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1 Kings 2:1

David’s Charge to Solomon

2:10–12pp—1Ch 29:26–28

2 When the time drew near for David to die,z he gave a charge to Solomon his son.

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1 Kings 2:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

When David’s time to die drew near, he commanded Solomon his son, saying,

1 Kings 2:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,

1 Kings 2:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

As the time of King David’s death approached, he gave this charge to his son Solomon:

1 Kings 2:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now the days of David drew near that he should die, and he charged Solomon his son, saying:

1 Kings 2:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

Since it was almost time for David to die, he gave his son Solomon his last commands.

1 Kings 2:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying,

1 Kings 2:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And the days of David were at hand that he should die; and he enjoined Solomon his son saying,

1 Kings 2:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

When David was about to die, he instructed his son Solomon,

1 Kings 2:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

As the time approached for David to die, he instructed his son Solomon,

1 Kings 2:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

When David’s time to die drew near, he charged his son Solomon, saying:

1 Kings 2:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The days of David came near for him to die, and he charged Solomon his son, saying,

1 Kings 2:1 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The time came near for David to die. So he gave orders to his son Solomon. He said,

1 Kings 2:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

As David’s time to die drew near, he charged Solomon his son, saying,


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