New International Version
So Bathsheba went to see the aged king in his room, where Abishag the Shunammite was attending him.
King James Bible
And Bathsheba went in unto the king into the chamber: and the king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite ministered unto the king.
Darby Bible Translation
And Bathsheba went in to the king into the chamber; and the king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite ministered to the king.
World English Bible
Bathsheba went in to the king into the room. The king was very old; and Abishag the Shunammite was ministering to the king.
Young's Literal Translation
And Bath-Sheba cometh in unto the king, to the inner chamber, and the king is very aged, and Abishag the Shunammite is serving the king:
1 Kings 1:15 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Go and get thee in unto King David - He knew that this woman had a sovereign influence over the king. If Bath-sheba was a source of pleasure to David, must she not also have been a source of pain to him? For could he ever forget the guilty manner in which he acquired her?
Didst not thou - swear - It is very likely that David made such an oath, and that was known only to Bath-sheba and Nathan. It is nowhere else mentioned.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryDavid Appointing Solomon
'Then king David answered and said, Call me Bath-sheba. And she came into the king's presence, and stood before the king. 29. And the king sware, and said, As the Lord liveth, that hath redeemed my soul out of all distress, 30. Even as I sware unto thee by the Lord God of Israel, saying, Assuredly Solomon thy son shall reign after me, and he shall sit upon my throne in my stead; even so will I certainly do this day. 31. Then Bath-sheba bowed with her face to the earth, and did reverence to the king, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Whether Prayer Should be Vocal?
1 Kings 1:1
When King David was very old, he could not keep warm even when they put covers over him.
1 Kings 1:3
Then they searched throughout Israel for a beautiful young woman and found Abishag, a Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
1 Kings 1:14
While you are still there talking to the king, I will come in and add my word to what you have said."
1 Kings 1:16
Bathsheba bowed down, prostrating herself before the king. "What is it you want?" the king asked.
Jump to PreviousAbishag Ab'ishag Aged Attending Bathsheba Bath-Sheba Bathshe'ba Bedroom Chamber Inner King's Ministered Ministering Room Serving Shunamite Shunammite Shu'nammite Waiting
Jump to NextAbishag Ab'ishag Aged Attending Bathsheba Bath-Sheba Bathshe'ba Bedroom Chamber Inner King's Ministered Ministering Room Serving Shunamite Shunammite Shu'nammite Waiting
Links1 Kings 1:15 NIV
1 Kings 1:15 NLT
1 Kings 1:15 ESV
1 Kings 1:15 NASB
1 Kings 1:15 KJV
1 Kings 1:15 Bible Apps
1 Kings 1:15 Biblia Paralela
1 Kings 1:15 Chinese Bible
1 Kings 1:15 French Bible
1 Kings 1:15 German Bible
1 Kings 1:15 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.