1 Kings 1:29
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New American Standard Bible
The king vowed and said, "As the LORD lives, who has redeemed my life from all distress,

King James Bible
And the king sware, and said, As the LORD liveth, that hath redeemed my soul out of all distress,

Darby Bible Translation
And the king swore, and said, As Jehovah liveth, who has redeemed my soul out of all distress,

World English Bible
The king swore, and said, "As Yahweh lives, who has redeemed my soul out of all adversity,

Young's Literal Translation
And the king sweareth and saith, 'Jehovah liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity;

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

"As the Lord liveth" was the most common form of oath among the Israelites (e. g. Judges 8:19; 1 Samuel 14:39; 1 Samuel 19:6). It was unique to David to attach a further clause to this oath - a clause of thankfulness for some special mercy 1 Samuel 25:34, or for God's constant protection of him (here and in 2 Samuel 4:9).

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Adonijah
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.
In the Old Testament there are numerous references to the Second Coming of Christ, references both direct and typical, but in every instance it was His return to the earth which was in view. The secret coming of Christ into the air, to catch up the saints to Himself, was an event quite unknown to the Old Testament prophets, an event kept secret until revealed by God to the apostle Paul who, when writing to the Corinthians upon this particular aspect of our subject, said, "Behold, I show you a mystery
Arthur W. Pink—The Redeemer's Return

Cross References
2 Samuel 4:9
David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said to them, "As the LORD lives, who has redeemed my life from all distress,

1 Kings 1:28
Then King David said, "Call Bathsheba to me." And she came into the king's presence and stood before the king.

Psalm 34:22
The LORD redeems the soul of His servants, And none of those who take refuge in Him will be condemned.

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