1 Kings 2:6
Good News Translation
You know what to do; you must not let him die a natural death.

Contemporary English Version
in the way you think best. Whatever you do, don't let him die peacefully in his old age.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do, therefore, according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoary head go down to hell in peace.

New American Bible
Act with all the wisdom you possess; do not let his gray head go down to Sheol in peace.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Do, therefore, according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoary head go down to hell in peace.

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1 Kings 2:9 Do not thou hold him guiltless. But thou art a wise man, and knowest what to do with him, and thou shalt bring down his grey hairs with blood to the grave.

Proverbs 20:26 A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth over them the wheel.

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1 Kings 2:23-34 Then king Solomon swore by the Lord, saying: So and so may God do to me, and add more, if Adonias hath not spoken this word against his own life. . . .

Genesis 9:6 Whosoever shall shed man's blood, his blood shall be shed: for man was made to the image of God.

Numbers 35:33 Defile not the land of your habitation, which is stained with the blood of the innocent: neither can it otherwise be expiated, but by his blood that hath shed the blood of another.

Proverbs 28:17 A man that doth violence to the blood of a person, if he flee even to the pit, no man will stay him.

Ecclesiastes 8:11 For because sentence is not speedily pronounced against the evil, the children of men commit evils without any fear.

Isaiah 65:20 There shall no more be an infant of days there, nor an old man that shall not fill up his days: for the child shall die a hundred years old, and the sinner being a hundred years old shall be accursed.

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Genesis 42:38 But he said: My son shall not go down with you: his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if any mischief befall him in the land to which you go, you will bring down my grey hairs with sorrow to hell.

2 Kings 22:20 Therefore I will gather thee to thy fathers, and thou shalt be gathered to thy sepulchre in peace; that thy eyes may not see all the evils which I will bring upon this place.

Psalm 37:37 Keep innocence, and behold justice: for there are remnants for the peaceable man.

Isaiah 48:22 There is no peace to the wicked, saith the Lord.

Isaiah 57:2,21 Let peace come, let him rest in his bed that hath walked in his uprightness. . . .

Context
David Instructs Solomon
5Thou knowest also what Joab, the son of Sarvia, hath done to me, what he did to the two captains of the army of Israel, to Abner, the son of Ner, and to Amasa, the son of Jether: whom he slew, and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war on his girdle that was about his loins, and in his shoes that were on his feet. 6Do, therefore, according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoary head go down to hell in peace.7But shew kindness to the sons of Berzellai, the Galaadite, and let them eat at thy table: for they met me when I fled from the face of Absalom, thy brother.…
Cross References
1 Kings 2:9
Do not thou hold him guiltless. But thou art a wise man, and knowest what to do with him, and thou shalt bring down his grey hairs with blood to the grave.

1 Kings 2:7
But shew kindness to the sons of Berzellai, the Galaadite, and let them eat at thy table: for they met me when I fled from the face of Absalom, thy brother.

Additional Translations
So act according to your wisdom, and do not let his gray head go down to Sheol in peace.Do therefore according to your wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace.

Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to Sheol in peace.

Therefore thou shalt deal with him according to thy wisdom, and thou shalt not bring down his grey hairs in peace to the grave.

And thou shalt do according to thy wisdom, and not let his hoar head go down to Sheol in peace.

Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace.

Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoary head go down to the grave in peace.

Do therefore according to your wisdom, and don't let his gray head go down to Sheol in peace.

and thou hast done according to thy wisdom, and dost not let his old age go down in peace to Sheol.
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