Now King David was old and advanced in years, and though they covered him with blankets, he could not get warm.
Cross References2 Samuel 24:25
And there he built an altar to the LORD and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. Then the LORD answered the prayers on behalf of the land, and the plague on Israel was halted.
1 Kings 1:2
So his servants said to him, "Let us search for a young virgin for our lord the king, to attend to him and care for him and lie by his side to keep him warm."
1 Kings 1:15
So Bathsheba went to see the king in his bedroom. Since the king was very old, Abishag the Shunammite was serving him.
1 Chronicles 23:1
When David was old and full of years, he installed his son Solomon as king over Israel.
Again, if two lie down together, they will keep warm; but how can one keep warm alone?
Chapter Outline1. Abishag cherishes David in his extreme age
5. Adonijah, David's darling, usurps the kingdom
11. By the council of Nathan
15. Bathsheba moves the king
22. And Nathan seconds her
28. David renews his oath to Bathsheba
32. Solomon, by David's appointment,
38. being anointed king by Zadok and Nathan, the people triumph
41. Jonathan bringing the news, Adonijah's guests fly
50. Adonijah, flying to the horns of the altar, is dismissed by Solomon
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Samuel 5:4
1 Chronicles 23:1
1 Chronicles 29:27, 28
Joshua 23:1, 2
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