It was reported to King Solomon: "Joab has fled to the tent of the LORD and is now beside the altar." So Solomon sent Benaiah son of Jehoiada, saying, "Go, strike him down!"
Cross ReferencesExodus 21:14
But if a man schemes and acts willfully against his neighbor to kill him, you must take him away from My altar to be put to death.
2 Samuel 8:18
Benaiah son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and Pelethites; and David's sons were priests.
1 Kings 2:25
So King Solomon sent the order to Benaiah son of Jehoiada, who struck down Adonijah, and he died.
1 Kings 2:30
And Benaiah entered the tent of the LORD and said to Joab, "The king says, 'Come out!'" But Joab replied, "No, I will die here." So Benaiah relayed the message to the king, saying, "This is how Joab answered me."
Chapter Outline1. David, having given a charge to Solomon
3. of Reverence
5. of Joab
7. of Barzillai
8. of Shimei
10. Solomon succeeds
12. Adonijah, moving Bathsheba to ask unto Solomon for Abishag,
13. is put to death
26. Abiathar, having his life given him, is deprived of the priesthood
28. Joab fleeing to the horns of the altar, is there slain
35. Benaiah is put in Joab's room, and Zadfok in Abiathar's
36. Shimei, confined to Jerusalem, by occasion of going to Gath, is put to death.
Jump to PreviousAltar Benaiah Benai'ah Fall Fled Flight Jehoiada Jehoi'ada Joab Jo'ab Ordered Solomon Strike Tabernacle Tent
Jump to NextAltar Benaiah Benai'ah Fall Fled Flight Jehoiada Jehoi'ada Joab Jo'ab Ordered Solomon Strike Tabernacle Tent
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Peter 4:17
1 Kings 2:25, 31, 46
Links1 Kings 2:29 NIV
1 Kings 2:29 NLT
1 Kings 2:29 ESV
1 Kings 2:29 NASB
1 Kings 2:29 KJV
1 Kings 2:29 Bible Apps
1 Kings 2:29 Parallel
1 Kings 2:29 Biblia Paralela
1 Kings 2:29 Chinese Bible
1 Kings 2:29 French Bible
1 Kings 2:29 German Bible
1 Kings 2:29 Commentaries