New American Standard Bible
So Bathsheba went in to the king in the bedroom. Now the king was very old, and Abishag the Shunammite was ministering to the king.
King James Bible
And Bathsheba went in unto the king into the chamber: and the king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite ministered unto the king.
Darby Bible Translation
And Bathsheba went in to the king into the chamber; and the king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite ministered to the king.
World English Bible
Bathsheba went in to the king into the room. The king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite was ministering to the king.
Young's Literal Translation
And Bath-Sheba cometh in unto the king, to the inner chamber, and the king is very aged, and Abishag the Shunammite is serving the king:
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Into the chamber - The "bed-chamber" or "inner chamber." Abishag was a disinterested witness present, who heard all that Bath-sheba said to David.
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
The Fact of the Redeemer's Return was Typified in the Lives of Joseph and Solomon.
1 Kings 1:1
Now King David was old, advanced in age; and they covered him with clothes, but he could not keep warm.
1 Kings 1:3
So they searched for a beautiful girl throughout all the territory of Israel, and found Abishag the Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
1 Kings 1:14
"Behold, while you are still there speaking with the king, I will come in after you and confirm your words."
1 Kings 1:16
Then Bathsheba bowed and prostrated herself before the king. And the king said, "What do you wish?"
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