1 Kings 2:16
New International Version
Now I have one request to make of you. Do not refuse me." "You may make it," she said.

New Living Translation
So now I have just one favor to ask of you. Please don't turn me down." "What is it?" she asked.

English Standard Version
And now I have one request to make of you; do not refuse me.” She said to him, “Speak.”

Berean Study Bible
So now I have just one request of you; do not deny me.” “State your request,” she told him.

New American Standard Bible
"Now I am making one request of you; do not refuse me." And she said to him, "Speak."

King James Bible
And now I ask one petition of thee, deny me not. And she said unto him, Say on.

Christian Standard Bible
So now I have just one request of you; don't turn me down." She said to him, "Go on."

Contemporary English Version
Would you do me a favor?" "What do you want?" Bathsheba asked.

Good News Translation
And now I have one request to make; please do not refuse me." "What is it?" Bathsheba asked.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So now I have just one request of you; don't turn me down." She said to him, "Go on."

International Standard Version
So now I'm asking one thing from you. Don't refuse me." "Talk," she told him.

NET Bible
Now I'd like to ask you for just one thing. Please don't refuse me." She said, "Go ahead and ask."

New Heart English Bible
Now I ask one petition of you. Do not deny me." She said to him, "Say on."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Now I want to ask you for one thing. Don't refuse me." "What is it?" she asked.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And now I ask one petition of thee, deny me not.' And she said unto him: 'Say on.'

New American Standard 1977
“And now I am making one request of you; do not refuse me.” And she said to him, “Speak.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And now I ask one petition of thee, do not deny me. And she said unto him, Say on.

King James 2000 Bible
And now I ask one petition of you, deny me not. And she said unto him, Say on.

American King James Version
And now I ask one petition of you, deny me not. And she said to him, Say on.

American Standard Version
And now I ask one petition of thee; deny me not. And she said unto him, Say on.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And now I make one request of thee, do not turn away thy face. And Bersabee said to him, Speak on.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now therefore I ask one petition of thee: turn not away my face. And she said to him: Say on.

Darby Bible Translation
And now I ask one petition of thee; refuse me not. And she said to him, Speak.

English Revised Version
And now I ask one petition of thee, deny me not. And she said unto him, Say on.

Webster's Bible Translation
And now I ask one petition of thee, deny me not. And she said to him, Say on.

World English Bible
Now I ask one petition of you. Don't deny me." She said to him, "Say on."

Young's Literal Translation
and now, one petition I am asking of thee -- turn not back my face;' and she saith unto him, 'Speak.'
Study Bible
The Execution of Adonijah
15“You know that the kingship was mine,” he said. “All Israel expected that I should reign, but the kingship has turned to my brother, for it has come to him from the LORD. 16So now I have just one request of you; do not deny me.” “State your request,” she told him. 17Adonijah replied, “Please speak to King Solomon, since he will not turn you down. Let him give me Abishag the Shunammite as my wife.”…
Cross References
1 Kings 2:15
"You know that the kingship was mine," he said. "All Israel expected that I should reign, but the kingship has turned to my brother, for it has come to him from the LORD.

1 Kings 2:17
Adonijah replied, "Please speak to King Solomon, since he will not turn you down. Let him give me Abishag the Shunammite as my wife."

1 Kings 2:20
"I have just one small request of you," she said. "Do not deny me." "Make your request, my mother," the king replied, "for I will not deny you."

Treasury of Scripture

And now I ask one petition of you, deny me not. And she said to him, Say on.

Psalm 132:10
For thy servant David's sake turn not away the face of thine anointed.

Proverbs 30:7
Two things have I required of thee; deny me them not before I die:







Lexicon
So now
וְעַתָּ֗ה (wə·‘at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 6258: At this time

I
אָֽנֹכִי֙ (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 595: I

have just one
אַחַת֙ (’a·ḥaṯ)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 259: United, one, first

request
שְׁאֵלָ֤ה (šə·’ê·lāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7596: Request, thing asked for

of you;
מֵֽאִתָּ֔ךְ (mê·’it·tāḵ)
Preposition-m | Direct object marker | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

do not
אַל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 408: Not

deny
תָּשִׁ֖בִי (tā·ši·ḇî)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

me.”
פָּנָ֑י (pā·nāy)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

“State [your request],”
דַּבֵּֽר׃ (dab·bêr)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

she told
וַתֹּ֥אמֶר (wat·tō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

him.
אֵלָ֖יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to
Verse 16. - And now I ask one petition of thee [Heb. request one request] deny me not [marg., "turn not away my face." Better, Turn not back, i.e., repulse not. Rawlinson paraphrases, "Make me not to hide my face through shame at being refused;" but this is not the idea of the original, which means, Reject me not; send me not away. In the Heb. "face" often stands for "person," for eyes (ver. 15), looks, mien]. And she said unto him, Say on. 2:12-25 Solomon received Bathsheba with all the respect that was owing to a mother; but let none be asked for that which they ought not to grant. It ill becomes a good man to prefer a bad request, or to appear in a bad cause. According to eastern customs it was plain that Adonijah sought to be king, by his asking for Abishag as his wife, and Solomon could not be safe while he lived. Ambitious, turbulent spirits commonly prepare death for themselves. Many a head has been lost by catching at a crown.
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