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with the sword.
KI1 1:52 And Solomon said, If he will shew himself a worthy man, there
shall not an hair of him fall to the earth: but if wickedness shall be
found in him, he shall die.
KI1 1:53 So king Solomon sent, and they brought him down from the
altar. And he came and bowed himself to king Solomon: and Solomon said
unto him, Go to thine house.
KI1 2:1 Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he
charged Solomon his son, saying,
KI1 2:2 I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and
shew thyself a man;
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