New Living Translation
The girl was very beautiful, and she looked after the king and took care of him. But the king had no sexual relations with her.
King James Bible
And the damsel was very fair, and cherished the king, and ministered to him: but the king knew her not.
Darby Bible Translation
And the damsel was very fair; and cherished the king, and ministered to him; but the king knew her not.
World English Bible
The young lady was very beautiful; and she cherished the king, and ministered to him; but the king didn't know her intimately.
Young's Literal Translation
and the young woman is very very fair, and she is to the king a companion, and serveth him, and the king hath not known her.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:4 Knew her not - Which is mentioned to note the continuance and progress of the king's malady.
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1 Kings 1:3
So they searched throughout the land of Israel for a beautiful girl, and they found Abishag from Shunem and brought her to the king.
1 Kings 1:5
About that time David's son Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith, began boasting, "I will make myself king." So he provided himself with chariots and charioteers and recruited fifty men to run in front of him.
1 Kings 2:17
He replied, "Speak to King Solomon on my behalf, for I know he will do anything you request. Ask him to let me marry Abishag, the girl from Shunem."
1 Kings 2:21
"Then let your brother Adonijah marry Abishag, the girl from Shunem," she replied.
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