee, and 10 confirm I will 5 be king: and che prepared le 2Sa.20.25.
thy words. him chariots and horsemen, and
15 T And Bath-sheba went in unta fifty men to run before him. . 8 helped the king, into the chamber : and 6 And his father had not displeased
the king was very old; and Abishim at any time in saying, Why Adonijah. (hag the Shunammite ministered hast thou done so? and he also
unto the king. was a very goodly man: and his f ch.4.18. | 16 And Bath-sheba bowed, and did mother hare him after Absalom. lg 28a.23.8,
obeisance unto the king. And the 7 And 7 he conferred with Joab di
king said 11 What wouldest thou? the son of Zeruiah, and with Abia
17 And she said unto him, My mare the priest : and they. 8 fol. 9 or, the well lord, thou swarest by the LORD lowing Atonijah, helped him.
thy God unto thine handmaid, say8 But Zadok the priest, and Be-1
| 2Sa.17.17. iny, Assuredly Solomon thy son malah the son of Jehoiada, and Na k2Sa, 12.1,&c. shall reign after me, and he shall than the prophet, and Shimei, f and
sit upon my throne: Hei, and the mighty men q which
18 And now, behold, Adonijah belonged to David, were not withi ver.30. reigneth ; and now, my lord the Adonijah.
king, thou knowest it not: 9 And Adonijah slew sheep and
kich.22.6- 13. /.
10.. 19 And l he hath slain oxen and Oxen and fat cattle by the stone of
fat cattle and sheep in abundance, Zheleth, which is by 9 En-ro-112 What to
and hath called all the sons of the gel, and called all his brethren the
king, and Abiathar the priest, and
1 thee? King's sons, and all the men of Ju
Joab the captain of the host : but dal the king's servants :
1 ver.7-9. Solomon thy servant hath he not 10 But Nathan h the prophet, and l
We us make
1 KINGS, 1.
Adonijah's guests fty. 20 And thou, my lord, O king, the B. C, 1015. ye with the trumpet, and say, God eyes of all Israel are upon thee,
save king Solomon that thou shouldest tell them who
35 Then ye shall come up after shall sit on the throne of my lord m ch.2. 10.
him, that he may come and sit the king after him.
upon my throne; for he shall be 21 Otherwise it shall come to pass,
king in my stead : and I have apwhen my lord the king shall sleep m line shall sleen min ver. 19.
pointed him to be ruler over Israel with his fathers, that I and my son
and over Judah. Solomon shall be counted 12 of
36 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiafenders.
da answered the king, and said, 22 And, lo, while she yet talked
Amen : w the LORD God of my with the king, Nathan the propheto 1 Sa. 10.24. lord the king say so too. also came in.
37 As y the LORD hath been with 23 And they told the king, saying,"
14 before the my lord the king,
my lord the king, even so be he Behold Nathan the prophet. And
with Solomon, and make his throne when he was come in before theip 2Sam.4.9. greater z than the throne of niy king, he bowed himself before the
lord king David. king with his face to the ground. I 9 ver. 13,17. 38 So Zadok the priest, and Na 21 And Nathan said, My lord, O Ne.2.3.
than the prophet, and Benaiah the king, hast thou said, Adonijah shall Dan.2.4. son of Jehoiada, and the Cherethreign after me, and he shall sit upon 5.10.
ites, and the Pelethites, went down, my throne ?
6.21. and caused Solomon to ride uport 25 For n he is gone down this day,l.
king David's mule, and brought and hath slain oxen and fat cattle $ 252.20.0 him to Gihon. and sheep in abundance, and hath 15 which be- 1 39 And Zadok the priest took an called all the king's sons, and the longeth horn of oil a out of the tabernacle, captains of the host, and Abiathar to me, and b anointed Solomon. And they the priest ; and, hehold, they eat Es.6.8. blew the trumpet; C and all the and drink before him, and say, 13+ OCH people said, God save king SoloGod save o king Adonijah. .
mon. but me, even me thy servant, lu ch.19.16. | 40 And all the people came up atier and Zadok the priest, and Benaiah 1Sa, 10.1. him; and the people piped with the son of Jehoiada, and thy servant 16.3, 12. pipes, and rejoiced with great jos, Solomon, hath he not called.
2Sam.2.4. so that the earth rent with the 27 Is this thing done by my lord 5.3. sound of them. ...
2Ki.9.3. the king, and thou hast not showed
41 TAnd Adonijah and all the it unto thy servant, who should sit
guests that were with him heard il
Ps.S9.20,36. on the throne of my lord the king
as they had made an end of eating. after him?
And when Joab heard the sound 28 T Then king David answered
of the trumpet, he said, Wherefore and said, Call me Bath-sheba. And
is this noise of the city being in an she came 14 into the king's pre
uproar ? sence, and stood before the king.
42 And while he yet spake, be29 And the king sware, and said, p1
hold, Jonathan the son of Abiathar As the LORD liveth, that hath re
the priest came; and Adonijah said deemed my soul out of all distress,
unto him, Come in; for e thou art 30 Even as I sware q unto thee by the LORD God of Israel, saying, As
ant man, and bringest good
- 1Ch.17.27. tidings. suredly Solomon thy son shall reign
43 And Jonathan answered and after me, and he shall sit upon my y Jos. 1.5, 17, said to Adonijah. Verily our coru throne in my stead; even so will I wan
king David hath made Solomon certainly do this day.
king. 31 Then Bath-sheba bowed with
144 And the king hath sent with her face to the earth, and did re-l a Ex.30.23 him Zadok the priest, and Nathan verence to the king, and said, Letr
ihe prophet, and Benaiah the soll my lord king David live for ever. | Ps. 89.20.
of Jehojada, and the Cherethites, 32 T And king David said, Call me
and the Pelethites, and they have Zadok the priest, and Nathan tlie"
caused him to ride upon the king prophet, and Benaialt the son of c 1 Sa. 10.24. mule : Jehoiada. And they came before
45 And Zadok the priest and N& the king.
16 or, flutes.
than the prophet have an intell 33 The king also said unto them,
him king in Gihon: and they are Take with you the servants s of d Pr.14.13.
come up from thence rejoicing, so your lord, and cause Solomon my Ec.7.4-6. that the city rang again. Th son to ride upon 15 mine own mule,
the noise that ve have heard...
e 2Sa. 18.27. and bring him down to Gihon :t ?
| 46 And also Solomon sittetli f ou 34 And let Zadok the priest and fiCh.29.23. the throne of the kingdom Nathan the prophet anoint u him there king over Israel: and blow ul
47 And moreover the king's ser- vants came to bless our lord 1135 330
m. Gott CHARTER
to a therall me b the kine king
6 Do thered inlet mare
Davrd's death. David, saying, God a make the BC. 2015. I his loins, and in his shoes that were name of Solomon better than thy
on his feet. name, and make his throne greater g ver.37. 6 Do therefore according m to thy than thy throne. And h the king h Ge.47.31. wisdom, and n let not his hoar heado bowed himself upon the bed. jich.3.6.
go down to the grave in peace. 48 And also thus said the king! Ps. 132.13.
17 But show kindness unto the sons Blessed be the LORD God of Israel,
G’ k Ps. 12.5,6. . which i hath given one to sit on my
0of Barzillaip the Gileadite, and let throne this day, mine eyes k even
im 1Sa. 14.45.
them be of those that eat at thy seeing it.
table: for so they came to me
In Job 15.92 when I fled because of Absalom thv 49 And all the guests that were Pr. 13.6. brother. with Adonijah were afraid, and rose 21.12. 1 8 And, behold, thou hast with thee ups, and went every man his way. Io ch.2.21-25. Shimei r the son of Gera, a Ben
51 9 And Adonijah feared because (CHAP. 2.) jamite of Bahurim, which cursed of Solomon, and arose, and went, a Ge.47.29. me with a 4 grievous curse in the and caught I hold on the horns of De.31.14. (day when I went to Mahanaim: the altar.
Job 7.1. buts he came down to meet me at 51 And it was told Solomon, say Jos.23. 14. Jordan, and I sware to him by the ing, Behold, Adonijah feareth king cPs. 89.48. LORD, saying, I will not put thee to Solomon : for, lo, he hath caught
des hold on the horns of the altar, say
d Ec, 12.13
1 9 Now therefore hold t him not ing, Let king Solomon swear unto
e Ps. 17. 18.20. guiltless : for tholl art a wise man.
Hot slay nis De 09 and knowest what thou oughtest servant with the sworů. 52 And Solomon said. If he will
1 or, do
to do unto him; but his hoar head
wisely, bring thou down to the grave with show himself a worthy man, therem
Sa. 18.5, blood. shall not an hair of him fall to the 14,30. 10 So David slept u with his faearth: but n if wickedness shall y Ps. 132. 12. Ithers, and was buried u in the city w be found in him, he shall die. O h 29a.7.16. of David.
53 So king Solomon sent, and they 2 be cut off 11 And the days that David bronght him down from the altar. from the reigned over Israel were forty years: And he came and bowed himself from the to king Solomon: and Solomon
seven years reigned he in Hebron, said unto him, Go to thine house.
and thirty and three years reigned k 252.3.27.
he in Jerusalem. CHAPTER 11.
12 David having yiven a charge to Solo- 3 put
Then ysat Solomon upon the
throne of David his father; and his mon, dieth.
kingdom was established 2 greatly. NOW a the days of David drew
13 T And Adonijah the son of HagWrigh that he should die; and he
gith came to Bath-sheba the mocharged Solomon his son, saying,
ther of Solomon. And she said, 216 go the way of all c the earth:
hijo Ge.42.38. he thou strong therefore, and show
Comest a thou peaceably? And he 2Sa. 19,31.
Si thyself a man ;d
& S17.27: 14 He said moreover, I have some3 And keep the charge of the r 259.16.5, what to say unto thee, And she
what to say unto thee, LORD thy God, to walk in his ways,
&c. said, Say on. to keep his statutes, and his com- 14 strong. 15 And he said, Thou knowest manduents, and his judgments,& 282.19.18. that the kingdom was mine, band and his testimonies, as it is writt Ex.20.7. that all Israel set their faces on me ten e in the law of Moses, that f
that I should reign : howbeit the thon mayest 1 prosper in all that ?
kingdom is turned about, and is bethoudoest, and whithersoever thou
come my brother's; for it was his c tumest thyself:
V Acts 2.29,
from the LORD. .
w 2Sam.5.1. 4 That the LORD may continue
om 16 And now I ask one petition of his word which he spake concern viCh.29.23. thee, 5 deny me not. And she said ing me, saying, if i thy children 2Ch,1.1. unto him, Say on.. . Take heed to their way. to walk , P9.72.8.&c. 17 And he said, Speak, I pray thee, pelore me in truth with all their a 1 Sa. 16.4.5. unto Solomon the king, (for he will beart and with all their soul, there h b ch.1.5. not say thee nay.) that he give me shall not fail thee (said he a man c Ch.22.9. Abishag d the Shunammite to wife. ou the throne of Israel.
Je, 27.5-8. 18 And Bath-sheba said, Well; I 5 Moreover, thon knowest also
will speak for thee unto the king. what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to
5 turn not
19 T Bath-sheba therefore went me, i and what he did to the two away my unto king Solomon, to speak unto captains of the hosts of Israel, unto
to him for Adonijah. And the king
Ps. 132.10. Abner k the son of Ner, and unto d ch.1.3.4.
rose e up to meet her, and f bowed the son of Jether, whom 19.32. Thimself unto hier, and sat down on
his throne, and caused a seat to be shed the blood off Ex.20.12. in peace, and put the blood of Ps.45.9. set for the king's mother; and she
Isat on his right y hand. ar upon his girdle that was about