1 Kings 1:1
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New International Version
When King David was very old, he could not keep warm even when they put covers over him.

New Living Translation
King David was now very old, and no matter how many blankets covered him, he could not keep warm.

English Standard Version
Now King David was old and advanced in years. And although they covered him with clothes, he could not get warm.

New American Standard Bible
Now King David was old, advanced in age; and they covered him with clothes, but he could not keep warm.

King James Bible
Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he gat no heat.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now King David was old and getting on in years. Although they covered him with bedclothes, he could not get warm.

International Standard Version
When David had grown very old, they covered him with blankets, but he could not keep warm,

NET Bible
King David was very old; even when they covered him with blankets, he could not get warm.

New Heart English Bible
Now king David was old and advanced in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he couldn't keep warm.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
King David had grown old, and although he was covered with blankets, he couldn't get warm.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now King David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he could get no heat.

New American Standard 1977
Now King David was old, advanced in age; and they covered him with clothes, but he could not keep warm.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now king David was old and stricken in years, and they covered him with clothes, but he did not become warm.

King James 2000 Bible
Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he got no heat.

American King James Version
Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he got no heat.

American Standard Version
Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he gat no heat.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now king David was old, and advanced in years: and when he was covered with clothes, he was not warm.

Darby Bible Translation
And king David was old [and] advanced in age; and they covered him with clothes, but he obtained no warmth.

English Revised Version
Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he gat no heat.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now king David was old and advanced in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he got no heat.

World English Bible
Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he couldn't keep warm.

Young's Literal Translation
And king David is old, entering into days, and they cover him with garments, and he hath no heat,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:1-4 We have David sinking under infirmities. He was chastised for his recent sins, and felt the effects of his former toils and hardships.
Study Bible
Abishag Cares for David
1Now King David was old, advanced in age; and they covered him with clothes, but he could not keep warm. 2So his servants said to him, "Let them seek a young virgin for my lord the king, and let her attend the king and become his nurse; and let her lie in your bosom, that my lord the king may keep warm."…
Cross References
2 Samuel 24:25
David built there an altar to the LORD and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. Thus the LORD was moved by prayer for the land, and the plague was held back from Israel.

1 Kings 1:2
So his servants said to him, "Let them seek a young virgin for my lord the king, and let her attend the king and become his nurse; and let her lie in your bosom, that my lord the king may keep warm."

1 Kings 1:15
So Bathsheba went in to the king in the bedroom. Now the king was very old, and Abishag the Shunammite was ministering to the king.

1 Chronicles 23:1
Now when David reached old age, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.

Ecclesiastes 4:11
Furthermore, if two lie down together they keep warm, but how can one be warm alone?
Treasury of Scripture

Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he got no heat.

old David was probably now about {sixty-nine} years of age. He was {thirty} years old when he began to reign, reigned {forty}, and {died} in his {seventieth} year; and the transactions mentioned here are supposed to have taken place about a year before his death. Sixty-nine was not an advanced age; but he had been exhausted with various fatigues, and especially family afflictions, so that he was much older in constitution than in years.

2 Samuel 5:4 David was thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years.

1 Chronicles 23:1 So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king …

1 Chronicles 29:27,28 And the time that he reigned over Israel was forty years; seven years …

Psalm 90:10 The days of our years are three score years and ten; and if by reason …

and stricken in years [heb] and entered into days.

Genesis 18:11 Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased …

Genesis 24:1 And Abraham was old, and well stricken in age: and the LORD had blessed …

Joshua 23:1,2 And it came to pass a long time after that the LORD had given rest …

Luke 1:7 And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they …

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