New Living Translation
"Then let your brother Adonijah marry Abishag, the girl from Shunem," she replied.
King James Bible
And she said, Let Abishag the Shunammite be given to Adonijah thy brother to wife.
Darby Bible Translation
And she said, Let Abishag the Shunammite be given to Adonijah thy brother as wife.
World English Bible
She said, "Let Abishag the Shunammite be given to Adonijah your brother as wife."
Young's Literal Translation
And she saith, 'Let Abishag the Shunammite be given to Adonijah thy brother for a wife.'
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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 1:3
So they searched throughout the land of Israel for a beautiful girl, and they found Abishag from Shunem and brought her to the king.
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.
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