1 Kings 2:46
Good News Translation
Then the king gave orders to Benaiah, who went out and killed Shimei. Solomon was now in complete control.

Contemporary English Version
"Benaiah," Solomon shouted, "kill Shimei." So Shimei died. Solomon was now in complete control of his kingdom.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So the king commanded Banaias, the son of Joiada: and he went out and struck him; and he died.

New American Bible
The king then gave the order to Benaiah, son of Jehoiada, who went out and struck him dead. And the royal power was established in Solomon’s hand.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

So the king commanded Banaias, the son of Joiada: and he went out and struck him; and he died.

the kingdom

1 Kings 2:12,45 And Solomon sat upon the throne of his father David, and his kingdom was strengthened exceedingly. . . .

2 Chronicles 1:1 And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the Lord his God was with him, and magnified him to a high degree.

Proverbs 29:4 A just king setteth up the land: a covetous man shall destroy it.

Context
The Execution of Shimei
45And king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the Lord for ever. 46So the king commanded Banaias, the son of Joiada: and he went out and struck him; and he died.
Cross References
1 Kings 2:12
And Solomon sat upon the throne of his father David, and his kingdom was strengthened exceedingly.

1 Kings 2:25
And king Solomon sent by the hand of Banaias, the son of Joiada, who slew him, and he died.

1 Kings 2:34
So Banaias, the son of Joiada, went up, and setting upon him slew him, and he was buried in his house in the desert.

2 Chronicles 1:1
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the Lord his God was with him, and magnified him to a high degree.

Additional Translations
Then the king commanded Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck Shimei down, and he died. Thus the kingdom was firmly established in the hand of Solomon.So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; which went out, and fell on him, that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he went out, and fell upon him, so that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

And Solomon commanded Banaeas the son of Jodae, and he went forth and slew him. And king Solomon was very prudent and wise: and Juda and Israel were very many, as the sand which is by the sea for multitude, eating, and drinking, and rejoicing: and Solomon was chief in all the kingdoms, and they brought gifts, and served Solomon all the days of his life. And Solomon began to open the domains of Libanus, and he built Thermae in the wilderness. And this was the daily provision of Solomon, thirty measures of fine flour, and sixty measures of ground meal, ten choice calves, and twenty oxen from the pastures, and a hundred sheep, besides stags, and does, and choice fed birds. For he ruled in all the country on this side the river, from Raphi unto Gaza, over all the kings on this side the river: and he was at peace on all sides round about; and Juda and Israel dwelt safely, every one under his vine and under his fig tree, eating and drinand feasting, from Dan even to Bersabee, all the days of Solomon. And these were the princes of Solomon; Azariu son of Sadoc the priest, and Orniu son of Nathan chief of the officers, and he went to his house; and Suba the scribe, and Basa son of Achithalam recorder, and Abi son of Joab commander-in-chief, and Achire son of Edrai was over the levies, and Banaeas son of Jodae over the household and over the brickwork, and Cachur the son of Nathan was counsellor. And Solomon had forty thousand brood mares for his chariots, and twelve thousand horses. And he reigned over all the kings from the river and to the land of the Philistines, and to the borders of Egypt: so Solomon the son of David reigned over Israel and Juda in Jerusalem.

And the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; who went out and fell upon him, and he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he went out, and fell upon him, that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; who went out, and fell upon him, that he died. And the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he went out, and fell on him, so that he died. The kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

And the king chargeth Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he goeth out and falleth on him, and he dieth, and the kingdom is established in the hand of Solomon.
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