1 Kings 1:20
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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.

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.

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.

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.

1 Kings 1:20 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

While she was still talking to the king, he (Nathan) would come in after her and confirm her words. דּבר מלּא, to make a word full, i.e., not to supply what is wanting, but to make full, like πληροῦν, either to fill by accomplishing, or (as in this case) to confirm it by similar assertion.

1 Kings 1:20 Parallel Commentaries

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the eyes

2 Chronicles 20:12 O our God, will you not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that comes against us; neither know we what to do...

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, and as the eyes of a maiden to the hand of her mistress...

Zechariah 3:9 For behold the stone that I have laid before Joshua; on one stone shall be seven eyes: behold, I will engrave the engraving thereof...

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 abundantly, and have made great wars...

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 my son, whom alone God has chosen, is yet young and tender...

Cross References
1 Kings 1:19
He has sacrificed oxen, fattened cattle, and sheep in abundance, and has invited all the sons of the king, Abiathar the priest, and Joab the commander of the army, but Solomon your servant he has not invited.

1 Kings 1:21
Otherwise it will come to pass, when my lord the king sleeps with his fathers, that I and my son Solomon will be counted offenders."

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