1 Kings 2:2
Good News Translation
"My time to die has come. Be confident and determined,

Contemporary English Version
My son, I will soon die, as everyone must. But I want you to be strong and brave.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am going the way of all flesh: take thou courage and shew thyself a man.

New American Bible
“I am going the way of all the earth. Be strong and be a man!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I am going the way of all flesh: take thou courage and shew thyself a man.

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Joshua 23:14 Behold this day I am going into the way of all the earth, and you shall know with all your mind that of all the words which the Lord promised to perform for you, not one hath failed,

Job 16:22 For behold short years pass away, and I am walking in a path by which I shall not return.

Job 30:23 I know that thou wilt deliver me to death, where a house is appointed for every one that liveth.

Psalm 89:48 Who is the man that shall live, and not see death: that shall deliver his soul from the hand of hell?

Hebrews 9:27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, and after this the judgment:

be thou

Deuteronomy 17:19,20 And he shall have it with him, and shall read it all the days of his life, that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, and keep his words and ceremonies, that are commanded in the law; . . .

Deuteronomy 31:6 Do manfully and be of good heart: fear not, nor be ye dismayed at their sight: for the Lord thy God he himself is thy leader, and will not leave thee nor forsake thee.

Joshua 1:6,7 Take courage, and be strong: for thou shalt divide by lot to this people the land for which I swore to their fathers, that I would deliver it to them. . . .

1 Chronicles 28:20 And David said to Solomon his son: Act like a man, and take courage, and do: fear not, and be not dismayed: for the Lord my God will be with thee, and will not leave thee, nor forsake thee, till thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:10 Finally, brethren, be strengthened in the Lord and in the might of his power.

2 Timothy 2:1 Thou therefore, my son, be strong in Christ Jesus:

and shew

1 Kings 3:7 And now, O Lord God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David, my father: and I am but a child, and know not how to go out and come in;

2 Samuel 10:12 Be of good courage, and let us fight for our people, and for the city of our God: and the Lord will do what is good in his sight.

Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us all hear together the conclusion of the discourse. Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is all man:

1 Corinthians 16:13 Watch ye: stand fast in the faith: do manfully and be strengthened.

1 Timothy 4:12 Let no man despise thy youth: but be thou an example of the faithful, in word, in conversation, in charity, in faith, in chastity.

Context
David Instructs Solomon
1And the days of David drew nigh that he should die, and he charged his son Solomon, saying: 2I am going the way of all flesh: take thou courage and shew thyself a man.3And keep the charge of the Lord thy God, to walk in his ways, and observe his ceremonies, and his precepts, and judgments, and testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses: that thou mayst understand all thou dost, and whithersoever thou shalt turn thyself:…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 31:7
And Moses called Josue, and said to him before all Israel: Take courage, and be valiant: for thou shalt bring this people into the land which the Lord swore he would give to their fathers, and thou shalt divide it by lot.

Deuteronomy 31:23
And the Lord commanded Josue the son of Nun, and said: Take courage, and be valiant: for thou shalt bring the children of Israel into the land which I have promised, and I will be with thee.

Joshua 1:6
Take courage, and be strong: for thou shalt divide by lot to this people the land for which I swore to their fathers, that I would deliver it to them.

Joshua 1:7
Take courage therefore, and be very valiant: that thou mayst observe and do all the law, which Moses my servant hath commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayst understand all things which thou dost.

Joshua 23:14
Behold this day I am going into the way of all the earth, and you shall know with all your mind that of all the words which the Lord promised to perform for you, not one hath failed,

Additional Translations
“I am about to go the way of all of the earth. So be strong and prove yourself a man.I go the way of all the earth: be you strong therefore, and show yourself a man;

I am going the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and show thyself a man;

but be thou strong, and shew thyself a man;

I go the way of all the earth: be of good courage therefore, and be a man;

I go the way of all the earth: he thou strong therefore, and shew thyself a man;

I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and show thyself a man;

"I am going the way of all the earth. You be strong therefore, and show yourself a man;

'I am going in the way of all the earth, and thou hast been strong, and become a man,
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