King James Version
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.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Speak, I pray thee, to Solomon the king for he will not refuse thee that he give me Abishag the Shunammite as wife.
World English Bible
He said, "Please speak to Solomon the king (for he will not tell you 'no'), that he give me Abishag the Shunammite as wife."
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'Speak, I pray thee, to Solomon the king, for he doth not turn back thy face, and he doth give to me Abishag the Shunammite for a wife.'
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
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 2:17 Parallel Commentaries
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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 1:4
And the damsel was very fair, and cherished the king, and ministered to him: but the king knew her not.
1 Kings 2:16
And now I ask one petition of thee, deny me not. And she said unto him, Say on.
1 Kings 2:18
And Bathsheba said, Well; I will speak for thee unto the king.
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