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thee (said he) a man on the throne of Israel.
KI1 2:5 Moreover thou knowest also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to
me, and what he did to the two captains of the hosts of Israel, unto
Abner the son of Ner, and unto Amasa the son of Jether, whom he slew,
and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war upon his
girdle that was about his loins, and in his shoes that were on his feet.
KI1 2:6 Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head
go down to the grave in peace.
KI1 2:7 But shew kindness unto the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and
let them be of those that eat at thy table: for so they came to me when
I fled because of Absalom thy brother.
King James Bible