Adonijah

Adonijah

 
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  • The fourth was Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith. The fifth was Shephatiah, whose mother was Abital. - 2 Samuel 3:4


  • About that time David's son Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith, decided to make himself king in place of his aged father. So he provided himself with chariots and horses* and recruited fifty men to run in front of him.1 - 1 Kings 1:5


  • Now his father, King David, had never disciplined him at any time, even by asking, "What are you doing?" Adonijah was a very handsome man and had been born next after Absalom. - 1 Kings 1:6


  • Adonijah took Joab son of Zeruiah and Abiathar the priest into his confidence, and they agreed to help him become king. - 1 Kings 1:7


  • But among those who remained loyal to David and refused to support Adonijah were Zadok the priest, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, Nathan the prophet, Shimei, Rei, and David's personal bodyguard. - 1 Kings 1:8


  • Adonijah went to the stone of Zoheleth* near the spring of En-rogel, where he sacrificed sheep, oxen, and fattened calves. He invited all his brothers--the other sons of King David--and all the royal officials of Judah.2 - 1 Kings 1:9


  • Then Nathan the prophet went to Bathsheba, Solomon's mother, and asked her, "Did you realize that Haggith's son, Adonijah, has made himself king and that our lord David doesn't even know about it? - 1 Kings 1:11


  • Go at once to King David and say to him, `My lord, didn't you promise me that my son Solomon would be the next king and would sit upon your throne? Then why has Adonijah become king?' - 1 Kings 1:13


  • But instead, Adonijah has become the new king, and you do not even know about it. - 1 Kings 1:18


  • He asked, "My lord, have you decided that Adonijah will be the next king and that he will sit on your throne? - 1 Kings 1:24


  • Today he has sacrificed many oxen, fattened calves, and sheep, and he has invited your sons to attend the celebration. He also invited Joab, the commander of the army,* and Abiathar the priest. They are feasting and drinking with him and shouting, `Long live King Adonijah!'3 - 1 Kings 1:25


  • Adonijah and his guests heard the celebrating and shouting just as they were finishing their banquet. When Joab heard the sound of trumpets, he asked, "What's going on? Why is the city in such an uproar?" - 1 Kings 1:41


  • And while he was still speaking, Jonathan son of Abiathar the priest arrived. "Come in," Adonijah said to him, "for you are a good man. You must have good news." - 1 Kings 1:42


  • Then all of Adonijah's guests jumped up in panic from the banquet table and quickly went their separate ways. - 1 Kings 1:49


  • Adonijah himself was afraid of Solomon, so he rushed to the sacred tent and caught hold of the horns of the altar. - 1 Kings 1:50
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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