The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
why then doth Adonijah reign?
KI1 1:14 Behold, while thou yet talkest there with the king, I also
will come in after thee, and confirm thy words.
KI1 1:15 And Bathsheba went in unto the king into the chamber: and the
king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite ministered unto the king.
KI1 1:16 And Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance unto the king. And the
king said, What wouldest thou?
KI1 1:17 And she said unto him, My lord, thou swarest by the LORD thy
God unto thine handmaid, saying, Assuredly Solomon thy son shall reign
after me, and he shall sit upon my throne.
KI1 1:18 And now, behold, Adonijah reigneth; and now, my lord the king,
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