2Sam 5:14

(NIV)
These are the names of the children born to him there: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,
(ESV)
And these are the names of those who were born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,

2Sam 12:24

(NIV)
Then David comforted his wife Bathsheba, and he went to her and made love to her. She gave birth to a son, and they named him Solomon. The  Lord loved him;
(ESV)
Then David comforted his wife, Bathsheba, and went in to her and lay with her, and she bore a son, and he called his name Solomon. And the  Lord loved him

1Kgs 1:10

(NIV)
but he did not invite Nathan the prophet or Benaiah or the special guard or his brother Solomon.

(ESV)
but he did not invite Nathan the prophet or Benaiah or the mighty men or Solomon his brother.

1Kgs 1:11

(NIV)
Then Nathan asked Bathsheba, Solomon’s mother, ‘Have you not heard that Adonijah, the son of Haggith, has become king, and our lord David knows nothing about it?
(ESV)
Then Nathan said to Bathsheba the mother of Solomon, “Have you not heard that Adonijah the son of Haggith has become king and David our lord does not know it?

1Kgs 1:12

(NIV)
Now then, let me advise you how you can save your own life and the life of your son Solomon.
(ESV)
Now therefore come, let me give you advice, that you may save your own life and the life of your son Solomon.

1Kgs 1:13

(NIV)
Go in to King David and say to him, “My lord the king, did you not swear to me your servant: ‘Surely Solomon your son shall be king after me, and he will sit on my throne’? Why then has Adonijah become king?”
(ESV)
Go in at once to King David, and say to him, ‘Did you not, my lord the king, swear to your servant, sayingSolomon your son shall reign after me, and he shall sit on my throne”? Why then is Adonijah king?’

1Kgs 1:17

(NIV)
She said to him, ‘My lord, you yourself swore to me your servant by the  Lord your God: “Solomon your son shall become king after me, and he will sit on my throne.”
(ESV)
She said to him, “My lord, you swore to your servant by the  Lord your God, saying, ‘Solomon your son shall reign after me, and he shall sit on my throne.’

1Kgs 1:19

(NIV)
He has sacrificed great numbers of cattle, fattened calves, and sheep, and has invited all the king’s sons, Abiathar the priest and Joab the commander of the army, but he has not invited Solomon your servant.
(ESV)
He has sacrificed oxen, fattened cattle, and sheep in abundance, and has invited all the sons of the king Abiathar the priest, and Joab the commander of the army, but Solomon your servant he has not invited.

1Kgs 1:21

(NIV)
Otherwise, as soon as my lord the king is laid to rest with his ancestors, I and my son Solomon will be treated as criminals.’

(ESV)
Otherwise it will come to pass, when my lord the king sleeps with his fathers, that I and my son Solomon will be counted offenders.”

1Kgs 1:26

(NIV)
But me your servant, and Zadok the priest, and Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and your servant Solomon he did not invite.
(ESV)
But me, your servant, and Zadok the priest, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and your servant Solomon he has not invited.

1Kgs 1:30

(NIV)
I will surely carry out this very day what I swore to you by the  Lord, the God of Israel: Solomon your son shall be king after me, and he will sit on my throne in my place.’

(ESV)
as I swore to you by the  Lord, the God of Israel, saying, ‘Solomon your son shall reign after me, and he shall sit on my throne in my place,’ even so will I do this day.”

1Kgs 1:33

(NIV)
he said to them: ‘Take your lord’s servants with you and put Solomon my son on my own mule and take him down to Gihon.
(ESV)
And the king said to them, “Take with you the servants of your lord and have Solomon my son ride on my own mule, and bring him down to Gihon.

1Kgs 1:34

(NIV)
There shall Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anoint him king over Israel. Blow the trumpet and shout, “Long live King Solomon!”
(ESV)
And let Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet there anoint him king over Israel. Then blow the trumpet and say, ‘Long live King Solomon!’

1Kgs 1:37

(NIV)
As the  Lord was with my lord the king, so may he be with Solomon to make his throne even greater than the throne of my lord King David!’

(ESV)
As the  Lord has been with my lord the king, even so may he be with Solomon and make his throne greater than the throne of my lord King David.”

1Kgs 1:38

(NIV)
So Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, the Kerethites and the Pelethites went down and put Solomon on King David’s mule, and they escorted him to Gihon.
(ESV)
So Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and the Cherethites and the Pelethites went down and had Solomon ride on King David’s mule and brought him to Gihon.

1Kgs 1:39

(NIV)
Zadok the priest took the horn of oil from the sacred tent and anointed Solomon. Then they sounded the trumpet and all the people shouted, ‘Long live King Solomon!’
(ESV)
There Zadok the priest took the horn of oil from the tent and anointed Solomon. Then they blew the trumpet, and all the people said, “Long live King Solomon!”

1Kgs 1:43

(NIV)
‘Not at all!’ Jonathan answered. ‘Our lord King David has made Solomon king.
(ESV)
Jonathan answered Adonijah, “No, for our lord King David has made Solomon king,

1Kgs 1:46

(NIV)
Moreover, Solomon has taken his seat on the royal throne.
(ESV)
Solomon sits on the royal throne.

1Kgs 1:47

(NIV)
Also, the royal officials have come to congratulate our lord King David, saying, “May your God make Solomon’s name more famous than yours and his throne greater than yours!” And the king bowed in worship on his bed
(ESV)
Moreover, the king’s servants came to congratulate our lord King David, saying, ‘May your God make the name of Solomon more famous than yours, and make his throne greater than your throne.’ And the king bowed himself on the bed.

1Kgs 1:50

(NIV)
But Adonijah, in fear of Solomon, went and took hold of the horns of the altar.
(ESV)
And Adonijah feared Solomon. So he arose and went and took hold of the horns of the altar.

1Kgs 1:51

(NIV)
Then Solomon was told, ‘Adonijah is afraid of King Solomon and is clinging to the horns of the altar. He says, “Let King Solomon swear to me today that he will not put his servant to death with the sword.”’

(ESV)
Then it was told Solomon, “Behold, Adonijah fears King Solomon, for behold, he has laid hold of the horns of the altar, saying, ‘Let King Solomon swear to me first that he will not put his servant to death with the sword.’”

1Kgs 1:52

(NIV)
Solomon replied, ‘If he shows himself to be worthy, not a hair of his head will fall to the ground; but if evil is found in him, he will die.’
(ESV)
And Solomon said, “If he will show himself a worthy man, not one of his hairs shall fall to the earth, but if wickedness is found in him, he shall die.”

1Kgs 1:53

(NIV)
Then King Solomon sent men, and they brought him down from the altar. And Adonijah came and bowed down to King Solomon, and Solomon said, ‘Go to your home.’

(ESV)
So King Solomon sent, and they brought him down from the altar. And he came and paid homage to King Solomon, and Solomon said to him, “Go to your house.”

1Kgs 2:1

(NIV)
When the time drew near for David to die, he gave a charge to Solomon his son.

(ESV)
When David’s time to die drew near, he commanded Solomon his son, saying,

1Kgs 2:12

(NIV)
So Solomon sat on the throne of his father David, and his rule was firmly established.

(ESV)
So Solomon sat on the throne of David his father, and his kingdom was firmly established.

1Kgs 2:13

(NIV)
Now Adonijah, the son of Haggith, went to Bathsheba, Solomon’s mother. Bathsheba asked him, ‘Do you come peacefully?’

He answered, ‘Yes, peacefully.’
(ESV)
Then Adonijah the son of Haggith came to Bathsheba the mother of Solomon. And she said, “Do you come peacefully?” He said, “Peacefully.”

1Kgs 2:17

(NIV)
So he continued, ‘Please ask King Solomon – he will not refuse you – to give me Abishag the Shunammite as my wife.’

(ESV)
And he said, “Please ask King Solomonhe will not refuse you—to give me Abishag the Shunammite as my wife.”

1Kgs 2:19

(NIV)
When Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah, the king stood up to meet her, bowed down to her and sat down on his throne. He had a throne brought for the king’s mother, and she sat down at his right hand.

(ESV)
So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him on behalf of Adonijah. And the king rose to meet her and bowed down to her. Then he sat on his throne and had a seat brought for the king’s mother, and she sat on his right.

1Kgs 2:22

(NIV)
King Solomon answered his mother, ‘Why do you request Abishag the Shunammite for Adonijah? You might as well request the kingdom for him – after all, he is my older brother – yes, for him and for Abiathar the priest and Joab son of Zeruiah!’

(ESV)
King Solomon answered his mother, “And why do you ask Abishag the Shunammite for Adonijah? Ask for him the kingdom also, for he is my older brother, and on his side are Abiathar the priest and Joab the son of Zeruiah.”

1Kgs 2:23

(NIV)
Then King Solomon swore by the  Lord: ‘May God deal with me, be it ever so severely, if Adonijah does not pay with his life for this request!
(ESV)
Then King Solomon swore by the  Lord, saying, “God do so to me and more also if this word does not cost Adonijah his life!

1Kgs 2:25

(NIV)
So King Solomon gave orders to Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he struck down Adonijah and he died.

(ESV)
So King Solomon sent Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and he struck him down, and he died.

1Kgs 2:27

(NIV)
So Solomon removed Abiathar from the priesthood of the  Lord, fulfilling the word the  Lord had spoken at Shiloh about the house of Eli.

(ESV)
So Solomon expelled Abiathar from being priest to the  Lord, thus fulfilling the word of the  Lord that he had spoken concerning the house of Eli in Shiloh.

1Kgs 2:29

(NIV)
King Solomon was told that Joab had fled to the tent of the  Lord and was beside the altar. Then Solomon ordered Benaiah son of Jehoiada, ‘Go, strike him down!’

(ESV)
And when it was told King Solomon, “Joab has fled to the tent of the  Lord, and behold, he is beside the altar,” Solomon sent Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, saying, “Go, strike him down.”

1Kgs 2:41

(NIV)
When Solomon was told that Shimei had gone from Jerusalem to Gath and had returned,
(ESV)
And when Solomon was told that Shimei had gone from Jerusalem to Gath and returned,

1Kgs 2:45

(NIV)
But King Solomon will be blessed, and David’s throne will remain secure before the  Lord for ever.’

(ESV)
But King Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the  Lord forever.”

1Kgs 2:46

(NIV)
Then the king gave the order to Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck Shimei down and he died.

The kingdom was now established in Solomon’s hands.

(ESV)
Then the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck him down, and he died.

So the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

1Kgs 3:1

(NIV)
Solomon made an alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt and married his daughter. He brought her to the City of David until he finished building his palace and the temple of the  Lord, and the wall around Jerusalem.
(ESV)
Solomon made a marriage alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt. He took Pharaoh’s daughter and brought her into the city of David until he had finished building his own house and the house of the  Lord and the wall around Jerusalem.

1Kgs 3:3

(NIV)
Solomon showed his love for the  Lord by walking according to the instructions given him by his father David, except that he offered sacrifices and burned incense on the high places.

(ESV)
Solomon loved the  Lord walking in the statutes of David his father, only he sacrificed and made offerings at the high places.

1Kgs 3:4

(NIV)
The king went to Gibeon to offer sacrifices, for that was the most important high place, and Solomon offered a thousand burnt offerings on that altar.
(ESV)
And the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place. Solomon used to offer a thousand burnt offerings on that altar.

1Kgs 3:5

(NIV)
At Gibeon the  Lord appeared to Solomon during the night in a dream, and God said, ‘Ask for whatever you want me to give you.’

(ESV)
At Gibeon the  Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, and God said, “Ask what I shall give you.”

1Kgs 3:6

(NIV)
Solomon answered, ‘You have shown great kindness to your servant, my father David, because he was faithful to you and righteous and upright in heart. You have continued this great kindness to him and have given him a son to sit on his throne this very day.

(ESV)
And Solomon said, “You have shown great and steadfast love to your servant David my father, because he walked before you in faithfulness, in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart toward you. And you have kept for him this great and steadfast love and have given him a son to sit on his throne this day.

1Kgs 3:10

(NIV)
The  Lord was pleased that Solomon had asked for this.
(ESV)
It pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this.

1Kgs 3:15

(NIV)
Then Solomon awoke – and he realised it had been a dream.

He returned to Jerusalem, stood before the ark of the  Lord’s covenant and sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then he gave a feast for all his court.

(ESV)
And Solomon awoke, and behold, it was a dream. Then he came to Jerusalem and stood before the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and offered up burnt offerings and peace offerings, and made a feast for all his servants.

1Kgs 4:1

(NIV)
So King Solomon ruled over all Israel.
(ESV)
King Solomon was king over all Israel,

1Kgs 4:7

(NIV)
Solomon had twelve district governors over all Israel, who supplied provisions for the king and the royal household. Each one had to provide supplies for one month in the year.
(ESV)
Solomon had twelve officers over all Israel, who provided food for the king and his household. Each man had to make provision for one month in the year.

1Kgs 4:11

(NIV)
Ben-Abinadab – in Naphoth Dor (he was married to Taphath daughter of Solomon);
(ESV)
Ben-abinadab, in all Naphath-dor (he had Taphath the daughter of Solomon as his wife);

1Kgs 4:15

(NIV)
Ahimaaz – in Naphtali (he had married Basemath daughter of Solomon);
(ESV)
Ahimaaz, in Naphtali (he had taken Basemath the daughter of Solomon as his wife);

1Kgs 4:21

(NIV)
And Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the River Euphrates to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt. These countries brought tribute and were Solomon’s subjects all his life.

(ESV)
Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates to the land of the Philistines and to the border of Egypt. They brought tribute and served Solomon all the days of his life.

1Kgs 4:22

(NIV)
Solomon’s daily provisions were thirty cors of the finest flour and sixty cors of meal,
(ESV)
Solomon’s provision for one day was thirty cors of fine flour and sixty cors of meal,

1Kgs 4:25

(NIV)
During Solomon’s lifetime Judah and Israel, from Dan to Beersheba, lived in safety, everyone under their own vine and under their own fig-tree.

(ESV)
And Judah and Israel lived in safety, from Dan even to Beersheba, every man under his vine and under his fig tree, all the days of Solomon.

1Kgs 4:26

(NIV)
Solomon had four thousand stalls for chariot horses, and twelve thousand horses.

(ESV)
Solomon also had 40,000 stalls of horses for his chariots, and 12,000 horsemen.

1Kgs 4:27

(NIV)
The district governors, each in his month, supplied provisions for King Solomon and all who came to the king’s table. They saw to it that nothing was lacking.
(ESV)
And those officers supplied provisions for King Solomon, and for all who came to King Solomon’s table, each one in his month. They let nothing be lacking.

1Kgs 4:29

(NIV)
God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore.
(ESV)
And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding beyond measure, and breadth of mind like the sand on the seashore,

1Kgs 4:30

(NIV)
Solomon’s wisdom was greater than the wisdom of all the people of the East, and greater than all the wisdom of Egypt.
(ESV)
so that Solomon’s wisdom surpassed the wisdom of all the people of the east and all the wisdom of Egypt.

1Kgs 4:34

(NIV)
From all nations people came to listen to Solomon’s wisdom, sent by all the kings of the world, who had heard of his wisdom.

(ESV)
And people of all nations came to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and from all the kings of the earth, who had heard of his wisdom.

1Kgs 5:1

(NIV)
When Hiram king of Tyre heard that Solomon had been anointed king to succeed his father David, he sent his envoys to Solomon, because he had always been on friendly terms with David.
(ESV)
Now Hiram king of Tyre sent his servants to Solomon when he heard that they had anointed him king in place of his father for Hiram always loved David.

1Kgs 5:2

(NIV)
Solomon sent back this message to Hiram:

(ESV)
And Solomon sent word to Hiram,

1Kgs 5:7

(NIV)
When Hiram heard Solomon’s message, he was greatly pleased and said, ‘Praise be to the  Lord today, for he has given David a wise son to rule over this great nation.’

(ESV)
As soon as Hiram heard the words of Solomon, he rejoiced greatly and said, “Blessed be the  Lord this day, who has given to David a wise son to be over this great people.”

1Kgs 5:8

(NIV)
So Hiram sent word to Solomon:

‘I have received the message you sent me and will do all you want in providing the cedar and juniper logs.
(ESV)
And Hiram sent to Solomon, saying, “I have heard the message that you have sent to me. I am ready to do all you desire in the matter of cedar and cypress timber.

1Kgs 5:10

(NIV)
In this way Hiram kept Solomon supplied with all the cedar and juniper logs he wanted,
(ESV)
So Hiram supplied Solomon with all the timber of cedar and cypress that he desired,
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