1 Kings 1:24
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New International Version
Nathan said, "Have you, my lord the king, declared that Adonijah shall be king after you, and that he will sit on your throne?

King James Bible
And Nathan said, My lord, O king, hast thou said, Adonijah shall reign after me, and he shall sit upon my throne?

Darby Bible Translation
And Nathan said, My lord, O king, hast thou said, Adonijah shall reign after me, and he shall sit on my throne?

World English Bible
Nathan said, "My lord, king, have you said, 'Adonijah shall reign after me, and he shall sit on my throne?'

Young's Literal Translation
And Nathan saith, 'My lord, O king, thou hast said, Adonijah doth reign after me, and he doth sit on my throne;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Shall be counted offenders - When Adonijah and his party shall find that I and my son have had this promise from thee by oath, he will slay us both.

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hast thou

1 Kings 1:14,18 Behold, while you yet talk there with the king, I also will come in after you, and confirm your words...

reign

1 Kings 1:5,13,17 Then Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, I will be king: and he prepared him chariots and horsemen...

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David 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?
Objection 1: It would seem that prayer ought not to be vocal. As stated above [3025](A[4]), prayer is addressed chiefly to God. Now God knows the language of the heart. Therefore it is useless to employ vocal prayer. Objection 2: Further, prayer should lift man's mind to God, as stated above (A[1], ad 2). But words, like other sensible objects, prevent man from ascending to God by contemplation. Therefore we should not use words in our prayers. Objection 3: Further, prayer should be offered to God
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
1 Kings 1:23
And the king was told, "Nathan the prophet is here." So he went before the king and bowed with his face to the ground.

1 Kings 1:25
Today he has gone down and sacrificed great numbers of cattle, fattened calves, and sheep. He has invited all the king's sons, the commanders of the army and Abiathar the priest. Right now they are eating and drinking with him and saying, 'Long live King Adonijah!'

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