King James Version
And the damsel was very fair, and cherished the king, and ministered to him: but the king knew her not.
Darby Bible Translation
And the damsel was very fair; and cherished the king, and ministered to him; but the king knew her not.
World English Bible
The young lady was very beautiful; and she cherished the king, and ministered to him; but the king didn't know her intimately.
Young's Literal Translation
and the young woman is very very fair, and she is to the king a companion, and serveth him, and the king hath not known her.
1 Kings 1:4 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And the damsel was very fair, and cherished the king, and ministered to him: but the king knew her not.1 Kings 1:4 Parallel Commentaries
BY REV. ALFRED ROWLAND, D.D., LL.B. It is notorious that the sons of devout men sometimes prove a curse to their parents, and bring dishonour on the cause of God. When Eve rejoiced over her first-born, she little suspected that passions were sleeping within him which would impel him to slay his own brother; and the experience of the first mother has been repeated, though in different forms, in all lands and in all ages. Isaac's heart was rent by the deceit of Jacob, and by the self-will of Esau. …
George Milligan—Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known
Whether Prayer Should be Vocal?
The Reign of David.
Christ a Complete Saviour:
1 Kings 1:3
So they sought for a fair damsel throughout all the coasts of Israel, and found Abishag a Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
1 Kings 1:5
Then Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, I will be king: and he prepared him chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.
1 Kings 2:17
And he said, Speak, I pray thee, unto Solomon the king, (for he will not say thee nay,) that he give me Abishag the Shunammite to wife.
1 Kings 2:21
And she said, Let Abishag the Shunammite be given to Adonijah thy brother to wife.
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