1 Kings 1:28
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New International Version
Then King David said, "Call in Bathsheba." So she came into the king's presence and stood before him.

King James Bible
Then king David answered and said, Call me Bathsheba. And she came into the king's presence, and stood before the king.

Darby Bible Translation
Then king David answered and said, Call me Bathsheba. And she came into the king's presence, and stood before the king.

World English Bible
Then king David answered, "Call to me Bathsheba." She came into the king's presence, and stood before the king.

Young's Literal Translation
And king David answereth and saith, 'Call for me for Bath-Sheba;' and she cometh in before the king, and standeth before the king.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Call me Bath-sheba - She had gone out when Nathan came in, and he retired when she was re-admitted. Each had a separate audience, but to Nathan the king did not express any will.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Call me She appears to have gone out when Nathan entered; and he retired when she was readmitted.

into the king's presence. [heb] before the king

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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 1:27
Is this something my lord the king has done without letting his servants know who should sit on the throne of my lord the king after him?"

1 Kings 1:29
The king then took an oath: "As surely as the LORD lives, who has delivered me out of every trouble,

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