1 Kings 1:23
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New International Version
And the king was told, "Nathan the prophet is here." So he went before the king and bowed with his face to the ground.

New Living Translation
The king's officials told him, "Nathan the prophet is here to see you." Nathan went in and bowed before the king with his face to the ground.

English Standard Version
And they told the king, “Here is Nathan the prophet.” And when he came in before the king, he bowed before the king, with his face to the ground.

New American Standard Bible
They told the king, saying, "Here is Nathan the prophet." And when he came in before the king, he prostrated himself before the king with his face to the ground.

King James Bible
And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and it was announced to the king, "Nathan the prophet is here." He came into the king's presence and bowed to him with his face to the ground."

International Standard Version
They informed the king, "Nathan the prophet is here." When he had been ushered into the presence of the king, Nathan bowed low in front of the king with his face to the ground

NET Bible
The king was told, "Nathan the prophet is here." Nathan entered and bowed before the king with his face to the floor.

New Heart English Bible
And they told the king, saying, "Look, Nathan the prophet." And when he came in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The servants told the king, "The prophet Nathan is here." When he came to the king, he bowed down in front of him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they told the king, saying: 'Behold Nathan the prophet.' And when he was come in before the king, he bowed down before the king with his face to the ground.

New American Standard 1977
And they told the king, saying, “Here is Nathan the prophet.” And when he came in before the king, he prostrated himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan, the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

King James 2000 Bible
And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

American King James Version
And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

American Standard Version
And they told the king, saying, Behold, Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they told the king, saying: Nathan the prophet is here. And when he was come in before the king, and had worshipped, bowing down to the ground,

Darby Bible Translation
And they told the king saying, Behold, Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

English Revised Version
And they told the king, saying, Behold, Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they told the king, saying, Behold, Nathan the prophet. And when he had come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

World English Bible
They told the king, saying, "Behold, Nathan the prophet!" When he had come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

Young's Literal Translation
and they declare to the king, saying, 'Lo, Nathan the prophet;' and he cometh in before the king, and boweth himself to the king, on his face to the earth.
Study Bible
Nathan and Bathsheba Before David
22Behold, while she was still speaking with the king, Nathan the prophet came in. 23They told the king, saying, "Here is Nathan the prophet." And when he came in before the king, he prostrated himself before the king with his face to the ground. 24Then Nathan said, "My lord the king, have you said, 'Adonijah shall be king after me, and he shall sit on my throne '?…
Cross References
1 Kings 1:22
Behold, while she was still speaking with the king, Nathan the prophet came in.

1 Kings 1:24
Then Nathan said, "My lord the king, have you said, 'Adonijah shall be king after me, and he shall sit on my throne '?
Treasury of Scripture

And they told the king, saying, Behold Nathan the prophet. And when he was come in before the king, he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground.

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1 Kings 1:16 And Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance to the king. And the king …

Romans 13:7 Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; …

1 Peter 2:17 Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

And they told the king,.... Some that attended at the door, or were in the chamber:

saying, behold, Nathan the prophet; or he is in the room, which the king through his infirmities might not be sensible of:

and when he was come in before the king; nearer to him, and as to be properly in his presence:

he bowed himself before the king with his face to the ground; showing him the same reverence, though in bed, as if on his throne. 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.
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