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Adonijah takes hold of the altar
Adonijah was afraid of Solomon and took hold of the altar. He was convinced to leave the altar and paid homage to Solomon.
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1 Ki 1:50–53

Adonijah was afraid because of Solomon, and he got up and went and grasped the horns of the altar. Solomon was told, “Look, Adonijah is afraid of King Solomon, and he has grasped the horns of the altar, saying, ‘Let King Solomon swear to me first that he will surely not kill his servant …

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