New Living Translation
About that time David's son Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith, began boasting, "I will make myself king." So he provided himself with chariots and charioteers and recruited fifty men to run in front of him.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
And Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, I will be king; and he provided himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.
World English Bible
Then Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, "I will be king." Then he prepared him chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.
Young's Literal Translation
And Adonijah son of Haggith is lifting himself up, saying, 'I do reign;' and he prepareth for himself a chariot and horsemen, and fifty men running before him,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:5 Then - Upon notice of the desperateness of the king's disease, and the approach of his death. Exalted - Entertained high thoughts and designs. I will - As the right of the kingdom is mine, ver.6, so I will now take possession of it. Prepared - As Absalom had done upon the like occasion, 2Sam 15:1.
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2 Samuel 3:4
The fourth was Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith. The fifth was Shephatiah, whose mother was Abital.
2 Samuel 15:1
After this, Absalom bought a chariot and horses, and he hired fifty bodyguards to run ahead of him.
1 Kings 1:4
The girl was very beautiful, and she looked after the king and took care of him. But the king had no sexual relations with her.
1 Kings 2:15
He replied, "As you know, the kingdom was rightfully mine; all Israel wanted me to be the next king. But the tables were turned, and the kingdom went to my brother instead; for that is the way the LORD wanted it.
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