New Living Translation
As the time of King David's death approached, he gave this charge to his son Solomon:
King James Bible
Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,
Darby Bible Translation
And the days of David were at hand that he should die; and he enjoined Solomon his son saying,
World English Bible
Now the days of David drew near that he should die; and he commanded Solomon his son, saying,
Young's Literal Translation
And draw near do the days of David to die, and he chargeth Solomon his son, saying,
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Library"The King Kissed Barzillai. " 2 Sam. xix. 39
And no wonder, for David could appreciate a real man when he saw him, and so does David's Lord. I.--LOYALTY IS PRECIOUS TO THE KING OF KINGS. In the days when the son of Jesse had but few friends, it was a precious thing to be treated in the style Barzillai and his neighbours entertained him (see 2 Sam. xvii. 27-29). They were rich farmers, and had land which brought forth with abundance, so were able to act with princely hospitality to the fugitive monarch. But plenty may live with avarice, and …
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread
What Manner of Man Ought not to Come to Rule.
Authorship of the Pentateuch.
As the time of his death drew near, Jacob called for his son Joseph and said to him, "Please do me this favor. Put your hand under my thigh and swear that you will treat me with unfailing love by honoring this last request: Do not bury me in Egypt.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "The time has come for you to die. Call Joshua and present yourselves at the Tabernacle, so that I may commission him there." So Moses and Joshua went and presented themselves at the Tabernacle.
2 Samuel 7:12
For when you die and are buried with your ancestors, I will raise up one of your descendants, your own offspring, and I will make his kingdom strong.
1 Kings 1:53
So King Solomon summoned Adonijah, and they brought him down from the altar. He came and bowed respectfully before King Solomon, who dismissed him, saying, "Go on home."
1 Chronicles 22:6
Then David sent for his son Solomon and instructed him to build a Temple for the LORD, the God of Israel.
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