New International Version
Bathsheba bowed down, prostrating herself before the king. "What is it you want?" the king asked.
King James Bible
And Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance unto the king. And the king said, What wouldest thou?
Darby Bible Translation
And Bathsheba bowed and did obeisance to the king. And the king said, What wouldest thou?
World English Bible
Bathsheba bowed, and did obeisance to the king. The king said, "What would you like?"
Young's Literal Translation
and Bath-Sheba boweth and doth obeisance to the king, and the king saith, 'What -- to thee?'
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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
What wouldest thou? [heb] What to thee?
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 1:15
So Bathsheba went to see the aged king in his room, where Abishag the Shunammite was attending him.
1 Kings 1:17
She said to him, "My lord, you yourself swore to me your servant by the LORD your God: 'Solomon your son shall be king after me, and he will sit on my throne.'
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