King James Version
And now I ask one petition of thee, deny me not. And she said unto him, Say on.
Darby Bible Translation
And now I ask one petition of thee; refuse me not. And she said to him, Speak.
World English Bible
Now I ask one petition of you. Don't deny me." She said to him, "Say on."
Young's Literal Translation
and now, one petition I am asking of thee -- turn not back my face;' and she saith unto him, 'Speak.'
1 Kings 2:16 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
deny...: Heb. turn not away my face
And now I ask one petition of thee, deny me not. And she said unto him, Say on.1 Kings 2:16 Parallel Commentaries
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1 Kings 2:15
And he said, Thou knowest that the kingdom was mine, and that all Israel set their faces on me, that I should reign: howbeit the kingdom is turned about, and is become my brother's: for it was his from the LORD.
1 Kings 2:17
And he said, Speak, I pray thee, unto Solomon the king, (for he will not say thee nay,) that he give me Abishag the Shunammite to wife.
1 Kings 2:20
Then she said, I desire one small petition of thee; I pray thee, say me not nay. And the king said unto her, Ask on, my mother: for I will not say thee nay.
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