1 Kings 1:20
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New International Version
My lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, to learn from you who will sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

New Living Translation
And now, my lord the king, all Israel is waiting for you to announce who will become king after you.

English Standard Version
And now, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, to tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

New American Standard Bible
"As for you now, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, to tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

King James Bible
And thou, my lord, O king, the eyes of all Israel are upon thee, that thou shouldest tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you to tell them who will sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

International Standard Version
And as for you, your majesty, everyone in Israel is looking to you to tell them who will sit on your majesty's throne after you.

NET Bible
Now, my master, O king, all Israel is watching anxiously to see who is named to succeed my master the king on the throne.

New Heart English Bible
And as for you, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you to announce to them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All Israel is looking to you, Your Majesty, to tell them who should succeed you on your throne.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And thou, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are upon thee, that thou shouldest tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

New American Standard 1977
“And as for you now, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, to tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And thou, my lord, O king, the eyes of all Israel are upon thee that thou should tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

King James 2000 Bible
And you, my lord, O king, the eyes of all Israel are upon you, that you should tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

American King James Version
And you, my lord, O king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, that you should tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

American Standard Version
And thou, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are upon thee, that thou shouldest tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now, my lord O king, the eyes of all Israel are upon thee, that thou shouldst tell them, who shall sit on thy throne, my lord the king, after thee.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are upon thee, that thou shouldest tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

English Revised Version
And thou, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are upon thee, that thou shouldest tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thou, my lord, O king, the eyes of all Israel are upon thee, that thou shouldst tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

World English Bible
You, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, that you should tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

Young's Literal Translation
And thou, my lord, O king, the eyes of all Israel are on thee, to declare to them who doth sit on the throne of my lord the king after him;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:11-31 Observe Nathan's address to Bathsheba. Let me give thee counsel how to save thy own life, and the life of thy son. Such as this is the counsel Christ's ministers give us in his name, to give all diligence, not only that no man take our crown, Re 3:11, but that we save our lives, even the lives of our souls. David made a solemn declaration of his firm cleaving to his former resolution, that Solomon should be his successor. Even the recollection of the distresses from which the Lord redeemed him, increased his comfort, inspired his hopes, and animated him to his duty, under the decays of nature and the approach of death.
Study Bible
Nathan and Bathsheba Before David
19"He has sacrificed oxen and fatlings and sheep in abundance, and has invited all the sons of the king and Abiathar the priest and Joab the commander of the army, but he has not invited Solomon your servant. 20"As for you now, my lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, to tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him. 21"Otherwise it will come about, as soon as my lord the king sleeps with his fathers, that I and my son Solomon will be considered offenders."…
Cross References
1 Kings 1:19
"He has sacrificed oxen and fatlings and sheep in abundance, and has invited all the sons of the king and Abiathar the priest and Joab the commander of the army, but he has not invited Solomon your servant.

1 Kings 1:21
"Otherwise it will come about, as soon as my lord the king sleeps with his fathers, that I and my son Solomon will be considered offenders."
Treasury of Scripture

And you, my lord, O king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, that you should tell them who shall sit on the throne of my lord the king after him.

the eyes

2 Chronicles 20:12 O our God, will you not judge them? for we have no might against …

Psalm 25:15 My eyes are ever toward the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.

Psalm 123:2 Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters, …

Zechariah 3:9 For behold the stone that I have laid before Joshua; on one stone …

that thou At this time the monarchy of Israel was {unsettled}; now man knew who was to succeed to the crown; and the minds of the people were as unsettled as the succession. It was neither {hereditary nor elective}: the king, as was anciently the case in most countries, {named} his successor; but in this instance, God had already assigned the throne to Solomon.

2 Samuel 23:2 The Spirit of the LORD spoke by me, and his word was in my tongue.

1 Chronicles 22:8-10 But the word of the LORD came to me, saying, You have shed blood …

1 Chronicles 28:5,6,10 And of all my sons…

1 Chronicles 29:1 Furthermore David the king said to all the congregation, Solomon …

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