1 Kings 2:17
Good News Translation
He answered, "Please ask King Solomon--I know he won't refuse you--to let me have Abishag, the young woman from Shunem, as my wife."

Contemporary English Version
"Please ask Solomon to let me marry Abishag. He won't say no to you."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said I pray thee speak to king Solomon (for he cannot deny thee any thing) to give me Abisag, the Sunamitess, to wife.

New American Bible
He said, “Please ask King Solomon, who will not refuse you, to give me Abishag the Shunamite to be my wife.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he said I pray thee speak to king Solomon (for he cannot deny thee any thing) to give me Abisag, the Sunamitess, to wife.

Abishag

1 Kings 1:2-4 His servants therefore, said to him: Let us seek for our Lord the king, a young virgin, and let her stand before the king, and cherish him, and sleep in his bosom and warm our lord the king. . . .

2 Samuel 3:7 And Saul had a concubine named Respha, the daughter of Aia. And Isboseth said to Abner:

2 Samuel 12:8 And gave thee thy master's house and thy master's wives into thy bosom, and gave thee the house of Israel and Juda: and if these things be little, I shall add far greater things unto thee.

Context
The Execution of Adonijah
16Now therefore, I ask one petition of thee; turn not away my face. And she said to him: Say on. 17And he said I pray thee speak to king Solomon (for he cannot deny thee any thing) to give me Abisag, the Sunamitess, to wife.18And Bethsabee said: Well, I will speak for thee to the king.…
Cross References
1 Kings 1:3
So they sought a beautiful young woman, in all the coasts of Israel and they found Abisag, a Sunamitess, and brought her to the king.

1 Kings 1:4
And the damsel was exceedingly beautiful, and she slept with the king, and served him, but the king did not know her.

1 Kings 2:16
Now therefore, I ask one petition of thee; turn not away my face. And she said to him: Say on.

1 Kings 2:18
And Bethsabee said: Well, I will speak for thee to the king.

Additional Translations
Adonijah replied, “Please speak to King Solomon, since he will not turn you down. Let him give me Abishag the Shunammite as my wife.”And he said, Speak, I pray you, to Solomon the king, (for he will not say you no,) that he give me Abishag the Shunammite to wife.

And he said, Speak, I pray thee, unto Solomon the king (for he will not say thee nay), that he give me Abishag the Shunammite to wife.

And he said to her, Speak, I pray thee, to king Solomon, for he will not turn away his face from thee, and let him give me Abisag the Somanite for a wife.

And he said, Speak, I pray thee, to Solomon the king -- for he will not refuse thee -- that he give me Abishag the Shunammite as wife.

And he said, Speak, I pray thee, unto Solomon the king, (for he will not say thee nay,) that he give me Abishag the Shunammite to wife.

And he said, Speak, I pray thee, to Solomon the king, (for he will not say to thee no,) that he give me Abishag the Shunamite for a wife.

He said, "Please speak to Solomon the king (for he will not tell you 'no'), that he give me Abishag the Shunammite as wife."

And he saith, 'Speak, I pray thee, to Solomon the king, for he doth not turn back thy face, and he doth give to me Abishag the Shunammite for a wife.'
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