1 Chronicles 23:1
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New International Version
When David was old and full of years, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.

King James Bible
So when David was old and full of days, he made Solomon his son king over Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
And David was old and full of days; and he made Solomon his son king over Israel.

World English Bible
Now David was old and full of days; and he made Solomon his son king over Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
And David is old, and satisfied with days, and causeth his son Solomon to reign over Israel,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

David was old and full of days - On the phrase full of days, see the note on Genesis 25:8.

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1 Chronicles 29:28 And he died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honor: and Solomon his son reigned in his stead.

Genesis 25:8 Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and was gathered to his people.

Genesis 35:29 And Isaac gave up the ghost, and died, and was gathered to his people, being old and full of days...

1 Kings 1:1 Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he got no heat.

Job 5:26 You shall come to your grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn comes in in his season.

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1 Chronicles 28:5 And of all my sons...

1 Chronicles 29:22-25 And did eat and drink before the LORD on that day with great gladness. And they made Solomon the son of David king the second time...

1 Kings 1:33-39 The king also said to them, Take with you the servants of your lord, and cause Solomon my son to ride on my own mule...

The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 1:1
When King David was very old, he could not keep warm even when they put covers over him.

1 Kings 2:12
So Solomon sat on the throne of his father David, and his rule was firmly established.

1 Chronicles 23:2
He also gathered together all the leaders of Israel, as well as the priests and Levites.

1 Chronicles 28:5
Of all my sons--and the LORD has given me many--he has chosen my son Solomon to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.

1 Chronicles 29:22
They ate and drank with great joy in the presence of the LORD that day. Then they acknowledged Solomon son of David as king a second time, anointing him before the LORD to be ruler and Zadok to be priest.

1 Chronicles 29:28
He died at a good old age, having enjoyed long life, wealth and honor. His son Solomon succeeded him as king.

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