1 Kings 2:23-25

2:23 King Solomon then swore an oath by the Lord, “May God judge me severely, if Adonijah does not pay for this request with his life! 2:24 Now, as certainly as the Lord lives (he who made me secure, allowed me to sit on my father David’s throne, and established a dynasty for me as he promised), Adonijah will be executed today!” 2:25 King Solomon then sent Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he killed Adonijah.

tn Heb “So may God do to me, and so may he add.”

tn Heb “if with his life Adonijah has not spoken this word.”

tn Heb “house.”

tn The Hebrew text adds, “by the hand of.”

tn Heb “and he struck him and he died.”