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1 Kings 1:5

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Now Adonijah, son of David and Haggith, 1  was promoting himself, 2  boasting, 3  “I will be king!” He managed to acquire 4  chariots and horsemen, as well as fifty men to serve as his royal guard. 5 

XREF

Ex 9:17; De 17:15; De 17:16; Jud 9:2; 2Sa 3:4; 2Sa 15:1; 1Ki 1:11; 1Ki 2:24; 1Ch 3:2; 1Ch 22:5-11; 1Ch 28:5; 1Ch 29:1; Pr 16:18; Pr 18:12; Isa 2:7; Lu 14:11; Lu 18:14

NET © Notes

tn Heb “son of Haggith,” but since this formula usually designates the father (who in this case was David), the translation specifies that David was Adonijah’s father.

sn Haggith was one of David’s wives (2 Sam 3:4; 2 Chr 3:2).

tn Heb “lifting himself up.”

tn Heb “saying.”

tn Or “he acquired for himself.”

tn Heb “to run ahead of him.”



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