1 Kings 2:20
Good News Translation
She said, "I have a small favor to ask of you; please do not refuse me." "What is it, mother?" he asked. "I will not refuse you."

Contemporary English Version
Bathsheba sat down and then asked, "Would you do me a small favor?" Solomon replied, "Mother, just tell me what you want, and I will do it."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And she said to him: I desire one small petition of thee; do not put me to confusion. And the king said to her: My mother ask, for I must not turn away thy face.

New American Bible
She said, “There is one small favor I would ask of you. Do not refuse me.” The king said to her, “Ask it, my mother, for I will not refuse you.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And she said to him: I desire one small petition of thee; do not put me to confusion. And the king said to her: My mother ask, for I must not turn away thy face.

I desire

Matthew 20:20,21 Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee with her sons, adoring and asking something of him. . . .

John 2:3,4 And the wine failing, the mother of Jesus saith to him: They have no wine. . . .

Ask on

Matthew 7:7-11 Ask, and it shall be given you: seek, and you shall find: knock, and it shall be opened to you. . . .

Matthew 18:19 Again I say to you, that if two of you shall consent upon earth, concerning anything whatsoever they shall ask, it shall be done to them by my Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 10:35,36 For I came to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. . . .

Matthew 11:24 But I say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment than for thee.

Luke 11:9,10 And I say to you: Ask, and it shall be given you: seek, and you shall find: knock, and it shall be opened to you. . . .

John 14:13,14 Because I go to the Father: and whatsoever you shall ask the Father in my name, that will I do: that the Father may be glorified in the Son. . . .

John 15:16 You have not chosen me: but I have chosen you; and have appointed you, that you should go and should bring forth fruit; and your fruit should remain: that whatsoever you shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Context
The Execution of Adonijah
19Then Bethsabee came to king Solomon, to speak to him for Adonias: and the king arose to meet her, and bowed to her, and sat down upon his throne: and a throne was set for the king's mother, and she sat on his right hand. 20And she said to him: I desire one small petition of thee; do not put me to confusion. And the king said to her: My mother ask, for I must not turn away thy face.21And she said: Let Abisag, the Sunamitess, be given to Adonias, thy brother, to wife.…
Cross References
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 2:21
And she said: Let Abisag, the Sunamitess, be given to Adonias, thy brother, to wife.

Additional Translations
“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.”Then she said, I desire one small petition of you; I pray you, say me not no. And the king said to her, Ask on, my mother: for I will not say you no.

Then she said, I ask one small petition of thee; deny me not. And the king said unto her, Ask on, my mother; for I will not deny thee.

And she said to him, I ask of thee one little request; turn not away my face from thee. And the king said to her, Ask, my mother, and I will not reject thee.

Then she said, I desire one small petition of thee; refuse me not. And the king said to her, Ask, my mother, for I will not refuse thee.

Then she said, I ask one small petition of thee; deny me not. And the king said unto her, Ask on, my mother: for I will not deny thee.

Then she said, I desire one small petition of thee; I pray thee, deny me not. And the king said to her, Ask on, my mother: for I will not deny thee.

Then she said, "I ask one small petition of you; don't deny me." The king said to her, "Ask on, my mother; for I will not deny you."

And she saith, 'One small petition I ask of thee, turn not back my face;' and the king saith to her, 'Ask, my mother, for I do not turn back thy face.'
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