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1 Kings 1:37-38

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1:37 As the Lord is with my master the king, so may he be with Solomon, and may he make him an even greater king than my master King David!” 1 

1:38 So Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, the Kerethites, and the Pelethites 2  went down, put Solomon on King David’s mule, and led him to Gihon.

1 tn Heb “and may he make his throne greater than the throne of my master King David.”

2 sn The Kerethites and Pelethites were members of David’s royal guard (see 2 Sam 8:18). The Kerethites may have been descendants of an ethnic group originating in Crete.



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