New American Standard Bible
Then he said, "Please speak to Solomon the king, for he will not refuse you, that he may give me Abishag the Shunammite as a wife."
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Speak, I pray thee, to Solomon the king for he will not refuse thee that he give me Abishag the Shunammite as wife.
World English Bible
He said, "Please speak to Solomon the king (for he will not tell you 'no'), that he give me Abishag the Shunammite as wife."
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'Speak, I pray thee, to Solomon the king, for he doth not turn back thy face, and he doth give to me Abishag the Shunammite for a wife.'
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1 Kings 1:3
So they searched for a beautiful girl throughout all the territory of Israel, and found Abishag the Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
1 Kings 1:4
The girl was very beautiful; and she became the king's nurse and served him, but the king did not cohabit with her.
1 Kings 2:16
"Now I am making one request of you; do not refuse me." And she said to him, "Speak."
1 Kings 2:18
Bathsheba said, "Very well; I will speak to the king for you."
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