New International Version
When David was old and full of years, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
King James Bible
So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
And David was old and full of days; and he made Solomon his son king over Israel.
World English Bible
Now David was old and full of days; and he made Solomon his son king over Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
And David is old, and satisfied with days, and causeth his son Solomon to reign over Israel,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
David was old and full of days - On the phrase full of days, see the note on Genesis 25:8.
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The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book …
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1 Kings 1:1
When King David was very old, he could not keep warm even when they put covers over him.
1 Kings 2:12
So Solomon sat on the throne of his father David, and his rule was firmly established.
1 Chronicles 23:2
He also gathered together all the leaders of Israel, as well as the priests and Levites.
1 Chronicles 28:5
Of all my sons--and the LORD has given me many--he has chosen my son Solomon to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.
1 Chronicles 29:22
They ate and drank with great joy in the presence of the LORD that day. Then they acknowledged Solomon son of David as king a second time, anointing him before the LORD to be ruler and Zadok to be priest.
1 Chronicles 29:28
He died at a good old age, having enjoyed long life, wealth and honor. His son Solomon succeeded him as king.
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