New Living Translation
Solomon became king and sat on the throne of David his father, and his kingdom was firmly established.
King James Bible
Then sat Solomon upon the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was established greatly.
Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon sat on the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was established greatly.
World English Bible
Solomon sat on the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was firmly established.
Young's Literal Translation
And Solomon hath sat on the throne of David his father, and his kingdom is established greatly,
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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.
1 Kings 2:46
Then, at the king's command, Benaiah son of Jehoiada took Shimei outside and killed him. So the kingdom was now firmly in Solomon's grip.
1 Chronicles 23:1
When David was an old man, he appointed his son Solomon to be king over Israel.
1 Chronicles 29:23
So Solomon took the throne of the LORD in place of his father, David, and he succeeded in everything, and all Israel obeyed him.
2 Chronicles 1:1
Solomon son of David took firm control of his kingdom, for the LORD his God was with him and made him very powerful.
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