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1 Kings 2:36-38


2:36 Next the king summoned 1  Shimei and told him, “Build yourself a house in Jerusalem 2  and live there – but you may not leave there to go anywhere! 3  2:37 If you ever do leave and cross the Kidron Valley, know for sure that you will certainly die! You will be responsible for your own death.” 4  2:38 Shimei said to the king, “My master the king’s proposal is acceptable. 5  Your servant will do as you say.” 6  So Shimei lived in Jerusalem for a long time. 7 

1 tn Heb “sent and summoned.”

2 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

3 tn Heb “and you may not go out from there here or there.”

4 tn Heb “your blood will be upon your head.”

5 tn Heb “Good is the word, as my master the king has spoken.”

6 tn Heb “so your servant will do.”

7 tn Heb “many days.”

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